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April2017

  • News That Bayonetta Countdown, Unsurprisingly, Was for a PC Port

    Shoots up the Steam charts

    When SEGA published the old '8-bit Bayonetta' game as a freebie on Steam for April Fools' Day, the safe assumption was that a related countdown was for a PC port of the original. Of course, the nature of countdowns meant that fantasies could be voiced, such as the prospect of Bayonetta 3. Well, those of us awaiting that...

  • News Sega Countdown Site Teases Bayonetta News Next Week

    Could we be getting Bayonetta 3?

    Sega has launched a countdown site for what appears to be another entry in the Bayonetta series. Visit this URL and you'll be presented with a mostly black screen along with days, hours and minutes counting down. In the background, it's possible to make out Bayonetta's iconic gun-packing high-heels. At the time of...

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  • Feature Why We're Still Playing... Bayonetta 1 & 2

    Tom Whitehead on why nearly dislocating his thumbs is fun

    When Bayonetta was confirmed as the final character in Super Smash Bros. on Wii U and 3DS, I couldn't help but be amused. Here's a character that's spent two games torturing and spanking (literally, at points) angels from heaven and demons from hell. When a combo move is achieved her outfit...

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  • News Platinum Hopes to Bring "More From Bayonetta" in 2015

    We dream of DLC, may be anime

    Bayonetta 2 was one of our favourite releases in 2014, the action exclusive on Wii U providing a frenetic, memorable experience. There are some positive teases ahoy from Platinum Games to excite those that enjoyed the sequel and its predecessor, in that case, courtesy of an update from senior figures that worked on the...

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November2013

  • News Fan Campaign for Bayonetta Wii U Release Kicks Into Gear

    Triggered by the Master of Twitter - Hideki Kamiya

    Hideki Kamiya — of Platinum Games — may be an extravagant game maker, but he's also the self-proclaimed Master of Twitter, renowned for stirring up his followers and, occasionally, leading them on a merry dance. His style is normally to answer enquiries with retweets and short responses, and his...

September2013

  • News Prepare Yourself, There's A Bayonetta Anime Movie In The Works

    Trailer breaks cover

    With its buxom lead character, hordes of angelic demons and preoccupation with over the top action, Platinum's Bayonetta is perfect fodder for an anime adaptation — which makes you wonder why it's taken this long for it to actually happen. Bayonetta: Bloody Fate is being handled by animation studio Gonzo (Hellsing, Final...

June2013

  • First Impressions Bayonetta 2

    Kiss kiss, bang bang

    Really, Bayonetta 2 isn’t that far outside of Nintendo’s wheelhouse. The creators of Nintendogs and Wii Fit may like to play it family-friendly, but come on — there’s always been a playful, almost kinky side to Nintendo, games with just the right amount of dirtiness. Look at ol’ Jimmy T. making it happen in WarioWare,...

  • News Platinum: Wii U GamePad Allows Us To Take Bayonetta 2 To New Territory

    Atsushi Inaba spills the beans in a new developer interview video

    In a developer interview released today, Platinum Games' Atsushi Inaba has spoken about Bayonetta 2 for the Wii U, and how the console's unique controller has enabled the studio to reach new levels of gameplay: I know you're thinking, how can you possibly play an action game with a...

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