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Bayonetta anime shoots into Japanese theaters this November

Platinum Games' sultry witch Bayonetta will make her silver screen debut this November, at least in Japan. Famed production studio Gonzo has teamed with Bayonetta creator Hideki Kamiya and director Fuminori Kizaki (Afro Samurai) to create a feature-length anime film centering on the titular...

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The Wonderful 101 review: Barrel of superheroes

At some point in your life you've probably heard somebody say that video games are just toys. Perhaps you argued the issue, talking about how games are like interactive movies and that they're often made for adults and how the average gamer is in his or her thirties. And then maybe you went home,...

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The Wonderful 101 initially starred Nintendo characters

Despite its cast being wonderfully original, The Wonderful 101 was initially conceived as a way to unite "world famous characters" with Nintendo's iconic characters, Nintendo's Iwata Asks series revealed this week. Wonderful 101 Director Hideki Kamiya explained that the original concept stemmed...

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The Wonderful 101 demo soars onto EU eShop today [Update: NA too!]

European citizens looking to join up with The Wonderful 101 can give it a shot later today, when the demo arrives on the Wii U eShop. As revealed at the end of the European version of today's Wonderful 101 Nintendo Direct, the demo of Platinum Games' superheroic effort will be available on the...

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The Wonderful 101 prologue lends a hero's hand

In the Wonderful 101, characters go from Joe Shmoe to superhero in three billionths of a second. With that kind of speed, we could build a tree fort in an instant, adopt 437,812 puppies and set a world record for ice cream sundae speed-eating – wait, not that one. Superheroes get brain...

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Bayonetta 2: I have no idea what just happened

I didn't understand much of what was happening outside of combat in my Bayonetta 2 demo at E3. If ignorance is bliss, then surfing jets and fighting a demon dragon while scaling a seemingly infinitely tall skyscraper is transcendent. What I do know is that Bayonetta 2 is an exercise in the...

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Bayonetta 2 to include two-player mode

In addition to Bayonetta 2's single player experience, the game will also feature a two-player mode. The feature was just announced at a Nintendo E3 presentation. There are no further details at this time, but we'll be sure to follow up. New screenshots of the Wii U game have also been released,...

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Bayonetta rocks a new do in Bayonetta 2 gameplay trailer

There's a lot going on in this Bayonetta 2 trailer. Angels are slaughtered, giant monsters are fought and plenty of flashy torture attacks are unleashed. At one point, Bayonetta sprouts wings. She's also sporting a new hairdo. Under normal circumstances, that wouldn't mean much, but given...

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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance coming 'soon' to PC

Konami confirmed Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is on its way to Windows PCs in the west, and said it's releasing the Platinum Games slicer through digital distribution networks "soon." We're still waiting on further details, but Konami noted Revengeance runs at 60 frames per second on "most modern...

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Wonderful 101 arrives on Wii U September 15 in NA, August 23 in EU

Nintendo has revealed that Wonderful 101 will land on the Wii U on September 15 in North America and on August 23 in Europe. Coming from Platinum Games, Wonderful 101 sees players wielding ordinary citizens as weapons. It's as nutty as it sounds....

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