Vanquish News

Vanquish confirmed for PC

Vanquish confirmed for PC

And it's out this month.

After a series of teases, Sega has confirmed Vanquish is coming to PC.

Platinum's much-loved sci-fi shooter comes out on PC via Steam on 25th May.

The PC version features an unlocked framerate, which means if you have the hardware, you can crank the game up from 60fps to 144fps.

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Iron Man vindicates SEGA's movie milking

Profits up, despite harsh conditions.

Despite "stagnant personal consumption", "generally weak demand" for video games and the devastating 11th March Japanese earthquake and tsunami, SEGA has managed a magnificent profit.

Western Vanquish and FM11 sales 

Western Vanquish and FM11 sales "slow"

Both fail to reach one million units sold.

Sales of Platinum Games' Vanquish, Sports Interactive's Football Manager 2011 and Nintendo platforms game Sonic Colours in Europe and North America were "slow", SEGA has said.

In its latest financial report the Japanese company said demand for videogames was "generally weak" in western markets.

Why? Because of "sluggish personal consumption". SEGA sold just under six million game units in Europe, 5.8 million in the US and 1.9 million in Japan and other regions.

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Artwork hints at new Mikami project

Creepy sketches show up on dev blog.

Looking for a clue as to what Shinji Mikami might be up to at Zenimax? Well, look no further than these spooky doodles that popped up on Tango Gameworks' blog.

SEGA encouraged by Vanquish sales

SEGA encouraged by Vanquish sales

But admits it faces a "challenge".

SEGA's "reasonably encouraged" by sales of PlatinumGames' superb third-person shooter Vanquish, but cautioned that it's too early to judge.

Shinji Mikami's Vanquish went in at 12 in the UK all-formats chart following its release last Friday.

According to a report from SEGA Bits, first day Japanese sales were 56,000.

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Inaba joins East vs. West debate

Says Japan's never heard of Call of Duty.

Atsushi Inaba, the producer on forthcoming Platinum Games shooter Vanquish, has given his take on the difference between Japanese and Western gamers.

Vanquish, R.U.S.E. demos on PS3 now

Store update welcomes Alien Breed, too.

The star attractions this week on the PlayStation Store are Vanquish and R.U.S.E. demos and Team17's Alien Breed: Impact. The latter is offered as a free trial or Ł12 for the full game.

Vanquish due out in October

Mikami shooter gets firm month.

SEGA has said that PlatinumGames' upcoming cover shooter Vanquish will be released for PS3 and Xbox 360 in October.

No multiplayer modes for Vanquish

Shinji Mikami explains the decision.

Platinum Games has confirmed that Vanquish, the new third-person shooter being overseen by Shinji Mikami, won't feature any multiplayer modes.