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Bayonetta 2 will be shown during E3 Nintendo Direct stream

Monday, 3 June 2013 11:13 GMT By Dave Cook

Bayonetta 2 creator Hideki Kamiya has confirmed that the Wii U-exclusive sequel will be shown during a special E3 edition of Nintendo Direct.

Kamiya confirmed on Twitter that Bayonetta 2 will be shown during June 11 broadcast:

Are you excited for Bayonetta 2? Do you feel miffed that it’s not coming to PS3 or Xbox 360? Let us know below.

Thanks Polygon.

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84 Comments

  1. OmegaSlayer

    Nintendo killing another good franchise?
    I do really think it’s not an exclusive otherwise Sony wouldn’t have advertized Bayonetta on PSN.
    It was the main piece of that week, back in Feb/Mar, don’t remember it correctly.
    You don’t build hype and eventually increase fanbase for a game for which you won’t be able to have the sequel.
    Nintendo will have nothing more than timed exclusive.
    I also think that the 3 Sonic exclusives are the deal Sega had to do to bring back Bayonetta on the other systems.
    Sega still holds the rights to the Bayonetta franchise (it’s not owned by Platinum Games) and putting the game exclusively on that shipwreck called WiiU would only mean killing the franchise when loads of people still wants to play it but on other consoles.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Dark

    http://i.imgur.com/Du0eWkd.png

    Kamiya is troll lol.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Showmeyomoves!

    Taste the butthurt. This game wouldn’t even exist without Nintendo’s funding.

    I love this site, but the trolling here is second to none.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. OmegaSlayer

    Found it.
    January 30th
    http://blog.eu.playstation.com/2013/01/30/heads-up-playstation-store-update-30th-january-2013/

    @3
    Butthurt? No
    Are you in denial? Yes

    #4 2 years ago
  5. FeaturePreacher

    I’ll wait for the ultimate climax edition on 360 and PS3. Not interested in the Wii U beta test.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Francis O

    @4 you’re butthurt. Please explain to me how Nintendo would kill the franchise? Isn’t Sony popular for killer their own franchises? God of War 3 had a 90+ average on metacritic….and now look at God of War Ascension….79 average. SOCOM Anybody? Sony kills their own IPs.

    He’s not in denial, the game wouldn’t exist without Nintendo’s help. Sony and MS didn’t want it cause it sold poorly on those systems. People were too busy playing shooters.

    You’re butthurt the Wii U is getting one of the best action games ever created.

    @5 Sorry, but Nintendo is fully funded and publishing the game. There will be no PS3 or 360 version. Nintendo has full rights to the second game.

    Now could Bayonetta 3 be on the PS4 and Xbox One? Sure. But Bayonetta 2 is a Wii U exclusive for the long haul.

    And please don’t bring up the typical VG247 trash response “but what about Ninja Gaiden Razor’s Edge or Ninja Gaiden 2.” Both of those games were funded by Tecmo then signed exclusivity deals for a set of amount of time before it could come to other systems.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. Lengendaryboss

    @3
    Nothing to do with butthurt, it has something to do with the fact that the sequel to the original which is on PS3 and Xbox360 is coming exclusively to a platform which didn’t receive the original, where exactly could they find better success on Wii U where games of a certain nature will never succeed on this platform.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Zana

    Falling for Kamiya’s jokes again, eh?

    #8 2 years ago
  9. Dragon246

    @6,
    What is this?
    http://www.metacritic.com/game/3ds/new-super-mario-bros-2
    78 for the great Mario, OMG.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Lengendaryboss

    @Francis
    Nintendo Don’t kill their franchises, they just milk them, theres a difference, Sony on the other hand don’t kill their franchises a few bad entries doesn’t equal killing, every publisher has a bad entry in a franchise when that happens they find a time to reboot it. This game could come to other platforms i see that happening when it bombs. The shooter remark again is just a generalisation.

    @Dragon
    It only includes everyone but Nintendo, you know to prove his point as always :D

    #10 2 years ago
  11. OmegaSlayer

    @6
    And welcome to another episode of idiot exposed, spitting the word right without even knowing what it means.

    Don’t you feel shame when you try to act like a big boy and people realize you’re an ignorant kid that speaks about what he doesn’t know?

    Nintendo has Publishing Rights that is WAAAAAAAAAAAAAY different from Owning a Property and having Copyrights.
    Sega retains Copyright on the Intellectual Property, that means, logo, characters, backstory and the likes.

    Publishing rights enables a third party to Print and Distribute a product in an area or worldwide (Check how Witcher 2 on PC had different publishers for different areas, or Demon’s Souls published in Japan by Sony and Namco/Bandai for the rest of the World)
    The Publisher might fund the product but that means lots of things, since it might be funding the whole development project, like Microsoft did with Mass Effect 1 and Gears of War or funding just the Promotion and Printing, that, you might not imagine it, but it means great amount of money.
    Also, Publishing Rights have ALWAYS a deadline, since the Publisher can’t avoid the Copyright holder to get revenue from its product on other markets.

    We don’t know the details of the deal, but as long as Bayonetta Copyright has not been sold to Nintendo, don’t be sure that it will be released only on WiiU.

    Be sure to know stuff before you speak.
    Remember, be aware of what you say or keep your mouth shut, so that people won’t realize how ignorant you are.
    That’s the best case scenario, people might also think you’re a whiner.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. ps3fanboy

    all these nintendo exclusive have gone multiplatforms…

    no more heros, deadly premonition, resident evil revelations, house of the dead overkill etc

    just give it time and it will arrive on the ps3/ps4…

    #12 2 years ago
  13. Francis O

    Here comes the drones!!!

    The top comment is clearly trolling and you guys attack me.

    Clupula… The game wouldn’t exist without Nintendo….dealwithit.

    Dragon246… New Super Mario Bros games never had over a 90% average on metecritic….They were never AAA to begin with.

    Legendarydamagecontrol… Sony would milk their franchises if any of them sell like Mario. Killzone isn’t milked? God of War isn’t milked? Gran Tursimo isnt milked? Rightttt….

    And correct me if I’m wrong…but SOCOM is pretty much dead right now isn’t it?

    #13 2 years ago
  14. Francis O

    @6 you’re no where near as tough as you talk online keyboard warrior. This is what Kamiya said about Bayonetta 2 going multiplatform

    http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2013-02-08-wii-u-exclusives-bayonetta-2-and-wonderful-101-will-remain-exclusives-insists-platinum

    “We’re a development company… Nintendo gives us money, we make Bayonetta 2 and Wonderful 101, and they sell it,” Kamiya explained.

    “So if Nintendo says ‘We’re putting Bayonetta 2 on PS3 and 360′ it’ll come out on those platforms… So ask Nintendo about it…” he quipped.

    You freaking drones are so stupid sometimes. Get butt hurt and cry all you want. Bayonetta 2 isn’t going multiplatform.

    Omega, if you want to find out if I’m a kid you can come get destroyed in a debate on my YouTube channel anytime you want. You name the time and date.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. Joe Musashi

    Nobody does butthurt quite like the NDF.

    Platinum games and their peerless pedigree have, at least, given me two reasons to show interest in the Wii U. Which is more than anyone else has bothered to do so far.

    JM

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Lengendaryboss

    @Francis
    Let see Sony would do that but they don’t. Killzone? one game in 2011 and two games in 2013 completely different from each other. God of War? last few GOW games were in 2010 recent one Ascension came out three years later in March. GT? forget the fact that there are only two GT games on each Playstation console (and one on portables) GT5 launched in 2010 and GT6 launches Holiday 2013.

    EDIT: With Mario there is more than one game a year: http://www.mariowiki.com/List_of_Mario_games_by_date That is milking

    #16 2 years ago
  17. backup

    might be timed exclusive
    will be on psn

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Clupula

    @13 – Hey there, little fella. I didn’t comment on the thread, but apparently, I’m in your thoughts. That touches me. Truly, deeply.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. Francis O

    Holly shit you’re right Clupula….. LOL

    @Joe – I’m not butthurt one bit, unlike you clowns anything I want on Sony’s systems I can play. I got all the the systems. You guys are the ones who will be missing out on great games on the Wii U…like Bayonetta 2

    Lengendary, Killzone is the same it’s just a first person shooter. And I think you’re forgetting the PSP and PS Vita Killzone games….and the collection.

    Not to mention…you’re forgetting the PSP God of War games. And the PSP God of War Collection, and the Bigger God of War Collection with the five games.

    Sony milks their franchises. They just spend more and make less than Nintendo. That’s why they sold off their US and Japanese headquarters….and lost billions on the PS3 this gen. Plus Sony had failures like PS All Stars, MAG, SOCOM, Wonderbook, almost any game for Move…

    #19 2 years ago
  20. Dragon246

    “They were never AAA to begin with.”
    WOW. Super Mario Bros aren’t AAA, as said by a Ninty fan?
    By the way, what are Ninty AAA games then, since there best selling ones aren’t AAA.
    Although I humbly think that because of the extensive milking process, one A got stuck inside the Mario cow, now only AA quality milk comes out.
    Or they have added water in Mario milk, I hate ADULTeration, specially when it comes from company dealing with kid goods.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Francis O

    Dragon246

    The “NEW SUPER MARIO BROS SERIES” was never AAA to begin with. NOT SUPER MARIO BROS —–> “NEW SUPER MARIO BROS”

    #21 2 years ago
  22. Joe Musashi

    @19 The lady doth protest too much, methinks.

    WS

    #22 2 years ago
  23. Dragon246

    ^Please do tell me what are Ninty AAA franchises then.
    Amazing how Ninty fans think old NSMB were AAA and NEWSMB ones are not. Ninty cant even blindfold their own fans in this regard :D

    #23 2 years ago
  24. backup

    @13 even if sony milks there Ip’s they also give new Ip like uncharted,heavy rain,last of us,….)
    while MS and ninty provides always rehashes most of the time

    #24 2 years ago
  25. TheLastDodo

    I don’t own a Wii U and don’t plan to until there’s a big enough library of titles that interest me but Platinum are one of my favourite developers this gen. At worst I consider their games good, at their best then they’re the best in their respective genre.

    If Platinum are making games exclusively for Wii U then I’ll be buying a Wii U at some point.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. Francis O

    @22 Joe -stay butthurt clown

    #26 2 years ago
  27. DrDamn

    AAA is more about budget than quality. Though obviously they hope the latter follows. I wouldn’t say the budget for any 2D Mario would merit AAA status, but then the original comments were about quality not budget so why does AAA status even matter?

    #27 2 years ago
  28. Francis O

    @Dragon – New Super Mario Bros is made with a fraction of the budget of AAA games like God of War Ascension. New Super Mario Bros 2 was made by a bunch of new rookies Nintendo wanted to get experience in making a game. It’s not AAA, the budget for those games are piss poor. Post when a new 3D Mario game made by EAD has a 79% on Metacritic.

    New IPs by Nintendo:

    1. Xenblade
    2. The Last Story
    3. Pandora’s Tower
    4. Soma Bringer
    5. Fling Smash
    6. Pushmo/Crashmo
    7. HarmoKnight
    8. NintendoLand
    9. Dillon’s Rolling Western

    #28 2 years ago
  29. OmegaSlayer

    @Francis O
    You still haven’t commented and amended your supreme ignorance.

    Comin’ in your youtube? LOL
    What’s it about? Gangsta rappa? LOL
    Because the stupid attitude, I crush you with my speech reminds me of that silly stuff.
    You might be good at spitting words, but there’s no thought or meaning behind them.

    If I had time I would gladly serve in a hospital for people with handicaps.
    They would appreciate my time more than stubborns like you could ever do.

    #29 2 years ago
  30. Lengendaryboss

    @Francis
    I don’t think you understood what i meant by milking. By milking i meant that a game in a franchise comes out every year without no break, best example is COD.
    “And I think you’re forgetting the PSP and PS Vita Killzone games” no i didn’t i said “two games in 2013.” Killzone 1 in 2004, then Liberation in 2006, then Killzone 2 in 2009, then Killzone 3 in 2011, then two Killzone Games in 2013 (Mercenary And Shadow Fall)
    “you’re forgetting the PSP God of War games. And the PSP God of War Collection, and the Bigger God of War Collection with the five games.” Again i didn’t GOW1 in 2005, GOW2 in 2007, GOW COO in 2008, GOW3/Ghost Of Sparta in 2010, GOW: A in 2013.
    The difference between Nintendo Milking and Sony Milking is that Sony leaves a two year gap between their franchises Nintendo doesn’t they milk their games at a quicker rate thats why i see it as worse therefore milking, again go look at the list of Mario games.

    #30 2 years ago
  31. Joe Musashi

    @27 It matters because blurring the lines to imply credit where it may not be due is very important. To some.

    This includes, but is not limited to:

    - Crediting second and third party studios as first party (lol @ 28)
    - Listing unreleased (and even unannounced) games ‘proof’ of a platform’s strength
    - Insisting that rumours are facts based on nothing but bias

    And if you don’t share my personal view then you’re nothing but a droney drone drone. Obviously.

    JM

    #31 2 years ago
  32. Clupula

    Personally, I am on the fence about whether or not we’ll see Bayonetta 2 on another console. If it was any other company but Sega who owned the IP, it’d be a no brainer that it would come, in an enhanced edition to the PS3/360, if not the next-gen systems.

    However, Sega do have a history of letting some of their franchises die on less popular systems. I distinctly remember when they announced Shenmue II would be on the original Xbox in North America, skipping even the Dreamcast version, which was insane. Consequently, the Shenmue franchise died. Same with Panzer Dragoon and Jet Set Radio.

    Then there’s their treatment of Valkyria Chronicles.

    Sega are probably some of the worst businessmen in the entire industry and while I wouldn’t be surprised if it is a timed exclusive, I’d be just as unsurprised to see it stay exclusive, simply because Sega like betting on the wrong horse.

    Seriously, if they were a person, casinos would be creaming to have them come in and bet their mortgages away in a single afternoon.

    #32 2 years ago
  33. Francis O

    Omega—-> LOOK AT THE QUOTE FROM KAMIYA HIMSELF.

    http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2013-02-08-wii-u-exclusives-bayonetta-2-and-wonderful-101-will-remain-exclusives-insists-platinum

    “We’re a development company… Nintendo gives us money, we make Bayonetta 2 and Wonderful 101, and they sell it,” Kamiya explained.

    “So if Nintendo says ‘We’re putting Bayonetta 2 on PS3 and 360′ it’ll come out on those platforms… So ask Nintendo about it…” he quipped

    - I understand if you’re scared to do a YouTube debate. Getting owned in front of thousands viewers isn’t the most appealing thing.

    #33 2 years ago
  34. Dragon246

    1.Monolith game
    2.Mistwalker game
    3.Ganbarion game
    4.Monolith game from 2008, on DS
    5.Artoon game, 48 at metacritic
    6.Ninty game, downloadable, not retail
    7.Ninty game, downloadable, not retail
    8.Really? New IP? Isnt it like a mashup of existing ones?
    9.Download only, 65 metacritic

    Not a very enviable list.

    Oh Francis, please do tell me how Ninty sells more hardware than others, still waiting for your response, or do you just like running away after some points out your fallacious talk?

    #34 2 years ago
  35. Francis O

    Legendary….I still think Sony milks their franchises #dealwithit.

    Pissing all you drones off is fun stuff. LOL

    #35 2 years ago
  36. Clupula

    @34 – Well, I will give them the Monolith games, since Nintendo do own them. But nothing from Mistwalker can be considered a new IP from Nintendo.

    #36 2 years ago
  37. Lengendaryboss

    @Francis
    I still think Nintendo milks it worse #dealwithit :D

    #37 2 years ago
  38. Francis O

    Dragon

    1. Nintendo owns Monolith that’s a first party game
    2. Nintendo and Mistwalker co-made The Last Story and funded it –>New IP from Ninty
    3. Nintendo and Ganbarion co made the game –> New IP for Ninty
    4. Monolith = Nintendo Soma Bringer —> New IP
    5. Fling Smash –> New IP
    6. New IP
    7. New IP
    8. Nintendo Land is a New IP just like PlayStation All Stars is a new IP
    9. New IP

    Nobody said anything about them having to be retail or not. backup just said Nintendo doesn’t make new IPs….which is wrong.

    #38 2 years ago
  39. backup

    it’s ninty>>>MS>>>>>Sony as far as milking is going :)

    #39 2 years ago
  40. Dragon246

    @36,
    Agreed. They are just like Resistance games. I only said this output isn’t really noteworthy.
    I wonder what there EAD teams are doing, smoking cigars dipped in Mario AA milk :D

    #40 2 years ago
  41. Francis O

    “I still think Nintendo milks it worse”

    Legendary you just admitted Sony milks their franchises even though you put up all that shit saying they don’t! You owned yourself #dealwithit

    #41 2 years ago
  42. Dragon246

    @38,
    Its really sad when ninty fans have to bring in a list of Ninty new IPs games which have metascore of 48 and 65.
    Still running away from sales figures eh?

    #42 2 years ago
  43. Francis O

    I didn’t know Xenoblade, Harmo Knight, The Last Story, Soma Bringer, Pushmo, Crashmo, and Pandora’s Tower have 48s and 65….

    might want to check those numbers again. I named far more good games than bad.

    And nobody is running from sales numbers….you ran away from debating me live. If you got numbers to prove me wrong. Post them or STFU

    #43 2 years ago
  44. Clupula

    The only Sony franchise I can say I legitimately feel they milk is Ratchet & Clank, which has a ridiculous amount of titles in a small period of time.

    Otherwise, I think Sony have been very good about their franchises.

    #44 2 years ago
  45. Lengendaryboss

    @Francis
    Your misunderstood again, i said Nintendo “milk their games at a quicker rate thats why i see it as worse therefore milking” while Sony yes they do milk it not as much and as quickly as Nintendo: Name one Sony franchise that is milked every year, i can’t think of one.

    #45 2 years ago
  46. stretch215

    Man, these comment sections are nothing but console wars lately. I want to believe you guys are kids, but I know that’s not the case. It’s embarassing, really. Some of you guys should take a break from the internet. Drink a beer (or smoke a joint), have some sex, take a walk, etc. When you’re done, (hopefully) you’ll realize how petty and childish these internet “wars” are.

    #46 2 years ago
  47. Clupula

    @45 – Well, as I said, Ratchet & Clank do seem to find themselves in a game a year. Kinda like how Mario seems to do the same.

    #47 2 years ago
  48. OmegaSlayer

    @Francis O
    every time you open mouth you prove to be an idiot.

    You should know how Kamiya trolls people…but…even if it wasn’t the case, I can send you the print screen of some convo I had with Bioware people, when I and other people were asking for a PS3 version of Mass Effect.
    Our thread on BSN was closed, and we were told that a PS3 version wasn’t going to happen.
    This when the PS3 was in development.
    Devs are restricted by NDAs, you should know it.
    It’s called PR speech, another thing you’re ignorant about or you choose to ignore, and that would be worse, showing how much you’re thick.

    And I want to add another point to your over 9000 idiocy.
    When you challenge someone, you take care to do it on a levelled field.
    You’re not considering in your thickness that not all the people visiting a site/forum have English as their native tongue.
    I’m Italian, do you want to face me in my native language?

    See?
    I’m telling you how thick you are in a language that is not even mine.
    Guess who’s owned here?

    #48 2 years ago
  49. Lengendaryboss

    @Clupula
    Oh yeah forgot about poor Ratchet & Clank, yeah i kinda missed your comment because i watching a video while doing the comment, didn’t see it in time.
    @46
    To be fair, it always has something to do with Francis :) and whose to say we aren’t doing what you mentioned in our free time :)

    #49 2 years ago
  50. Francis O

    Legendarydancer

    That was not the point man…. you said Sony doesn’t milk franchises….yet you clearly admitted they do….just not at a quicker rate. You dancing around your own words.

    - And all you named was one franchise…..Mario. What else does Nintendo milk? New games every year?

    Last year there was no:

    Donkey Kong
    Zelda
    Metroid
    F-Zero
    Pikmin
    Wii Sports
    Wii Sports Resort
    Wii Fit
    Smash Bros
    Mario Kart
    Punch-Out
    Star Fox
    Earthbound

    –Nintendo just released smaller titles, there RPGs and Mario.

    #50 2 years ago
  51. Dragon246

    @43,
    Please continue to run away and spinning. Top 8 ninty new ips have a 65 and 48 in them according you. So sad.
    Oh, and this-
    Last quarter-
    PS2+PS3 – 3.4 million
    PSP+Vita – 1.3 million

    Wii + Wiiu- 800k
    DS+3DS- 1.44 million

    Whats up? I wonder who should STFU now and admit up.

    #51 2 years ago
  52. Francis O

    Omega

    -You’re calling me a idiot yet you have ZERO proof Bayonetta 2 is coming to other consoles other than Kamiya trolls his users? …..STFU. You got nothing you Keyboard Warrior.

    Be a man debate me on my channel if you think you’re so smart. Or you can stay hiding behind VG247 like a little bitch.

    #52 2 years ago
  53. Francis O

    Dragon

    1. Xenoblade – 92
    2. The Last Story – 80
    3. Pandora’s Tower – 73
    4. Harmo Knight – 73
    5. Pushmo – 90
    6. Crashmo – 86
    7. Dillions Rolling Western TLR – 72

    Owned… I named 2 games bad scores

    Shipped does not equal sold, troll. Why would Nintendo ship more units than the PS3 when the PS3 is selling better and the Wii U is not selling well while the Wii is full stocked at stores.

    Fail….post a link where you can prove Sony outsells the Nintendo is total hardware SOLD!

    #53 2 years ago
  54. Lengendaryboss

    @Francis
    Oh i dread to think where you come up with those nicknames. No, you said: “Sony would milk their franchises if any of them sell like Mario.” In response i said: “Let see Sony would do that but they don’t.” By that i meant they don’t have any franchise near the level Mario sells. I was responding to the hypothetical situation you posed not Sony on milking.

    #54 2 years ago
  55. Francis O

    OMG…….

    Whatever…. all of this started with one drone getting butthurt over Bayonetta 2.

    #55 2 years ago
  56. OmegaSlayer

    @Francis O
    Yeah, I don’t have proofs that it will be ported, I don’t deny that.
    It’s you that are in denial thinking you have proofs that it will stay exclusive.

    I’m not calling you an idiot because of proofs, I’m calling you idiot because you speak about things you don’t know pretending to know them, and because you seem to have big problems in reading and understanding what people writes and you sound like a broken record, repeating things that even backfires on you.

    Do you really think you’re the keeper of the truth when almost everyone here tells you that you’re wrong?
    Presumptuos much?
    Well, arrogance is another distinctive trait of idiots.

    As for your stupid youtube channel.
    It seems to me that what I’m saying burns your butt so hard that you fail hard to even read my posts.
    I’m Italian, it’s obvious that you’ll win in a debate in your language, silly bumhole.
    So, you can take your youtube channel and shove it up in that part of your body where the light never shines.

    #56 2 years ago
  57. Dragon246

    @53,
    “As for the Nintendo selling the most hardware units, its pretty easy to come to the conclusion.

    http://gamingeverything.com/46120/march-2013-npd-rumored-hardware-sales/

    Between the Wii U, Wii, and 3DS Nintendo sold 388000 units excluding the DS which sold 86,000 units. for March

    Sony sold 211,000 PS3′s with 33,000 Vita’s and 8000 PSP’s for a grand total of 252,0000 units. ”
    http://www.vg247.com/2013/05/20/deus-ex-human-revolution-wii-u-gets-the-gadget-show-treatment/

    So you took NPD figures and extrapolated them to entire world, sounds like something you would do.
    And just like you, keep spinning them.

    My proof? Impeccable as ever-
    Sony -http://www.sony.net/SonyInfo/IR/financial/fr/viewer/12q4/
    Nintendo- http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=545984

    And forgot this-
    Fling Smash- 48 on metacritic.
    http://www.metacritic.com/game/wii/flingsmash
    Sooo, that’s 4 new ips out of 9 you mentioned, truly sad state of affairs for Ninty if even a hardcore ninty fan like you cant think of better new ips from them.
    Man you really are something.

    #57 2 years ago
  58. mistermogul

    So much dick waving in here

    #58 2 years ago
  59. deadman777

    omegaslayer fuck off and deal with it
    by the way microsoft games are better than sony shit games
    sony going to be destroyed at e3 by microsoft

    #59 2 years ago
  60. OmegaSlayer

    @52
    Francis, I’m sorry to teach you about your native language, but it’s
    “an idiot”, not “a idiot”
    *facepalm*

    #60 2 years ago
  61. Dragon246

    I wonder how many troll accounts like #59 are alts, ps2fanboy was an alt.

    #61 2 years ago
  62. Lengendaryboss

    @Omega
    Lets back off and let Francis stay in his bubble.
    @Dragon
    As well as PS4fanboy, certain i saw that name floating around.

    #62 2 years ago
  63. OmegaSlayer

    @59
    What a Shakespearian speech!
    So passionate, so meaningful.
    Your contribution to the forum is as useful as a turd in a pigpen.
    Thanks so much, please keep us enlightened with your wise words.

    #63 2 years ago
  64. deadman777

    Lengendaryboss keep on crying

    #64 2 years ago
  65. backup

    @59 hahaha good joke
    only gears is awesome rest are shit

    #65 2 years ago
  66. Dragon246

    @LB,
    ps2fanboy is a confirmed alt, though I wont name the guy. Others aren’t confirmed, some maybe some may not be.
    Also consider that gaming sites would probably have increased traffic right now, so some troll accounts spouting up isn’t out of the ordinary. They will just go Poof when their fav company is down.

    #66 2 years ago
  67. Lengendaryboss

    @Deadman777
    Wah, Wah, Wah, Wah, Wah, or http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qS7nqwGt4-I an audio aid Happy? :D
    @Dragon Gotcha.

    #67 2 years ago
  68. Clupula

    @60 – +1

    #68 2 years ago
  69. deadman777

    #65backup gears of war is shit fable2 and halo were good

    #69 2 years ago
  70. OnionPowder

    These comments are fucking horrible what the fuck people. Is it impossible to enjoy more than one console?

    #70 2 years ago
  71. deadman777

    yes

    #71 2 years ago
  72. zinc

    @70, I’m guessing its the school holidays & the kids have been left at home with the Internet…

    At least I hope so, would hate to think these are adults 0_o

    #72 2 years ago
  73. OnionPowder

    @72 The thought of a grown (wo)man arguing over which console sucks in petty arguments above is a horrific thought.

    #73 2 years ago
  74. Agt_Pendergast

    Oh geez, I regret ever looking into the comments. Does anyone want to talk about the actual game?

    #74 2 years ago
  75. monkeygourmet

    LOL

    Nothing changes,

    It’s threads like this that made me start commenting on this site. Sony fanbirds of a feather, always stick together…

    It used to be TEA, in crazy denial, running his mouth about Killzone 3 in 3D… We all remember how that turned out.

    One of the main reasons I started to comment was to try and add some balance, especially from the Nintendo side. A lot of people on here seem to like playing ‘Soggy Biscuit’ over there PS3′s…

    Francis is getting triple banged AGAIN, yet if I decide to wade in people will start crying again…

    It’s like watching a classroom of kids when the teachers not shown up yet.

    Also, I haven’t read all the comments yet, but has Joe called out Omega Slayer for making ‘assumptions’ on Bayonetta 2 becoming multiplatform yet?

    #75 2 years ago
  76. Clupula

    @74 – Nope. Because if it DOES remain Wii U-exclusive chances are most of us will never play it, so why pay attention to the gameplay?

    #76 2 years ago
  77. monkeygourmet

    Also, where did @Backup come back from lol :)

    #77 2 years ago
  78. monkeygourmet

    @72

    Yep, You can def tell the who’s on school holidays! lol

    Myself, Im skiving at work! ;)

    #78 2 years ago
  79. Agt_Pendergast

    @76

    I don’t know. I had that initial WTF reaction when I first heard it would be Wii U exclusive, but I have gotten over that. It would be great if they had some kinda multi-plat Bayonetta 2 Σ edition, but I don’t really want to wait around to find out if that becomes a reality, and I want to support Platinum.

    #79 2 years ago
  80. Joe Musashi

    @75 Singling people out on things they haven’t said in a discussion you haven’t read?

    “LOL

    Nothing changes”

    Quite.

    JM

    #80 2 years ago
  81. JGMR

    Nintendo does deserve more exclusives. Every console does. That’s why you buy a console. I want more exclusives on all systems. I’m not interested this very tiring, and continuing trend of having the same goddamn games released on all systems. Remember the great 16-bit era????????

    #81 2 years ago
  82. Clupula

    @81 – I want more exclusives on the consoles myself. However, no company DESERVES more exclusives. If they want them, they either make them or they spend money to get them. No one gets anything in life because they deserve it.

    @79 – It’s not like Platinum are only going to be making games for Nintendo from now on. I mean, I love them too, but they aren’t owned by anybody, and after Metal Gear Rising’s success, I pretty much figure a lot of different companies are going to utilizing their services.

    Of course, if you feel you have to buy an entire system to buy the two games they’ll make for it, then by all means, feel free.

    #82 2 years ago
  83. Agt_Pendergast

    @82

    I was going to buy a Wii U eventually, Bayonetta 2 just means I’ll get it sooner than later. I still enjoy many of Nintendo’s franchises, I’m just less enthusiastic about them now.

    #83 2 years ago
  84. tcc

    Dave, did you see? Polygon has updated that this is may not be so.

    http://www.polygon.com/2013/6/3/4390812/bayonetta-2-featuring-in-next-nintendo-direct-on-june-11

    #84 2 years ago

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    Not factoring in Valve games, GTA 5 is the new king of concurrent player numbers on Steam. GTA 5 is very popular on PC, even more popular than games like Skyrim in its heyday. The number of concurrent players for GTA 5 has peaked today at 301,246. This makes it the only non-Valve game to […]

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  • J-Stars Victory VS+ coming west in June – new trailer

    J-Stars Victory VS+ will make the jump (see what I did there) to the west after all. J-Stars Victory VS+ is the western title for the fighting game which stars characters from a variety of Shonen Jump-published manga. Bandai Namco has announced the fighter will release in Europe on June 26 and in the Americas […]

  • Codemasters F1 license good through 2016

    Codemasters has at least one more F1 game in it. F1 2015 isn’t out yet, so Codemasters is naturally not talking about what it might get up to in the future. We do know what it can get up to, though; Codemasters’ Steven Embling told Videogamer has the option to continue the series. “We have […]

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    Project Cars offers players a wide variety of ways to customise their graphic settings on PS4 and Xbox One. Project Cars is a graphics showcase and all early indications suggest it’s going to be one of the best-looking games out there. Slightly Mad’s commitment to graphics seems to go deeper than making things pretty, though: […]

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    Super Smash Bros. 3DS and Wii U is great but Diddy Kong is a beast and must be stopped. The latest Super Smash Bros. 3Ds and Wii U patch seems to have nerfed Diddy Kong, a character so over-powered that serious tournament players generate controversy by choosing to use him. Nintendo doesn’t publish patch notes, […]

  • Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel developer shuttered

    Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel developer 2K Australia has been closed down. Kotaku broke the news, and also had word from an anonymous source, who said that all staff have been let go. 2K responded to our request for comment with the following statement: We can confirm we have taken steps to begin the studio closure process […]

  • Samorost 3 trailer shows Amanita still in fine form

    Samorost 3 looks as delicately beautiful as its siblings. Samarost 3 developer Amanita Design has a reputation for gorgeous, slightly surreal world building. This new trailer for its latest adventure looks just as if not more lovely than the previous Samarost games and Botanicula. Samarost 3 is coming to Mac and PC later this year, […]

  • Amnesia dev’s new project SOMA now in beta

    SOMA is nearly here and I am torn between excitement and horrified dread. SOMA is the latest horror project from Frictional, the team behind Amnesia: The Dark Descent. We’re pretty excited to see what Frictional comes up with next, and we won’t have too long to wait, apparently; the developer has announced that SOMA is […]

  • Steam Guard mobile authenticator now in beta testing

    Steam is now testing its latest security measure. Steam helps you protect your account by offering two-factor authentication, a solution so beautifully elegant and effective that it’s astounding every gaming network doesn’t do the same (looking at you, Sony). Valve’s version is called Steam Guard, and it works via email. This isn’t always super convenient, […]

  • Godzilla battles Mothra in new trailer

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  • Tales of Zestiria to launch this year – new trailer

    Tales of Zestiria continues Bandai Namco’s delightful new habit of bringing the popular JRPG series to the west before the shine wears off. Tales of Zestiria is coming west in northern autumn, the publisher has announced. That’s not a bad turnaround, given it first hit Japan in January, and localisation of text-heavy titles is expensive […]

  • Project Cars release date locked down, new trailer released

    Project Cars finally has a release date. Project Cars will release on May 8, Bandai Namco UK has announced. We haven’t yet had an update from Namco Bandai’s other regional offices, but its probably safe to bet the racer will release around the same time in the Americas, Europe and ANZ region. We can now […]

  • Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains trailer shows combat, online multiplayer

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  • Bloodborne stamina recovery rate affected by equip weight

    Bloodborne players have unearthed an important gameplay detail not mentioned in the game’s menus or manual. In Bloodborne, players need to manage their stamina carefully for best results. A far more aggressively-tuned affair than past Souls games, Bloodborne does away with equip weight limits, and items have no listed weight details. As far as players […]

  • Street Fighter’s Ryu, Fire Emblem’s Roy spotted in Super Smash Bros. patch – rumour

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  • Suikoden 3 PEGI rating suggests PS2 Classic re-release

    Suikoden. Suikoden 2. And now: Suikoden 3. Suikoden 3 has been rated by PEGI for PlayStation 3, presumably ahead of an upcoming re-release. Gematsu turned up the rating, and although we have no further information at this time, it’s not much a leap to assume the RPG will turn up as a PS2 Classic on […]