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Bayonetta 3

PlatinumGames, Nintendo
Oct 28, 2022 - Nintendo Switch

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One of the best combat systems in gaming gets even better with Bayonetta 3. It's story is a bit of a letdown and its wild action scenes take a toll on the performance in certain spots, but neither of those issues get in the way of Bayonetta 3 being a top shelf action game on the Switch.

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Bayonetta goes big for the series' most stupendous adventure yet, but also its scrappiest.

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While the story is pathetic and the game presents some performance issues on switch, Bayonetta 3 takes a lesson in combat and gameplay design in a lushly stylish sequence.

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When taking charge of the action, Bayonetta is more fun to rip and tear with here than ever before, with some smart evolutions in how her role as a summoner can add to her combat without taking anything meaningful away. But some of the same issues that plagued its predecessors are just as present here as well, if not more-so

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One of the best action games of recent years and an irresistibly entertaining celebration of everything that is joyous and imaginative about video games.

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It's bombastic, over-the-top, and extravagant for the sake of extravagance, leaving ruins, literally, in its wake.

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Bayonetta 3 is a show-stopping spectacle that feels familiar in all the right ways while also adding mechanics that are sure to delight old and new fans alike.

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