What Makes Bayonetta Worthy Of Such High Praise?

PSXextreme writes:

"The title isn't a rhetorical question. I'm not going to embark upon a quest to prove that Bayonetta isn't worthy of the praise it has received thus far. I'm actually asking the question: what is going on here?"

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Rikitatsu3225d ago (Edited 3225d ago )

The execution of the combat and the genius level design and epic bosses.

The Article writer should play the full game instead of the demo, then he will know what makes Bayonetta that good.

deadreckoning6663225d ago (Edited 3225d ago )

From what I've seen so far it has the best combat ever seen in an action game by eons.

GUNS N SWORDS3225d ago (Edited 3225d ago )

it's obviously the combat.

the main lady is just a character Hideki came up with to add a different flavor to the game, the whole fun to the game isn't just watching Bayonetta bounce around doing quick flashy moves, it's about executing them and enjoying the the pay off from it.

take away the combat and it wouldn't have nearly as much as the success as it has now.

anti-gamer3225d ago

this game is more fun than DI but I am more excited abut GOW3 and Lord Of Shadow.
GOW3 and Lord of shadow fore me sorry Bayonetta

ShinRyuHadoken3225d ago

''the hot chick in the game''

Maybe so. But I still prefer a man to do man jobs. I could not place myself as a chick with great boobs killing some demons. Give GOW3 that is more like it. This game is a hipe. I played the demo its fun tough but still its against my nature.

Simon_Brezhnev3225d ago (Edited 3225d ago )

lmao @ 360 fanboys are all over this article

Whats funny is IGN gave this game a good score but didnt praise Bujingai combos which was pretty good i guess they should had focused on a female main character instead.

sikbeta3225d ago (Edited 3225d ago )

The Revolutionary and innovative Bayonetta Dance:

ramon_v3225d ago (Edited 3225d ago )

a review is just one person's opinion after all , so those who are dubious about the reviews they've seen, should buy/play the game and make a first hand decision afterwards.

i've seen many articles sprout up across the internet today that essentially try to undermine the positive buzz for this game. it's BS.

if the odd person praises something, sure, you should question it... but if EVERYONE is unanimously praising it, well... still question and make up your own opinion, but give credit where credit is due and acknowledge that maybe its YOU that is the odd man out.

this isn't my kind of game. but i commend Platinum Games on creating a new IP that so many people seem to be enjoying. they deserve their moment in the spotlight.

StanLee3225d ago

Am I surprise this article is from Ben? Nope. You cheeky fanboy you. How many times have I called you a fanboy now Ben?

DatNJDom813225d ago

But I think its because God of War 3 is coming out. Before you guys start disagreeing please hear me out.

Ever since I became a PS3 owner back in 2007 and looked into these website all I've read is negative PS3 articles. Made me question if I bought the right system or not. I guess they still haven't gotten over Sony's initial arrogance. Also, I honestly think that the video game media in the west (American, UK, etc.) wants the xbox to win because its a western console. Alot of times, my boys tell me buy an xbox its American. The fools don't know that its made with foreign parts in foreign countries.

Now, God of War 3 is a western style game while Bayonetta is Japanese. However, the developing console for Bayonetta is the 360, while God of War belongs to Sony. Sony exclusives (not all, but most) have stepped up to the plate and, in my opinion, outdone watever the 360 offered. Being that GOW3 is never coming to the 360, along with the bais that does exist, they are going to glorify Bayonetta.

Now, I am in no way saying Bayonetta is a bad game. I can't say that because all I played was the demo. I might give it a go but, to be honest, I just couldn't get into it. I really want to give it a shot though. The music was a real turn off. I do have to admit combat mechanics are great in that game although not as innovative as people say they are.

Mark my words, while God of War 3 will get good reviews, you are going to be reading things like "not as innovative as Bayonetta" and same lame combos. People, do you realize that in God of War you can do more combos than square square triangle. Another reason is because its "cool" nowadays to knock PS3 exclusives. Even Uncharted 2 had it share of sh!t.

Homicide3225d ago

"the hot chick in the game"

If that were the case, Heavenly Sword would've gotten the same praise, but it didn't because HS is short and stagnant. All the reviews have praised Bayonetta for its combat.

rockleex3225d ago (Edited 3225d ago )

Coming from N4G's StanLee? That doesn't say much. O_o

Anyways, Ninja Gaiden fans will keep prefering Ninja Gaiden over other action games. GOW fans will keep prefering GOW over other action games.

Each series has a different style of gameplay, the only two that resembles each other are Bayonetta and DMC. Those are the only two games you can compare and say "okay, this game is better at this than the other game".

So any website that tries to downplay the GOW series by mentioning Bayonetta is simply flamebaiting. It just makes no sense to draw any comparisons between the two.

GUNS N SWORDS3225d ago (Edited 3225d ago )

hey, what's with the 15 disagrees.

did anybody do a single research of the reviews on this game?

or did they just needed to let off their steam on this page and on my comment?

frankly i'm not buying it just cause of the female lead, it be like saying that i bought DMC4 cause of two guys in red jackets or viewtiful joe cause of short guy in red tights.

that's not why i bought either of those games, it's the game play.

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TrevorPhillips3225d ago (Edited 3225d ago )

That too Rikitatsu :)

Yea true that

Ninji3225d ago

It will be overshadowed by Darksiders and numerous other games.

Korda3225d ago

I found the demo really sleazy so thats why im not going to buy it

WIIIS13225d ago

Of course PSXEXTREMEFANBOY would be upset about this game since it is vastly inferior on the PS3, but Bayonetta's gameplay speaks for itself as to why it has already burst the GOW3 bubble even before GOW3 has been released.

Mo0eY3225d ago

In no way is Bayonetta remotely related to God of War 1, 2, or 3. Why are people saying this? Clearly Bayonetta's contender would be the Devil May Cry series, and that should be the only comparison.

WIIIS13225d ago

They're both in the hack and slash genre and play the same way. Why can't they be compared?

Eiffel3225d ago

"Clearly Bayonetta's contender would be the Devil May Cry series, and that should be the only comparison. "

You can compare the same thing?

OmarJA-N4G3225d ago

Please stop embarrassing yourself for once.

sikbeta3225d ago (Edited 3225d ago )

Guys let this guy alone, after all is his choice

If he prefer to do this:

Instead of this:

Is his problem, not our lol

n4gno3225d ago

Again, the same ridiculous message from wiiiis.

each bayonetta article = copy/paste donkey :)

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