Tags : Platinum Games

NieR Automata New Character and Gameplay Videos

One of the biggest surprises last year wasn’t Shenmue 3, Final Fantasy VII or even the revival of the Last Guardian. It was NieR Automata. After the mediocre reception of the original back in 2010 and the heavily criticized Drakengard 3, we were sure the franchise would be lost in gaming limbo.   NieR is a part […]Read More

Rice Digital Podcast: Fighters Past, Present & Future; Christmas Games;

This week we talk about our Christmas gaming – including Rise of the Tomb Raider, Fallout 4, Disney Infinity 3.0, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, and Xenoblade Chronicles X.         We also tuck into Platinum Games’ busy upcoming 2016-17, and speculate about Nintendo NX, before getting heavy with eSports, fighting game, and Street Fighter […]Read More

New NieR Game Announced, Developed by Platinum Games and Yoko

Square Enix has just announced a new game in the NieR series with returning director Yoko Taro and returning composer Keiichi Okabe, and with Platinum Games developing it.   It sounds like it’ll be an action game and if the brief teaser is enough, it looks like it’ll star NIER’s daughter Yonah in the leading […]Read More

E3 2015: Microsoft Press Conference

As always Microsoft is the first console developer to kick off its E3 press conference. This time they opened with a boom and brought us more exciting games than ever. Of course this means there were a few surprises in store for us.   2015 Releases Halo 5 Xbox wouldn’t be Xbox without Halo. Halo 5 was built from the ground up exclusively […]Read More

Platinum Games’ The Legend of Korra Out Now

Sometimes The Legend of Korra and its predecessor Avatar: The Last Airbender are the subjects of discussion as to whether Westerners can ever create “anime”. It doesn’t sound like a great debate to me. I couldn’t care less about labels. Except, perhaps, the label on the (digital-only) spine of the The Legend of Korra game […]Read More

Bayonetta 2 demo seduces the Wii U eShop

Nintendo has quietly released a demo for Bayonetta 2 on the Wii U eShop, and it only weighs in at 728 MB. I’m currently downloading it but can’t say how long it is, but I’m assuming for a solid half hour or so of gameplay, which will probably end right before a climactic boss battle. […]Read More

E3 2014: Microsoft press conference

Phil Spencer opened this year’s E3 promising that this Microsoft’s press conference will be all about the games. The conference started with 2014 titles, continued onto new IPs and Indie games and closed with announcements for future titles. 2014   Call of Duty Advanced Warfare Brought to us by Sledgehammer Games is the newest installment in the […]Read More

Hands on The Wonderful 101

How can I sum up the opening seconds with The Wonderful 101? Confusing? People have tried to explain what The Wonderful 101 is like, and to be honest, name dropping the likes of Viewtiful Joe and Pikmin really doesn’t help. No matter how it’s described or explained to you, you’re still going to be utterly […]Read More

Anarchy Reigns Review (PS3)

Anarchy Reigns is another insane fighter from the geniuses at Platinum Games. New and old characters have been brought together to create this brawler which is closer in spirit to Powerstone and Smash Bros. than your average fighting game. Oh, and you can literally punch out Cthulhu… what more needs to be said?   Anarchy […]Read More