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DmC: Devil May Cry for PS3 Revealed in New Trailer

Sid Shuman's Avatar + Posted by Sid Shuman on Sep 15, 2010 // Senior Manager, Social Media

Sweet, sweet Tokyo: the succulent ramen, the unparalleled electronics district, the red-hot video game rebirths.

Devil May Cry: The New Dante

If you’ve been following our Twitter, you know about Capcom’s biggest Tokyo Game Show announcement. Devil May Cry has been reborn as DmC in a soup-to-nuts re-imagining of the classic PS2 and PS3 action series. The results are undeniably striking, and are bound to trigger debate and discussion among series diehards for months to come. Judge for yourself — take a look at the debut video for DmC below.



In an international twist, British-based Heavenly Sword developer Ninja Theory is co-developing DmC with Capcom’s Japanese and US studios. The game is still shrouded in mystery, with few details relating to the setting (a strange urban environment with City 17 overtones a la Half Life 2), the combat mechanics (Dante’s sword appears to change shape at whim), the demonic enemies (marionette-like creatures not unlike those from the first game), or a release date.

Devil May Cry: DMC GameplayDevil May Cry: DMC Gameplay

That said, DmC brought a rousing round of applause from the crowd when it was unveiled at Capcom’s Tokyo Game Show event alongside Capcom’s other major announcement: Asura’s Wrath for PS3. What do you think?

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197 Comments   2 Replies

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+ InsidiousLily_13 on September 15th, 2010 at 2:24 pm said:

DANTE WITH THE SILVER HAIR IN DMC 3 IS ALREADY PERFECT IN EVERY FREAKIN’ SINGLE WAY. PERSONALLY I WON’T MIND BUYING A REVAMPED COPY WITH “ADDITIONAL NEW LEVELS” OF DMC 3…. TEN TIMES IF CAPCOM WOULD PRODUCE IT. DANTE WITHOUT THE SILVER HAIR REMOVES THE “BAD ASS” IMAGE OF THE CHARACTER. YOU MAY SAY THAT I’M SUCH A FANGIRL BUT COME ON… THIS DANTE LOOKS SISSY COMPARED TO THE BAD ASS ONE.


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+ DeadCell34 on September 15th, 2010 at 2:29 pm said:

That….. is not…… Dante.

Ah well, its probably gonna be a 360 port so I won’t buy it anyway. The series became garbage ever since the 360 got it.


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+ DFKaze6 on September 15th, 2010 at 2:34 pm said:

the look is disgusting

he was caught in an alleyway
full of emos, punk and drug addicts

this is not DMC
resident evil is not combined with this horrible
the character is repellent, like when you see a person on the sidewalk and prefer to cross the street

capcom is not intended, but if you wanted to go young, I’m just disgusting

Young Dante would be more handsome and sexy, would not be a sleazy Drug emo


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+ DazeOfWar on September 15th, 2010 at 2:35 pm said:

I’m interested. Only played DMC4 and enjoyed that so doesn’t matter to me if he looks different as long as the game is good. I’ll keep a watch on this.


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+ Kirkpad on September 15th, 2010 at 2:38 pm said:

I’m assuming this post is rated low because of Dantes look and not cause it’s another DMC.


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+ Azure-Edge on September 15th, 2010 at 2:38 pm said:

This is NOT Devil May Cry!!!!!

Make up a new name as to not drag Devil May Cry through the mud. Seriously this makes Devil May Cry 2 look like the high point of the series in comparison.

Why not just call the game emo punk rock smoking twilight eurotrash?


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+ Jocis on September 15th, 2010 at 2:38 pm said:

Dante look like the EMO’est man on earth


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+ SyphonFilter- on September 15th, 2010 at 2:48 pm said:

he looks crappy,the game looks terrible. ninja theory is dumb,should have made HS 2.


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+ bizzythakid05 on September 15th, 2010 at 2:49 pm said:

games for the ps3 have really gone downhill , we dont want a remake of dmc , one of the best games of all time to have a new character that looks like a justin beiber and adam lambert cross breed , you shoulda kept dante’s classic look , im assuming there is no trish in this game as well


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+ coolerthanice21 on September 15th, 2010 at 2:50 pm said:

The combat and visuals look interesting, but I HATE Dante’s character design. This should be something new, not a Devil May Cry game.


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+ zergkilla101 on September 15th, 2010 at 2:56 pm said:

i don’t like the new look at all. the video looks good, but how can you change the look of a character who has already been made very easily identifiable and like-able… you don’t see Nintendo changing Mario and Luigi… Imagine Mario with out his trademark mustache, or overalls… Same applies to Dante, you cant just go changing his look….


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+ LwwD on September 15th, 2010 at 2:56 pm said:

if you look closely there is some white in his hair so maybe he just dyed it or maybe in this re-imagining his hair goes fully white when he goes devil mode. yeah devil may cry didn’t really need a re-do but capcom is doing it for a reason and if the “true” fans would hold off their complaining till they see more instead of denying anything new that comes your way. the story in the current games really didnt seem like it was going anywhere anyways…a new evil comes dante kills it. ever game has been a supposed apocolypse so instead of just doing another game with the same concept theyre trying something new so chill everyone. as for me i own and love every game even dmc4 and am excited to see if this game will live up to its expectations


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+ chino238 on September 15th, 2010 at 3:03 pm said:

Is this an attempt to sell this game to Team Edward? XD


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+ xsilentangel on September 15th, 2010 at 3:07 pm said:

The gameplay and new design of the enemies look pretty good.

Though I would have liked if they continued the series and not made this. I mean heck, I’ve been wanting to see Vergil return since the 1st game (3rd doesn’t count, it takes place before)and what happened at the end of the 2nd since it was pretty much open ended.

Hating the new Dante design as #50 said no one likes to play as an emo, and then the white hair is gone too -_-

One of my favorite game series, currently not liking it but I’mma keep checking in on it just in case.


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+ megamixer on September 15th, 2010 at 3:07 pm said:

DMC is dead (and I was one of those who enjoyed the 4th game).

I’ll just take Asura’s Wrath please.


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+ WakizashiM on September 15th, 2010 at 3:07 pm said:

Oh my god. This looks aweful, and I’m not just talking about the character design.


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+ Letters2Kay on September 15th, 2010 at 3:11 pm said:

RUINED! Nice job, Capcom. Just run it all into the ground.


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+ DNAgent on September 15th, 2010 at 3:15 pm said:

Twilight fans must be really happy about this. Also, Capcom & Ninja Theory both suck.

PROTIP: DON’T let Ninja Theory make Heavenly Sword 2. Give that series to a good first party studio instead.


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+ GEMINIVice on September 15th, 2010 at 3:15 pm said:

THAT IS NOT DANTE!!!

I’ve got no problems with the series getting a reboot, but whoever this is suppose to be in the vid ISN’T DANTE….more like some random crackhead.

They should just simply change the character’s name because I’m willing to bet this is gonna piss off more fans than please.


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+ Kamiboy on September 15th, 2010 at 3:16 pm said:

There goes another Japanese franchise into the western meat grinder, set permenantly on the bland setting.


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+ Letters2Kay on September 15th, 2010 at 3:16 pm said:

Correction to my earlier post- Capcom’s not ruining all their beloved, popular franchises, they’re just handing them over to other developers to do it for them. So nice job, Ninja Theory.


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+ Smashspider3 on September 15th, 2010 at 3:16 pm said:

BTW, there can’t be that many Half human Half Devils.


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+ Smashspider3 on September 15th, 2010 at 3:19 pm said:

Can this Dante turn into a “Devil”????


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+ Kamiboy on September 15th, 2010 at 3:19 pm said:

Ugh, and the UT engine too I see, well I couldn’t have concocted a more dire worst case scenario if I had tried. No, wait, I could have made it into a FPS, so there is that.


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+ MadMeat001 on September 15th, 2010 at 3:23 pm said:

hahaha the trailer is crap seriously ninja theory show some gameplay instead.


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+ MadMeat001 on September 15th, 2010 at 3:27 pm said:

i remember the day when Ninja Theory said they didn’t enjoyed being a ps3 launch dev because of the pressure they got.
well can’t wait to see how many pressure they will get from angry devil may cry fan.


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+ thrillboi on September 15th, 2010 at 3:31 pm said:

Who added the extra oildrum of weeksauce to DMC?


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+ kanoki4 on September 15th, 2010 at 3:35 pm said:

Nerdgasm!


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+ urb4n-king on September 15th, 2010 at 3:39 pm said:

but they CHANGED DANTE!!
HOW THE F**K CAN YOU CHANGE DANTE!
He IS Devil May Cry!

what next? will they make Lara Croft short and ginger?
the more i think about it, the more upset i get!


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+ Glacier928 on September 15th, 2010 at 3:41 pm said:

Dante looks really dumb…game itself looks interesting though, cool music for the trailer…here’s an idea Capcom, how about you guys release a Devil May Cry HD Trilogy set (EXCLUSIVE TO PS3 SINCE YOU GUYS KEEP GIVING 360 EXCLUSIVE CONTENT)!


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+ Sorral on September 15th, 2010 at 3:48 pm said:

@The ones who are saying the fans are whining.

No, we are not whining. Most DMC fans like the series because of how Dante is in the first place! Especially his rivalry with his brother from the very first game. Fourth game was fine, but not still not right.

This just goes far away from what the fans wanted… A focus on Dante and his story.

Why can’t the Japanese developers stop westernizing their games? I like them because of their different style in the first place, but it becomes pointless when it is western-like.

Another favorite franchise is being ruined, thanks Capcom!

That smoking thing is not fine either, even shinji mikami said it shouldn’t have been done on the character, but capcom/NT chose to do it anyway.


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+ gambit_gamble on September 15th, 2010 at 4:05 pm said:

What the hell!? why did they change Dante? he was freaking awesome, what they need to fix was that horrible camera system


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+ Ska-Boom on September 15th, 2010 at 4:10 pm said:

Punk rock young Dante? As long as it’s fun to play


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+ survivorcom on September 15th, 2010 at 4:21 pm said:

What the hell is going on ?

I cant belive my eyes. This is not Dante who I know.

Capcom please change this stupid character, and return the

original Dante.


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+ jimmyfoxhound on September 15th, 2010 at 4:25 pm said:

Ohhhhhhhhh it’s a Western developer making this new DMC.. lol, that explains the strung out junkie character design. Well, at least they didn’t go the muscle bound space marine route, eh? haha.


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+ kdiep on September 15th, 2010 at 4:54 pm said:

DmC definitively lost a fan. They should’ve created a new character (like Neo) than actually re-imagine a character.


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+ Netherbound666 on September 15th, 2010 at 4:55 pm said:

How did Sandman get into DmC.


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+ NateDtail91 on September 15th, 2010 at 4:58 pm said:

If this wasn’t called Devil May Cry I would be excited but the guy looks horrible. Twilight and DMC is not a good match, Ninja Theory should do something original instead of ruining a series or create a sequel to Heavenly Sword that doesn’t suck.


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+ lunarLARRYjr on September 15th, 2010 at 5:39 pm said:

i love DMC series but not 4 that well … I think this new guy looks cool …hes still has that gay flare about him that I like lol


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+ Rhino136 on September 15th, 2010 at 6:17 pm said:

Game looks pretty awesome but I have absolutely zero desire to play as that main character.


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+ Darkpen on September 15th, 2010 at 6:31 pm said:

All I want… is for Ninja Theory to change his hair color. That’s it.


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+ SuperTiso on September 15th, 2010 at 6:31 pm said:

Well time for another inFamous 2 fan outright to correct what’s wrong with another game, this time Devil May Cry. It’s like Capcom wants to ruin their franchises.


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+ AAAChampions on September 15th, 2010 at 6:37 pm said:

this looks amazing, care to mention whether the trailer is cg or not? i like the change of pace for the environments too.


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+ Kodaime on September 15th, 2010 at 6:48 pm said:

I’m not feeling the new Dante. Everything else seems okay though.


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+ NotoriousGamer on September 15th, 2010 at 7:00 pm said:

this is horrible. bring the real dante back or i am being forced to forget about dmc for good.


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+ Knightwing09 on September 15th, 2010 at 7:22 pm said:

Reborn??? more like aborted really just change the ugly chick that looks like a dude ;) I know that might look pretty sweet in japan because everyone looks like that but…ehhh… lets leave it at that don’t wanna insult anyone. the looks of the place is like silent hill (maybe an artits sat on the wrong seat at capcom)but the story mightbe similar to the third one because of the two tall buildins in the video, all and all I might get it when it hits $20 at gamestop, really not interested.


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+ Monetep on September 15th, 2010 at 7:33 pm said:

Love Ninja Theory, i give an eff the new look, i don’t really care, the look at all, but i hate capcom, really, i haven’t played a single good game in this generation.

And guys, stop you are not marrying Dante, it’s just a change of look, the game MIGHT be amazing (if it weren’t for crappy development by capcom in the current gen). Stop crying!


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+ DragnKnight on September 15th, 2010 at 7:36 pm said:

How could you Capcom? Was killing the series with Devil May Cry 2 not enough?… You managed to pull an ace from your [DELETED] and redeem the series with 3, and then again with 4 which had mixed reviews.. I’m not sure if you even have the fanbase after the mixed opinions of 4 to pull off and fix for this… I love the series, but it was DANTE that made it with his trademark grin, his corny lines and cocky attitude with that care free demeanor of a laid back slacker. Change that and you have nothing of it… This imposter doesn’t share a thing in common with OUR Dante… Give us our true DMC 5… not this. Sure it looks interesting in and of itself, just not as a Devil May Cry game… *shakes head* Please, if you care at all of the fans, give us a true continuation..


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+ ajritchie on September 15th, 2010 at 7:38 pm said:

What the…?

That is so far removed from the original that I don’t even know that character. Definitely not Dante. Why even call it Devil May Cry anymore?

This makes the InFamous 2 character redesign look like a faithful recreation — and we all know how that went.


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+ Chuckbait on September 15th, 2010 at 7:53 pm said:

Release Date? Custom Soundtracks? Thank you.


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