PlatinumGames Want to Self-Publish Bayonetta

PlatinumGames producer Atsushi Inaba revealed in an interview with IGN Japan that the company is interested in self-publishing the Bayonetta series. Inaba adds that Nintendo and Sega currently both own half of the intellectual property rights. PlatinumGames’ first self-published title The Wonderful 101 has been funded for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Steam. [Thanks, Anime News Network]

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Bayonetta 10th Anniversary Webpage

PlatinumGames are celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the original Bayonetta game releasing in Japan on 29 October with a special webpage featuring the special illustration above by Mari Shimazaki, a message by Hideki Kamiya, upcoming merchandise, and a #Bayonetta10th Twitter and Instagram campaign with prizes including the Bayonetta 1+2 Climax Edition for Nintendo Switch. Kamiya message added below…

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Bayonetta Games Being Removed

Nintendo are removing Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2 from the Japanese Wii U eShop on 18 September at 23:59 JST. The sales of the Nintendo Switch versions will not be affected. No reason was given for the removal. Many thanks to Naruki.

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Good Smile Company Announce New Figures

The Good Smile Company today announced several new figures at the 2019 Wonder Festival – Summer event in Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan including the pictured above Nendoroid Zelda: Breath of the Wild Ver., and the pictured below figma Splatoon Boy, figma Edelgard von Hresvelg, Nendoroid Waddle Dee, Grookey/Scorbunny/Sobble, and Nendoroid Bayonetta.

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