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Nier: Automata sales hit 1.5m units

Square Enix and PlatinumGames’ Nier: Automata has now shipped over 1.5m units worldwide on PS4 and PC, the publisher has confirmed. Announced via Twitter this morning, the figure includes both physical and digital sales of the game, marking another 500,000 copies sold over the last two months since Square Enix’s …

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Platinum drops Vanquish PC hint

Those who were hoping the recent release of Bayonetta on PC might be the start of a trend could be in for some good news. The Platinum Games action title made a surprise release on Steam earlier this month. Now an update to Bayonetta has dropped a Vanquish avatar into …

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Platinum apologises for Scalebound cancellation

The developer behind the now-canned Xbox and Windows 10 exclusive Scalebound has issued a statement about the project’s demise. Writing on Platinum’s website, president and CEO Kenichi Sato said that the studio was disappointed with how the hack and slash project has ended up. The exec was keen to point …

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Scalebound cancelled, Microsoft confirms

It was set to be one of the shining lights of Xbox One’s 2017 calendar, but Scalebound has officially ceased production. Microsoft confirmed the news last night, issuing the following statement: After careful deliberation, Microsoft Studios has come to the decision to end production for Scalebound. We’re working hard to …

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It sounds like Platinum is porting Vanquish to PC

Platinum’s apparent ever growing fondness of PC may see one of its most popular titles ported to the platform. Speaking to Kotaku, co-founder Atsushi Inaba was asked about the possibility of a PC release for 2010 console shooter Vanquish. The response? If you stop recording, I can talk about that.” …

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Kamiya wants to make Bayonetta 3 and Okami 2

Twitter superstar and Platinum Games developer Hideki Kamiya has openly expressed his desire to make a third Bayonetta game and a sequel to Okami. The first Bayonetta was a cult hit but the second, which was exclusive to Wii U, has sold poorly. So the desire to revisit that franchise …

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Platinum Games president Tatsuya Minami steps down, report claims

Reports in the Japanese press suggest that Tatsuya Minami, the president of developer Platinum Games, has stepped down from his role and currently left the company. Kotaku says that Japanese site Game Business reckons Minami left in March and that his position has been filled by former admin director Kenichi …

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