Nintendo and PlatinumGames have readied a new batch of screenshots for Bayonetta 3.
These screen shots look great. Bayonetta 2, for Wii U still looks really good. The video released this week, probably didn't do the game justice. If Bayonetta 3 looks as good or better than 2, on Switch I will be happy. More importantly if 3 is as much fun or even more so, I will be pumped! 2 was fantastic!
1 and 2 were great games but i wont lie i was underwhelmed with the footage of 3 we saw. 3 Dont look as techinically good so far. Hopefully they will show more and it will look more polished. Currently the footage did not look like the AAA technical 60fps showcase i expect from platinum. They are one of my fave action game devs and so i am looking forward to Bayonetta 3. Lets hope its as good as the first 2 games. It did look washed out and maybe its because we as core gamers have been ruined by HDR and the more powerful consoles and PC so are now used to more vibrant 60fps showcases. But the footage so far which was shown does not look like the usual technical smooth bat shit crazy action game magic i expect from Platinum.
What exactly do you expect out of a handheld?
^ That's the trouble Jack; when people complain about the graphics, "but it's just a handheld", but when we talk about sales, "it's definitely a home console". It's the best, and the worst, depending on the topic, but some insist on only seeing the positive or negative side, depending on their gaming preference. You can't have it both ways.
Looks insane for a handheld..
@SullysCigar - it's still a video game console. Who says a console is a device that can't go anywhere? Is the Steam Deck not still a PC because it can go with you?
I love this franchise. Hopefully we’ll see more video of her hair and how it turns into monsters I’ve only seen the butterfly transform and then monsters by themselves
The Sony salt is thiccc in the comments here🧂🧂 :)
Dont know why youre getting downvotes. You spoke the truth. This game looks drab and colorless. The Switch is really starting to show its age.
Well the system was kinda dated when it came out, IMO cartoony colourful (and well running) games that don't push it too hard are better suited to this system, even then it's still lacking power.
Project Eve completely destroys Bayonetta 3 and Bayonetta 3 hasn't even been released yet.
Both look great to me
I mean we've seen gameplay from both now and I can't believe anyone would disagree with that. Bayonetta 3's graphics look awful by today's standards, the gameplay looks fun, but dated and even the voice actress has been changed - apparently for the worse, sadly. Project Eve looks like how Bayonetta should, if it didn't refuse to move with the times.
Project eve has good graphics(uninspired as they may be) but the gameplay looks kind of bland. I would be very hesitant to say that a game by some random Korean dev could possibly compare to anything by Platinum games, who at this point are pretty comfortably the kings of character action games.
and yet a game being fun has nothing to do with it's graphics.
I can believe it. Play Bayonetta 2.
I still don't know if this is a ps3, or a ps2 game.
I swear, people who say this more than likely too young and never grew up with a ps2 to know what ps2 games actually looked like.
Yeah there's a lot of great looking PS2 games. All the details had to be hand authored so good textures looked good. Too many Switch games fall back on low quality dynamic stuff that I think ends up looking worse and it's more expensive performance wise.
Sure but I'm 35 and a grew up with ps1. Washed out look and color palate is from ps2, that was my first thought.
that's totally true. Just salty fans who wish they could play the game.
It's a switch game which aims for 60fps and some high paced action. What else to expect? Maybe you also want a COHERENT PLOT?! Freak
PS2 is going to far. It's about on par with PS360WiiU hack and slash games like Devil May Cry 4. However, the Switch is only around 50% more powerful than the PS360WiiU so most of their games were going to look on par. That extra performance is going to go to more particle effects, a more stable framerate, amd other little tweaks here and there, plus the game has another year of development for graphical improvements.
If this were a PS2 game it’d be revolutionary because there ain’t a single PS2 game that looks visually anything like this. Go look at footage on any Devil May Cry game on PS2 and literally put that image next to this. I think the issue is we have a new director and he’s got a different vision. I’ll agree to the colors not being the typical vibrant and over saturated look. Also, the tone seems way more toned down… I’m just hoping that’s this trailer and it’ll still be over-the-top with innuendo. They really just showed a poor trailer in my opinion. Watch any Bayonetta 1 or 2 trailer and you’ll see how they should’ve made this trailer.
Never played on a PS2, eh? Its clearly looking like a good PS3 /XB360 game.
Early PS3 I'd gather.
Get your eyes checked bro 🧂
I know it's a Switch title and it would technically be a bad move but I do wish these were higher resolution shots.
Isn't the switch 720 to begin with?
The screen is 720p but supports up to 1080 while docked. I believe Bayonetta will run at 900p tho based on the screenshot rez.
Looks fantastic and Switch exclusive:)
Awesome can't wait!!! Day one!
This somehow looks more drab than MGR Revengeance. They better nailed everything else since graphics just here are just not acceptable anymore.
Ahhhh 12 year old graphics
Even the dumbed down graphics and loss of sex appeal aside the gameplay which is the biggest thing in Bayonetta, seems dumbed down. On the D-pad has your hair Kaiju, which seems to be usable everywhere expect the train section in the trailer.....soo every chapter is full of large areas with Kaiju action and no proper bosses like in previous ones? Seems a bit worrying for me.
You can't fault the game and the devs for outdated graphics. They shopped around for publishers and no one offered except Nintendo
I'm more annoyed of how much it drew from DMC5 than the graphics per say. I know both game's history but couldn't they just make it Bayonetta with a few nods to its rival? The HUD, the katana user at the end, the familiars straight out of dmc1. I think there's references and then there's parodies and Bayonetta 3 is looking like the later for now
Cant wait for the HD remaster 😅
On next gen Switch yes because it’s never coming to any other platforms ;)
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