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Bayonetta 2 review: A witch's witch

Wii U Like its predecessor, Bayonetta 2 begins in the middle of things, with the titular heroine locked in fierce, physics-defying battle against seemingly endless hordes of angels. Things take a turn for the ludicrous mere seconds in, as Bayonetta leaps into the cockpit of an oversized robot and ...

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New Nintendo eShop releases: Bayonetta 2 demo (you want more?)

Bayonetta 2 doesn't hit Western shelves for another couple of weeks - check out the launch trailer below the break - but the demo is available right now on both the North American and European eShops. There's a brief tutorial introducing the basic hack-and-slash moves, but fans of the first game wo...

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Fantasy Life, Captain Toad to feature in Nintendo's livestream

While more than half of Nintendo upcoming "gameplay" live-stream is just for the 3DS Super Smash Bros, the company's also giving some lower-profile games their time in the limelight. The eight-hour broadcast starts at 10AM PT (1PM ET) tomorrow, with Smash 3DS going on the air at 1PM PT (4PM ET)....

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Bayonetta 2 channels Fox McCloud with 'Star Mercenary' outfit

If you ever wanted to dress Bayonetta up in an outfit normally worn by an anthropomorphic fox, well, that's your business. This week, your fetish gains a little more legitimacy with the announcement that Platinum Games' upcoming Bayonetta 2 for Wii U will feature a costume swiped from Nintendo's St...

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Bayonetta 2 European editions detailed following confusion

Nintendo unveiled the three different editions of Bayonetta 2 coming to Europe, following some confusion over which copies include the original Bayonetta. Unlike in North America, not all copies come with the first game as a freebie. Instead, as listed by UK retailer GAME, a £33 Solus Edition...

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Witch stream: Bayonetta 2 gets its own Nintendo Direct tomorrow

It's witch time: Nintendo announced it's doing another of its single-title Direct broadcasts, and this one is for Platinum's Bayonetta 2. The livestream will air tomorrow, September 4 at 3PM PT (6PM ET, 11PM UK time), and you'll be able to watch it right here on Joystiq. With the flamboyant hack...

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Bayonetta 2 gives Wii U a new 'do on October 24

Bayonetta 2, the new Platinum Games and Nintendo joint starring a witch wearing a jumpsuit made of her own hair, will officially be available on the North American Wii U just in time for Halloween. Both retail and downloadable versions of Bayonetta 2 will release on October 24th. The retail vers...

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Video preview: Bayonetta 2

In the pantheon of video game absurdity, Platinum's Bayonetta franchise stands atop any other series. A witch with guns for shoes and hair that acts as both outfit and weapon trumps pretty much any other crazy concept ever concocted in interactive entertainment history. Platinum brings its power...

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Bayonetta 2's co-op mode bets on your success

Platinum Games' Wii U-exclusive sequel Bayonetta 2 will include a two-player mode. That much was revealed at E3 2013 by Nintendo, and further details on the game's online multiplayer offerings are now available via Famitsu (translation courtesy of Siliconera). The game's "Tag Climax" mode allows pl...

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Report: Bayonetta bundle split into two purchases on eShop

Are your shelves so stuffed with movies, books and games that they can't fit even one more case? Are you dismayed that, despite Bayonetta 2 for the Wii U bundling a copy of the original Bayonetta into a single package, you simply have nowhere to put the thing? Fret no more, good sirs and madams, fo...

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