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DMC has new story, bosses, Dante, and a shifting game world

Tuesday, 14 June 2011 20:21 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Capcom has said that DMC will include more weapons along with new enemies and and abilities while keeping the same feel as previous games in the franchise.

Speaking in a Capcom Unit video produced during E3, Capcom said Ninja Theory’s take on the Devil May Cry series will feature interactive environments with the game world shifting and changing shape in the game levels.

The new gaming style to the series goes along with the new world, new story, new bosses, and new Dante, with the new weapons adding an additional layer to combat and puzzles.

The project’s director has worked on all previous Devil May Cry games, and Capcom said that Ninja Theory wants to innovate the series while still respecting the brand.

It also goes on to say that fans of the series will be “pleasantly surprised at who will be in the game,” and that characters and story details will be revealed soon.

You can watch the entire video below.

Big thanks to Vegivo.

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14 Comments

  1. neon6

    Mmmmmm…the tears of those asspained fanboys who vowed to stop paying attention to the game because it pains them to do so only to be so hypocritical and keep looking it up anyway are just delicious. Capcom’s really knows how to generate hype in this franchise after how lame DMC4 turned out. Maybe more companies will use this technique if it successfully works out for them in the future.

    #1 4 years ago
  2. osric90

    @1 DMC4 lame? You’ve got issues.

    #2 4 years ago
  3. Erthazus

    @1, DMC 4 was lame? LOL

    #3 4 years ago
  4. M. K.

    Compared to DMC4 the first DmC gameplay trailer looked like total crap, and I don’t even like the DMC games (Hayabusa > *)

    #4 4 years ago
  5. Dralen

    I’m shocked! DMC4 Lame!? Those two words together make me feel sick.

    #5 4 years ago
  6. neon6

    DMC4 is so very much unlike what the series is supposed to be like, is because the development team went about with that specific purpose of destroying aspects of the series’ identity. They took an essentially male orientated action gaming series and compromised it’s identity for the sake of marketing the game towards female gamers. The Fantasy RPG like style and flavour of the game, the stupid lovestory, Dante acting like a flamboyant jerk, the anime style presentation, the lack of horror elements, the dark atmosphere and serious tone, the seedy underworld setting of the series etc. etc. They lost some good people over the years and when you put someone who constantly fought with the series creator at the helm of such a project, that’s what you get in return along with reused stages and a limited moveset because he doesn’t know what to do. I don’t think you were much of the fan of the series as a whole if you couldn’t see it yourself or are unable to understand why people had a salty taste in their mouths, but probably some new fan who (like most) picked up 3 or 4 used :/ But you should look on the bright side. If it’s true from the trailer about going back to original elements that were abandoned in later games, then maybe your intolerance against gay people will lessen :)

    #6 4 years ago
  7. YoungZer0

    @6: “reused stages” Well, to be honest this is something we can find in every DMC game. But DMC4 took it to a whole other level. I actually stopped playing the game after a few stages.

    It was boring. The charm was gone. It was all bright and colorful and we were introduced to a character i never cared about. Nor did i care about his stereotype girlfriend. Should i? No. What’s with the green jungle environments? Doesn’t fit.

    I totally agree, DMC4 was absolutely Lame and CAPCOM did the right thing by rebooting it.

    #7 4 years ago
  8. Kuwabara

    All the games except dmc1 were fucking lame. DMC1 was a beast, one of the best of all times.

    #8 4 years ago
  9. Dralen

    @7 Wow! Those are several sucky reasons to not like a game, and I’m going to tell you why.

    1. The charm went no where; the characters, locations and wit were all just as good as the original game. 2. If you had carried on with the game, you might have actually realised that you become more connected with Nero as the story progresses. 3. When is there not some type of stereotypical character in a video game? Get over it. 4. It’s a freaking over-the-top fantasy game, they could go to the sahara desert and it would still fit.

    In my honest opinion CAPCOM have only gone downhill after Devil May Cry 4.

    #9 4 years ago
  10. ehab

    Did he say puzzle solving? And did he say that this game still carries on the graphical prowess of the previous titles? Character designs look crappy. I hope that’s not final product design.

    #10 4 years ago
  11. YoungZer0

    @9:

    1. It was gone, live with it, it was gone after the first one. And the location, while looking good had not the same gothic impact of the first one. Everything was colorful and shiney, like an Unreal Game.

    2. I watched all the cutscenes. I never got connected to him, he is the typical young anime character #23452362353

    3. Enslaved perhaps? And no, i don’t get over it, videogames need to evolve.

    4. The best fantasy knows its limits, DMC doesn’t. CAPCOM was going down hill after DMC3 which was also a shitty game.

    #11 4 years ago
  12. Espers

    a new DMC for Gays !!

    #12 4 years ago
  13. Dralen

    I don’t know why you would quit after the first few stages and then be bothered to go and watch the 1 hour and a half cut scene footage. Which BTW can only be unlocked after completing the game. It also doesn’t really give you the same experience as playing through the game. Just like if you go and watch the Metal Gear Solid cut scenes without playing through the whole game.

    *Sigh* I’m not going to bother arguing with you about it. It’s clear you have some strange hate towards the game. But one last thing; I don’t like the direction CAPCOM have now gone with DMC, because I thought the Devil May Cry series was great fun, and to change the main character is the biggest FU I can imagine to the fans of the series. However, I will still play DMC to the end as I do with most games.

    #13 4 years ago
  14. KyouKatsu

    Really expected more of the new DMC super disappointing I finished all the DMC its one of the best games ever until the new one came out its just ridiculous kinda expected the return of Virgil or something now they going from a grown Dante to a little fag I refuse to waist my money Capcom

    #14 3 years ago

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    Electronic Arts has announced its annual E3 2015 press conference will take place the day before the show kicks off on June 15. EA, Microsoft, Sony and Ubisoft always hold press events the day before E3 officially starts, so this isn’t any surprise, really. The presser, dubbed “Live to Play”, will last one hour and […]

  • Steam exchange rate mix-up closes down community market

    The Steam community market was buggered up big time today after a mix-up with currency conversion had items selling from practically nothing, to millions of dollars. PC Gamer picked up on the news after a thread on Reddit appeared with screenshots depicting just how silly things were getting over there. The currency exchange rate data […]

  • Britney Spears signs five-year deal with Glu for new mobile game

    Pop star Britney Spears has signed a five-year deal with Glu mobile for a new, untitled game. The mobile game will feature her “voice, likeness, and creative influence,” and is due for release sometime next year. Glu also signed a deal with Katy Perry in February, so expect a game revolving around her to hit […]

  • Large Activision publisher sale on Steam discounts Call of Duty, Prototype, more

    Activision has put the majority of its library on sale through Steam this weekend, and if other titles weren’t included, it could be referred to as a Call of Duty sale. Below are a few standouts. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Gold Edition 25% off Call of Duty: Ghosts 67% off Call of Duty: […]

  • The Dota 2 International Compendium is out, second Stretch Goal almost complete

    The International Compendium has been released for Dota 2 with the prize pool sitting at a lovely $1,917,155 as of press time. Valve said over the weekend to expect the International Compendium to drop sometime this week. As with previous years, those who purchase the Compendium can earn rewards by completing challenges, making predictions and by […]

  • If permadeath RTS games are up your alley, check out indie project XO

    The Square Enix Collective showcases projects for a limited time to help drum up community support and potential backers, and RTS title XO from Jumpdrive Studios is worth taking a look at. The teaser trailer is fairly brief, but if you visit the page for XO over at the Square Enix Collective, it’s understandable – […]

  • GTA 5 PC patch disables mods. Here’s how to get them working again

    A new patch for the PC version of GTA 5 was released yesterday and, as it turns out, has wiped the ability to use mods with the game. The wasn’t great news for some players, but YouTuber taltigolt has already figured out how to play the PC version with mods after installing the patch. Matt […]

  • Xbox One ad stealth launches a mysterious Halo 5 competition

    A new Xbox One advert released today isn’t as straightforward as it appears. The trailer has a couple of pretty conspicuous ‘glitches’ throughout, and members of NeoGAF wasted no time in breaking it down. The first item of interest is the screen from the hunt the signal site, which displays an error message when accessed […]

  • Battlefield 4 Jungle map improved with latest update

    DICE LA has updated the Battlefield 4 Jungle map, adding more foliage and a new route. As demonstrated by Westie in the video above, the map now has the kind of foliage you’d expect in the jungle, helping to conceal infantry players. The update also tweaks positions of objective points and has added a concealed […]

  • Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate free DLC pack for May includes Metroid and Mega Man armour

    The May DLC pack for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate boasts some big ticket items, including Metroid, Street Fighter, and Mega Man gear. This big fat chunk of free DLC, detailed on the capcom unity blog, includes Hunter equipment: Metroid’s Varia Suit Metroid’s Zero Suit Metroid’s Arm Cannon Taiko Drum Master Hunting Horn USJ’s Star Rook […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for May 1, 2 – Hard Light edition

    Here he comes with his weird face, dealing goods and gear for Guardians. It’s Friday. Xur: Agent of the Nine is back in the Tower. Of Course he is. Got your Strange Coins? Here’s what’s in his bag this week: Ruin Wings [Exotic Titan gauntlets] – 13SC Don’t Touch Me [Exotic Hunter gauntlets] – 13SC […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition Jaws of Hakkon DLC drops for PS4 on May 26

    Dragon Age: Inquisition DLC has now been announced for May 26 for PS3, PS4 and Xbox 360. The announcement was made on Twitter via the official Dragon Age account. Mark your calendars! #DAIJawsOfHakkon pic.twitter.com/mU1WfkSrQV — Dragon Age (@dragonage) May 1, 2015 The DLC was released for PC and Xbox One back in March thanks to […]

  • New Witcher 3 screenshots highlight Geralt’s questionable fashion choices

    Even though The Witcher 3 release date is drawing closer, it still feels like a million year away. So here are some more screenshots to tide you over until then. We got to look at in-game shots yesterday, but these new screens show Geralt riding through some gorgeously vibrant mountains, in the midst of combat […]

  • Sims Gurus patch out pregnant men

    Say goodbye to The Sims 4 unique take on fatherhood, as The Sims Gurus confirm that male pregnancies are no more. The Sims 4 players have been reporting high numbers of alien abductions, leaving their male characters with sore bottoms and a bellyful of alien baby. Kotaku reports that not everyone was getting their knickers […]

  • Black Mesa countdown probably points to Half-life remake release date

    Half-life remake Black Mesa may have a release date at last. Black Mesa is a Source Engine remake of the original Half-life, which like everything related to Half-life feels like it’s taking forever to come out. The first part launched in September 2012, and it looks like we might have a release date for the […]

  • Spector puts down rumours of troubled Epic Mickey development

    Epic Mickey seemed like a surprising follow-up project from the man who made Deus Ex, but Warren Spector has put down rumours of a difficult relationship with Disney. Epic Mickey displays several qualities found in Spector’s other games and which he has always espoused in interviews – heck, this is the man whose dream it […]

  • Ubisoft makes good on Child of Light promise with free eBook

    Child of Light fans can check out a gorgeous new illustrated book set in the world of Lumeria. Earlier this month, creator Patrick Plourde confirmed that there were more Child of Light projects on the way. As we expected from the cagey wording, at least the first of these projects isn’t a game: it’s an […]

  • Half-life episode from Junction Point would have featured a magnet gun

    Half-life seems to be on near permanent hold, but at least we can glean some insight into what might once have been. Junction Point’s cancelled Half-life game came up in Warren Spector’s Reddit AMA overnight. Commenting that he isn’t sure whether he’ll get into legal trouble for discussing the project, Spector gave a few comments […]

  • Destiny: exclusive shader, emblem on offer with Nepal benefit shirt

    Destiny developer Bungie has asked Guardians to offer their aid, and they’ve already responded in troves. A new Destiny shirt added to the Bungie Store is the object of a fundraising drive to provide aid in Nepal following a devastating earthquake this week. Bungie popped the pretty stylish shirt on sale earlier today, offering an […]

  • What does the creator of Deus Ex think of Human Revolution and Mankind Divided?

    Deus Ex creator Warren Spector seems pretty positive about the direction the sci-fi series has followed under Square Enix’s hand. Deus Ex was created by Spector and his team at Ion Storm, and remained with Eidos after the developer shuttered. When Square Enix purchased the British publisher, it put new studio Eidos Montreal to work […]

  • Protest Goat secures future for Elite Dangerous destruction derbies

    One of the stranger and more beautiful stories to manifest in the gaming world this week, I think. Elite: Dangerous has given birth to an unintended, emergent style of gameplay; a destruction derby like affair where players gather in no combat areas to both race and gleefully smash into each other until a victor limps […]

  • Destiny’s stunning landscapes captured in panoramas

    Destiny has some beautiful environments, which screenshots don’t necessarily do justice to. Walking around Destiny exclaiming over the lighting effects and the tiny animated details is the best way to experience Bungie’s tremendous achievements, but these panorama images stitched together from in-game screenshots are a good second. Click to see them fullsize. Redditor CenturyEagle made […]

  • Star Wars Disney Infinity re-release on the cards – rumour

    Star Wars is a no-brainer for Disney Infinity, and at long last it looks like it’s happening. A Star Wars re-release called Disney Infinity 3.0 has reportedly leaked from German retailers. We have to lable this one a rumour as we haven’t seen the original source, but the story was originally reported by DisKingdom, which […]

  • Award-winning mobile indie Monument Valley out now on Windows Phone

    Windows Phone’s game selection can be a bit restrictive, but has expanded delightfully today: Monument Valley is now available. Monument Valley is one of those gorgeous, mind-bending puzzlers the indie scene produces on the regular, winning awards and consuming everyone’s lives for weeks on end. Developed by Ustwo Games, with beautiful, understated art from Ken […]