Voice actor controversy apart, what’s occurring with PlatinumGames?
Spot Dodge Podcast discusses PlatinumGames and Plague Story Requiem!
Welcome again! It’s a new Tuesday, which implies tonight there will probably be a brand new episode of Spot Dodge: A Stay Nintendo Podcast completely on Destructoid. Matters: The crew discusses the current controversy concerning PlatinumGames’ “insulting” pay supply of $4,000 USD to veteran Bayonetta voice actress Hellena Taylor for the third installment. Brett M and Brett L additionally share their ideas on A Plague Story: Requiem. Spoilers: It’s top-of-the-line video games of the 12 months.
There’s plenty of lacking data concerning Hellena Taylor and her current trending Twitter movies calling on followers to boycott Bayonetta 3. With that stated, Jason Schreier’s report from earlier right this moment paints the state of affairs in a very totally different mild. Both manner, we don’t know all of the info and it’s very probably PlatinumGames won’t ever make a press release. If the low supply of $4,000 is the truth is legitimate, that’s only one thing more added to the pile of weirdness occurring with Platinum recently.
PlatinumGames has had an odd few years. From making a Kickstarter for the already-completed sport Fantastic 101 (which ended up being profitable) to the very flagrant and open statements about being acquired or eager to convey again Scalebound. Not solely that, however the firm put out one in every of this 12 months’s worst-reviewed video games Babylon’s Fall (which has already been shut down). Now, this Hellena Taylor controversy is simply extra indicators that issues aren’t going too nicely at Platinum. Though I’d like to be unsuitable.
PlatinumGames has launched plenty of titles that many contemplate masterpieces. So it’s a rattling disgrace to see this a lot controversy surrounding a studio with a lot nice expertise. Hideki Kamiya’s unorthodox Twitter happenings don’t assist the corporate’s already-crumbling picture both.
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