Gaming News, Game Reviews, Game Trailers, Tech News

dtoid   |   japanator   |   flixist   |   tomopop   |   store


#Platinum Games

NieR: Automata photo
NieR: Automata
  Watch Video

NieR: Automata's characters sure look wild

NieR: Automata doesn't even have a release date, but Platinum Games and Square are doing a good job of getting me excited for it regardless. In addition to some new screens, there's a new character-centric video up from a recent livestream ...   read

NieR: Automata photo
NieR: Automata
  Watch Video

NieR: Automata screens are hot as hell

While I have at least heard the lauded soundtrack, I also have not played Nier, the cult classic RPG that Square Enix is bafflingly bringing back with Platinum Games at the helm. We interviewed them after the PS4-exclusive iNieR: Automata ...   read

Platinum Games photo
Platinum Games

Report: Platinum Games president steps down (Update)

[Update: In a statement to Polygon, a Platinum Games spokesperson confirmed the news.] Tatsuya Minami has stepped down as president of Platinum Games, Game Business reports. The Japanese outlet claims Minami left the studio late last month ...   read

Star Fox anime photo
Star Fox anime
  Watch Video

You can watch that weird Star Fox anime thing now

Nintendo's Treehouse aired that Star Fox anime they announced earlier this week. Predictably, it's pretty anime-ish, what with the dramatic dialog and Macross-missile barrages. You can catch it on YouTube if you're interested. Super slick ...   read

Star Fox Guard review photo
Star Fox Guard review

Review: Star Fox Guard

The thing about first impressions is you only get one. An initial brush with something or someone can oftentimes leave an indelible mark on our minds. Whether justly or not, it can frame our perceptions for a long time to come. How somethin...   read

Star Fox Zero photo
Star Fox Zero
  Watch Video

There's going to be a Star Fox Zero animation broadcast this week

Nintendo has announced this morning that to "celebrate" the impending release of Star Fox Zero on April 22, it will be airing an animated short called "Star Fox Zero: The Battle Begins" on April 20 at 3PM PT. It features animation from Prod...   read

Mutants in Manhattan photo
Mutants in Manhattan

Platinum calls Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles leaks a pleasant surprise

"It basically sucked," Activision producer Robert Conkey told me. "We don't know what happened." I had just finished playing a demo of Platinum's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan with Conkey and game designer Eiro Shi...   read

TMNT photo
  Watch Video

Platinum's TMNT: Mutants in Manhattan releases May 24

We have a couple of months left to call dibs on our Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle of choice in Platinum's four-player action game Mutants in Manhattan (Donatello for me!). It's coming to PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One on May 24, 2016, ...   read

Star Fox Guard photo
Star Fox Guard
  Watch Video

So that's what happened to Project Guard

Blink, and you missed it. Yesterday, Nintendo announced Star Fox Guard, which is to be bundled in with Star Fox Zero when it hits the Wii U in April. But did you remember Project Guard, unveiled in 2014 where Miyamoto envisioned ...   read

Bayonetta cameo photo
Bayonetta cameo

Bayonetta could have been in Project X Zone 2

How long is too long to spend reading Hideki Kamiya's Twitter feed? (I'm asking for a friend.) If you're unfamiliar with the Platinum Games designer's online antics, his pinned tweet, "REPEAT for insects: Don't try too hard," has a little d...   read

NieR Automata photo
NieR Automata

Expect more NieR Automata info during April's concert

Wait, a Platinum developed NieR? Wait, a concert in April? Square Enix is laying on all of this information pretty thick considering that I forget about this project every other week.  The publisher has announced that come Ap...   read

Cowabunga dude! photo
Cowabunga dude!
  Watch Video

Leonardo can slow time in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan

Platinum Games' Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan looks to be mixing up the formula of the old-school TMNT beat-'em-ups I grew up on, and I'm okay with this. Judging by this new gameplay footage of Leonardo, who has t...   read

Platinum Games photo
Platinum Games

Platinum didn't want to make licensed games

Platinum Games has been in business for nearly 10 years, and in that time the studio has changed a great deal. The development team has tripled in size since 2006, and, in more recent history, transitioned from just making original titles t...   read

Platinum Games photo
Platinum Games

Platinum Games turns 10 this year, so have some wallpaper

Platinum Games was founded in 2006, so it's the studio's 10th anniversary this year. To celebrate, the developer has released a wallpaper of its greatest hits of sorts, with tons of characters from other games, but mostly its flagship franc...   read

Platinum Games photo
Platinum Games

Xbox boss discusses Scalebound delay

Earlier this month, Platinum Games announced that its Xbox exclusive Scalebound wouldn't be hitting its "Holiday 2016" release window and would instead release in 2017. Speaking with IGN, Xbox senior marketing director Aaron Greenberg, disc...   read

TMNT photo
  Watch Video

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan officially announced

Well, Activision finally announced the Platinum-developed game we all knew existed -- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan. It's a third-person action game set in the Big Apple (though likely not at 3AM), and will see the turt...   read

Ninja Turtles photo
Ninja Turtles
  Watch Video

Someone leaked the trailer for Platinum's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles before the 'official' leak

Earlier today, a tweet from Platinum Games teased the "official reveal" of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan. We've been getting small glimpses of it up until now (including the art style, possible cover art, and ...   read

TMNT photo
  Watch Video

Platinum's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game is getting revealed tomorrow

Video games' worst-kept secret is getting announced tomorrow. Platinum's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan will finally be revealed, as not-so-subtly hinted at by this tweet from the developer. Dubiously called an "off...   read

Gaming News photo
Gaming News

The past week in gaming news: porn, poo, and Louis Vuitton

Keeping up with gaming news can be bloody hard.  In gaming terms, a week is an eternity, so here we are with this handy-dandy breakdown of the past week’s most important, interesting, or downright bizarre gaming news! There have...   read

Platinum photo

These screens for Platinum's new Turtles game sure look real

Weeks ago, we learned that there is a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game in the works from Platinum Games by way of Activision, in the same vein as The Legend of Korra and Transformers: Devastation. It made perfect sense, but we di...   read

Bayonetta 2 photo
Bayonetta 2

Bayonetta 2's price is getting halved next month

Bayonetta 2, a Wii U exclusive and our Game of the Year in 2014, does a lot of things very well. Its combat is free-flowing and challenging; its characters are wacky and memorable. This is a well-rounded game that's held in high regard for ...   read

Platinum's TMNT photo
Platinum's TMNT

Further proof confirming Platinum's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game

It's a new year, but we already have a prime candidate for "Worst Kept Secret." No one is willing to admit that Platinum's making a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game, but Platinum's totally making a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ga...   read

Scalebound photo

Platinum Games' Scalebound has been delayed into 2017

Trumpeting in one of the worst bits of news this year, Platinum Games has announced that Scalebound is no longer going to make its target of 2016. Development is apparently "going well," but the studio notes that this is one of the "bi...   read

Ninja Turtles photo
Ninja Turtles

Rumor: Artwork for Platinum's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game leaks

We still don't have actual confirmation that Platinum Games is working on a new Turtles game, but we basically know it exists. And given how well Transformers Devastation turned out, I'm really looking forward to it. Cap...   read

Platinum Games photo
Platinum Games

Making Bayonetta almost destroyed Platinum Games

Back in September, GameSpot submerged itself in the depths of Platinum Games. It has now emerged with a treasure trove of details about all of the work going into the studio's upcoming games, such as Nier: Automata, Star Fox Zero,...   read

Zack FurnissFeatured blogger

Liev Schrieber's little brother. Lover of horror and RPGs. Let's be best friends.



Reviews   filter by...

Battlefield 1"Back from the Great War on shore leave, Kenneth?"


WWE 2K17"S! A! W! F! T!"


Touhou: Scarlet Curiosity"Gives fan games a bad name"


Skylanders Imaginators"Create-your-own"

More ReviewsGame Trailers


Not in stores: Upcoming games

More Previews

Destructoid Originals

More Originals

Community expand | +quickpost


I had no symptoms yesterday or this morning, so I think that my feeling we simply anxiety and stress at pretty much has solidified that I need to find another (more in comments)

Electric Reaper

Serious question time: How many games are releasing this year that actually have usable chainswords for the player?


My god Homestuck got another UPD8! Okay I know i mentioned that i gotta finish Homestuck but never But now Im definitely going to finish it now that i know that the sweet relief of death is there! Spoilers That means i havent seen it:


I happened to be drinking some of this here Mississippi Mud with a buddy when I realized that WesLikesTacos CD came in the Life sometimes works out perfectly that Would recommend Proud of you Wes! g2g gonna get drunk Brackish style!


Remember who died for our #MachoManMonday


Riddle me this - I buy many portable games, but play them only at I buy many home console games, but do not play them on the big screen WTF am I? The first answer I got: Switch target demography (my addendum: who doesnt need a




Having a cat is fighting to earn the approval of someone you literally

Jinx 01

PSA: I was glancing at game deals and saw that Green Man Gaming has Mad Max for I might try it for that, I think thats the cheapest Ive seen it by


Blogs | expand


WTF IS DESTRUCTOID? 10 years of pants optional Free Download