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Rumour: Bayonetta 2 Cancelled

V_Ben

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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)

http://*****.com/article/26926/Rumour-Bayonetta-2-Has-Been-Cancelled

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.
 

cw_sasuke

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Not suprising at all :-/
Does Sega own the IP ?
 

SolarPowered

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

Please be fake...