Extra Punctuation: How Bayonetta's Gender is Relevant to the Game

Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw:

A while back I was talking about the ever-choppy subject of gender diversity in video games, and I mentioned that allowing gender choice isn't always practical because sometimes a protagonist's gender is inseparable from the plot. I gave Silent Hill 2 and God of War as examples, but I couldn't at the time think of many in which the protagonist being female was completely inseparable from the plot. And now I have to kick myself, because I forgot about Bayonetta.

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