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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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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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Europe becomes Sega’s biggest territory

Europe is now Sega’s biggest and most important market for boxed products. The publisherhas sold 5.95 million video games in Europe during the nine months ending December 31st. That’s more than the 5.77m sold in the US and the 1.9m sold in Japan. Overall the company shifted 13.63m boxedgames worldwide, …

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OPINION: The problem with new IP

It’s been a great year for new games franchises. In fact, last month was one of the most promising with the release of both Enslaved and Vanquish. But both failed to set the chart on fire – Enslaved flashed into the top 10 for one week, Vanquish didn’t even make …

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Zenimax buys Mikami studio

Zenimax Media has acquired Shinji Mikami’s new Tokyo-based studio, Tango. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, though this month Zenimax raised $150m for what it deemed a ‘tactical buyout’. Mikami, the creator of Resident Evil and numerous other hit titles, said it was refreshing to find a publisher …

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Sega encouraged by Vanquish sales

Publisher Sega has issued cautious optimism regarding the success or otherwise of its recently released new IP Vanquish. Developed by cult studio Platinum Games under the stewardship of Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami, the game has received rave reviews from critics and is a great example of a Japanese-developed title …

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Vanquish price slashed ahead of release

It’s not even out until Friday, and already retailers are moving to drastically undercut the RRP of Sega’s upcoming console shooter Vanquish. ShopTo.net is currently the lowest, offering both the Xbox 360 and the PS3 versions of the game for just 27.85. Zavvi has also gone low, offering the Lenticular …

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Sega sparks into life this Q4

Sega expects to emerge from its period of new release slumber by scoring four chart hits ahead of Christmas. Things have been pretty quiet since the success of AVP, Sonic Racing and Napoleon in the spring, giving new Euro boss Jurgen Post a chance to settle in and size up …

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Vanquish pre-orders get free Bayonetta

Gamers who pre-order Sega’s Vanquish from Play.com will receive a free copy of Bayonetta. Their copy of Vanquish will also be presented in an exclusive lenticular sleeve featuring artwork of the main character. Play.com warns that stock for this special bundle is limited, with free copies of Bayonetta only available …

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Zavvi gets exclusive Vanquish LE

Retailer Zavvi will be the exclusive stockist of the Limited Edition version of Sega’s futuristic console shooter Vanquish. Currently available to pre-order at 54.95 (though the site claims the SKU carries an RRP of 69.99), the bundle includes the game as well as a packaged seven-inch figurine of lead protagonist …

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