Nintendo veteran Takao Yamane joins Platinum Games, developer Bayonettaas the new Vice President of the studio.
As I mentioned VGCPlatinum Games is ushering in a new era for the company, with Yamani joining them as the new Vice President and CBO, having previously served as General Manager Licensing and Managing Director of Sales and Planning at Nintendo.
The news originally came from Famitsu, who published an interview with Yamane, as well as director Hidetaka Kamiya and CEO Atsushi Inaba. According to the popular Twitter aggregator levelarticle Famitsu Provided some updates on what is currently happening at Platinum Games.
On the other hand, the developer is working on a new internal IP address in addition to From Project GG, as well as working on several unreleased games for other publishers at various stages of the development cycle. Some projects appear to be small, others larger.
There have also been some minor updates to Project GG. According to the article, there will be a core feature similar to Witch Time from BayonettaThe overall design has expanded significantly since the first teaser. a Shiba Inu He will also be shown in the trailer in the game, although there’s no word on whether you can pet him just yet.
The Platinum games It is also planning to increase its headcount, targeting more than 1,000 employees ( The company currently has 299 employees in July 2022 ). In addition, it wants to publish its games digitally and physically on a global scale, and it is clear that Project GG will self-publish.
Finally, the investment Tencent on platinum Games helped expand Project GG, but apart from informing the developer of certain trends, Tencent isn’t much involved in developing the game itself.
The nintendo recently revealed which is long overdue Bayonetta 3 release date Last week, which is also supposed to receive a special edition.
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