Hideki Kamiya and PlatinumGames' Next Game Will Reportedly Be Inspired by VIEWTIFUL JOE
Mechanic: Bartosz Sobczak
Category: Action-Adventure Games
As revealed in the latest issue of Weekly Famitsu, Director Hideki Kamiya is working on a completely fresh experience that will reportedly be strongly inspired by the aesthetics of PlatinumGames' Viewtiful Joe and The Wonderful 101. The all-new project is apparently coming to PC and other "existing platforms."
The so-called Project GG will serve as the final entry in Kamiya's original superhero trilogy, featuring giant characters battling even bigger monsters. While the game is currently developed by a team of 15 people, Platinum Games will establish a 100-strong studio in Tokyo to continue the works on the title.
Chinese tech behemoth Tencent was interested in distributing Project GG, but Platinum seemingly believes that self-publishing its next few games is the right way to go, debuting with the port of The Wonderful 101.
Considering that Project GG and the PC and console versions of The Wonderful 101 are only two of the four new projects that are in development at PlatinumGames, it's hard not to admire the company's ambition.
As a reminder, the studio is also producing Bayonetta 3 for Nintendo and Babylon's Fall for Square Enix.
"Project GG" by Hideki Kamiya is the next project from PlatinumGames, revealed in Famitsu. The last entry of the "Hero Trilogy," which seems to be referring to Viewtiful Joe and The Wonderful 101 as the other two https://t.co/tPsn6VwFZs pic.twitter.com/PMsDz5Ii9I— Wario64 (@Wario64) February 26, 2020
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Bartosz Sobczak - Owner, Editor-in-Chief
Lawyer by day, video game reporter by night. Long-time fan of the Mass Effect, Age of Empires, Prince of Persia, BioShock — especially the second one — and Splinter Cell series (who still believes that the best is yet to come). Tries his hardest to shine a new light on the Polish game-development scene. Gameplay Mechanix is his biggest passion project to date. Often listens to old episodes of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson while writing. Privately a cat person.
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