|[September 04, 2014]
Nintendo News: Bayonetta 2 Comes Into Focus in a New Nintendo Direct
REDMOND, Wash. --(Business Wire)--
A new Nintendo
Direct video detailed some of the cool new aspects of the Bayonetta
2 game, which launches exclusively for Wii
U on Oct. 24. For the first time, Nintendo announced that the
cosplay options available in the original Bayonetta game will
also be available in Bayonetta 2. These include Bayonetta's wild
takes on Princess Peach, Daisy, Link and Samus. But a surprise
interstellar mercenary is also given the costume treatment: an outfit
reminiscent of Fox McCloud, hero of the Star Fox games, was also
revealed for Bayonetta 2 during this Nintendo Direct.
A new Nintendo Direct video detailed some of the cool new aspects of the Bayonetta 2 game, which launches exclusively for Wii U on Oct. 24. (Photo: Business Wire)
The Nintendo Direct also revealed Rodin as a playable character in Bayonetta
2's multiplayer Tag Climax mode and showed off the first footage of
Nintendo had previously announced that the Wii U version of the original Bayonetta
game would be included with the packaged version of Bayonetta 2,
available in stores at a suggested retail price of $59.99. But for the
first time, Nintendo detailed the pricing plan for the downloadable
versions of the games for players who opt to purchase both digitally.
When buying both games separately in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U, a
special discount will be applied during the purchase process, making the
total for both games just $59.98.
The Nintendo Direct also provided more details about previously
announced features of Bayonetta 2, including characters,
storyline, combat mechanics, weapons, magic, Bayonetta's trademark
Torture Attacks and the new Umbran Climax. Viewers will learn about
Muspelheim challenge rooms, how the ranking system works and how to
spend their hard-fought Halos to buy items and skills or modify weapons.
It's a must-watch for anyone who wants to be ready to take down
opponents in style.
To view the Nintendo Direct in its entirety, visit http://www.nintendo.com/nintendo-direct.
For more information about Bayonetta 2, visit http://bayonetta2.nintendo.com.
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