The Case For Why Bayonetta Could Be In The New Smash Bros.

The Case For Why Bayonetta Could Be In The New Smash Bros.

The upcoming Bayonetta 2 is a Wii U exclusive. Nintendo, not Sega, is now publishing the game. You know what that means?

Yep, it probably means that the character of Bayonetta will pop up in the upcoming 3DS and Wii U Smash Bros. games. This, of course, would not be the first time a “non-Nintendo” character appeared in a Smash Bros. game. For example, Snake from Metal Gear and Sonic from Sonic the Hedgehog appeared in the Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Hey, Sonic is a Sega character, just like Bayonetta!

If Bayonetta does appear, she’ll probably be a secret character. Her appearance would be in line with what Platinum Games said about growing the Bayonetta brand and having it reach more gamers via Nintendo.

There is ground for this speculation: Earlier this past spring Masahiro Sakurai, the creator of Smash Bros., visited Platinum Games. He took the following photo:


Of course, none of this has been confirmed. It’s all speculation — but pretty good speculation, I think.

And since Namco Bandai is developing the new Smash Bros. games, don’t be surprised if Namco characters also pop up — and Bandai ones, too!

Gerücht: Erscheint Bayonetta im nächsten Super Smash Bros. als Charakter? [NTower]

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    • maybe we draw the magic spells on the touch screen so we can control what demons she summons; kind of like infinite blade magic.
      But that would break the flow of the speedy and combo-based combat. I’d like for there to be a map on it though

  • Hold up, technically Bayonetta 2 is a first-party game now that it’s being published by nintendo isn’t it? That would make her appearing in the new SSB that much more likely.

  • As cool as it’d be I’m not so sure it’d happen, considering that a lot of Bayonettas attacks render her kinda unclothed, kinda goes against Nintendos family friendly image doesn’t it? Though I guess Zero Suit Samus didn’t leave a tonne to the imagination anyway. Whatever. I’d like to see it at least.

  • Not my idea i read this on another website the other night but Bayonetta should make a remark to snake about his costume being to tight and revealing.

    • It’s a PG rated game, so they’ll probably have to tone her down a bit, but not much, much like they did with Snake in Brawl. They’ll probably just have it so she doesn’t go stark naked like she does in her own game.

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