COMPANY OVERVIEW

 

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Company name PlatinumGames Inc.
Address 8F Tower West, Umeda Sky Building
1-1-30 Oyodonaka, Kita-ku, Osaka
531-6108 Japan [MAP]
Date founded February, 2006
Capital 1,505,000,000 yen
Business Planning, development, and publishing of video game titles.
Number of employees 337(as of February. 1, 2024)

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS

Atsushi Inaba President & CEO/Studio Head
Shin Joon Oh Director (Outside)
Bo Wang Director (Outside)

Atsushi Inaba
CEO/President/Studio Head

Born in Ishikawa prefecture in 1971, Atsushi Inaba already had a rich background in the games industry when he joined Capcom in 1998. He became a producer on such original titles as Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, Steel Battalion, and Viewtiful Joe. In 2004, he became CEO of Clover Studio, a Capcom second-party development studio, where he worked on Okami as a producer.
Inaba left Capcom in 2006 and, as the PlatinumGames Studio Head, supervises the development of every one of our titles.

 

COMPANY HISTORY

February 2006 ODD Ltd. established.
July 2007 Changed company name to ODD Inc. Head office moved to to the ninth floor of Umeda Sky Building in Osaka.
October 2007 Merged with SEEDS Inc.
Changed company name to PlatinumGames Inc.
January 2012 Head office moved to to the eighth floor of Umeda Sky Building in Osaka.
December 2019 Entered into a capital alliance with Tencent Holdings Limited.
April 2020 Opened PLATINUMGAMES TOKYO.
Nov 2022 Opened PLATINUMGAMES FUKUOKA.

 

 

AWARDS and ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Our 2017 release, NieR:Automata has sold over 7.5 million copies across various platforms. In 2014, we were honored to receive perfect scores from media outlets all over the world for Bayonetta 2. Edge Magazine named Bayonetta 2 Game of the Year – and PlatinumGames as Studio of the Year – that same year. Our 2022 title Bayonetta 3 was awarded Best Action Game at The Game Awards 2022. We are proud to receive these and many other honors from the gaming community worldwide.

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WORKS

June 2023 The Wonderful One: After School Hero
[Nintendo Switch, PS4, Steam]
published by PlatinumGames Inc.
*The PS4 version is currently not available in the Japan region.
March 2023 Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon
[Nintendo Switch]
published by Nintendo
Oct 2022 Bayonetta 3
[Nintendo Switch]
published by Nintendo
Mar 2022 BABYLON’S FALL
[PS5, PS4, Steam]
published by SQUARE ENIX
Feb 2022 SOL CRESTA
[Nintendo Switch, PS4, Steam]
published by PlatinumGames Inc.
April 2021 WORLD OF DEMONS
[Apple Arcade]
published by PlatinumGames Inc.
May 2020 THE WONDERFUL 101: REMASTERED
[Nintendo Switch, PS4, Steam]
published by PlatinumGames Inc.
August 2019 ASTRAL CHAIN
[Nintendo Switch]
published by Nintendo
March 2017 NieR:Automata
[PS4, Steam (March 2017), Xbox One (June 2018), Nintendo Switch (October, 2022)]
published by SQUARE ENIX
May 2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan
[PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC]
published by Activision Publishing, Inc.
April 2016 Star Fox Zero and Star Fox Guard
[Wii U]
published by Nintendo
October 2015 Transformers: Devastation
[PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC]
published by Activision
October 2014 The Legend of Korra
[PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC]
published by Activision
September 2014 Bayonetta 2
[Nintendo Switch (February 2018), Wii U (October 2014)]
published by Sega
September 2013 The Wonderful 101
[Wii U]
published by Nintendo
February 2013 Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance
[PS3, Xbox 360, and Steam (January 2014)]
published by Konami Digital Entertainment
January 2013 Anarchy Reigns
[PS3 and Xbox 360]
published by Sega
October 2010 Vanquish
[PS3, Xbox 360, and Steam (May 2017)]
published by Sega
March 2010 Infinite Space
[Nintendo DS]
published by Sega
January 2010 Bayonetta
[Nintendo Switch (February 2018), Steam (April 2017), Wii U (October 2014), PS3, Xbox 360]
published by Sega
March 2009 MadWorld
[Wii]
published by Sega