CraveOnline: "Nintendo’s Hitoshi Yamagami couldn’t render his excitement for Bayonetta 2 and Platinum Games any more apparent if it were printed in jumbo font and duct-taped directly to his sleeve. “The department I belong to is tasked with doing projects that Nintendo isn’t typically accustomed to doing,” he says, and it’s completely true. His company’s generous offer to bankroll Platinum’s ill-fated followup to its 2010 hack-n-slash diamond-in-the-rough has largely been seen, at best, as a risky, possibly desperate grab at an exclusive mature-rated title. Yamagami’s justification isn’t all that reassuring, either. “More than anything,” he chuckles, “I just really like Platinum Games.”"