Excerpt: Conceptually, 2010’s Bayonetta is a very difficult character to describe. She’s a centuries old witch with the demeanor of a sexy librarian, wears guns on her feet as high heels, and dons a skintight suit made out of her own hair, which itself leaves her body to become giant hair monsters that fight...
Summary: " Bayonetta 2 " is the sequel everyone expected: a confident re-introduction to one of gaming's coolest heroines. It's upbeat, intense and constantly climactic without ever giving a second for the player to be bored.
Conclusion: Bayonetta 2 is a relentlessly entertaining ride from start to finish, with pacing meticulously designed to wring every last drop of adrenaline out of you before reigning things in with a quiet, humorous aside.
Summary: Bayonetta was a cult hit when it first came out on the Xbox 360 and PS3 platforms. Its burlesque hero and over the top action was a huge assault on casual action game enthusiasts. Never the less, Bayonetta found her devoted audience, and over time more people discovered the game.
Excerpt: It’s been four years since Bayonetta came out, and given how much of a veritable romp it was – it was hard to believe that Platinum could ever top what they did with the game. Further titles they put out, including Metal Gear Rising and Wonderful 101, managed to do just as good a job, if not better...
Summary: Known previously for its controversial exclusivity announcement, there is no doubt that Bayonetta 2 will instead be revered for creating a new standard in the action game genre moving forward.
Excerpt: It's rare to have a game prove its greatness in the loading screen. But Bayonetta did. While waiting for the level to load, some dark programming magic allowed you to practice different attack combos, with a counter to show which moves you hadn't tried yet.
Conclusion: Concept: A Wii U-exclusive sequel to one of the best stylish action games ever made
Graphics: The screen becomes a blur of violent special effects in the heat of combat, but the framerate holds up well
Sound: Though some of the voice casting seems off, most of the key players nail the delivery...