Hideki Kamiya of Platinum Games isn’t a fan of the Nintendo Switch menu

The Nintendo Switch hardware sports a simplistic user interface with a main home menu that displays your most recently opened software in a horizontal line. Despite the straightforward approach, Hideki Kamiya of Platinum Games isn't a fan of it. Among a number of other things, Kamiya doesn't like how icons are presented to the player … Continue reading Hideki Kamiya of Platinum Games isn’t a fan of the Nintendo Switch menu

Player summons and fights in Astral Chain are inspired by Pokémon

PlatinumGames director Takahisa Taura has revealed that certain elements in Astral Chain are inspired by Pokémon. "In Astral Chain, the player summons & fights alongside a Legion," Taura said. "I really love Pokémon, so maybe the idea of calling on another character to fight alongside was greatly influenced by my childhood gaming experiences of growing … Continue reading Player summons and fights in Astral Chain are inspired by Pokémon