FUNimation announced the acquisition of the Bayonetta: Bloody Fate anime film, based on the hair-fisted, gun-blasting action game from Platinum Games and director Hideki Kamiya (Devil May Cry, Okami). The anime's director, Fuminori Kizaki, will be appearing at this year's Anime Expo as a guest of honor, and will present a sneak peek of the English dub. Hit the jump for more.
Platinum Games' first Bayonetta was insanely over the top, so it's no surprise to see Bayonetta 2 upping the ante, from ridiculous Nintendo character costumes to the latest reveal, a full-on mech for Bayonetta to pilot. Hit the jump for more.
Wii U is getting one of its much-needed actioners this October with the release of Bayonetta 2, and Platinum Games is bringing some bonuses along for the ride. Bayonetta 2 will come with the original Bayonetta game, as well as special costumes that dress our heroine up as Nintendo characters. Trailer after the jump!
Nintendo and developer Platinum Games shared a new trailer for Bayonetta 2 during the latest Nintendo Direct presentation. The video below asks a simple question: "Did you miss me?" Well? Answer after the jump.
The anime movie Bayonetta: Bloody Fate opened in Japan this fall, and director Fuminori Kizaki (Afro Samurai, Basilisk) has been supporting with with often NSFW-ish sketches of the titular heroine. For the year of the horse, he has the witch guns drawn in front of monsterous wooden horse. Get a look after the jump.
Following yesterday's premiere at the Tokyo International Film Festival, anime feature Bayonetta: Bloody Fate is previewed in a new trailer. Get a look after the jump.
The Tokyo International Film Festival is one of the Japan's major movie events.Captain Phillips was the opening film with Tom Hanks and director Paul Greengrass in attendance. As such, it's a bit awkward/amusing to see Bayonetta: Bloody Fate director Fuminori Kizaki walk down the green carpet with his star as well as DokiDoki Precure's voice actresseswith their characters. Get a look after the jump.
Bullets and hair will fly as Gonzo brings the heroine of Platinum Games' action/hack and slash to anime in Bayonetta: Bloody Fate set to open for a limited Japanese theatrical run November 23rd. Fuminori Kizaki directs with a cast that includes Atsuko Tanaka as Bayonetta, Mie Sonozaki as Jeanne, Daisuke Namikawa as Luka, Miyuki Sawashiro as Cereza, Tesshō Genda as Rodin, Wataru Takagi as Enzo and Norio Wakamoto as Balder.
Gainax's Gurren Lagann celebration continues this week with new guest tribute art from Mari Shimazaki, best known as the character designer of Bayonetta. I'm not sure that what it's implying about some of the character is entirely canonical, but the work in question is definitely great looking. Check it out after the jump.
Anarchy Reigns didn't exactly make a big splash when it arrived in North America, which is too bad. Still, those who have been enjoying the action and didn't originally take advantage of GameStop's pre-order bonus can now nab the playable Bayonetta character DLC on PlayStation Network. More after the jump.
Developed by Platinum Games and directed by the outspoken Hideki Kamiya (the original Devil May Cry), Bayonetta became somewhat of an instant classic for action fans after its initial release. Now it's heading to PlayStation Network as a digital download priced at $19.99. Read on for more.
Platinum Games may not be ready to show a new trailer for Bayonetta 2, the upcoming Wii U exclusive sequel, but Nintendo president Satoru Iwata assured everyone development is going well during this morning's Nintendo Direct clip. Check out some behind the scenes footage past the break.
If you want to play as Bayonetta in Anarchy Reigns you can grab the "Day One" limited edition in Europe. As for North America, be sure to head to GameStop, where the hairy witch will be hangin' out as exclusive pre-order DLC. Peep that and some exclusive multiplayer modes past the break.