Do you think that the reboot was a response to Bayonetta's critical success?

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5 years ago#1
Say what you want about Bayo's story and all, but you have to admit Bayonetta had some damn impressive gameplay.

I have the feeling that DmC is a response to Bayonetta, although I'm not sure why they'd reboot and redesign a popular franchise.

Maybe Capcom noticed that some people avoided Bayonetta because it was "too girly and/or cheesy" so they took DMC and changed it to be the opposite of Bayo.

I don't know, but it seems a little odd to me that a reboot of DMC occurs after Bayo's success... Could just be a coincidence though.

Also, anyone find it kinda funny that Kamiya said that he believes a Bayonetta sequel will happen shortly after DmC is revealed?

http://www.siliconera.com/2010/09/16/bayonetta-2-hideki-kamiya-believes-its-coming/
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5 years ago#2
I don't think so. The reboot was because sales were apparently not good enough in the west so they decided to give it a western touch to appeal to us westerners and this is the final product of this touch.
5 years ago#3
Ok Devil May Cry.... Show me on the doll where the mean devs touched you. *Gasp* In your western areas! UNACCEPTABLE!!
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5 years ago#4

From: mr369248 | #002
I don't think so. The reboot was because sales were apparently not good enough in the west so they decided to give it a western touch to appeal to us westerners and this is the final product of this touch.


But that confuses me, weren't DMC4's Western sales greater than Eastern sales? Or am I thinking of something else?
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5 years ago#5
I was actually thinking the exact same thing TC.

I just dont know why they dont just give back Kamiya his DMC =( he would SLAY it. By now he wouldnt want to touch it with a 20 foot pole "im good with my Bayonetta lol" he would say

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5 years ago#6
But that confuses me, weren't DMC4's Western sales greater than Eastern sales? Or am I thinking of something else?

You should check the ps3 dmc4 board, it should probably have a topic about it somewhere.
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