Bayonetta on Wii U Is Not Just a Simple Port

Friday, June 20th, 2014

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Bayonetta on Wii U to feature more extras and enhancements.

At E3 2014, it was announced that the original Bayonetta would come packaged with Bayonetta 2 on the Wii U this October. The E3 trailer showcased series’ heroine in various costumes from classic Nintendo franchises, including Super Mario Bros., The Legend of Zelda, and Metriod. However, according to the game’s director, Isao Negishi, Bayonetta on Wii U will feature even more content than the original. On the Platinum Games official blog, Negishi showed off some new gameplay, as well as outlined the various costumes and their attributes.

Negishi elaborated on each new Nintendo-themed costume shown off so far. The Princess Peach costume replaces Bayonetta’s hair attacks with the punches and kicks of Bowser, who can even be summoned during some climax scenes.  This outfit also seems to replace the regular currency of the game with the classic coins from Super Mario Bros. When Bayonetta wears Link’s costume, she can wield the Master Sword by equipping the Shuraba. The Master Sword will also form for the massive Wicked Weaves attack. Sound effects from A Link to the Past will also play at certain points in the game. Finally, Bayonetta’s Samus outfit from the original Metriod will give players the ability to flip Samus’ visor up and down during cutscenes, allowing for some comedic moments like the one featured in the reveal trailer.

It should be worth noting that Bayonetta‘s original director, Hideki Kamiya, oversaw and approved every single costume in the game. Negishi has also stated that there are even more new extras found in this enhanced version of the game, and that the game could be considered a “Special Edition.” Bayonetta 2 is set to come out exclusively on Wii U this October.

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  • Keichi Morisato

    i can’t wait honestly, the game looks so much fun. a while back i played a good portion of the 360 version of the game and loved it, i was hoping to get the game eventually, it coming to the Wii U packaged in with the sequel made that decision easier.

  • dennischiangb

    Metroid*

  • Lord Ackercocke

    Including the original is icing on the cake.