Vanquish came at just the right moment to vent some very primitive emotions. And as thoughtless a game as it can be, it was just what I needed.
I am not that familiar with the third person fighting genre. It may be my own fault, a lack of commitment to learn the complex mechanics. But even with that caveat Bayonetta depressed me; proving mashing buttons was enough to reach the finale, offering no incentive to hone my skills.
With Nintendo and most third party publishers focusing their sites on the ‘casual’ market few have tried targeting the more serious gaming audience on Wii. With the comparative failure of such titles and their high development costs who can blame