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Rumour: Bayonetta 2 Cancelled


May 8, 2009
I'm not sure what protocol is for posting news from a banned web site, but here goes;

Link (GAF blanks out the site name)


Some bad news for SEGA fans everywhere - ***** has heard word that Bayonetta 2 has been cancelled, following the publisher's ongoing restructure.

A source familiar with the situation has told ***** that progress on the apparent Platinum Games sequel was halted. The game was to include a new character, in the form of a member of the US military.

While it was not possible to ascertain from our source if Bayonetta 2 had begun development internally, the detail of a potential new character would suggest that plans were at least in a pre-production design stage.

SEGA announced a dramatic restructuring of its Western consumer business last month, following a dismal performance in the last fiscal year. Redundancies hit both the European and American offices, and a number of titles were said to be cancelled internally.

It was feared that Platinum Games' projects - which have been critically well-received but have had little success commercially - would be at risk, with a rumoured sequel to Bayonetta at the top of such a list. The original game was released on Xbox 360 and PS3 in January 2010, to critical acclaim.

***** has asked SEGA about the situation, to the response, "No comment."
If true, FUCK. It would make sense considering SEGA's recent troubles and title cancellations, but still, Arses.


If all DLC came tied to $13 figurines, I'd consider all DLC to be free
Sep 9, 2006
Not suprising at all :-/
Does Sega own the IP ?


Feb 17, 2009
This is the worst possible thing that could happen this year outside of Wii U related failures.

Please be fake...