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  • Summary: Bayonetta returns in an all-new, over-the-top climax action game. Sporting a wicked new ensemble and somehow familiar pigtails, the titular Umbra Witch must face a mysterious evil using her signature guns and time-slowing Witch Time ability. Is her foe angel, demon, or something elseBayonetta returns in an all-new, over-the-top climax action game. Sporting a wicked new ensemble and somehow familiar pigtails, the titular Umbra Witch must face a mysterious evil using her signature guns and time-slowing Witch Time ability. Is her foe angel, demon, or something else entirely?

    Tap into Bayonetta's naughtier side with Demon Masquerade, a new ability that channels the demon linked to her weapon allowing for some exciting action options, not to mention some hair-raising combos. She can also summon her demonic darlings like Gomorrah, Malphas, and Phantasmaraneae during battle, unleashing their demonic powers in the heat of combat and in new, larger-than life battles where you directly control the action.

    Bayonetta fights bravely in the streets of Tokyo against a mysterious enemy bent on plunging humanity into the depths of chaos.

    Why is she there? And has the enemy already extended their grasp to other worlds?
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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 0 out of 123
  1. Oct 25, 2022
    100
    Bayonetta 3 is an experience filled with a constant feeling of surprise, quality of life add-ons, dynamic and electrifying action and an epic story. Though it lacks visual refinement, the end result is a must-play for fans of the series. Although unfortunately there is still male gaze imprinted on the game, being a woman and playing with such powerful and fun characters such as Bayonetta, Viola and Jeanne is a huge joy.
  2. Oct 25, 2022
    95
    Taking risks and daring to be better, Platinum Games has created one of the best games in its history with Bayonetta 3. The witch returns stronger and better accompanied than ever, proving why it is a Hack&Slash icon.
  3. Oct 25, 2022
    90
    If you love the series and want to experience more of what made the first two games great, you’ll find all that and more in Bayonetta 3, which dials things up to 11 and then some.
  4. Nov 8, 2022
    90
    Bayonetta 3 is held back by the hardware limitations of Nintendo Switch, but this naughty sorceress is cunning enough to shake off those chains. She brings a lot of perfect, crazy fast fun, so imaginative that you won’t get a chance to be bored.
  5. Oct 25, 2022
    85
    Eight years in the making, Bayonetta 3 is an utterly ridiculous action romp from PlatinumGames that blends sublime controls with over-the-top set pieces that fans have come to love. And while pacing and technical issues hold it back, it’s a fantastic sequel that fans of the franchise will love.
  6. Nov 1, 2022
    80
    After playing Bayonetta 3, I found myself wanting to spend a lot more time getting acquainted with the first two games in the series, and I think that says a lot about the world PlatinumGames has created. Bayonetta's unique sense of style and humor really sets the series apart from other action games on the market, and it's easy to see why the character has proven so endearing. The game's over-the-top humor and sexuality probably won't win over anyone that didn't care for the first two games, and not all of the Demon Slaves are enjoyable to use. Despite these minor flaws, Bayonetta 3 delivers an experience that shouldn't be missed by series fanatics, and is well worth trying for those new to the series.
  7. Nov 14, 2022
    50
    Despite featuring what's arguably the best combat system in the series, Bayonetta 3 is nothing short of disappointing. Bayonetta's core gameplay is outstanding, weaving fluid controls together with incredible weapon variety and tons of fun mechanics to play around with. The combo potential is high and battles just feel great to play… as Bayonetta. An unforgiveable amount of playtime is dedicated to newcomer Viola, stealth segments that make poor use of Jeanne, and relentless gimmick stages that wear out their welcome immediately. Tossing in mediocre level design, lacklustre performance, and a flavourless story that panders towards the current multiverse craze, it's clear PlatinumGames has lost its magic touch when it comes to the Umbran Witch. Bayonetta 3 is simply mediocre, at best.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 43 out of 255
  1. Oct 29, 2022
    10
    Best Platinium Games Entry! Bayonetta is back with more weapons, demons, style, and charm.
  2. Nov 2, 2022
    10
    -Gameplay 10/10
    -Graphics 8/10
    -Performance 8/10 -Music 10/10 -Story 7/10 -Replayability 10/10 -Value 10/10 -Sassiness 10/10 -Final
    -Gameplay 10/10
    -Graphics 8/10
    -Performance 8/10
    -Music 10/10
    -Story 7/10
    -Replayability 10/10
    -Value 10/10
    -Sassiness 10/10

    -Final Verdict 10/10
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  3. Nov 20, 2022
    10
    Nossa bruxona Bayonetta sempre trazendo boa qualidade, o jogo conseguiu manter a qualidade dos primeiros dois jogos e ainda expandir oNossa bruxona Bayonetta sempre trazendo boa qualidade, o jogo conseguiu manter a qualidade dos primeiros dois jogos e ainda expandir o universo do mesmo. A franquia vai crescer ainda mais e isso é certo. Expand
  4. Oct 30, 2022
    10
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. One of the best action games of all time, cannot believe thar woke media is so angry about making Bayonetta "straight", I am glad that this game was made for people who enjoy good gameplay and combat, shame about performance issues, this game would be 20/10 Expand
  5. Nov 12, 2022
    9
    Les développeurs ont tout donné pour faire de ce jeu une expérience ludique généreuse: le gameplay connu des épisodes 1 et 2 quiLes développeurs ont tout donné pour faire de ce jeu une expérience ludique généreuse: le gameplay connu des épisodes 1 et 2 qui introduisaient le personnage de Bayonetta est ici magnifié sans aucune retenue. De plus, les thèmes abordés permettent de mettre en avant l'excellence de leur proposition. Si je ne suis pas fan du beat them all, je reconnais le talent manifeste qui a permis de faire ce jeu. Pour tous ceux qui ont aimé les deux premiers jeux, c'est la conclusion idéale. Expand
  6. Nov 13, 2022
    7
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. Mais uma vez a Platinum cagando em algum aspecto do jogo. Performance lamentável e gráficos datados em comparação a outros jogos presente no switch. Expand
  7. Jan 31, 2023
    0
    What is this garbage bayonetta, complete grossification and ugliness of what was glamour and sexy, and fun become ugly, seriuos for nothingWhat is this garbage bayonetta, complete grossification and ugliness of what was glamour and sexy, and fun become ugly, seriuos for nothing Complete betrayal of the 2 initials top games, even artistic direction, characters are uglier than before as graphics. i was waiting for nothing and frustrations. Expand

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