Collector’s Edition Guide

“Hard work and polish… You can feel the love they put into the guide. That’s what making something is all about.”

Hideki Kamiya, Director at PlatinumGames

Learn how to play Bayonetta with absolute perfection: It’s taken us more than 8 months to completely master Bayonetta. 6,000 incredible hours of testing, observation and intense play, and over 200,000 words to record our experience on more than 400 pages. The result is probably the most complete guide to date. Bayonetta deserves to be mastered, and this guide is your key!

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Pure Platinum

Its unique Battle Guide shows you how to get a Pure Platinum medal in every single Verse of every Chapter. Fighting beautifully is all that matters here, as we focus on achieving the highest ranks, even on the Non Stop ∞ Climax setting.

Visual Scenario Guide

Locate any item quickly and easily, or simply find out how to proceed using our map-based visual walkthrough. You won’t miss a single collectible, and even the best-hidden Verses are revealed at a glance.

Perfect Combat

The unparalleled depth of Bayonetta’s combat system is analysed and laid bare. Weapons, combos, accessories and advanced techniques are all covered and discussed in exquisite detail. We show this game as it’s meant to be played.

Opponents Analysed

Learn everything there is to know about the various types of Angels and Bosses, their weak spots, attack and defence data, attack cues and techniques, so that you can beat them with style. Whether they are lightning fast or gigantic in size, our strategies show you how to eliminate them without taking a single hit – on even the hardest difficulty setting!

Bayonetta Exposed

There is a wealth of secret weapons, characters and bonus content to discover. We show you all there is. The non-stop combat of Angel Slayer mode is covered in full detail, as we break down every battle in every stage. The Achievements/Trophy Guide recommends the quickest way to complete all the challenges and provides extra tips on how to succeed in the really tough ones.

Access to exclusive videos

The serial number from the guide grants you access to the video section of! Here you’ll find countless videos of strategies and tips from the guide. They are the perfect supplementation to the book, especially when you’re struggling to perform. The videos give an impressive insight into how Bayonetta can be played with faultless precision.

The Art of Bayonetta

Exclusive 2-hour interview with PlatinumGames’ Hideki Kamiya and Yusuke Hashimoto. Plus “The Art of Bayonetta”, a gallery section with rendered computer graphics, early sketches and beautiful concept drawings.

Unique Hard Cover

So it lasts forever. An exquisite front cover, designed for the true fan of Bayonetta, and a back cover with silver printing and removable info sheet for a pristine look. Plus a red-black bookmark, a perfect imitation of Bayonetta’s hair ribbon.

Pages 440
Format 214 x 286 cm
Platforms PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Release Date February 2010
Price £ 19.99, € 29.99
ISBN 9783869930039