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Bayonetta 3

PlatinumGames, Nintendo
Oct 28, 2022 - Nintendo Switch

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9 / 10
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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 3 is an over-the-top thrill ride from start to finish, with incredibly fun gameplay that outshines its few shortcomings.

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

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Too much game is never a bad thing for some 'pennies to enjoyment ratio' players, but Bayonetta 3 overstays its welcome and dips from being an all-time classic to just being a very, very good video game. It's not the all-time top five Switch game that I think it might have been with a few different decisions here and there, but it's still a must-play title.

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

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