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Hideki Kamiya Would Like to Make New Viewtiful Joe and Okami Games, Comments on Bayonetta's Future

Legendary Japanese developer Hideki Kamiya has been releasing some interesting videos following his departure from PlatinumGames, and today he shared a new one. During a ten-minute long video with…

November 23, 2023 | 03:43 EST

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Hideki Kamiya Explains Why He Quit PlatinumGames; Can't Work in Gaming Industry for a Year

Today former PlatinumGames executive vice president and chief game designer Hideki Kamiya provided more details about his departure (which was announced last month) and his future plans. Kamiya-san…

October 12, 2023 | 04:17 EDT

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Hideki Kamiya Says Bayonetta Series May Never Come To An End

In an interview with IGN, iconic and prolific game developer Hideki Kamiya says that the Bayonetta series is not only the longest IP he has ever worked on, but he cannot fathom the series ever…

December 13, 2022 | 02:46 EST

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Bayonetta 3 Review

Bayonetta’s back in action, and in Bayonetta 3, she has never been cooler. Over the past 13 years, the games have been loved for their high-octane, hack-and-slash combat just as much as they’re…

November 1, 2022 | 01:30 EDT

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Bayonetta 3 Feels Bigger, Faster, and Better Than Ever

To this day, Bayonetta feels like the most out-of-place IP among Nintendo’s roster of exclusives. Place her next to the pantheon of mascots like Mario, Link, and Samus, and she’ll stand out like a…

September 14, 2022 | 09:00 EDT

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Bayonetta 3 Release Date Revealed

Nintendo has revealed the Bayonetta 3 release date. The witchy character action game is launching for Nintendo Switch later this year, and it looks like exactly what you're expecting: more over-the-…

July 13, 2022 | 09:10 EDT

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Bayonetta 3

In the third game in the Bayonetta series, players will once again play as the Umbra Witch Bayonetta and fight in the streets of Tokyo against a foe that is determined to throw the world into chaos…

January 17, 2022 | 09:50 EST

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Kirby: Discovery, Bayonetta 3 Release Date Window Revealed on Nintendo's Japanese Website

A couple of nice surprises have popped up on Nintendo's Japanese website: a new game called Kirby: Discovery and the Bayonetta 3 release date window have been revealed. Let's kick things off with …

September 23, 2021 | 02:01 EDT


PlatinumGames Wants to Show Bayonetta 3 Off

Bayonetta 3 has been long-awaited by fans, and they've been desperate to catch a glimpse of the latest Bayonetta title from PlatinumGames. It turns out that PlatinumGames is apparently just as…

September 10, 2021 | 10:59 EDT

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Bayonetta 2

Bayonetta returns in an all new adventure with Bayonetta 2.  Back and more powerful than ever, Bayonetta must use all of her skills at her disposal to wield deadly weapons, from pistols to whips to…

November 24, 2020 | 09:29 EST

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Bayonetta & Vanquish 10th Anniversary Bundle is Here

Two classic titles from Platinum Games have been united in one package — the Bayonetta & Vanquish 10th Anniversary Bundle has appeared with little fanfare on the Microsoft Store. If you're…

December 6, 2019 | 08:00 EST


Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2 Being Delisted From European and Japanese Wii U eShop

Do you own a Nintendo Wii U, live in either Europe or Japan, and want to get a digital copy of the two Bayonetta games? Then you better hurry, as Nintendo has announced that both games will be pulled…

September 9, 2019 | 05:18 EDT

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TGA 2017 - Bayonetta 3 a Switch Exclusive

A massive announcement from Nintendo at The Game Awards 2017 dropped mid-way through the show, showcasing the popular Platinum Games series Bayonetta. First up was the announcement of the Nintendo…

December 7, 2017 | 11:31 EST

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Xbox Games With Gold August 2017 - Bicycle Built For Slimes

It's that time once again! While Xbox Gold subscribers have been busy looting the high seas and running for their lives with last month's selections, Major Nelson has announced the lineup for August'…

July 25, 2017 | 02:04 EDT

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Bayonetta Review - Being Ported Never Felt So Good

Seven years. Enough time to wear out a second-hand car and enough time to see one of the most iconic third-person character action games to arrive from the grasp of the consoles, making a pit stop…

April 20, 2017 | 11:00 EDT


As Bayonetta Sales Soar, Platinum Hints At Future PC Ports

It's been over a week since SEGA released Bayonetta on Steam. Despite the title being over eight years old, sales are showing that it's doing incredibly well. According to statistics gathered by…

April 19, 2017 | 07:24 EDT

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Bayonetta, an amnesiac ass-kicking witch and sole remnant of an ancient clan of shadow witches, fights to both regain her memories and save the future. While holding off hordes of angelic foes and…

April 11, 2017 | 07:36 EDT

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Bayonetta is Now Available on Steam

SEGA and Platinum Games have finally finished up their April Fool’s surprise. After releasing the small title 8-Bit Bayonetta on April Fool’s Day, SEGA hid a link in some of the achievements for the…

April 11, 2017 | 02:24 EDT

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Five More Games Join Xbox One's Backwards Compatibility, Including Bayonetta

Xbox One's backwards compatibility allows people to play select Xbox 360 games on the new console and the list of playable games is constantly growing. Five more games are now joining that expanding…

September 8, 2016 | 08:43 EDT

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More Bayonetta Incoming?

For a long while, it looked as though Platinum Games would never be able to make a follow-up to the universally acclaimed Bayonetta. However with the help of Nintendo, a sequel was made in the form…

January 3, 2015 | 04:38 EST

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Judge of "The Game Awards" Says He Would Quit If Bayonetta Won

A judge on The Game Awards panel tweeted last night about his happiness that Bayonetta 2 did not win Game of the Year, and that he would have had to quit had it won. Every judge has their personal…

December 6, 2014 | 10:48 EST

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Bayonetta 2 Review

Throughout various gaming generations, there have only been a few titles worth buying an entire console for; the games that I would personally include on such a list I could probably count on my two…

November 3, 2014 | 01:00 EST


Nintendo Fans Turn to Twitter to Rally Support for Bayonetta 2

Nintendo fans have turned to Twitter recently to rally support for the upcoming Wii U title, Bayonetta 2. Gamers anticipating the soon-to-be released game have adopted the hashtag OperationPlatinum.…

September 12, 2014 | 09:00 EDT

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Bayonetta 2 Direct: It takes Two to Tango in Tag Climax (And More!)

Earlier this week, we mentioned that Nintendo had planned a Nintendo Direct for the upcoming Bayonetta 2 for today, and indeed, it has come and gone! We've attached the recording of the Direct below…

September 4, 2014 | 10:28 EDT

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Bayonetta 2 Nintendo Direct Announced for Thursday

Yesterday Nintendo announced the latest in their line of Nintendo Directs focused on upcoming Wii U titles; and Bayonetta 2 is the star of the show, this time! The direct is scheduled for 3PM PST (…

September 3, 2014 | 07:00 EDT

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Bayonetta 2 Release Date

Confirmed by Nintendo, Bayonetta 2 will be on shelves October 24th, 2014. Bayonetta 2 is developed by Platinum Games and is exclusive to Wii U and comes packaged with the original Bayonetta for…

August 29, 2014 | 10:49 EDT

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E3 2014- Bayonetta 2

This year Nintendo treated us to a couple of Bayonetta 2 trailers, one showing off the crazy looking new game (boasting all the madness you expect from Bayonetta) and another teasing some Nintendo…

June 10, 2014 | 01:34 EDT