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Nintendo essentially saved Bayonetta 2 from cancellation, which pleased many Wii U fans given it became one of the best-reviewed games of 2014. However, if you're one of the people that's yet to buy Nintendo's latest home console, you can still get a fresh fix of Platinum Games' shapeshifting witc...

February 2nd 2015 at 8:02am 0 Comments
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The AbleGamers Foundation, an organization that advocates on behalf of the gaming disability community, has picked Bayonetta 2 as the most accessible mainstream game of 2014, while Always Sometimes Monsters and This War of Mine are the organization's first-ever winners in the new independent game c...

January 6th 2015 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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You can channel Nintendo's heroines (and Hyrule's hero) while unleashing crazy combos in Bayonetta 2, but it's worth taking a break from witchcraft to see how the collaboration came together in the first place. As Platinum Games detailed in a recent blog post, Bayonetta's first borrowed garb was...

November 2nd 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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FIFA 15 continues to rock the UK's sales charts, marking the soccer sim's fifth consecutive week at the top. EA's marquee sports game is followed by the PlayStation version of Minecraft, which reached Vita this month and made a sizable jump from ninth to second in the sales charts last week. Third...

October 27th 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Here is what happens in the prologue of Bayonetta 2: Bayonetta goes Christmas shopping with a morbidly obese caricature of Joe Pesci in midtown Manhattan. She asks her best friend Jeanne to go buy caviar for a Christmas party before Jeanne jumps a motorcycle off a building for no reason. Then Bayo...

October 15th 2014 at 3:50pm 0 Comments
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Our five-star review - yup, all five stars - said Bayonetta 2 is a bit of a triumph, with Earnest "Nex" Cavalli deeming Platinum's hack-and-slash sequel one of the best games to come to Wii U. And remember, it's only on Wii U. "Bayonetta 2 is the perfect action game," wrote Nex. "It oozes style an...

October 13th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Bayonetta 2 doesn't hit Western shelves for another couple of weeks - check out the launch trailer below the break - but the demo is available right now on both the North American and European eShops. There's a brief tutorial introducing the basic hack-and-slash moves, but fans of the first game wo...

October 10th 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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The Legend of Korra has a special difficulty level tuned for fans of Platinum Games – Bayonetta, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance – producer Atsushi Kurooka says in the latest behind-the-scenes video. Activision approached Platinum to do The Legend of Korra, and the show's depth and si...

September 30th 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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If you ever wanted to dress Bayonetta up in an outfit normally worn by an anthropomorphic fox, well, that's your business. This week, your fetish gains a little more legitimacy with the announcement that Platinum Games' upcoming Bayonetta 2 for Wii U will feature a costume swiped from Nintendo's St...

September 5th 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo unveiled the three different editions of Bayonetta 2 coming to Europe, following some confusion over which copies include the original Bayonetta. Unlike in North America, not all copies come with the first game as a freebie. Instead, as listed by UK retailer GAME, a £33 Solus Edition...

September 5th 2014 at 8:10am 0 Comments
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It's witch time: Nintendo announced it's doing another of its single-title Direct broadcasts, and this one is for Platinum's Bayonetta 2. The livestream will air tomorrow, September 4 at 3PM PT (6PM ET, 11PM UK time), and you'll be able to watch it right here on Joystiq. With the flamboyant hack-a...

September 3rd 2014 at 4:30am 0 Comments
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Bayonetta 2, the new Platinum Games and Nintendo joint starring a witch wearing a jumpsuit made of her own hair, will officially be available on the North American Wii U just in time for Halloween. Both retail and downloadable versions of Bayonetta 2 will release on October 24th. The retail versio...

August 29th 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments