This is just fucking disgusting!
How do you all think this will achieve something or make yourselves look like intellectual beings?
More of the same likeness to follow:
What makes anyone think this is constructive? Are they even educated in how the video games industry works?
I think back to many years ago when games jumped back and forth between systems like it was a game of hop scotch Resident Evil, Final Fantasy are both criminals of the same crime! If you wanted to play every game in the series YES you would have to own more than one console in that very generation. Maybe I’m wrong in thinking this but many Japanese developers/publishers preferred to concentrate 1 game on 1 system, so you would end up with the need to own both systems to be able to experience the sequel! But this doesn’t even touch the point as to what is going on with Bayonetta 2.
Bayonetta 2 is a victim of “lack of interest”. Sega the first publisher of the game basically made it impossible for Platinum Games to envisage a sequel with their publishing backing.
In Tatsuya Minami’s own words;
Bayonetta is a brand that we want to see become stronger, reaching the hands of more and more gamers, so we have continued to consult with SEGA, the previous game’s publisher, on how we can make sure this takes place. Our answer was a new partnership with Nintendo.
So, I ask those in the above aforementioned images, what does this mean to you? Can I spell it out? ‘No Nintendo Publishing = No Bayonetta 2 At All’ In a nutshell per say. Nintendo came forward and decided to publish this game, maybe even Platinum Games came to Nintendo because the agreement with Sega was going sour, we do not know the exact details but what we can derive from this is that there is a strong possibility that Bayonetta 2 may have never existed if Nintendo did not give the financial backing to Platinum Games. This could have been born from discussions and agreements on The Wonderful 101 (previously known as Project P-100) we don’t know exactly, but I for one am thankful that Nintendo decided to invest more, its one thing they have always been criticised for not doing. The staff at Platinum are mainly from an old Capcom developer Clover Studios which made Viewtiful Joe (which likeness can be seen in the 101) and Okami, with staff previously creating and developing Devil May Cry (Bayonetta is obviously a direct competitor in game style) and Resident Evil, to me this is a studio that is well worth investing in, against popular opinion I would really hope to see Nintendo secure them as a 2nd party developer.
Many of those who are venting such comments on twitter or any public domain that they can get their hands on are screaming “how dare you do this to loyal Bayonetta fans”, can you see the irony here? If you were a loyal fan you would see and respect the decisions of the creators of this content, they do not have to risk financial ruination to satisfy your needs for this story. They could have given up after the discussion with Sega wasn’t going where they would have best envisaged, plus how loyal can a “die-hard” fan be after 3 years and 1 game? Brea Harper in the last image exclaims “the death of an amazing series” well I’m sorry to break out the English lesson here but the game only became a “series” when Bayonetta 2 was announced by Nintendo…
I like to think that there are more intellectual gamers out there, who don’t rage fit at these sort of things but look at it and ask why. There have been many things throughout the years that irked me about how things were going, ideally I would only be a single console gamer if Nintendo’s Wii had of had that little more in it that I wouldn’t have missed out on other multiplatform games, but I succumbed and bought a 360 when GTA IV came out.
I for one look forward to November 30th, as well as the impending release of Bayonetta 2. Thank you Nintendo and Thank you Platinum Games!