XB360, PS3 / Action / Release: Jan 5, 2010 / ESRB: M


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Bayonetta: Gameplay Trailer #2

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Another new trailer for Bayonetta is here, explaining how the hair-shirted heroine can build up her magical energy by slaying demons, and use it to unleash powerful "Torture Attacks" on her foes. Iron maidens, guillotines, and high-caliber heels included.

The game was recently released in Japan, and will be available in North America and Europe on January 5th and 8th, respectively. You can peruse our previous Bayonetta coverage

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Bayonetta Trailer: Tricks, Flips and Gun Shoes

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"These boots are made for shooting," soothes the narrator of this Bayonettta trailer as our titular protagonist stands on her head and demonstrates said lethal footwear.

Coming from PlatinumGames with the help of Devil May Cry creator creator Hideki Kamiya, the stylish PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 action game hits on January 5.

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"She needs some sort of chest weaponry, rocket-boobs or something."
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Bayonetta Release Dates Announced

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PlatinumGames' stylish action title Bayonetta will ship off to North American shops on January 5 and those of Europe on January 8, publisher Sega announced today.

Crafted by Devil May Cry creator Hideki Kamiya, the game sees players take control of the titular Bayonetta "after being entombed in a coffin sunk in the bottom of the lake" for 500 years "with no memory of anything but her witchcraft." Read more »

"its always a bad sign when I can't figure out whats going on in a screenshot"
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Bayonetta Developer Diary Talks Good vs. Evil

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The Platinum Games team has released a new Bayonetta dev diary that might just make you ever so slightly less baffled by Devil May Cry creator Hideki Kamiya's latest action game. You'll still be flabbergasted by angels wielding fire-blasting trombones and Bayonetta's catsuit of hair, but at least you'll know some of the ideas behind them.

Published by Sega, Bayonetta arrives for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in January 2010. Read more »

"Man that developer diary was some serious business. They really should've stuck to this ..."
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Microsoft Adds GTA 4, Left 4 Dead and More to Platinum Hits Lineup

Several new games will soon be added to the Xbox 360 Platinum Hits lineup, Microsoft announced tonight.

Left 4 Dead, Grand Theft Auto 4, Street Fighter 4, Saints Row 2 and Star Wars: The Force Unleashed will all soon be branded with the Platinum moniker and appropriately discounted.

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"You can already get the force unleashed for like $10 since they were clearing them out because ..."
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Bayonetta Trailer Presses All the Right Buttons

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New Bayonetta gameplay footage shows director and Devil May Cry creator Hideki Kamiya wielding the controller to beat his way through an angelic brass band in MadWorld developer Platinum Games' absurd DMC-style action game.

The normal difficulty footage serves as a contrast to the entirely optional 'very easy automatic' mode, where all movement and attacks are controlled by a single button. Read more »

"Yeh that was gay, but thats only on easy mode ppl, so dont trip out about it."
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Super Street Fighter 4 Announced

Following a period of speculation, Super Street Fighter IV has been revealed as an enhanced, stand-alone version of Capcom's fighter sequel.

Producer Yoshinori Ono told GameSpot that the game will include improved online features, balance tweaks to all existing fighters, and eight new characters. Three of the new fighters have already been confirmed: T. Hawk, Dee Jay, and newcomer Juri. Read more »

"It's a bummer that this can't be done with DLC, but it's not a deal-breaker for me. If they ..."
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Shack PSA: 50% Off Street Fighter 4 PC

Steam's regular "weekend sale" is once again upon us, with this week's discount allowing you to snag Street Fighter IV PC for $20--half of its usual price.

Other sales at digital distribution outlets this weekend include a variety of discounts on Impulse, including the Nick Breckon-recommended Dawn of Discovery for $25 instead of $50, and a buy-one-get-one-free sale on Interplay classics at GOG. Read more »

"I wish it was 50% of for the PS3 version on the PSN...I would snap it up right away."
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Bayonetta 'Very Easy Automatic' Mode Brings One-Button Gameplay

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Bayonetta's 'Very Easy Automatic' mode will allow novice players to control the wacky witch with a single button, a new developer update from Platinum Games reveals.

The 'punch' button will position Bayonetta and attack, as well as dodging and jumping, though players can manually control her movement and other abilities if they wish. Read more »

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Bayonetta Screenshots: Stylish High Heels

My Bayonetta, what multi-purpose footwear you have. Those things can do just about anything, be it tentacle running or concrete skating, and they double as guns too!

Coming from Devil May Cry creator Hideki Kamiya and MadWorld developer Platinum Games, Bayonetta is slated to hit PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 come early 2010.

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Bayonetta Delayed to 2010

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MadWorld developer Platinum Games' new over-the-top action title Bayonetta won't make it out this year as planned, Sega announced today.

The Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 title has been delayed to January 2010, though the Japanese version will still be released in October.

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"This is getting, flat out, ridiculous.... If I see one more publisher, delay, yet one more game, ..."
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Shack PSA: Street Fighter 4 Pre-Order Savings

Street Fighter IV for PC is now available for pre-order with a 10% discount on digital distributors Steam and Impulse, bringing Capcom's fighter down to $35.99.

Street Fighter IV PC is released on July 7, packing several new graphical filter effects and Games for Windows Live support to give achievements, online play and rankings. Read more »

"Does Street Fighter IV require Steam on PC? Btw, can't wait for the game."
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Street Fighter 4 PC Benchmark Test Released

Now available on FileShack is Capcom's Street Fighter 4 PC benchmark tool, to test how well the fighter will run on your computer or if you simply want to oggle it in motion.

The 397MB download contains several bouts, filled with hadoukens and kicks to the face. You can also rate your system the old-fashioned way--against the requirements. Read more »

"Is Geforce 7200 GS too old for the game? i only got max 37 fps.... need some feedback noob here"
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Bayonetta Trailer Overwhelms with Insanity

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Nuns, firearm footwear and a fight on top of an airplane are among the many wonders on display in Bayonetta's E3 trailer, coming from MadWorld developer Platinum Games.

Published by SEGA, Bayonetta arrives on Xbox 360 and PlayStation later this year.

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"I could not understand anything I saw but it sure as hell looked awesome"
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Street Fighter 4 PC System Specs Revealed

With the PC edition of Street Fighter IV coming up July 7, Capcom has provided us with the minimum and recommended system requirements for the enhanced port.

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