Devil May Cry is just one of many of the fantastic franchises Capcom was regularly fielding in the last few decades. Its utterly stylish blend of melee combat and gunplay mixed with numerous enemies and over-the-top boss fights have influenced a ton of hack n’ slash action games that would come out around the same time and afterwards. Still, where the original Devil May Cry may have established the formula, it was arguably Devil May Cry 3: Dante’s Awakening that brought the series to its apex when it arrived on North American shelves.
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It's time to look at Dante's dark side as we explore the history of one of Capcom's worst sequels— a sequel that is shunned by so many fans of the franchise, people claim that it's not even Dante starring as the protagonist. In typical sequel fashion, after the original Devil May Cry turned out to be a huge success, Capcom decided to skip on DMC creator and director Hideki Kamiya to head Dante's next adventure. Capcom handed the reins of the series to Hideaki Itsuno, who by that point was known for directing Power Stone 1-2, Rival Schools, Project Justice and more. The series' creator was skipped in order to build the much project on a much grander scale that Kamiya was used to running.
Not content to merely jazz up the graphics, Capcom's upcoming rerelease of Devil May Cry 4 comes bearing new content, including new game modes, costumes, and characters.
The metalworking masters of 'Man at Arms' have put their maximum-level blacksmithing skills to use again, crafting the signature blade of the white-haired, wise-cracking demon hunter, Dante.
NECA has some new figures of Dante, Master Chief, the Terminator, Robocop and Aliens on display at New York Comic-Con 2014.
We hope that your PlayStation Store Wallet has got some available funds, because the Capcom Publisher Sale aims to deplete it with its many discounted games.
Every now and then we come across a great crossplay that really makes us go, "Hmm. Yeah, that's probably what that character would look like as a girl." In today's Cosplay of the Day, we one such crossplay, featuring a female version of Devil May Cry's Dante.