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PlatinumGames' Switch Exclusive "Astral Chain" to Release This August

PlatinumGames’ Switch Exclusive “Astral Chain” to Release This August

PlatinumGames and Nintendo’s JRPG Astral Chain got a release trailer during the Nintendo Direct E3 presentation this morning. The game will launch on August 30, 2019. In Astral Chains, players take on the role of a police special forces officer who works together with a humanoid special weapon called Legion. So think JRPG Robocop except you play as […]

Scalebound Dev Doesn’t Want Fans Blaming Microsoft

Microsoft and PlatinumGames announced a partnership in 2014 to release an ambitious action game called Scalebound which would be released on Xbox One and Windows PC. The game was in development at PlatinumGames until its cancellation was announced by Microsoft in 2017. As Microsoft announced the cancellation, fans were quick to lay the blame on the […]

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PlatinumGames’ Reveals New Title “Astral Chain” for the Switch

The newest action game from PlatinumGames, the folks behind the Bayonetta series, is Astral Chain. Players take on the role of a police special forces officer who works together with a humanoid special weapon called Legion. So think JRPG Robocop except you play as Anne Lewis. Players will use whip-like weapons to take down various sci-fi monsters alongside their […]

Square Enix is Hosting a 2nd Anniversary Stream for NieR: Automata

Square Enix is hosting a special 2nd Anniversary stream for NieR: Automata, to celebrate the game’s 2nd birthday as well as the launch of the Game of the YoRHa Edition. The event will be broadcast at the Storia Cafe in Tokyo’s Ikebukuro district and livestreamed via the Square Enix Presents YouTube channel on February 20th at 8pm […]

ESRB Listings Reveal NieR: Automata Game of the YoRHa Edition

It seems as if the ESRB’s ratings list has revealed a game ahead of its official announcement yet again. This time the unlikely revelation targeted Square Enix’s NieR: Automata. Based on the ESRB’s official website, it appears the game is getting a GOTY edition called NieR: Automata Game of the YoRHa Edition. The YoRHa edition […]

NieR: Automata is Coming to Xbox with Visual Enhancements

Square Enix and Microsoft are bringing NieR: Automata to the Xbox One family of consoles along with some visual enhancements for the Xbox One X. The NieR: Automata Become as Gods Edition is set to release on June 26, 2018. The Xbox One edition will feature the base game alongside exciting digital content, including: the 3C3C1D119440927 Expansion […]

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NieR: Automata Hits 3 Million Copies Sold

The official Japanese twitter account for NieR: Automata has announced that the game has sold over 3 million physical and digital copies worldwide. The game had just passed the 2.5 million milestone in March, so that’s quite a lot of sales in only a few months. You can check out the official tweet below (via IGN), […]

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There is a 50% Chance the NieR Franchise Will Continue After NieR: Automata

During the NieR: Automata One Year Anniversary Celebration panel at PAX East, Director Yoko Taro, Producer Yosuke Saito, and Composer Keiichi Okabe responded to questions from the audience. The question on everyone’s mind: when are we getting another NieR game? Saito mentioned that there is a 50% chance of the NieR series to be continued with another game, but clarified […]

Devil May Cry Director Hideki Kamiya Wants to Remake DMC1

Hideki Kamiya has racked up a pretty impressive set of gaming credentials, but he just can’t seem to stop talking about one of his most beloved projects. Kamiya took the director’s chair for the original Devil May Cry, which initially released back in 2001 on the PlayStation 2. The game has since been ported to the […]

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NieR: Automata is Getting Two Theater Productions and a Cafe in Japan

NieR: Automata may not have had the same reception in the western world as it did in Japan, but that doesn’t mean this news isn’t as interesting as 2B’s fashion choices. NieR: Automata was a massive success in Japan and continues to be a fan favorite where it won a Users’ Choice prize at the PlayStation […]

Yoko Taro Plans to Keep Working with NieR: Automata Developer PlatinumGames

Nier: Automata‘s eccentric game director Yoko Taro discussed his plans to keep working with developer PlatinumGames in a recent and wide-ranging interview with Game Informer. Taro started off by discussing how he wound up making NieR: Automata after his prior studio Cavia folded in the wake of Drakengrad 3. And despite being there for every step of the production, Taro […]

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PlatinumGames Seems To Be Teasing A New Franchise

A report coming from DualShockers is hinting at the idea that the developer of Nier: Automata and Bayonetta are working on a brand new franchise. PlatinumGames is seeing great success with their most recent title and to capitalize on it, it appears their next game is going to be quite interesting.   According to the story, […]

Get Your Hands On 8-Bit Bayonetta

In the theme of April Fool’s jokes that aren’t exactly jokes, we’ve got an  8-bit version of Bayonetta that is fully playable and free to download. While the game is more focused on shooting than fighting and features classic 8-bit mechanics of “jump, shoot, run” it’s a pretty fun distraction from all the April Fool’s jokes. […]

NieR: Automata Will Make It To PC On March 17th

Square Enix and PlatinumGame’s action RPG NieR: Automata will indeed make it to PC starting March 17th. Pre-orders are now live. From the press release, “Developed in collaboration with PlatinumGames Inc., NieR: Automata tells the story of androids 2B, 9S, and A2, and their ferocious battle to reclaim a machine-driven dystopia abandoned by humankind and overrun […]