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Bayonetta images and trailer

Bayonetta images and trailer

Sega and Platinum Games finally updated the official Bayonetta site with a bunch of new images and a new trailer.
Update: Added the 720p version of trailer. The WMV version runs at 60 fps!

Official site trailer
Download: WMV | MP4 | AVI
HQ Trailer

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Commented on 2009-04-10 11:28:06
Looks good in motion considering its from the guy who did DMC1.
But the art and the personality for the main character is just horrible, it's a shame because this is in my top favorite genre, hate to see it go this way.

I will just wait for NGS2.
Commented on 2009-04-10 11:29:08
Finally some more media!!! Graphics arent particularly impressive but my god, gameplay looked insane!!!! as cool as DMC, I have to say. First day purchase for me :)
Commented on 2009-04-10 11:41:26
Dante goes transsexual... that's how ou translate Bayonetta lol
I find the main character really ugly in anatomy porportions. What the hell was the lead designer thinking?!
Looks good, but doesn't change much from DMC4, even the environments and bosses look similar, and you know most will buy this game just because they have a small possibility to see a virtual women body naked.
You know it's true! XD
Commented on 2009-04-10 11:53:08
How can we make a rip off of a great game like DMC? I know lets put a chick that gets half naked in it come on it workedfor bullet witch right?
Commented on 2009-04-10 11:53:08
Looks like the game that DMC4 should have been but never was. I'm pretty hyped now.
Commented on 2009-04-10 11:54:01 In reply to Haseo
Posted by Haseo
How can we make a rip off of a great game like DMC? I know lets put a chick that gets half naked in it come on it workedfor bullet witch right?
How can the creator of a series possibly rip himself off?
Commented on 2009-04-10 12:10:08
This game looks like an explosion of imagination and creativity. Got to love the Platinum/Clover guys. Take note developers of generic soldier games, THIS is what video games should look like.
Commented on 2009-04-10 12:20:56
Gameplay looks identically to DMC. NOthing new to me until now. Let´s wait till we get more significant vids and previews.
Commented on 2009-04-10 12:25:09
what the hell are you smoking guys , this game ROCKS don`t you see it , you better go to sleep maybe you will get a different view !!!!!!!
Commented on 2009-04-10 12:48:30
In a nutshell, they grab DMC, make it faster, more hectic and WAY MORE ugly design wise.
Commented on 2009-04-10 12:59:40
What looks like Boss battles looks extremely cool. I don't care whether its DMC like or not, it looks cool and fun on its own.
Commented on 2009-04-10 13:48:47
Day 1 purchase for me. Why?

- gameplay looks amazing compared to other games from the genre this gen
- Platinum Games + Hideki Kamiya
Commented on 2009-04-10 13:49:09
Looks awesome. I just wish the contrast for/on this weren't so messed up
Commented on 2009-04-10 13:49:14
Does this game even run at 720p? They always release resized images and trailers.
Commented on 2009-04-10 13:58:35 In reply to Seth
Posted by Seth
Day 1 purchase for me. Why?

- gameplay looks amazing compared to other games from the genre this gen
What other games in this genre in this gen?

The only ones that are top notch are NG and DMC (even though I prefer NG than DMC anyday).
Commented on 2009-04-10 15:44:43
Mh... DMC it good... so more games like DMC must be good too. :D
Well from the gameplay and some characteristics of the maincharacter, it really looks a lot like DMC. But the style, character art, scenario, colors, music and just everything is really different. It would be much cooler if it was more like DMC. But hey, I like most of the stuff that I have seen, but I dislike the music and the characters.
Commented on 2009-04-10 15:46:58
will be banned in the US because of nudity and it will be banned in Germany because of its violence xDDD

not too impressive visually but its gameplay seems to be quite crazy^^ but will they ever improve the gameplay featured on all the DMCs before? i really liked the acrobatic stuff Stranglehold did.
Commented on 2009-04-10 15:48:25
liking it, big fan of DMC so definitely interested
Commented on 2009-04-10 17:32:24 In reply to Sath
Posted by Sath
(even though I prefer NG than DMC anyday).
To be fair though you only played DMC2 which is terrible and nothing like the other two.

That said, yeah I'd give NG the nod too, just for being better structured and having absolutely no superfluous mechanics.

I really love the look of this. I think where people find this ugly, I just find it very different. It lets off a completely different vibe design wise that isn't comparable to directly but reminds me a bit about the sheer oddness found in PS3 game Folklore. It's bound to rub a few people the wrong way, but I really like it when they move away from the established, idolized looks and give it an entirely different spin. I'm also a fan of odd proportions in characters when it makes them look good. Ie: Eternal Sonata - not so much!
Commented on 2009-04-10 17:33:47
Personally, I wouldnt even put DMC and NG in the same category. They are totally different games for me even though they belong in the same genre-ish
Commented on 2009-04-10 18:31:16
Looks fun, I really like the off the wall approach of the whole project and the outlandish powers and moves, definitely seems to have more of a sense of humour than many previous hack and slash titles.

Still, not really my genre...
Commented on 2009-04-10 18:37:01
Day One purchase for me - insane action, looks mesmerizing! Graphically it also doesn't look that bad either, nice textures ;)
Commented on 2009-04-10 18:41:00 In reply to SimonM7
Posted by SimonM7
To be fair though you only played DMC2 which is terrible and nothing like the other two.
Simon you are joking right? Since when do you know what I play and what I don't, we hardly speak here in the forums.

I have played all DMC games except DMC3 (didn't have a PS2 when it came out and don't intend to buy it now either to play it on PS3).
Commented on 2009-04-10 19:36:04
Well that's what I alluded to because we've talked about this before. I seemed to recall it being that you'd only played 2, but sure, 1 and 2 and then you refuse to play the best one. That's just as bad!! :P
Commented on 2009-04-10 19:46:45
Well I bought DMC1 and 2 at the same time when I bought a PS2, but when I sold my PS2 DMC3 wasent out, and I don't want to buy the game now.

And no it's not as bad, DMC titles doesn't interest me that much to go out and get DMC3.
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