May 1
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The Wonderful 101: Remastered’s physical release for North America and Europe has been delayed due to coronavirus covid-19. The digital release is still on track for May 19 and May 22 respectively, but the physical version won’t be out until June 30 and July 3. In case you missed it, check out our previous coverage on

Dec 10
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Behold the beige and blue of the first gameplay footage from Babylon’s Fall, the new action game being created by Platinum Games in partnership with Square Enix announced back in 2018. It uses something called a “Brushwork Filter” in order to look like this. Expect more info and possibly more colors next summer.

Feb 15 2019
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Bayonetta 2 director Yusuke Hashimoto has left Platinum Games. Hashimoto also produced the first Bayonetta and directed Star Fox Zero. He just announced his departure on Twitter (see above). Platinum Games is currently working on Switch exclusive Bayonetta 3.

Aug 15 2017
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In the wake of Scalebound’s cancellation, Platinum Games released its hit Nier: Automata in Japan. Hideki Kamiya tweeted,“It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that Platinum was rescued by Yoko [Taro].” The studio has new fans as well as an increase in top flight job applicants. 

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