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Bayonetta game series is one of the best games Nintendo ever published. Bayonetta 1 falls under the genres of action, hack, and slash. Hideki Kamiya is the writer and director for the Bayonetta 1. Bayonetta 1 is a single-player game released on 29th October 2009. Platinum Games are the developers for Bayonetta 1 and it is available on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii U and, Nintendo Switch. Sega and Nintendo were the publishers for the game. Bayonetta 1 is about a witch who has revived and no memories of her past life. It received an average aggregate score of 80+ over 100. Bayonetta 1 received Game of the year award by IGN UK publication, Best Boss Fights and Best Original IP award by GameSpot, Best New IP award by GameTrailers(GT), and Best Debut award by Giant Bomb. Bayonetta reported that a total of 138,000 copies were sold on its first-day release in the country. By these awards and one-day sales figures, we can say that Bayonetta 1 was a huge success.
A sequel Bayonetta 2 was announced in September 2012 and it was first released on 20th September 2014. Like Bayonetta 1 it also belongs to the genres of action, hack, and slash. Unlike Bayonetta 1, Bayonetta 2 is both multiplayer and single-player, whereas Bayonetta 1 is only a single player. The writers for Bayonetta 2 were Hideki Kamiya and Bingo Morihashi. Yusuke Hashimoto was Bayonetta 2 director. Like Bayonetta 1 Platinum games were the developers for Bayonetta 2. Bayonetta 2 was improved significantly by fulfilling the loopholes or issues in Bayonetta 1. Bayonetta 2 received an average aggregate score of 90+ out of 100, which is a very good score.
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Bayonetta 2 won the Joystiq award under the E3 selection category. It also received Destructoid’s Best of 2014 award in best overall game category, Edge award 2014 in the top game of 2014 category, GameTrailers best of 2014 award under best action-adventure and best Wii U exclusive, National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers awards under Original light mix score, franchise and character design, AbleGamers Foundation’s Most accessible games of 2014 award under most accessible games category and finally IGN’s best of 2014 awards under best action game and best action game of peoples choice. Bayonetta 2 was a successor of Bayonetta 1.
Bayonetta 3 was announced in December 2017 during The Game Awards 2017 and there is no further news about it. Gamers are eagerly waiting for Bayonetta 3 and let us hope that it lives up to its standards.