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Nintendo revealed a new trailer for Bayonetta 3 during today’s Direct – or, to be more specific, after. At seven minutes, the new trailer contains too much witch magic to contain in one Direct. It expands on the new abilities previously shown and reveals a few more for both playable characters.
Bayonetta 3, which has been in development for ages, will launch on October 28. Previous trailers showed some of the gameplay, but the new trailer gives a more comprehensive look at the options. While they weren’t present in the gameplay trailer, the teaser shown on the Direct suggested that series characters Luka and Jeanne might also be playable.
One of the standout features of both characters was the immortal puppet. This accessory allows players to activate a kind of auto-play mode where the characters do their combos with a single button. It’s a good option to make the game more accessible for players who struggle with more complicated combos.
Ways of the witch
The trailer showcases Bayonetta’s new abilities, including her Masquerade moves and her new demon summons. In her Masquerade form, Bayonetta takes on the aspect of one of her patron demons to unleash more powerful attacks. Since one of her calls is the spider demon Phantasmaranae, that means she can turn into a giant spider. These shapes can also be used for movement as she swings Spider-Man style over an opening at one point.
Bayonetta can also summon her demonic patrons to fight the larger foes directly. Some we’ve seen before, but now we have a better idea of what they can do. Not only can they battle alone, but they can also be summoned midway through the combo to deliver finishing moves. This trailer also confirms that Bayonetta can get hurt while summoning.
Suite for viola
The other star of the trailer was the secondary playable character Viola. Looks like her gameplay will be slightly different from Bayonetta’s. She activates Witch Time by blocking attacks instead of dodging them. Her only apparent weapons are her sword and magic darts. Her only infernal call seems to be the sword-bound demon, Cheshire.
When Viola summons Cheshire, she will no longer be able to use Witch Time or her sword, but the big cat demon will be nearby to keep enemies busy. In terms of gameplay, it reminds me of Nero and V, both from Devil May Cry V. It’s a risky form of combat, but will probably result in better combo scores.
Bayonetta and Viola will face off against man-made demons called homunculi in the latest title. Considering the number of battle options available in the new game, feel sorry for those poor homunculi.
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