DmC: Devil May Cry

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Description

"With attitude in spades and a clutch of killer lines, there have been few better reinventions of a classic character than this. 8/10" - EuroGamer

"_This is the best Devil May Cry game we've played in years - and could even be the best action game of 2013. _" - oxm.com


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In this retelling of Dante's origin story which is set against a contemporary backdrop, DmC Devil May Cry™ retains the stylish action, fluid combat and self-assured protagonist that have defined the iconic series but inject a more brutal and visceral edge.

The Dante of DmC is a young man who has no respect for authority or indeed society in general. Dante knows that he is not human, but also that he is not like the demons that have tormented him throughout his life. Caught between worlds, he feels like an outcast. Thanks to his twin brother Vergil, leader of the anti-establishment group called “The Order”, Dante is now discovering and coming to terms with what it means to be the child of a demon and an angel. This split personality has a real impact on gameplay with Dante being able to call upon angel and demon abilities at will, transforming his Rebellion sword on the fly to dramatically affect both combat and movement.

For DmC Capcom has teamed up with UK development studio, Ninja Theory, renown for delivering action titles with compelling characters and narrative coupled with high production values. The combination of Ninja Theory’s expertise and Capcom’s unrivalled heritage in producing combat focused action titles will ensure that this latest addition to the over 11-million selling series will remain true to the Devil May Cry DNA so cherished by the fans, while bringing a new level of cinematic quality to the title.


Key Features:

  • Survive Limbo:

    The world of Limbo is a living and breathing entity, out to kill Dante. The world will transform in real-time and try to block off and even kill our hero. Our protagonist will have to master demonic powers to shape Limbo the way he sees fit, while perfecting his angelic skills to traverse this hazardous, twisted world.

  • Who is Dante?:

    Explore a retelling of Dante’s origin story in a gripping narrative featuring familiar faces from the series alongside all new characters, including Vergil, Dante’s twin brother.

  • Unbridled action:

    The intense and iconic sword and gun based combat returns with the addition of new Angel and Demon weapons and abilities, all designed to dispatch the demonic spawn back to hell with style and panache. Weapons include:

    Rebellion: Dante’s trusted sword, given by his father Sparda, provides a great mix of combos and attacks, great for sending enemies skyward.

    Ebony & Ivory: These guns are good for keeping enemies at bay, maintaining combos and juggling enemies in the air.

    Arbiter: a demonic axe that can deliver massive blows and break through enemy shields.

    Osiris: an angelic scythe with fast attacks and great for crowd control.

    Eryx: powerful demonic gauntlets that pack enough punch to parry even the strongest attacks and juggle the heaviest enemies.

  • Retaining the Devil May Cry DNA:

    Capcom staff, including team members from previous Devil May Cry titles, have been assigned to the project from the outset to ensure DmC is a true addition to the Devil May Cry franchise.

  • Unrivalled production values:

    Ninja Theory will take advantage of the latest performance capture technology to deliver a level of character design, story-telling and cinematics that perfectly complements DmC’s high-octane combat.

Customer reviews

90

Slashing demons with style

KingTed | Nov. 8, 2014 | See all KingTed's reviews »

Devil May Cry is back with a new look and it's amazingly good. I was worried when I heard that Ninja Theory was developing that reboot. But fortunately, Capcom sent a few developers to help. The result is a great Beat'em all game with solid gameplay (And a a few new mechanics that deserve to be in the next game, reboot or not). Changing weapon during combos has never been that natural and fluid before. Furthermore, the UI is a lot better than in previous game. And on PC, the game runs at 60 fps!

The game also has a great Art Direction (Especially the backgrounds) and a awesome Sound Design. Noisa and Combichrist offer excellent songs that match perfectly with the atmosphere of the game. And to hear the voice over screams "SAVAGE!!" and other rank during the fights just fills one's heart with sadistic glee...

Story wise, DmC is no Shakespeare but it does a better job than the original games. The story is a mix between DMC1 and 3. It has nice dialogs and it's well told (The opposite of the former games...).

DmC is a great game that deserves better attention.

86

Amazing Hack And Slash

ImUnslanderable | Oct. 30, 2014 | See all ImUnslanderable's reviews »

I know this is kind of late, but I just wanna give my opinion. I have seen reviews saying this game isn't worth full price and I really don't understand why, this game has the basic hack and slash mechanics but it has a VERY good combo system that rewards you with points if you are good, it's all about mastering combos. And it actually has a REALLY good story, it's not just tacked on. The difficulties in this game have a perfect gap. This is the best hack and slash game I have ever played, yes I think it's better than God Of War IMO. Definitely worth full price if you want to buy it

87

Excellent game

GhostPeople17 | Oct. 29, 2014 | See all GhostPeople17's reviews »

It is an interesting revamp of the original Devil May Cry. I love the original series to death but this game has its own unique strengths. Plot is more modern and urban, less so fantasy.

90

Don't judge a book by it's cover

Valentine109 | Oct. 7, 2014 | See all Valentine109's reviews »

This is actually a very enjoyable game with a beautiful aesthetic, excellent combat and a kicking sound track. Dante may have be re-designed, but make no mistake, he's as vicious as ever, and it is your loss for missing out on this. Just give it a chance, and you won't be disappointed.

90

Moving on

vincentconley | Sept. 28, 2014 | See all vincentconley's reviews »

I was that guy. The fanboy from playing the original DMC in my two bedroom apartment many many years ago. The first DMC for the PlayStation 2 was designed to be resident evil 4. So far they got away from the story that RE4 was scraped and DMC was given its own game.

Moving on to the reboot. The game is amazing and has a taken a once great franchise and reinvented itself for the next generation. Lots of reviewers talk about how its either completely different or not even close to the DMC franchise, that it makes you wonder if they have even played the original games. Back in the day static screens were about as good as it was going to get. Then true 3d environments began to get better and better hence DMC2 and 3. However still nothing greater could top the technical aspects of DMC4 for the at the time next gen consoles.

The new DMC migrated from B movie to A movie with this reboot. Dante is still Dante with an updated look that even I don't fully appreciate. The game the weapons the environments are top notch on many levels. The fighting system is very familiar to what was the first DMC. But now we have all the added weapons and this makes it even more fun to play in my opinion. Variety has been pushed into combat. The new story is more forthcoming and clean than that of the old story.

I would recommend this game to fanboys and newcomers alike.