Bayonetta (2009)

4.09 from 192 votes
Bayonetta is a "non-stop action game" from PlatinumGames. The titular character is a witch who can use hair-based magic, as well as firearms attached to her feet, to battle fallen angels and other foes.
First released
Oct 29, 2009
Franchises
Bayonetta
Developed by
PlatinumGames, Bee Tribe
Published by
Sega, Nintendo
Platforms
Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Network (PS3), PC, Wii U, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch
Genres
Action
Themes
Fantasy
Rating
ESRB: M, OFLC: MA15+, CERO: D, PEGI: 18+, BBFC: 15, CERO: C
Releases
  • NSW - Bayonetta United States
  • PC - Bayonetta United States
  • PC - Bayonetta United States
  • PC - Bayonetta United States
  • PC - Bayonetta United Kingdom
  • PC - Bayonetta Japan
  • PC - Bayonetta Australia
  • PS3 - Bayonetta United States
  • PS3 - Bayonetta Japan
  • PS3 - Bayonetta United Kingdom
  • PS3 - Bayonetta Australia
  • PS3 - Bayonetta: Climax Edition Australia
  • PS3 - Bayonetta United Kingdom
  • PS3 - Bayonetta The Best Japan
  • PS3N - Bayonetta United States
  • PS4 - Bayonetta (Digital) United States
  • WiiU - Bayonetta (Bayonetta 2 Bonus) United States
  • WiiU - Bayonetta (Bayonetta 2 Special Edition Bonus) Japan
  • WiiU - Bayonetta (Bayonetta 2 Special Edition Bonus) United Kingdom
  • X360 - Bayonetta United States
  • X360 - Bayonetta Australia
  • X360 - Bayonetta Japan
  • X360 - Bayonetta United Kingdom
  • X360 - Bayonetta: Climax Edition Australia
  • X360 - Bayonetta (Platinum Collection) Japan
  • XONE - Bayonetta (Digital) United States

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Devil May Cry spiritual successor Bayonetta is a great successor
Game: Bayonetta
Genre: Action
Developer: PlatinumGames/SEGA
System: WiiU (WiiU)
Total Score: 87/100
Value Score: 8.7/10

• Story: 8/10
• Characters: 9/10
• GamePlay: 9/10
• Graphics: 8/10
• Sound: 7/10
• Music: 9/10
• Length: 9/10
• Replay Value: 9/10
• Player Value: 9/10

Pros
+Fast paced full of action packed scenes and battles
+Boss fights are intense and well made
+OST is fantastic
+Very similar gameplay style to Devil May Cry
+Gallery mode after finishing main game allows you to look at 3D Models of characters, look at artwork, listen to music, etc
+Multiple difficulty levels and the ability to play in different costumes
+Multiple weapons and items to use and large variety of skills and abilities

Cons
-Lack of puzzles and exploration like Devil May Cry
-Cannot upgrade weapons or abilities
-Voice overs sound really low even if you max out the voice over sound volume
-Some visuals look like they are from the 6th gen (PS2/Gamecube era) instead of the 8th gen (WiiU/PS4 era)
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