After the recent announcement that Platinum Games will be revealing their newest project E3, the studio's lead game designer posted Nintendo's E3 events on Twitter. Coincidence?
Im telling you, Platinum's B team is assisting with Star Fox while Kamiya's team works on Scalebound. Makes me glad to see Platinum never have trouble finding work.
I am going nuts at what they are going to show off. I am really hoping either Star Fox or Metroid. While seeing something like Bayonetta 3 or Wonderful 102 would be nice, it would be so much more exciting to see a Nintendo IP in the hands of a team like Platinum.
Star fox is a match made in heaven. Metroid i'd rather see in Retro's hands. Or EAD's if its a 2D title.
I'm going to have to disagree Concertoine. I would love to see Platinum take on Metroid. That would be a bat sh%* insane game. Imagine their monster designs for Metroid!
@Concertoine - I am hoping deep down in my soul that Retro shows off what they have been working on for the past year and I dearly hope it is another Prime game. But I wouldn't mind seeing what Platinum could drum up with the Metroid license too.
@Gangsta Platinum + Metroid would be insane. The IGN gameplay reveal is same day as Nintendos conference and looking at this new info,it's most likely going to be a Nintendo exclusive. Kamiya said in the past that he enjoyed working with Nintendo on Bayonetta. i'm hoping this game turns out to be Metroid.
I don't know about having Platinum making Metroid. As much as I love Platinum, Metroid only works in a certain style and Retro defined that perfectly with the Prime Trilogy. Team Ninja, also known for their fast pace action game style even if they are notch below Platinum IMO, also attempted their version a a Metroid Game on Wii and it was just OK but nothing special. But I would love to see a Platinum made Star Fox game though.
I wouldn't mind if they made Metroid, taking the gameplay style from Other M a bit further...But make it for 3DS, leave Wii U Metroid for Retro.
Isn't the unannounced title they're referring to supposed to be exactly that? We already know about Star Fox.
I don't really understand why people want Platinum to make a Star Fox game so much. I haven't seen anything from them that indicates that they have the necessary experience to make that type of game. And I say this as someone who LOVES Bayonetta, Bayonetta 2, Metal Gear Rising, and especially Wonderful 101. Bayonetta 2's "Star Fox" section, for example, along with W101's ship sections, didn't handle well at all. They were fun, but very far removed from the finesse in controls and shooting from a Star Fox game. In my opinion, Platinum Games are just fine at doing what they do best: batshit-crazy action games. On that genre, they are second to none. I would LOVE to see Wonderful 102, but that's wishful thinking because W101 sold pretty bad. :( On the other hand: wanna know which studio would make an AWESOME Star Fox game? Sora Ltd. Masahiro Sakurai's game company. Case in point: Kid Icarus: Uprising. Despite its pretty damn uncomfortable control scheme, the actual game had very tight and precise gameplay, excellent graphics (for its hardware) and a ridiculously well done dialogue and voice acting, and a pretty damn nice story and good character development. Basically, they've already nailed down the formula for a Star Fox game... so I'd love to see them doing just that.
@deafdani Vanquish, the shooter sections in W101, Bayonetta 1 and Bayonetta 2. They are all fans of classic shmups, and it shows in their games. I bet they're dying to make a space shooter. Sora could make a great SF, as long as theyre not yacking the whole game like KI:U
@Concertoine They are a very talented team,doubt they'll ever have trouble finding work. It's rumored that like Nintendo, MS also has a multiple game deal with them.
I thought the game was unannounced? It wouldn't be Star Fox in that case
Its a new game...star fox is old so no its not start fox.
I bet Scalebound will be pretty good. But from what they showed, it just looks so darn bland and uninspired. I wonder if Microsoft made them tone things down a bit...
Could be a new title cant wait
I would love to see these guys work on a game similar to Dark Souls
Great move by Nintendo if it's true, so maybe it's Bayonetta or a sequel for The Wonderful 101? I still have hope for Vanquish 2.
I hear people suggesting that Platinum's helping to make the next Star Fox, but wouldn't it be something if they were helping Retro make the next Metroid?...
Its possible, Platinum Games is perfect for gameplay while Retro is much better in terms of game engines than Platinum Games so it would be a god like combo. WOMBO COMBO!
I want Monolith Soft working with every major depart of Nintendo. They excel at creating game worlds. Also... Baten Kaitos 1 and 2 HD please?
Monolith actually does help out the other teams. For instance, they assisted with the graphical work for Skyward Sword.
For the record, as some may not know, Monolith Soft Kyoto is not the same as Monolith Soft Tokyo doing Xenoblade X. The Monolith Soft Kyoto team is a seperate studio branch that co-develops games on Nintendo handheld and home consoles. As of July 2013, the team had 30 members, but have since hired more. The staff members are a collection of artists, animators, character modelers, effect designers, motion designers and other positions that are assigned to various Nintendo home console and handheld projects. Many of the staff consist of young women. Monolith Soft Kyoto studio has so far assisted on co-developing projects for different EAD development teams including Pikmin 3, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Zelda: ALBW and Splatoon. Monolith Soft Tokyo is the one that worked on Xenoblade, Xenoblade X, Zelda Skyward Sword and Project X Zone and Project X Zone 2.
Sounds interesting. :)
Why release games on a desolate platform? If a tree falls in the forest and there's nobody's around to hear it, does it make a sound?
Yes, it does. Just as science proves that, common sense tells us that 9+million players, and some of the best exclusives of the generation, does not a desolate console make. The only ones who think it's not worthy of good games, are those that hate it. Whome are even more irrelevant than they consider Nintendo to be.
New game from Platinum for wiiu? When they say "New Game" do they mean original title or just a New sequel? Cause New Game can mean both. Wonderful 101-2? Vanquish 1+2 on wiiu? Bayonetta 3? I would want Star fox to be attempted by them, but isn't Miyamoto's team already working on that game? It'd be kinda weird for them to just ship off the work to Platinum Games when it's been something made internally for a while now. It's not out of the realm of possibility. Maybe they're collaborating to get the game out as soon as Nintendo wanted (This year). Star Fox Assault wasn't a bad attempt, it was just too short of a game and lacked routes like snes and 64. I liked the look and style of that game, so if Platinum games did a more refined version, I'd be down for that.
We won't know until we see it. A new game can refer to anything from an original game to a spin-off or a sequel. I can tell ya right now it ain't going to be Wonderful 101 sequel. The game sold really badly. A shame too since it's quite enjoyable, unique and challenging despite its flaws. The title is most likely an original IP or based on a licensed IP. It could be Metal Gear Rising 2 for all we know. Nintendo's EAD Group # 5 is working on Star Fox, but as of last year's E3, Miyamoto said Nintendo was looking for a third party developer to co-develop the game with, so it could be completed more quickly. @ comebackkid9891 If Nintendo is publishing the game, then they take the financial risk of funding and marketing the title. Platinum Games gets paid for their development of the title regardless of whether it sells well or not. Of course, practically all of Platinum's titles have sold poorly. A good game is a good game even if hardly anyone buys it. Bayonetta 2 is one o the best titles of the current generation, so the few that do buy it or rent it, will likely enjoy and appreciate it.
I agree, but Platinum's pedigree deserves the eyes of the world, not a minority blind to the body of non-nintendo properties.
@kid They would have the eyes of the gaming world, if there weren't so many fakers blinded by console bias that refuse to give Platinum's games, like Bay 2, the sales they deserve. How about you try actually supporting Platinum's efforts by spreading the word about how great their games are, instead of letting your hatred hold you back? I don't even own an XBone yet I trust Platinum's pedigree enough to say Scalebound deserves attention once it comes out. So if a new Platinum game does hit the Wii U, prove your console bias isn't as strong as your trust in Platinum's ability to make games worth getting, by at least showing vocal support, or better yet going multiplat to experience the games yourself. If you can't do that much, then you've got no right to walk around Nintendo articles criticising others for not supporting them.
It's sad that Platinum Games make great games but no one seems to buy them outside of the hardcore bubble. Even when they were Clover studios under capcom, they had this strange curse of making great games that most people admit are great...but never buy. I really wish more gamers would buy their games cause I'm sure it's very discouraging when you see your game making 9s and 10s, yet selling like 500 copies.
Was this the same game some were speculating was going to be a Sony game?
Hard to say, but we do know a couple of things: - Director Kamiya is obviously busy with Scalebound - Hashimoto moved on to a new project in very early development. He said his new project would please fans in 2015, but he likely only meant as a reveal announcement. Also, Hahsimoto was featured in making a comment about having a new project in development that was featured in Japan's Dengeki PlayStation interview. - Director Eiro Shirahama finished development on Legend of Korra game back in mid-late fall 2014, so another new project is likely underway - Producer Akiko Kuroda mentioned working on one of the Platinum's new projects and also wanting to make a project of something related to Bayonetta project to be released possibly by 2015. We don't even know if its necessarily a game. However, Hashimoto said he would like to continue the Bayonetta franchise, and that includes a possible idea for a spin-off game. Given Bayonetta 2's low sales I doubt Nintendo would green light Bayonetta 3 for Wii U. - In the past, Platinum has said it wants to work on PS4, but not necessarily because of its hardware power if I remember correctly.
In their twitter, they said that the new title will make us see red... Dante related?
Devil May Cry 5 for ps4, praying
Anyone knows the current Bayonetta 2 sales numbers worldwide?
Nope. According to a NeoGAF insider, Bayonetta 2 may have sold 157k copies in the U.S. as of April 2015, but Nintendo has not confirmed it. According to Japan's media create sales chart, Bayonetta 2 sold 49k copies by October 5, 2014.For the record, Wii U hardware lifetime sales in Japan back then was only at 1.94 million. The game then fell down the Japanese sales chart, so I don't think we don't know exact sales week to week since then. I don't think Europe has provided any public sales data for Bayonetta 2.
i hope its a PS4 GAME nothing agaisnt nintendo
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