Bayonetta 3 Ideas Progressing, But Nothing Confirmed Yet

"It's actually something I've been thinking a lot about."

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What might Platinum Games make after the Xbox One/PC exclusive Scalebound? In an interview with Polygon, designer Hideki Kamiya said he has a plan for Bayonetta 3, though it's not confirmed at this stage if that will indeed be the project the developer works on next.

Asked if he might think about making a third Bayonetta game after Scalebound comes out in 2017, Kamiya responded, "To answer your question straightly, yes.

"It's actually something I've been thinking a lot about. We've talked a lot about it internally at the company and I've written some outlines for what the game would be. And I feel really confident it would be cool if we got the chance to make it."

Kamiya stressed that, although he has some ideas for the next game in the Bayonetta series, right now Platinum is only "looking at opportunities."

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"If that opportunity ever came up to make Bayonetta 3, that would be really, really cool," he said.

The latest Bayonetta game, 2014's Wii U-exclusive Bayonetta 2, was well received; GameSpot gave it a 10/10. The 2009 original was directed by Kamiya, though the sequel was not, Polygon said. Whether or not he would direct a third game remains to be seen.

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I cant stand this rofl. I have a report about nothing. Nothing confirmed!

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YES!!!!! I would love to see more Bayo, Bayonetta 2 is one of my all time favorites, so please bring back the witch for a third entry.

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How I hate Sega for producing for making shitty sonic games a priority. Bayonetta 3 would probably be a good game, but since i'm not planning on buying an NX, I hope it'll be released for ps4.

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If it is on a Nintendo console only like the last one then forget it.

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Hard pass, but cool for those that are fans of Bayonetta.

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huh ... i didnt realize they are the ones behind scalebound

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I would buy it day one. Wiiu or NX

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@rikku45: Only you and few others.

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it does gets made, it should be release for nx, ps4 and xbox one and maybe pc.

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Bayonetta 3 please!!! Dx

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Bayonetta 3 and Vanquish 2, multi-plat please!

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I'm convinced some "gamers" are just childish moronic trolls that don't understand if it weren't for Nintendo the series would be DEAD. If it's an NX exclusive I'll buy for sure. If it's multi-platform I'll buy for sure. Either way I won't miss out.

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Bayonetta is one of my all time favorite games so I'd absolutely LOVE a #3............... as long as it's not on Wii-U. That and Vanquish 2!!

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Not as much as I still want Viewtiful Joe's conclusion...

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Bayonetta 3 would be sweet.

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how about remaster Bayonetta 1-2 first! Forget about new games, just remaster everything!!! we dont need new games!!! NO NEW GAMES, just sell old ones!

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Nier Automata is the only top tier platinum games game since bayonetta 2.

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@putaspongeon: Bayonetta 2 was an absolute masterpiece, so glad Nintendo took the gamble on it, never played Neir Automata, is it as good? Also, major props for the Pajama Sam avatar....

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@ice12tray: It's not out yet but:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8hQvNRuX3Q

Plus they've shown running around the desolate map meaning it's going in line with the first nier and isn't just a linear game.

Bayonetta 2 was great, nier automata looks like butter.

Also I'm not afraid anymore.

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Fvck that, we need Vanquish 2. Best third person action shooter I've played last generation; gameplay was superior to both Gears of War and Uncharted.

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@cboye18: A sane person on Gamespot!? Vanquish is, was, and forever will be superior to Gears of War and Uncharted. It was fun, fast, and fluid as...um...liquids.

Bonus: No need to watch a gerontological resistant man doing half gainers off the face of a castle like a twenty three year old, or one of Cliffy B.'s testosterone mutated mouth breathing wet dreams inspired by a Dudebro he was checking out at the gym.

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@cboye18:

I wouldn't say superior to Gears, but it was a damn good game. I love Vanquish.

However the game community is filled with people who can't appreciate games like that at all.

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@warui: It's thousands of times better than gears, which is a pretty bad series.

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@warui: game community hate everything.

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@lonesamurai1: PC is dying, get off already

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@Arsyad00: sarcasm much....

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@lonesamurai1: Poor PC master race.. u don't even have bayonetta 1 or 2.

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lol At people still crying because of Bayonetta 2....

You have nobody to blame for that other than MICROSOFT AND SONY THEMSELVES!

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@metallinatus:

It was a good move on Nintendo's part.

Want to play it? You better get a Wii-U.

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@metallinatus: It was never a first party game though? The first one I mean. Nintendo picking it up was a shock let alone Microsoft or Sony.

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Bring it to Xbox One, PS4, and PC this time!!! -____-

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@excelevo: nou

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@spectre_saren: nou? Is that even English?

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@isane-bishop: yar

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Yes.... *with a very sinister smile*

...

fapfapfapfapfap

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Microsoft needs to secure this for the Xbox one. It seriously needs exclusives.

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@Jag-T1000: MS has enough exclusives. People need to finally get it through their heads that Xbox is now just a brand, and it involves Xbox One, Xbox S, Xbox Scorpio and yes, even Windows 10. There is nothing wrong with that. If they have a problem with MS trying to have as many people be able to play their games as possible, then I guess sony and nintendo are best suited for them. MS is just allowing as many "gamers" as possible to buy/play their games. This game should be Multiplat. I put "gamers" in parenthesis because I feel now many people are not "gamers" but just fanboys.

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@iammcgruber: Stupid posts like Jag's appears on every gaming site now. -____-

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@excelevo:

His post is not "stupid" he does have a point. The SONY camp and the PC camp constantly attack XBOX fans on this.

Microsoft does not have a only on XBOX strategy anymore "no exclusives" is what they say and that is upsetting some longtime XBOX supporters who have not yet come around to the realization that all the XBOX skews and Windows 10 are all XBOX platforms. Whether XBOX console or PC everybody will be an XBOX LIVE member who chooses to play these games.

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@warui: It is. Just like your mini rant.

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@warui: I think it is uncomfortable for people that have been gamers longer for a weekend. You buy a console to play games made for it. If you can get the "same" experience on your computer, tablet, mobile, watch, hairdryer, refrigerator, and Texas Instruments calculator... It reminds me of the lead up to the crash of the 1980s.