Game details

Game:
DmC: Devil May Cry
AKA
Devil May Cry
Genre:
Action
Sub Genre:
Horror
Release Date (US):
January 15th, 2013
Release Date (UK):
January 15th, 2013
Players:
1
Online Players:
N/A
Developers:
Ninja Theory
Publisher:
Capcom
Rating:
M [Mature]
PSU Rank:
0 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PS3:
0 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Also available on Xbox 360

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Summary

Forget all the controversy surrounding Dante's new-look. DmC is one of the most compelling action games you'll play this generation.

We like

  • Superb visuals
  • Intuitive and satisfying combat system
  • Great boss battles and varied bestiary

We dislike

  • Linear level design
  • Some long load times and brief stuttering during cut-scenes

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Rebooting a beloved franchise is no easy feat, as developer Ninja Theory found out when tasked with overhauling Capcom’s iconic Devil May Cry series. DmC: Devil May Cry is the Cambridge-based studio’s take on the 11+ million-selling stylish action franchise, at the centre of which has been much controversy over the new look protagonist, Dante. Gone is the refined white-haired hero of old, replaced with a younger, w...

DmC: Devil May Cry News

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  • DmC: Devil May Cry dev hiring for new triple-A title

    DmC: Devil May Cry developer Ninja Theory is staffing up for a new, triple-A console project focusing on shooting, melee combat and stealth. The company Tweeted, “Ninja Theory are hiring! Have you got what it takes to be our next Ninja? Check our career page for details” before postin...

  • DmC Vergil's Downfall gameplay trailer

    DmC: Devil May Cry has received a new trailer today courtesy of Capcom, focusing on the hack-‘n-slash reboot’s upcoming Vergil’s Downfall DLC. Check it out below.   Vergil’s Downfall is due out on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, priced at £7.29/$8.99 and 720 Mic...

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    Destructoid reports that Vergil’s Downfall, the upcoming full-fledged expansion for DmC: Devil May Cry, is in the region of 3-5 hours in length. According to the site, Vergil’s Downfall sees Dante’s silver-haired sibling trapped in a strange dimension without most of his abiliti...

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    DmC: Devil May Cry’s Bloody Palace mode will be made up for grabs from February 20, Capcom has announced. The new mode will be available for both PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, and takes the form of an arena-based challenge. Here, gamers battle through “a survival gauntlet of more than 1...

  • DmC: Devil May Cry ships one million

    DmC: Devil May Cry shipped one million units in January 2013, Capcom has revealed. The Japanese publisher also revised its sales forecast for the Ninja Theory-developed reboot. Originally, the company planned to ship two million copies of DmC by March 31, but has now reduced that figure to 1.2 mi...

  • Japan: DmC on top, sales down on DMC4

    Capcom’s DmC: Devil May Cry has sliced and diced its way to the top of the Japanese software charts. The Ninja Theory-developed reboot sold less than half of what Devil May Cry 4 achieved back in 2008, but still managed to beat off the competition to claim the no.1 spot. Media Create re...

  • DmC Vergil's Downfall coming next month

    Vergil’s Downfall, the first expansions pack for DmC: Devil May Cry starring Dante’s twin brother, will be released in late February. Those of you who pre-ordered DmC at GameStop in the U.S. or EBGames in Canada will get their paws on the content free of charge. For everyone else howe...

  • Capcom prices DmC costume DLC

    Capcom has slapped a release and price on its upcoming DmC: Devil May Cry costume pack. The DLC includes three new outfits for protagonist Dante: Classic, Dark and Neo. The costumes will be released in the U.S. on January 29 and in Europe on January 30, priced at $4.00/£3.19/320 Microsoft P...

  • U.K. Charts: DmC slays the competition

    Ninja Theory’s stylish Devil May Cry reboot has dethroned FIFA 13 from the summit of the U.K. All Format Charts following its launch last Tuesday. The potty-mouthed hack ‘n slash title arrived on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, bringing with it a new-look Dante complete with a fresh backs...

DmC: Devil May Cry Features

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    Put your feet up and get comfy as we indulge in yet another one of gaming’s classic moments. Last time around we took a nostalgic glance back at Dante’s stylish pizza-munching, demon-slaying introduction from Devil May Cry 3. This time around we bring things up to date, though admittedly...

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     The Devil May Cry series dried up for me when Nero showed up. The fourth game turned into DMC2-2, especially when I was abruptly thrown into Dante's complex combat system after spending most of the game with Nero. Thanks to Ninja Theory, the DMC franchise is now in good hands, but the latest m...

  • DmC: 5 reasons the new-look Dante rocks

    Ninja Theory’s DmC: Devil May Cry reboot has attracted much controversy, chief of which is the decision to give series hero Dante a radical makeover. While the original demon-killing badass was very much Japanese-influenced – right down to the flashy red coat and white hair – DmC&r...

  • DmC: Devil May Cry looks set to silence the critics

    Ninja Theory’s striking reboot of Devil May Cry – also known as DmC – remains one of the most polarizing takes on a beloved franchise in recent memory. Back when it was revealed in 2010, people were quick to jump on the fact hero Dante had changed radically. Gone was the silver-hai...

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