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This Switch overview trailer is a great intro to Bayonetta

With Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2 releasing for Nintendo Switch next Friday, I'm stoked knowing that a bunch of folks are about to beat the shit out of angels with a witch's hair for the first time. I'm beaming. Simply put, the Bayonetta serie...


Bayonetta 2 gets short trailer for Nintendo Switch release

Nintendo have released a "short trailer" (it's actually called that) to whet appetites for the upcoming Switch port of Platinum Games' S&M-em-up, Bayonetta 2. The re-release of the button-mashing title was first announced at The Game Aw...


Bayonetta 1 and 2 are heading to the Switch!

Bayonetta 1 and 2 are officially making their way to the Nintendo Switch with a release date set for February 16, 2018! Notably, the first game will be included as a downloadable copy.


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Assuming you haven’t already scrolled down to see which title was voted as the greatest Wii U game and are now in the comments letting everyone know if you agree or disagree with us, please let me welcome you to part three of Destruct...


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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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What, no "If you need to learn how to talk to a lady, ask your mom"? At least this probably-old-but-new-to-me Bayonetta 2 soundboard has Enzo's catchphrase. I feel bad for making it to the end of the game before realizing he'd been left beh...

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Bayonetta 2 is giving me the Tetris effect

Bayonetta kicked my ass last week, but I finished it (after giving in and switching the difficulty setting to Easy). I survived Gracious and Glorious, and sent you-know-who hurtling into the you-know-what. Damn, what a cool game. One of the...

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Review: Bayonetta 2

Outside of Devil May Cry 3, Bayonetta is one of the finest action games of all time. The action systems were so clean, so precise, and so rewarding that it leaves pretty much everything these days in the dust. Bayonetta 2 doesn't chang...

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Yep, I have no idea what this Bayonetta 2 trailer's all about

Look, I'm not the type of guy that would lie to you. I wouldn't feign expertise in something I know nothing about. Today, that something is Bayonetta 2, as this launch trailer makes very little sense to me. This is all giving me flashbacks...

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Bayonetta 2 is getting its own Nintendo Direct tomorrow

If you're interested in Bayonetta 2, you may want to clear your schedule for tomorrow afternoon. Nintendo has just announced that there will be a special Bayonetta related Nintendo Direct, held at 3PM PST on September 4th. It will feat...

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Bayonetta 2 dated for October 24th

Nintendo has sent word that Bayonetta 2 will be hitting the Wii U on October 24th. In case you haven't heard of it yet, she'll also gain access to a new "snake transformation" that will let her navigate water, and of course, the first ...

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The sound and the fury of Bayonetta 2's angels and demons

Bayonetta 2 sound designer Daisuke Sakata touched on how he goes about designing sounds for his games in a recent post on the PlatinumGames blog. In particular, Sakata talks about the presence of both angel and demon enemies in Bayonetta 2...

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More Bayonetta 2 screens make me want to speak in tongues

I've got this feeling and it's deep in my body. It gives me wiggles and it makes my rump shake. It's called "looking at these Bayonetta 2 screens." That's why I'm so tickled about this latest batch, but honestly I'm about ready for the game...

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Go in for the kill with these new Bayonetta 2 screens

"Do you want to touch me?" I mean, I wanna touch Bayonetta 2. I need my hands all over it. I can't wait much longer for its release, and we've already covered climaxing together. Here's something to keep you going while our favorite Um...

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Bayonetta 2 releasing in October with first game included

As announced during Nintendo's E3 2014 Digital Event, Platinum Games will finally be ready for us in October with Bayonetta 2 -- and there's a bonus. The original game is included for free! We also got a quick look at a new trailer -- it l...

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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, "Without getting...

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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 t...

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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 like Platinum Game...

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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 Jim recorded t...

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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, considering Nintendo's ...

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

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 th...


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 interested in resemb...

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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 anything else to rep...

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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 ab...

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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, various quotes a...


Platinum's Inaba: Bayonetta 2 wouldn't exist w/o Nintendo

The announcement of Bayonetta 2 as a Wii U exclusive is destined to go down as one of the big "betrayals" of gaming history, right up there alongside Final Fantasy VII on the PS1. So-called "fans" of the original Bayonetta were quick to exp...


Platinum Games explains Bayonetta 2 Wii U exclusivity

Tatsuya Minami, President & CEO of Platinum Games, reached out to fans via their website to try to explain why Bayonetta 2 is a Wii U exclusive title. He says he realizes that the announcement may have shocked some fans, and that t...



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