Quantcast
Crazy over the top action? Yep, that's Bayonetta 2 - Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist



Bayonetta 2  



Crazy over the top action? Yep, that's Bayonetta 2


6:00 PM on 06.12.2013



We knew Bayonetta 2 was coming for the Wii U, but Holmes was mega excited to get his hands on the game at E3. Nintendo's Gil Ruta aided Holmes with his "stripping, kicking and purple whipping" as Bayonetta took on a host of enemies, all the while standing on top of a speeding fighter jet!

It seems Platinum haven't mislaid the sense of style, humour and sheer over-the-top action that made Bayonetta a stand-out in the previous generation of consoles. Also making an appearance is Jeanne, Bayonetta's sometime rival who helps Holmes take out a pesky boss. Whilst Gil couldn't confirm Jeanne as a playable character, I'd put money down that we'll get to play her in the game's co-op mode.








Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.






timeline following:
Bayonetta 2



10:15 AM on 03.03.2014
Platinum Games once again sings the praises of Nintendo

Platinum Games producer JP Kellams recently spoke at UCF’s Center for Emerging Media, and reminded fans yet again that if it wasn't for Nintendo, Bayonetta 2 would not have existed. Kellams outright states, "...more



4:45 PM on 02.13.2014
Bayonetta 2 gets a new trailer with new characters

Sadly, nothing really substantial was discussed about Bayonetta 2 at today's Nintendo Direct (not even a release window other than "later this year"), but a new trailer was dropped that helps us get a better look at the game. All of the standard Bayonetta staples are here, including big boss battles, Witch Time dodging, and of course -- more surfing.more



12:00 PM on 01.06.2014
Should Bayonetta 2 have competitive or co-op multiplayer?

Bayonetta is one of my favorite action games of all time. Not only is it legitimately challenging even on hard mode (who would have thought), but it offers up that frame-perfect technical action you'd expect from a studio lik...more



4:30 PM on 09.04.2013
You can't talk about Bayonetta 2 without mentioning hair

The sheer spectacle of Bayonetta 2 has me on board for this Wii U exclusive, and that's to say nothing of the hair. Oh, that magnificent hair. It's everywhere! It was getting late in our PAX Prime 2013 journey when Hamza and...more



2:00 PM on 08.07.2013
Platinum Games discusses relationship with Nintendo

Nintendo has enlisted Platinum Games in its endeavor to provide the Wii U with unique exclusives such as The Wonderful 101 in order to entice the ever-elusive core gamer. The match may seem like an odd one, consider...more



8:05 PM on 06.11.2013
I survived Bayonetta 2's touch screen controls

Bayonetta 2 has the potential to do what most sequels set out to do -- meet the approval of existing fans while being appreciated by a new audience. It feels more confident in it's own inherently brazen nature, and less inter...more



1:24 PM on 06.11.2013
Bayonetta 2 features a two-player mode

Bayonetta 2 will have a two-player mode, according to our own Hamza Aziz who is reporting a bit from a Nintendo event. Aside from the note that there will be a lot more aerial combat in the game in general, there wasn't anyth...more



9:33 AM on 06.11.2013
Bayonetta 2 shown off at Nintendo Direct

Nintendo finally showed off some of the Wii U exclusive Bayonetta 2 today during their Nintendo Direct, and it's looking great. Bayonetta has undergone a "major makeover" and now has a new hairstyle and costume. She also boasts some new abilities, which Nintendo will reveal more during the week of E3. In other news, a 2014 release date is confirmed, so you have a little while to prepare.more



11:45 AM on 01.23.2013
Platinum Games offers an early look at Bayonetta 2

Although Platinum Games' new trailer for Bayonetta 2 doesn't show any gameplay, instead focusing on some enemy designs, concept art, and Bayonetta's legs, it's worth watching for fans of the original. Throughout the video, v...more




Action

2:15 PM on 04.18.2014
Punch frogs, get paid: New Curses 'N Chaos trailer

We got a brief look at the new Tribute Games joint, Curses 'N Chaos, at PAX East. It's a pared-down, arcade-like action game about two players cooperating to clear waves of foes before the timer hits zero. Super simple, but ...more



7:30 PM on 04.17.2014
PC release confirmed for Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete

One of my great gaming sins has been managing to somehow skip out on the entirety of the Dynasty Warriors series, but now that one of them is releasing on Steam, my days of being uninformed about all things Lu Bu are numbered...more



6:30 PM on 04.17.2014
Aaru's Awakening is all about movement

I’ve been interested in Aaru’s Awakening ever since its announcement captivated me with its hand-drawn art style. It’s pretty hard to pass up playing a game that looks the way Aaru’s Awakening does. Fr...more



View all Action






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more