Bullet Witch is a 2007 Third-Person Shooter made by Cavia for Xbox 360; the game was published by AQ Interactive in Japan, Atari in North America and Europe, and Codemasters in Australia.Taking place in a Crapsack World, you play as AliciaClaus as she kills demons and... well, that's pretty much it. There was something about some guy who killed himself and summoned the demons, but let's face it: no one really cared about that. But if you must know, the story takes place in 2013, with humanity on the very of verge of extinction thanks to all hell breaking loose. The demons formed their own army called "the Geist" and continue to slaughter humans by the thousands. Alicia enters some unnamed part of the eastern United States coastline to fight off the demons taking over a city, despite the disembodied voice of the Darkness telling her that place was already doomed. Along the way, she meets up with Maxwell Cougar, the commander of the last of humanity's remaining armed forces, who requests Alicia's assistance in their resistance against the demons.The game's highlight was that you played as a gun-wielding witch who could use various spells, like calling lighting strikes, summon tornadoes, and meteors showers. Also, your gun could transform intovarious different weapons. The game fared poorly in markets with middling reception from critics. Problems included awful A.I., bad English voice-overs, and bad level design, but the fast action and ultra spells got praise.Not to be confused with Bayonetta, or Marisa Kirisame.
This video game features the following tropes:
American Kirby Is Hardcore: The Japanese cover art feature Alicia with her broom standing behind a moonlit city, which is what the page image displays. The overseas release◊ changes the background with a city in an inferno with some of the game's enemies, however the oversea version's cover is reversible for those who prefer the Japanese cover art.
Downloadable Content: All of the extra costumes are absolutely free, but Atari thought it was good idea to make everyone outside of Japan to pay for the extra missions (they cost about $0.25, roughly $4.25 in total). Alicia's costumes includes:
One-Hit Kill: The result of flinging any physic-affected object into yourself. Usual result of casting Meteor, as it tends to fling things every which way.
Panty Shot: When wearing the schoolgirl or secretary outfits, Alicia's panties are visible when she does a variety of actions, and especially when she side-dodges, as she cartwheels to the side while spreading her legs open wide, her crotch facing the screen for a good second.
Updated Re-release: The Japanese Platinum Collection reprints contained all of the game's DLCs on the disc. Unfortunately, it's also region-locked.
Video Game Cruelty Potential: The enemies in the game will kill Alicia in a large number of ways, ranging from fairly mundane guns and knives, to ripping her body apart and devouring her alive. And even after killing Alicia, they will frequently continue to attack her dead body; Geists will continue to shoot Alicia's corpse, causing her body to jerk repeatedly, while Walnut Heads will lift Alicia's corpse into the air, telekinetically tear off all her clothes, then rip her naked body to pieces.
Walking Techbane: Alicia, specifically for aircraft — any aircraft she's on will crash for one reason or another. It's so universal that Darkness orders her not to board a helicopter during the ending.
It's funny until you consider how all this started.
You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Some of the DLC costume changes Alicia's hair color. The Schoolgirl costume changes her hair to blue, Dynamite Beauty changes it to green, and Pixie changes it to pink.