Platinum Games’ Kamiya announces mysterious Job G.G.
UPDATE 27/2/20: Platinum Games has now introduced the 3rd of its four planned reveals – and fairly than a new video game, this time around it’s a new studio.
The Osaka-based mostly Platinum is founding a Tokyo group to deal with a new reside services sport for consoles. It is a big modify from Platinum’s classic one-player motion match target.
“Our new Tokyo business will participate in a key job as we develop into live ops match enhancement,” Platinum studio manager Atsushi Inaba described in a web site write-up. “The starting up core users of our potential reside ops workforce who’ll be doing the job there are now a section of Platinum Games.
“Platinum Games Tokyo is dwelling to both of those builders intrigued in refining Platinum Games-design and style gameplay and developers who are interested in checking out dwell ops assistance. They’ll be tough at function on electrifying written content for you shortly.”
Just just one expose stays from Platinum’s prepared 4, after its The Fantastic 101 Remaster undertaking which now has a release date, and the announcement of the forthcoming Job G.G. from Hideki Kamiya. A lot more on equally of people below.
Primary Story 26/2/20:
Platinum Games mastermind Hideki Kamiya has introduced his subsequent venture – the second of the studio’s four planned reveals.
The video game – at this time codenamed Undertaking G.G. – sounds like it is nonetheless a very long way off, but has been introduced now to bring in growth talent.
In the meantime, you can find now a release day for The Fantastic 101 Remake – the very first of Platinum’s 4 reveals. It will start for Computer system, Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 on 22nd May well (19th Could in North America, 11th June in Japan).
Producing in this week’s Famitsu magazine (by way of Gematsu), Kamiya described Task G.G. as the third and final entry in his now-trilogy of hero will work (pursuing the Viewtiful Joe series and The Excellent 101).
“The place Viewtiful Joe is Kamen Rider-esque in that a single dude transforms into a hero,” Kamiya explained, “and The Excellent 101 is much more like a team of men and women transforming into heroes, Job G.G. is a large hero-esque title.”
Task G.G. will also be Platinum’s initial self-posted new IP which, Kamiya wrote in a press release shared with Eurogamer, gave Platinum “a ton of independence, but also a ton of responsibility”.
“Unlike any of the games we’ve produced so far, it truly is likely to be a 100 for each cent Platinum Games title,” Kamiya concluded. “For anything from its location and people, to its game design and style and tale, to how it is promoted – Platinum Games is in full regulate.
“The finish line is however a extensive way absent. But I know I am wanting forward to operating the race! I hope you can cheer us on.”