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PlatinumGames

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PlatinumGames Inc. is an independent entertainment developer based in Osaka, Japan, dedicated to making high quality, next generation games for a variety of hardware platforms.

Previously established as ODD Ltd. in February 2006, the company changed its name to ODD Inc. in July 2006. In October 2007, ODD merged with SEEDS Inc., a developer established by ex-key members of Clover Studio Co., Ltd., a subsidiary company of Capcom. The combined company is now known by its present name of Platinum Games.

2008 saw the announcement of a four title publishing deal with SEGA Co, Ltd. These titles include Devil May Cry creator Hideki Kamiya’s Bayonetta (PlayStation 3, Xbox(R) 360), black-and-white actioner MadWorld (Nintendo Wii), and RPG Infinite Space, developed in conjunction with Tokyo-based NudeMaker Inc., for the Nintendo DS. A fourth title, helmed by Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami of Straight Story Ltd., has yet to be announced.

Website: platinumgames.com

Latest News:

Platinum Games' Kamiya expresses interest in Wonderful 101 sequel and Bayonetta Wii U port

NEWS (Posted on: 08/30/2013)

Platinum Games' Kamiya expresses interest in Wonderful 101 sequel and Bayonetta Wii U port
With The Wonderful 101 now out in most of the world (we Americans have to wait until mid-September) and Bayonetta 2 likely to release within a year from now, Platinum Games will soon have time to devote... [more+]

The Wonderful 101 Nintendo Direct reveals new gameplay and story details

NEWS (Posted on: 08/09/2013)

The Wonderful 101 Nintendo Direct reveals new gameplay and story details
As Satoru Iwata promised earlier this week, today saw a new Nintendo Direct video focused entirely on The Wonderful 101, Platinum Games’ action-packed Wii U superhero extravaganza. The video,... [more+]

Nintendo Direct for May 17, 2013 - Sonic: Lost World, Pikmin 3, E3 at Best Buy, and more

NEWS (Posted on: 05/17/2013)

Nintendo Direct for May 17, 2013 - Sonic: Lost World, Pikmin 3, E3 at Best Buy, and more
In retrospect, this morning's Wii U-centric Nintendo Direct wasn't quite the news-bomb that the Big N usually drops during its video presentations. Perhaps that's because it is saving the... [more+]

Revengeance, the Lighter Side of Metal Gear - What Sets it Apart?

FEATURE (Posted on: 03/14/2013)

Revengeance, the Lighter Side of Metal Gear - What Sets it Apart?
Even before its release, Metal Gear Rising: Revengance was criticized for being too different from the series' established formula. It's easy to see the logic behind these critiques, because... [more+]



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Latest & Upcoming Games:

Name of the Game  ∨ US Release Year  ∨
The Wonderful 101 (Wii U)2013
Bayonetta 2 (Wii U)2014
Anarchy Reigns (PS3, X360)2013
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (PC, PS3, X360)2014
Vanquish (PS3, X360)2010
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