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    Scalebound Cancelled (Confirmed)

    Well....DARN (spoiler with unsensored reaction)










    Game is not listed on Xbox website either. RIP
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    They put a lot of effort into it already but they were like

    "Nah, we quit"

    I feel for those who bought a Xbox one mainly for this because it looked like it was coming out 100 percent
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    Wow man... That is crazy. There's various other websites claiming the same thing too. This game looked awesome to me and I even have an Xbox One now I could play it on... Oh well I guess. Maybe something like what happened with Rime could happen with this too? This would suck for Xbox, because this seemed like a game that might help sell a few more consoles.

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    Maybe Nintendo will pull a Devils Third on this

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    I was awfully close to getting one, but luckily I waited long enough for it to be confirmed as an Xbox Anywhere product. YAY PC VERSION! Then they cancel it...lol

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    I was excited to play this on PC. I hope Sony picks this one up and publishes it so it doesn't die.
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    Well, that sucks. Surprising, too. I'd imagine this means Platinum is in deep doo-doo now...

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    Yeah there is literally like almost zero reason to buy an Xbox One if you have a PC now lol.

    And I agree with capnjazz, that would be awesome. PS4 4 lyfe lol.

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    This is the reason they get other publishers to fund their games. They are a niche developer, and on the off-chance they put up a dud, the financial burden is not completely on them. Because Microsoft funded this game, I think Platinum should be fine. Whether this will wind up tainting their reputation is a whole other matter.

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    If Scalebound does end up in the trashheap though, they get no return off of it. I'm not saying this means Platinum is done, or anything, but it's not a good situation for them at all.
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    somebody needs to save this game for real
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    I hope not.
    It was the only reason I bought and Xbox One back in 2014. (Which I haven't used since 2015 lol)
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    What if this is the Switch exclusive that Platinum is rumored to be working on?
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    All of the sudden everyone here would stop whining about the switch incessantly lol
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    I didn't think much of the last footage I saw of this. Looked very boring and clunky from what I remember.
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    unfortunatelly, the microsoft owns the IP, btw, from what I read it seens kamiya is unwell, mental healthy issues... that's the most worrying thing I have read so far, by far more important than a game being cancelled.

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    Same. Concept sounded neat, but game footage was nothing like I expected and didn't look fun at all.

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    No!!! This was my second most anticipated PC game this year!!!

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    I actually thought it looked awesome.
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    Damn. There's one less reason to even bother turning on my Xbox One.

    I don't know. Nier: Automata releases in a month or so and Platinum is working on a Granblue Fantasy console game with Cygames.

    Perhaps, as people had been worrying, it simply spread itself too thin considering it's put out 7 games since 2014 and is/was working on 3 others (Scalebound, Granblue Fantasy and a mobile game called Lost Order).

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    Wouldn't THAT be a coup! If Nintendo asks Platinum, "Didn't you guys have a Dragon game you were making? How hard would it be to finish it for the Switch?"


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    And I'd instantly start praising the Switch

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    I'm becoming more and more satisfied with my decision with choosing the PS4 over the Xbox One at launch. What's going on with Microsoft? Seems like they just aren't pushing out many quality games anymore.

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    too bad Switch wouldnt be powerful enough to run it tho. They'd need to dumb down and re-work the entire thing. thats a lot of work
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    Nintendo's buying Platinum? Would explain the cancellation since Microsoft owns it.

    For the record I don't actually think that's the case, Nintendo doesn't spend money.
    If Microsoft was publishing it then I'd think they'd been footing the bill this entire time and the loss is on their end. Plus they make games with Nintendo, Playstation, and Activision, there's even been rumors they're collaborating with Capcom. Even if this did hit them monetarily, they could probably bounce back.
    Kamiya has mental problems? ... Shocking.
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    Just watched the video. I thought Microsoft was done Micromanaging their developers? Ah well. Last time Platinum will be working with them.
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    It seems like they've done that with every Japanese dev they've worked with Tbh.
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    Well... I... Uh... I...

    Words. They fail me.

    This was the Microsoft project, and I mean the only Microsoft project, I was looking forward to. At one point, it was literally the only Xbox One game I even cared about. Obviously, I was going to get it for Windows 10 because why spend $200 on a box for one game.

    Until I read the whole IP issue, I was hoping Nintendo would snipe it. In fact, #ScaleboundforSwitch is trending right now.

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    Wow. Words fail me, and I define my I has sad D= surprisingly well.

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    But why even bother approaching Platinum if you aren't gonna let them do their thing? Are you really living under a rock that you don't know what their games are like? Or that you don't know how... We'll call it passionate Kamiya is?
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    Yeah I agree, they have always seemed pretty clueless when it comes to the Japanese way, and they haven't learned anything either if this is anything to go by.
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    What other Japanese devs have they done this too?
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    Hehhehheh. That was actually my first thought.

    I'm sorry for people who were looking forward to this. I thought it looked kind of dull personally. But you know, not every game is designed to appeal to me, and that's fine.

    But I could completely see a scaled down or truncated version hitting the Switch at some point, especially in light of Bayonetta and I don't think Nintendo has a lot of new stuff planned for Switch.

    I do think it'll be received better than Devil's Third though. People make their own narrative. The development of DT was " troubled " but Scalebound will be "heroic " or an "against all odds" sort of thing.

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    Apparently Microsoft owns the IP, so if it's happening, Nintendo is really going to have to moneyhat it.

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    I think they might just do that. But it'll probably be a shadow of the original concept, and Nintendo will get slammed for it.


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    I didn't take the time to watch the video, but is that what they're saying. If so, it's BS. Game companies get bought all the time, and they're still required to fulfill their pre-existing contracts. People were worried about Microsoft buying Mojang, but they already had contracts with other console companies, anyway.
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    Nah that was all me haha.
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    Not to mention Fable was canned as well. There aren't really any RPGs that are exclusive to Xbox that I can think of off the top of my head. I have an Xbox and there are certainly arguments to be made for it, but I do think the PS4 is the better option. You made the right choice.

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    TBH I always figured the PS4 and dudebox got pretty much the same games. It sounds like MS is dogging it on the exclusives, though.

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    Level-5. It was working with Microsoft on an MMORPG for the original Xbox, but it was cancelled "near completion." Apparently Level-5 lacked the experience to develop networked games and Microsoft was very demanding about what must be featured in the game.

    With the exception of a lot of Japanese-developed games, they do get pretty much the same games.

    In my view, Microsoft started out this generation with a stronger first-party line-up than Sony, but that's definitely changed now with Sony stepping up its game and Microsoft constantly delaying and/or cancelling games.
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    Well ****. I was really looking forward to this. Oh well. Just means I don't have to purchase another console.




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    That sucks. But I mean come on....MS trying to tell Platinum how to make a game is just silly.
    My guess is that they were pushing them to make this one of the "games as services" things and Platinum just really didn't want to go down that route.
    Also MS might have been pushing them to deliver a game that had more fidelity at 30FPS than one that ran lower at 60FPS, seems like a Platinum thing to do.
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    From what we hear, Nintendo is just as much a stickler about telling game companies how to make exclusives, especially if they use their IP. If Microsoft moneyhatted them, I don't blame them for expecting to get what they want out of it. It just sucks they went so far as to getting the game shut down, though.
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    Itagaki needs to step in.

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    Maybe Nintendo will pick it up as they did with Bayonetta and Platinum...

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