Platinum Games’ Hideki Kamiya has reminded his Twitter followers that without Nintendo, the highly anticipated Bayonetta 2 wouldn’t be in development. Kamiya, who directed the original Bayonetta for Playstation 3 and Xbox 360, is supervising development of the Wii U exclusive and directing a new IP, The Wonderful 101, which is also being published by Nintendo exclusively for the Wii U.
Idea? There was no way other than that. RT @Snatch_the_FOX: Who's idea was it to make Bayonetta a Wii U exclusive ?— 神谷英樹 Hideki Kamiya (@PG_kamiya) March 19, 2013
Bayonetta 2 has been surrounded by controversy since its announcement last year, and Platinum Games has repeatedly explained to fans that the game wouldn’t be possible without Nintendo’s backing. Third party support has been a major issue for Nintendo on the Wii U; many high-profile games have not been released for the new console, while previously announced exclusives, like Rayman Legends, have been delayed or made multiplatform.
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