Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: PlatinumGames

Zone of the Enders HD Collection to get Limited Edition release

Zone of the Enders HD Collection (360, PS3) Limited Edition Announcement - Set

Konami has announced that the upcoming Zone of the Enders HD Collection will be available as a Limited Edition. The 360, PS3 set includes HD remastered versions of Zone of the Enders and Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner, the latter being the special European release, as well as a demo of Platinum Games’ Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. The Limited Edition will feature special metallic packaging, an import soundtrack packed with remixed songs from the series, and a 100-page art book with new work from Yoji Shinkawa.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Wii U set to launch for $299.99, $349.99 on November 18

Wii U (System) Release Date and Launch Price announcement - Header

Nintendo has detailed the North American launch of the Wii U today. The system will be available on November 18 in two versions, the $299.99 Basic Set and the $349.99 Deluxe Set. A full list of the 50-plus launch-window titles was also provided.

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Wii U

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance ship date, new screens released

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (360, PS3) Worldwide Release Announcement - Screenshot 1

Konami has announced that the next entry in the Metal Gear series, the Kojima Productions and PlatinumGames co-developed Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, will be hitting store shelves on February 19. In addition to the release date, Konami also released a new batch of screenshots showing off the new action-oriented approach.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Vanquish now available on Live’s Games On Demand

Vanquish Games On Demand Launch Announcement screenshot

Sega has added PlatinumGames’ Vanquish to their growing library of titles available on Live’s Games On Demand. The fast-paced third-person shooter pits players, and their rad power suit, against invading Russian forces and their massive robots. Developed by Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami, Vanquish was one of our favorite games last year, earning itself a place in our holiday guide, and is well worth the 3200 MS Point asking price ($39.99).

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Xbox 360 News

Vanquish – Velocity Attack demo on Live Marketplace, PS Network

Vanquish (360, PC) 360 Demo Announcement - Screenshot 1

“A demo for Vanquish, Sega’s upcoming third-person shooter from Shinji Mikami, has launched on Live Marketplace and PS Store. Titled Velocity Attack, the demo will allow gamers a chance to get acclimated with the basics before the full version ships on October 19.”

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News