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Bayonetta

A dynamic third-person perspective hack-n-slash action game developed by Japanese studio Platinum Games led by Hideki Kamiya. The main protagonist, Bayonetta, is a sexy witch who, 20 years prior to the events depicted in the game, woke up in a chest at the bottom of a lake.

Action | TPP | fantasy | slasher

Bayonetta cover

developer: PlatinumGames

publisher : SEGA

Official website

Game mode: single player

game release date:

29Oct2009

X360 PS3

24Sep2014

WiiU

11Apr2017

PC

16Feb2018

Switch

Bayonetta for PC, X360 and etc. is a game developed by Platinum Games, a company created by former employees of no longer existing Clover Studio. The game was directed by Hideki Kamiya, author of such games like Viewtiful Joe or Devil May Cry of which Bayonetta is spiritual successor.

Story and gameplay

The game follows Bayonetta, a sexy witch who fights the forces of Heaven. She knows only that twenty years ago she awakened in a chest at the bottom of a lake. She doesn’t remember how had she got there or what happened before. Constantly harassed by angels, she is trying to learn about her past. However, she isn’t helpless. She is very agile, she has handguns attached to her shoes and held in hands and she uses melee weapons such as a powerful samurai-sword or a long whip. She can also use weapons left by enemies and summon torture machines from hell. The latter can be used for killing enemies in very effective ways. The key to victory is skillfully using a time slowing ability called “Witch Time” that is activated by dodging an enemy's attack at right moment.

Bayonetta focuses power in her hair which connects her to hell. Her hair allows summoning powerful demons that can instantly crush even the strongest of opponents. When her hair aren’t used, they create a tight dress for the heroine. When they take demonic form, her almost naked body is revealed.

Not only lesser forces of Heaven attack the protagonist, but weird bosses as well. Among them there is a humanoid creature with a face of a child, powerful monsters that combines traits of monster and machine and control forces of nature, and a giant that can destroy the whole planet with a single hit.

System requirements

Microsoft Xbox 360

Uses: Xbox Live

PC / Windows

Recommended: Intel Core i5-4460 3.2 GHz, 8 GB RAM, graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 760/Radeon HD 7870 or better, 20 GB HDD, Windows 7/8/8.1/10
Minimum: Intel Core i3-3220 3.3 GHz, 4 GB RAM, graphic card 768 MB GeForce GTX 570/Radeon HD 6950 or better, 20 GB HDD, Windows 7/8/8.1/10