DEVELOPER DIARY | X360, PS3 Thursday, December 10, 2009 | 5:32 PM

Bayonetta: Developer diary #3

Bayonetta: Developer diary #3

Sega sent us just now this third developer diary about the most excellent Bayonetta. Quite interesting, as usual.

Revelations #3

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Commented on 2009-12-10 17:58:36

As usual thanks for the vid Blim!!!

She is awesome.
Commented on 2009-12-10 18:24:58
Mass Effect 2 and Bayonetta, january are going to be a great month :)
Commented on 2009-12-10 20:51:45
Japanese speaking + French subtitles = Still don't understand

Commented on 2009-12-10 21:37:06
I must confess to have slagged on this quite a bit having played it only the once,I'm just not a lover of DMC style in any sense and Gaiden has always provided a superior depth combat wise

How very ignorant of me i must say.I've played the demo probably around 50 times and this game represents an enormous turning point for the genre

It murders both Gaiden and laughs at Gow, Dante, DMC

The over the top Japanese trash that was my first thought is completely missing the point as Bayonetta plays quite unlike anything i have ever played and requires you cast aside any such silly issues here

The combat design is an astonishing achievement and gets better and better with each play and and this is just the demo

I'm quite staggered by this game and it has restored my faith in an industry that was feeling rather stale of late - especially this genre

Awesome game and i advise any fence sitters to try harder in understanding just why this game is recieving so much buzz
Commented on 2009-12-10 21:58:58
Adropacrich2 knows what he's talking about!!!!

Hell yeah!!

Commented on 2009-12-11 02:00:48
NG black is still the ultimate third person action game but Bayonetta is okay too ;)
Even though the demo does get better with each palythrough but i'm taking it easy, i don't want to spoil the final game and it's just a few weeks until it hits so...yeah :)
Commented on 2009-12-11 05:03:11
NG is always going to be the best to some and it's challenge is likely what that appeal is.We don't actually know how hard this ramps up to in difficulty setting and of course the challenge is always to go back and beat your own personal best - and unless that's perfect, we wont have done that

If we're talking about a superior combat system though i'd defintely have to with Bayonetta

Personally i'm more into the general theme of Gaiden but actual gameplay of Bayonetta is deeply more rewarding
Commented on 2009-12-11 14:22:37
Did you guys know that it gets a early relesae in Europe? I got mine form Sega here in Germany today. Dont know if they need money or just a clever move because who the Hell needs Bayonetta AND Darksiders in the same week ? Not sure about Uk they still have it on 8th january.

Whoever dint play it so far thank Santa Gamer for this MASTERPIECE!
Commented on 2009-12-11 14:25:45 In reply to Adropacrich2
Yeah Bayonetta is gameplaywise the best thing i EVER played. Challengewise i would give it a 6/10 BUT if you really want everything you might need about 7 to 8 playtroughs.
BTW demo shows nothing of Bayonetta it is sooo much better then the demo let you think.
Commented on 2009-12-11 15:22:52
A 6/10 even in infinite climax mode?
Commented on 2009-12-11 15:57:17
Well actually yeah you keep everything you have ( ok the Alfheims are tough as hell) over the playtroughs.Had about 40 lollys of each full health and magic bar hehe. Even as witchtime is deactivated in this mode you get this evil rosary accessoir ( guess that was then name) that leaves an expolding energyball each successful evade. I loved to kill the Angels without even delivering a single blow by myself.And dont forget the Bazillions Laser guns yeah !!!
Commented on 2009-12-11 15:59:42 In reply to Adropacrich2
For me Bayonetta is far more than just a Game its standt so much over everything i ever played in this genre ( and i played everything...old man here 42 years ( no nerd 3 kids second wife) and even a sexlife)
Its a piece of pop art .
Commented on 2009-12-11 16:36:56
Oh nice then ok I understand now.

Anyway I cant wait for it damn it.

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