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What games do you play when you're feeling down?

It's been one year since I moved out of my parents' place and started living with my now wife out in the San Francisco Bay Area. I've had five jobs in the past year, and sometimes, it's hard to get out of bed without thinking dark thoughts ...   read


Bayonetta 2's campaign almost had a 'light and dark' element to it

Celebrating the two year anniversary of Bayonetta 2, Platinum Games' Yusuke Hashimoto, the game's director, took to their blog to muse on a few ideas that never left the cutting room floor. One of them involves a dual campaign of sorts invo...   read


Get a glimpse of the Bayonetta amiibo

When Bayonetta was revealed as the final DLC character for Super Smash Bros. for Wii and 3DS, we were told she would be receiving an amiibo just like every other fighter in the game. Since that announcement, it's been all quiet on the amiib...   read


Bayonetta is a bloody amazing addition to Xbox One

Ooh, what timing! Over the weekend, Bayonetta came up during a couple of far-reaching gaming conversations at PAX West, and now here it is, playable on Xbox One thanks to backward compatibility. I'll say now what I said then -- it's still w...   read

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Bayonetta gives dance lessons in Smash

YouTuber Master0fHyrule wants to show you what the rest of the Super Smash Bros. roster would look like if they learned how to dance like Bayonetta. The results range from silly to disturbing. The video shows most of the game's c...   read

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Bayonetta might be the only character impacted by the latest Smash Bros. patch

Bayonetta remains a spot of contention among Super Smash Bros. players, and it seems like Nintendo is going to address it again in the new patch. According to a dataminer, the patch only alters Bayonetta, and no one else. The Smash Boa...   read

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Cheap deals on Bayonetta 2, Quantum Break, and Dark Souls III

There are some choice deals available this weekend and the retailer of note is actually Walmart (cue the horror music). If you don't mind braving that place, the big box currently has great deals on two excellent titles: Bayonetta 2 for $20...   read

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Bayonetta cameo

Bayonetta could have been in Project X Zone 2

How long is too long to spend reading Hideki Kamiya's Twitter feed? (I'm asking for a friend.) If you're unfamiliar with the Platinum Games designer's online antics, his pinned tweet, "REPEAT for insects: Don't try too hard," has a little d...   read

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Super Smash mods

Super Smash Bros. sure got a lot sexier with Bayonetta around

The Super Smash Bros. series has had its fair share of mods, but I think this just might be my favorite one yet. Modder Smb123w64gb has taken the liberty of swapping everyone on the Super Smash Bros. roster with Bayonetta's character model,...   read

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Spicy weekend deals on XCOM 2, Doom, and Bayonetta 2

After last month's lull, it's weekend for games. New titles are launching left and right, like XCOM 2, which seems to be fairing well with critics and regular folks alike. If you're looking to pick it up, the best deal is a 23 percent ...   read


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Smash DLC

Bayonetta and Corrin are now playable in Super Smash Bros.

Late last night, Bayonetta and Corrin finally arrived in Super Smash Bros., signaling the end of the DLC era for the game as the final content drop. They came with a bunch of new Mii costumes, and a Bayonetta level. At this point the game h...   read

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Platinum Games

Platinum Games turns 10 this year, so have some wallpaper

Platinum Games was founded in 2006, so it's the studio's 10th anniversary this year. To celebrate, the developer has released a wallpaper of its greatest hits of sorts, with tons of characters from other games, but mostly its flagship franc...   read

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Smash Bros.
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Bayonetta and Corrin hit Smash Bros. next week

Bayonetta and Fire Emblem Fates protagonist Corrin will join the Super Smash Bros. roster on Wednesday, February 3 in North America and Thursday, February 4 across Europe and Japan, Nintendo announced today at the fighting game's Tokaigi 20...   read

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Bayonetta 2

Bayonetta 2's price is getting halved next month

Bayonetta 2, a Wii U exclusive and our Game of the Year in 2014, does a lot of things very well. Its combat is free-flowing and challenging; its characters are wacky and memorable. This is a well-rounded game that's held in high regard for ...   read

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Platinum Games

Making Bayonetta almost destroyed Platinum Games

Back in September, GameSpot submerged itself in the depths of Platinum Games. It has now emerged with a treasure trove of details about all of the work going into the studio's upcoming games, such as Nier: Automata, Star Fox Zero,...   read

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Smash art

Here are those great pieces of art from the Super Smash Bros. Direct

When Ryu released for Super Smash Bros. earlier this year, he brought with him a cool piece of art (though Wii Fit Trainer looks more like a bodybuilder than a yoga instructor in it). Thankfully, it was a tradition continued with the next s...   read

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Weekend deals

Batman Arkham Knight 40% off discount storms onto the scene

As June creeps around the corner, we're now less than a month away from the release of Batman: Arkham Knight. This weekend the PC pre-order became very enticing at GMG where a both Arkham Knight edition is at 40% off - dropping base ga...   read

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Bayonetta 2 gets 25% price cut at Amazon and GameStop

The thing about console game is that they just don't get discounted enough -- even months after release (particularly the good ones, for some odd reason). Wii U owners that still haven't picked up a copy of Bayonetta 2 gets a little extra i...   read

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Sup Holmes
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Sup Holmes hears a hundred voices with Stephanie Sheh

[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on YouTube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] [Update: Show's over folks! Thanks so muc...   read

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Religion and videogames

Faith in gaming: The influence of Christianity in videogames

Religion is not something that is discussed much when talking about videogames, even though many games often feature religious themes and stories based on religious texts. It's difficult to avoid these things, since religion has had such an...   read

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Spider versed

Bayonetta 2 director would like to make a Spider-Gwen game

Bayonetta 2 director Yusuke Hashimoto, daydreaming on Twitter, expressed interest in making some kind of Spider-Man, or "Spider-Verse," game. "If I had to work with an existing IP," Hashimoto said, "I'd want to make a game in the Spider-Ver...   read

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Bayonetta demake

Platinum's 404 page is a cute little Bayonetta demake

Instead of displaying a simple file-not-found message, the 404 page on Platinum Games' website holds a score-attack demake of Bayonetta. It's worth a moment of your day. The game is simplistic -- you jump and shoot at oncoming angels -- but...   read

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Bayonetta earrings

Bring all the boys to the yard with Bayonetta's earrings

Koubutsuya is helping Bayonetta lovers make a fashion statement with these hot new earrings which are an exact replica of Cereza's. The company is known for its quality reproductions of anime items aimed at adults who desire sophistication ...   read

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Bayonetta 2
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We're streaming Bayonetta 2 again tonight 'for the thrill'

Spatterhouse champ Caitlin Oliver and her trusty sidekick Kenny are coming back tonight at 9pm CMT to stream more of one of your favorite games of 2014, Bayonetta 2. Caitlin's got about half way through the game last time she stre...   read

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What are you hoping for in the next Bayonetta game?

[Art by jnkboy] Bayonetta 2 won Destructoid's overall best game of the year award, its community choice award, and multiple personal game of the year awards. While I'm sure Platinum appreciates the praise, chances are that the studio doesn'...   read

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