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Bayonetta PC deals are up to 15% off

Update: Best deal is now 19% off at Bundle Stars. See deals below. Bayonetta in 4K anyone? After teasing the notion of a PC release last week, today PlatinumGames stealthily launched the game on Steam. There, you'll current find the Bayone...   read

 
 
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The original Bayonetta gets a stealth release today on Steam

Bayonetta was a fantastic action game. So fantastic that it's on quite a few "all time great action genre" lists. But at launch, it was a little problematic on consoles at times, especially on PS3. Along with the limited Wii U re-relea...   read

 
 
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NieR: Automata is officially a hit as shipments and digital top one million

2017 is off to a pretty crazy start, with a string of critically and commercially successful games. That list now includes NieR: Automata, which Square Enix has announced just hit a one million milestone. Now that accomplishment comes with ...   read

 
 
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toco toco hangs with NieR director Yoko Taro for the day

NieR: Automata director and all-around lovable scamp Yoko Taro is the latest subject of toco toco, a wonderful documentary series that interviews creators in and outside of the video game industry. Since this episode debuted two days ago, ...   read

 
 
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Sega is teasing something with 8-Bit Bayonetta on Steam

Years ago, Platinum Games toyed with a pixel-art rendition of Bayonetta. It was a cute little gag. But now that simple game has found its way onto Steam as a free-to-play title from Sega, and it's teasing... something. Something potentially...   read

 
 
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Three NieR: Automata deals available for the PC release

NieR: Automata has arrived finally on the PC and the fanfare looks to be justified as early reception is positive and Plantium Games as of writing has been quick to address PC port issues (such as a 4K support issue that cropped up earlier ...   read

 
 
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I would love to see Platinum Games take on Base Wars

With an outstanding score on Metacritic and a 9/10 from our own Chris Carter, NieR: Automata has proven once again that Platinum Games is one of the best developers in the game today. So much so that seemingly every time people talk about P...   read

 
 
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There's finally a deal on NieR: Automata for PC

Nothing feels better than getting your head patted for a job well done, especially when it's delivered by another fellow android. Unfortunately for us, said robots exist in an action video game, namely NieR: Automata. The action title from ...   read

 
 
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Review: NieR: Automata

You don't hear many people talk about the Drakengard or NieR series. It's pretty well-known in some circles, but others are mostly just aware of it through silly boar riding and fishing .gifs. I think that'll change with NieR...   read

 
 
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NieR: Automata PC version releases on March 17, specs and pre-order bonuses revealed

Oops! Square-Enix uploaded a trailer last week showing a PC release date of March 10, 2017, then immediately replaced with the same trailer sans release date. Turns out it was due to incorrect information, possibly confused for the Eur...   read

 
 
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Square Enix may have accidentally announced NieR: Automata's PC release date

The highly anticipated NieR: Automata will release on PlayStation 4 in North America on March 7, 2017. It will also be available on PC via Steam, but the release date has yet to be announced, or has it? Square Enix released a new trai...   read

 
 
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NieR: Automata is gold and ready to be shipped

Producer Yosuke Saito announced on Twitter that NieR: Automata has gone gold, meaning its ready to be packed and shipped. Though, as we have seen many times in the past, it does not necessarily imply that games are complete by develope...   read

 
 
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Phil Spencer apologizes for Scalebound's cancellation, but he shouldn't have to

On Monday, publisher Microsoft Studios ceased production on Platinum's Scalebound. It wasn't a wholly unexpected move. Scalebound was revealed at E3 2014, but between then and now Microsoft never did anything to make it seem like ...   read

 
 
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Platinum Games and Hideki Kamiya break silence about Scalebound cancellation

It took two days after Microsoft's announcement of Scalebound's cancellation for Platinum Games to give a response. President Kenichi Sato expresses the company's remorse for the disappointment caused by the cancellation as "many of our fan...   read

 
 
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Scalebound trailers are being snuffed out online

Whether or not Scalebound looked like your cup of tea, Microsoft wasn't gelling with the project. There is a lot of speculation on the why, but the game has been officially cancelled, so any potential fans are left in the cold. At least the...   read

 
 
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Yep, Taro Yoko most definitely approves of your lewd NieR: Automata fan art

A little over a week ago, a (probably NSFW, depending on your occupation) Tweet started to float around that showed that PlatinumGames may or may not have added a butthole to the character model for protagonist of NieR: Automata; YoRHa...   read

 
 
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Microsoft has officially canceled Scalebound

[Update: Microsoft has confirmed to IGN that Scalebound is canceled. Here's Microsoft's full statement: "After careful deliberation, Microsoft Studios has come to the decision to end production for Scalebound. We're working hard t...   read

 
 
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Kamiya shares his favorite Wonderful 101 songs, sadly tells us the soundtrack is out of print

While I didn't go as gaga about Wonderful 101 as some, I was wondering where all of the buzz was. Maybe it was the weird off-putting Sentai setup that made some westerners stay away, or the low installbase of the Wii U, but this game d...   read

 
 
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NieR: Automata feels like a return to form for Platinum

NieR: Automata is a big deal for me. It's an action-heavy game from Platinum, devoid of the baggage that comes with its recent deluge of licensed materials that seek a larger audience. In this era where niche products are generally shunned,...   read

 
 
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Here's 20 minutes of NieR: Automata gameplay and details of its PS4 Pro support

NieR: Automata is, without a doubt, one of my most anticipated games of 2017. As who has enjoyed some of the past works of Taro Yoko (although I admittedly need to get around to Drakengard 1 and 2), I'm finding myself desperately hopin...   read

 
 
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You'll be able to download a demo for NieR: Automata from PSN later this month

[Update: The NieR: Automata demo will also be available for download in North America and Europe on December 22, 2016, according to Square Enix.] Well, NieR: Automata will be on store shelves come March (or February if you're in Japan)...   read

 
 
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(Update) No wait necessary: PC version of NieR: Automata will release on same day as PS4

[Update: Turns out PC Gamer's information about a parallel release was incorrect. It sounds like it will not release simultaneously with the PS4 version.] For the first time in franchise history, a Drakengard/Nier game will be playable...   read

 
 
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NieR: Automata finally has a western release date: March 7, 2017

[Update: The Black Box Edition has also been announced for pre-order. It comes will all the Day One Edition content along with the soundtrack, an artbook, a steel case, and a "YoRHa '2B' Figurine." It costs $189.99.] NieR: Automata wa...   read

 
 
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Has Nioh redeemed Team Ninja for you?

Back when Itagaki was at the helm, Team Ninja was riding high. Say what you will about Dead or Alive but it made an impact on the 3D fighter market in the '90s, and Ninja Gaiden's pristine reboot? Say no more. But after he left, they starte...   read

 
 
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NieR: Automata producer talks PS4 Pro support and possible Xbox One port

In an interview with Game Rant, the producer of NieR: Automata, Yosuke Saito, discussed how the upcoming title by Platinum Games would support Sony's new PlayStation 4 Pro console, as well as the possibility of an Xbox One port. Accord...   read

 
 


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