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Chomp Bites One Off: Bayonetta (Festival of Dread Special)

Welcome back to the Festival of Dread, The Splintering‘s month-long celebration of all things wicked and bewitching! Every now and again, we at The Splintering are going to lean on our mascot, Chomp the Termite, to go out into the world of myth and fiction to get the stories that we non-fictional types just can’t get. To celebrate the festive

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SEGA confirms “Bayonetta” & “Vanquish” remasters coming to PS4, Xbox One in February

As we reported last week, a remaster of the action/sci-fi game Vanquish was leaked on the Microsoft Store. Earlier today, SEGA has officially confirmed that remasters of both Vanquish and Bayonetta will indeed be coming to Xbox One and PS4 on 18 February 2020. Both games were originally developed by Platinum Games for the PS3 and Xbox 360, and this

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Nintendo to remove “Bayonetta 1 & 2” from Wii U eShop on 19 September

Nintendo has confirmed that both Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2 will be removed from the Wii U eShop on 19 September, 2019. If you’ve already purchased the games, you will still be able to re-download them after the 19th, but there will be no new sales after that time. This will not affect the availability of Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2 on the Nintendo

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Platinum Games’ unorthodox approach to making “Bayonetta 3”

According to a recent interview with Platinum Games studio head Atushi Inaba, the development approach to Bayonetta 3 is very different than previous installments of the series. Inaba noted that the Bayonetta development team has learned enough from their experience creating the first two games to improve its approach, and that Platinum is not following “an orthodox development process.” “With

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Veteran Ninja Gaiden Developers Announce “Wanted: Dead” for PC, Consoles

You did it this time, Bon Jovi. They’re tired of your $#!+! At Tokyo Game Show 2021, publisher 110 Industries and developer Soleil announced a new third-person action game Wanted: Dead for PC and consoles. Set in a bleak, sci-fi version of Hong Kong, Wanted: Dead will feature both gunplay and melee combat inspired by Devil May Cry and Bayonetta.

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PiXEL Announces Greek Mythology-themed “Wing of the Asteria” for Switch, Steam PC

On a Monday, PiXEL announced Wing of Asteria, a new horizontal shooter inspired by ancient Greek mythology. While not much is known about the game, it will feature character designs and concept art by Shuzilow.HA (known for Gaiapolis and the Twin Bee series) and music by Kawagen of the Bandai Namco Studios Sound Team (Phelios, Burning Force). Here’s a look

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PlatinumGames Announces “Project G.G.”

Japanese developer PlatinumGames has unveiled Project G.G., an all-new action IP described as “the powerful climax to the Hideki Kamiya superhero trilogy”. (Kamiya-San being the celebrated director of Bayonetta and The Wonderful 101). In an interview with the Japanese publication Famitsu, Kamiya notes that Project G.G. is “Platinum challenging what [the company] hasn’t challenged before… If Viewtiful Joe is like a Kamen

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New SEGA survey will finally determine the future of Sonic… probably

This week, SEGA started an open online survey to get fan feedback on some of their most popular franchises. The survey is intended to help SEGA “determine the next steps for some of our most popular series.” Several SEGA staples are included in the survey, such as Sonic the Hedgehog, Yakuza, Bayonetta, Puyo Puyo, Shenmue, Altered Beast, Phantasy Star, etc. It’s also pretty telling

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Dat ass! 11 of gaming’s most remarkable rear ends

The gluteus maximus is the largest muscle in the body, and it’s high time that this sinewy mass gets the respect it deserves. While many are worth celebrating, here are eleven of our picks for the most remarkable posteriors in the world of gaming. Cammy – Street Fighter series Street Fighter‘s Cammy was one of the first video game hotties

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No, Saudi Arabia didn’t ban 47 games in a single day, and that’s just the start of the false reporting

I like to give Australians a bit of crap over how miserably their government approaches mature-themed video games, but truth be told, Australia has nothing on the over-the-top nonsense that comes out of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This week, several Western news outlets reported that the Saudi Arabian government had added 47 games to the list of those banned

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SEGA brings the “Yakuza” series and “Valkyria Chronicles 4” to PC starting in August

SEGA announced at E3 this week that several of their Japanese-developed titles will finally be making the jump to PC. In a video titled “Best of Japan on PC”, SEGA revealed that Yakuza Zero, Yakuza Kiwami and Valkyria Chronicles 4 would be coming soon to PC, with Yakuza Zero releasing via Steam on 1 August. All three were previously exclusive

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Bait and “Switch”? Nintendo may shift focus to non-traditional customers

In recent Q&A session with investors, outgoing Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima indicated that their core fan base alone will not be sufficient to hit Nintendo’s sales goals of 20 million Switch consoles this fiscal year, and that widening the Switch’s appeal to non-traditional consumers is the best way to achieve this. “For the launch of Nintendo Switch, we conducted a

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