Update - Looks like it's confirmed. Sega's tweeted it. Thanks, Gamoc.
Kotaku's chalking this up as rumour, but word is Famitsu's awarded Bayonetta top marks, making it only the twelth game in the magazine's entire history to get 40/40.
And the others are:
- The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (1998)
- Soulcalibur (1999)
- Vagrant Story (2000)
- The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker (2003)
- Nintendogs (2005)
- Final Fantasy XII (2006)
- Super Smash Bros. Brawl (2008)
- Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (2008)
- 428 (2008)
- Dragon Quest IX (2009)
- Monster Hunter Tri (2009)
It's out in Japan on October 29 and in Europe and the US early next year.