Today Bayonetta director Hideki Kamiya showed a gameplay video of the Very Easy Automatic Mode AKA Mommy Mode.
Bayonetta is an Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 action-adventure game coming in January 2010. The story revolves around a reborn witch who has to battle angels with unique magic-like abilities plus various guns equipped to her hands and feet.
Here’s what Mr. Kamiya had to say about the new mode: “Yep. This is the power of Automatic. Automatic can be used on Easy and Very Easy difficulties, and leaves the most complex controls up to the CPU. At the controls in this video is character designer Mari Shimazaki. All she is really doing in this video is pressing a single button, the Punch button. She may occasionally be pressing Kick, but only for the Torture Attack events.
With Automatic ON, the game will do the following things for you. 1) Attacks/Jump Attacks. 2) Dodging. 3) Warp.”
Very Easy includes the ability to recover your vitality after taking damage in a few short moments. And while it’s touted as a one-handed play, you can take control of the movements at will. As such, we’re told to consider this mode “a helping hand from an incredibly skilled expert in the game.”
Try not to make any jokes guys… 😛