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The "law of the instrument" is a popular concept attributed to psychologist Abraham Maslow, which is usually phrased as: "When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail." It means that when you find one tool useful for one task, you'll then start applying that tool to other tasks, even...

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Platinum Games and Sega have released the official Anarchy Reigns soundtrack, on iTunes and Amazon MP3 for $8.99/£7.99. The album features a new track by Dilated Peoples, which you can hear in the above video. It's up to you to decide whether this early soundtrack release counts as a gesture...

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Madcap shooter Vanquish is sliding its way onto PlayStation Network in next week's update. As revealed in this week's PlayStation Blogcast, Platinum Games' 2010 helping of robot-armored carnage will be available as a PS3 download on November 6. The podcast didn't disclose a price, but for reference...

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After some miscommunication with publisher Sega, Platinum Games has announced that Anarchy Reigns will finally launch in the west this January. It will be available in North America on January 8 and Europe on January 11 for $29.99 and £19.99/€24.99, respectively. Anarchy Reigns has been...

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The thirty minutes or so of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance that I played at the Tokyo Game Show were entirely in Japanese. I had no idea what was going on in the story (not that I ever really know what's going on in a Metal Gear game anyway), and the purpose of my mission was never clear. With the...

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The executives of Platinum Games, who were among the only people on Earth not to be shocked by the announcement of a Nintendo-published, Wii U-exclusive Bayonetta 2, issued statements on the company's website about their exciting news, and about the choice to work with Nintendo. "The console games...

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The Wonderful 101, a Pikmin-esque action game from Platinum Games for the Wii U, was just announced during Nintendo's European Wii U event. As it so happens, The Wonderful 101 is actually the official name of Project P-100, which was originally announced back at E3. In the brief trailer shown, pla...

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JC Fletcher: What did you expect going into the Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance demo? A mess? Something that reflected the troubled development? Xav de Matos: When that first gameplay footage was presented, Rising's vision didn't seem feasible. Slicing everything in the environment? That would have...

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Among the Wii U's minigame collection-heavy E3 lineup was a weird, weird surprise: an original action game by Platinum Games. Project P-100 isn't just an anomaly among Wii U games, it stands out among Platinum's lineup. It's very cartoony and cute, adjectives I won't see applied to Bayonetta or Ana...

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It seems the folks at Platinum Games have enough bandwidth for something beyond Metal Gear Rising: Reveangence. Following Nintendo's E3 press conference, we saw mentions on Twitter of Project P-100, a Platinum Games title destined for the Wii U's launch window, yet oddly absent from Nintendo's pres...

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It takes over a minute and a half for Raiden to pull out his sword in this new Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance trailer released tonight ahead of E3 2012. But once he does, it's definitely worth the wait. Raiden's return will be playable during E3 next week, and we'll be there to take his blades for ...

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