Just because a game was released in 2014 that doesn’t mean it’s undiscoverable in 2016. Thank YouTube for that. Thanks, YouTube!
Late last month, PewDiePie began playing through Bayonetta 2, racking up millions of views, as he does, in the process. And just like when he does pretty much anything on YouTube, the clip seems to spark new interest in the game.
(It also probably doesn’t hurt that PieDiePie repeatedly called Bayonetta 2 “the best game of all time.”)
Perhaps the PewDiePie Effect™ is why the latest React video features a group of teens playing through the game? Perhaps not. Whatever the impetus, the clip is contributing to Bayonetta 2's 2016 revival tour.
Or that the single disc version that doesn’t come with the first game is even marked down to $20 for Prime members. Whatever Bayonetta 2 going for, it’s cool to see contemporary games like this get a second wind via Let’s Play and React clips.
In case you missed it, check out Kotaku’s Bayonetta 2 review right here.