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  • Bayonetta Adds Star Fox and Princess Daisy to Her Nintendo-Themed Cosplay Wardrobe (Now That’s Foxy!)

    Bayonetta Adds Star Fox and Princess Daisy to Her Nintendo-Themed Cosplay Wardrobe (Now That’s Foxy!)

    Back at E3, Nintendo revealed crossover costumes for the Wii U re-release of the original Bayonetta themed after Link, Princess Peach and Samus Aran. In addition to confirming that those costumes will also be wearable in Wii U-exclusive sequel Bayonetta 2, the latest installment of […]

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  • E3 2014: Yes, That’s Bayonetta Cosplaying as Link, Princess Peach and Samus

    E3 2014: Yes, That’s Bayonetta Cosplaying as Link, Princess Peach and Samus

    Some cool Bayonetta news was announced at E3 this week. Not only will the upcoming Wii U-exclusive sequel contain a ported copy of the original game (in retail box copies only), but also exclusive bonus costumes that will allow everyone’s favorite shapeshifting witch to cosplay […]

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  • Discussion Review: Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

    Discussion Review: Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

    Review written by Matt Litten & Tim Mack. Matt: Move over, Ryu. Step aside, Dante. Watch your back, Kratos. Back that thang up, Bayonetta. There’s a new action game hero in town, and his name is Raiden. Yes, that Raiden. The same Raiden many fans […]

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  • Review: The Wonderful 101

    Review: The Wonderful 101

    Since its release a little more than a year ago now, it’s often seemed that Nintendo’s Wii U, a cool console that’s still struggling to connect with an adoring public, needed something—say, maybe, a pack of superheroes–to swoop in and elevate it, not just above […]

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  • The Wonderful 101 Sure Looks Viewtiful

    The Wonderful 101 Sure Looks Viewtiful

    Not to be dismissed as “that other Wii U game from PlatinumGames that isn’t Bayonetta 2,” or forgotten among the Super Marios, Mario Karts, Donkey Kongs, Zeldas, Smash Bros. and other established Nintendo properties with fresh Wii U installments on the way, The Wonderful 101 […]

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  • Platinum Games Gives Bayonetta 2 a Wii U Makeover

    Platinum Games Gives Bayonetta 2 a Wii U Makeover

    For Bayonetta 2, Platinum Games has given the game’s titular heroine a makeover, including a new hairdo and costume. I’m not sure if you’ve noticed, but previous trailers have been careful not to show Bayonetta’s character model above the waist. However this week at E3 […]

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  • An Updated Look at PlatinumGames’ Wii U Projects

    An Updated Look at PlatinumGames’ Wii U Projects

    PlatinumGames sure is busy these days. Anarchy Reigns just recently dropped in North America (my review’s coming soon; it’s aight, but I would say Platinum’s weakest effort overall) and Metal Gear Rising is quickly picking up steam for its long-awaited launch next month. After that, […]

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  • Konami’s Merchandising the Shit Out of Metal Gear Rising

    Konami’s Merchandising the Shit Out of Metal Gear Rising

    With the upcoming release of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance for PS3 and Xbox 360, it would seem Konami is launching more than just a fun new video game. Metal Gear Rising will essentially become its own brand, spawning an extensive campaign of merchandise to be […]

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  • Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Collector’s Edition Comes With Raiden’s Sword in a Lamp

    Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Collector’s Edition Comes With Raiden’s Sword in a Lamp

    Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is launching February 19, 2013. It’ll be sold by itself for PS3 and Xbox 360, and will also now be available in a Collector’s Edition set with the official soundtrack and special packaging. Oh, and it’ll come with this kick-ass plasma […]

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  • Raiden Rises at TGS

    Raiden Rises at TGS

    Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance has never looked, sounded, or felt more like a Metal Gear game than it does in this new trailer from the Tokyo Game Show. Sure it has the unmistakable PlatinumGames flair with all the crazy swordplay and slow-mo manual body party […]

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