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DmC Devil May Cry gets gamescom trailer and screens

Tuesday, 16 August 2011 09:47 GMT By Debabrata Nath

Capcom’s released a new trailer for Ninja Theory developed DmC Devil May Cry and it shows a young Dante hacking and slashing at everything in his way. The video shows various environments from the game, with Dante hacking enemies in each one. It looks fun. The game’s scheduled for a 2012 release on Xbox 360 and PS3. View the video and screens below.

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37 Comments

  1. Stace Harman

    Vid’s being temperamental, Deb’s finding another.

    #1 4 years ago
  2. Debabrata Nath

    aaaand done. Should work now.

    #2 4 years ago
  3. Stace Harman

    Voila.

    #3 4 years ago
  4. Erthazus

    Why the game looks worse then it’s predecessor? It looks empty.

    Too much slo-mo for the hack&slash genre, although it’s great to see that some original Dante moves are there.

    Still, i’m very sceptical. This looks not better than Resident Evil: RC crap by another studio that knows shit about the title.

    #4 4 years ago
  5. noherczeg

    The creators said that they’d do countless DMCs but don’t hold the title anymore so basically: we’re fucked :<

    Loved the third, but this looks just as Erthazus said: empty.

    #5 4 years ago
  6. viralshag

    Well I thought it looked pretty good.

    #6 4 years ago
  7. Fin

    Just finished Enslaved, which was awesome – hopefully this’ll be decent!

    Hmm, it did look a bit “empty” – like the build was v early – but still looks fun!

    #7 4 years ago
  8. AT1LLA

    Nice Gameplay, terrible character design!

    #8 4 years ago
  9. elisio

    The Devil May Cry games always looked empty, but yeah, this doesn’t look so hot. A case of same old, same old maybe.

    #9 4 years ago
  10. YoungZer0

    There may be two reasons why it looks empty: First they need to add useless stuff that Dante can break in order to gain more orbs or Second, the environment is supposed to be part of the gameplay, meaning it’s shifting and all that.

    Anyway, looks fantastic, recently replayed Enslaved and can’t wait to see what ninja theory has in stores for this tired franchise.

    Hope to see some information about the story soon.

    @8: If you’re not happy with a unique looking videogame character, maybe you want to go back to your short-buzzed Space Marines.

    #10 4 years ago
  11. AT1LLA

    @10: So you are telling me that de NEW dante is looking better than the old dante?!
    Man what in the gods name is wrong with you!

    #11 4 years ago
  12. freedoms_stain

    What they need to do is out-do Bayonetta, because as we all know that’s where Hideki Kamiya is now and DMC1 probably still holds the crown for story, location design and indeed probably the gameplay. I much preferred the way Devil Trigger worked in DMC1 for example.

    #12 4 years ago
  13. YoungZer0

    @11: Definitely looks better than Dante in DMC3. DMC was also too anime inspired. With time, Dante looked like every japanese videogame character ever made.

    #13 4 years ago
  14. absolutezero

    Im still not a fan of Tameem’s Mary Sue Dante but aside from that, it appeared to be a video of Dante using the same combo about 10 times. Which was interesting.

    #14 4 years ago
  15. Erthazus

    “DMC was also too anime inspired. With time, Dante looked like every japanese videogame character ever made.”

    and it should be that way.

    Keep your Western crap in your mouth. It’s you who is looking for the “short-buzzed Space Marines” with Emo haircut.

    blergh.

    #15 4 years ago
  16. ManuOtaku

    I dig dantes new style, not that the old one is bad, but i like this also, it reflects really well the younger years of dante.

    #16 4 years ago
  17. LOLshock94

    this looks good but there needs to be more enemies

    #17 4 years ago
  18. SplatteredHouse

    @15: I agree with your first point. Dante is, was and always has been a Japanese creation. As an additional thought to what I put in the other thread, that TGS trailer was pointing towards a direction of a western agreeable take on that character. Now, maybe we get same old, and Ninja Theory get to wonder why they bothered.

    I don’t think that the TGS trailer was flawless, but they were definitely on to something, with the increase in action, the aggressive framing, more urgency, and concluding with youth Dante casually exhaling a cigarette to the sky, positioned on his back lounging atop a gargoyle high on the rooftops above the city.

    #18 4 years ago
  19. YoungZer0

    @15: Erthazus, doing what he does best: Showing how little he understands from the outside world. Keep going buddy.

    @18: While i’d agree that the first Dante should be Anime Inspired, i disagree with the rest of the series.

    Ninja Theory is known to deliver deep characters with real emotion. It wouldn’t have worked with the Anime-Dante. Dante always behaved like a Punk but looked like a Cosplayer. I’m glad Ninja Theory did the changes they did. He feels more “real” as a character.

    #19 4 years ago
  20. Erthazus

    “Ninja Theory is known to deliver deep characters with real emotion.”

    Epic sentence. Well of course, if you don’t read books in your life then of course. School drama is so epic with deep characters and R E A L emotion. Twilight is probably your favourite movie ever! :D

    @18, the reason why CAPCOM wanted to do DMC with them because Ninja Theory is a cheap developer that don’t cost a lot to Capcom, same goes with Slant six Games where they develop SOCO…Resident Evil:RC

    and they want to try out and see if they can sell better copies then before, but they unleashed a massive hate from fans of the series.

    #20 4 years ago
  21. Sini

    capcom r tards.

    #21 4 years ago
  22. CycloneFox

    Music is far better than the last trailer, but I still miss the old rock of DMCs.
    Well, I’ll buy it anyway and hope it will be good. But it’s not japanese anymore. So I’m a little sad about this.

    #22 4 years ago
  23. SplatteredHouse

    I’m not sure which changes you’re referring to, do you mean TGS 2010 “DMC”, when you say Anime-Dante, or Devil May Cry traditional? I thought TGS was an anime inspiration, framed using western themes. But, I want to ensure there is no confusion. :) I am not impressed with the trailer shown today. I liked TGS’ exhuberence, the sense of drive. Even though it had some hot air it’s heart was in a likable place. This trailer looks like a reskin of DMC4. I get no character from this in the slightest, deep or otherwise.

    #23 4 years ago
  24. SplatteredHouse

    @20: The ones that created Heavenly Sword, and Enslaved are to you a cheap developer? I don’t think anyway you can try to frame it that the term applies here.

    “and they want to try out and see if they can sell better copies then before” Which, is no bad thing. Devil May Cry was running out of steam. 4 didn’t resound as clearly and decisively as some of the earlier games. Why not get in new blood to consult, and take things in a new direction. Build with, and from working parts and ditch the accumulated clutter for next time.

    Be cautious of dismissing things totally on the first attempt. NT’s game should be seen and played before it is judged, but many people jumped all over its first trailer.
    (I don’t judge their game today, but I do say today’s video does nothing for me.)

    #24 4 years ago
  25. Dralen

    What I don’t quite understand is that they went through all the trouble if giving this game the reboot treatment, and the only thing that appears to have changed is the character’s personality and appearance. I mean WTF!? The gameplay looks exactly the same as it did in the original Devil May Cry games.
    I find it very hard to believe that Capcom believe the problem with Devil May Cry laid within Dante’s character; he was the best part of the game for crying out loud! They freaking made a bloody anime about him!

    PS. everything all seemed a little too clean in the environments. There’s nothing there!

    #25 4 years ago
  26. Phoenixblight

    @25

    It’s capcom they aren’t the brightest developer. Look at RE:Mercenaries. One time only saves? They actually thought that was a good idea. Then RE5 they remove the horror and make it a Gears of War with zombies in Africa.

    #26 4 years ago
  27. YoungZer0

    @20: I know Erthazus. I bet you think it’s something remarkable and worth mentioning that you read books, but the truth is; it isn’t. Especially in your case. As i said before, learning the ABC with Winnie the Pooh is no difficult task to master. But i guess you gotta start somewhere, right?

    btw. This is probably the 50th time you mentioned Twilight. I think we understand that you have a clear obsession with the franchise. What i don’t understand though, is why you keep sharing it on a game site.

    @22: You can bet that the music will be completely different. That’s also one of the things they are aiming at.

    @25: And the anime was incredibly shitty. Because of Dante. Yes, i said it. There isn’t really much depth to Dante’s character. He’s either funky or sad. Most of the time funky.

    #27 4 years ago
  28. Erthazus

    “but the truth is; it isn’t.”

    because you don’t read at all. For you school drama from NT games are REAL emotion.
    You speak like Don Matrick: R E A L entertainment
    R E A L emotion. Lawl.

    “What i don’t understand though, is why you keep sharing it on a game site.”

    Because i know that you are a fan of school drama stuff, so that vampire “”masterpiece”" is probably for you.

    @25, “They freaking made a bloody anime about him!”

    anime was crappy to be honest. Madhouse did a poor job of the game adaptation.
    I don’t remember when MADHOUSE did something awesome with the game adaptation. They are great at doing their own stuff.

    #28 4 years ago
  29. ManuOtaku

    #28 the x-men, wolverine and supernatural anime are great adaptations from madhouse that are not their own, but they are not game adaptations though.

    #29 4 years ago
  30. YoungZer0

    @28: You hardly know anything, that’s what you prove anew every day, so i doubt you know what kind of books i read, teenage boy.

    #30 4 years ago
  31. Erthazus

    “You hardly know anything + that’s what you prove anew every day”

    you already proved me your Russian language knowledge so you can shut up teenage girl :D

    Go, prepare yourself for 2012 School Drama.

    #31 4 years ago
  32. YoungZer0

    @31: Wow, your niveau drops with every day. I know what you’re thinking. I’m just as surprised that this is even possible.

    But i guess i can’t expect you to talk like an adult, knowing you don’t even have friends in your age. ;)

    #32 4 years ago
  33. SplatteredHouse

    @25: yeah, to go so far and yet still be left with this, afterwards. It seems odd to me, too.
    @27: When Dante first appeared he didn’t have much depth. Sure, there was a story in the first game, but Dante made quips and shot and sliced things, in style. It’s not necessary for Dante to be the in-depth character.

    If it can be done, that’s not bad, but in the anime then I imagine (as I haven’t seen that yet) that there’s much more needed of Dante, than the things he’s doing and the way they’re done. As you say, then maybe the character cannot stand with that kind of weight. The character is not to blame in such case, though.

    #33 4 years ago
  34. YoungZer0

    @33: I blame Capcom actually, as most of their games seem to include shallow characters.

    I always felt that a character like Dante and the world he lives in deserve more depth. Always disappointed to see Capcom fail on that.

    Knowing Ninja Theory, they’ll deliver.

    #34 4 years ago
  35. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    Blah……nothing new to see here

    #35 4 years ago
  36. Ireland Michael

    This is looking pretty slick from where I’m standing.

    As long as the mechanics hold up and the controls are nice and tight, that’s all that really matters to me.

    #36 4 years ago
  37. Kabby

    Nothing new in that video. In fact, it only solidifies my opinion that the graphics are awful and the game play is non existent.

    #37 4 years ago

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  • Games with Gold offers doubled for April – six games instead of three

    Microsoft’s April Games with Gold collection is being doubled. For the month Xbox Live Gold members will receive six instead of three games free. Here’s what’s on offer: Pool Nation FX: Available all month on Xbox One Child of Light: Available all month on Xbox One Gears of War: Judgment: Available from April 1-15 on […]

  • Pokemon players can grab a code for Shiny Charizard at GAME in April

    Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire players along with Pokemon X and Y owners can grab a free, rare Shiny Charizard from April 3 at one of GAME’s 320 stores in the UK. The redeemable codes for the character will be made available upon request and no purchase is necessary. Those who pop into one […]

  • F1 2015 will arrive on PC, PS4 and Xbox One in June, includes Mexico circuit

    Codemasters has announced its F1 franchise will make its series debut on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this June with the release of F1 2015. The game was developed using a new engine and contains improved handling and physics for all vehicles and parts attached. This includes: engine, transmission, aerodynamics, fuel tank, force feedback, suspension […]

  • Mortal Kombat X video confirms Liu Kang as playable character

    Liu Kang has been confirmed as a playable character in Mortal Kombat X in the latest video. You’ll also notice Bo’ Rai Cho in there as well. In the Shaolin trailer above you also get a look at Kung Lao and Kung Jin who is new to the series. Apparently, Raiden’s past champions of the […]

  • Short teaser for Star Wars: Battlefront shows the Battle of Hoth

    A short teaser for Star Wars: Battlefront has been posted by EA on Twitter. Well, that speeder isn't going anywhere. Can someone give us a lift to @SW_Celebration http://t.co/srEVrAA0zl #SWCA https://t.co/4W4LG8myke — EAStarWars (@EAStarWars) March 25, 2015 The teaser shows vehicles which we could be using in the game, but it mainly shows the snowy landscape […]

  • Pillars of Eternity releases today – get all the review scores here

    Pillars of Eternity, which still stands as the second most-funded video game on Kickstarter, finally releases today. It’s also getting some rather positive reviews scores, which we’ve rounded up for you. The isometric, party-based RPG from Obsidian Entertainment was one of the first video game projects to take to Kickstarter, and hit its $1.1 million […]

  • Take an in-depth look at Evolve’s Behemoth monster and four new hunters

    Evolve’s fourth monster, the Behemoth, as well as the four new hunters are shown off in new gameplay video. Evolve’s latest gameplay trailer gives everyone a good look at each of the four new hunters and the massive Behemoth monster. The hunters can be bought either separately or though the hunting pass, while the monster […]

  • PS4 firmware update 2.50 causing issues with Killzone: Shadow Fall

    The suspend/resume feature in PlayStation 4′s 2.50 firmware update is causing some issues with Killzone: Shadow Fall. Killzone: Shadow Fall developer Guerrilla has said that the game is experiencing some issues in some instance where the suspend/resume feature is used. The timing of when players put the game in suspend mode does have an effect, […]

  • Bungie on Destiny matchmaking: “We believe there’s no substitute for a pre-made team”

    Crazy though this may seem, it’s possible that Destiny shipped according to plan. History points to community as a crucial component, far from the contingency that many now suspect. Paul Davies spoke to Bungie for clarity. “The community always engineers the best solutions for bringing players together. While Matchmaking is a great resource for introducing […]

  • Bloodborne works with suspend/resume, but only offline

    PlayStation 4′s newly-added suspend/resume feature works with Bloodborne as you’d expect, but only while offline. PlayStation 4 received the long-awaited suspend/resume feature today as part of firmware 2.50, and people are starting to test it out with various games. Bloodborne does work with the feature, but only if you play offline. Playing online is arguably […]

  • This is what Crossy Road looks like in first-person

    Crossy Road is fun and addictive. But in first-person, it’s mostly frightening. YouTube user Andy Front Films likes Crossy Road so much he decided to show off what it would look like in first-person. If crossing roads quickly and watching around for cars and trains, all of this as the camera chases you felt intense […]

  • Take a small behind-the-scenes peek at Mass Effect 4

    BioWare cinematic director Ken Thain has given us a very slim look behind the scenes at some motion capture work from the upcoming Mass Effect game. The upcoming Mass Effect game, whether it ends up being called Mass Effect 4 or not, will most definitely incorporate some form of motion capture work. How do we […]

  • Borderlands: The Handsome Collection – 8GB day one patch on PS4, 16GB on Xbox One

    Day one patches for Borderlands: The Handsome Collection are pretty hefty. Both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of Borderlands: The Handsome Collection require players to download lots of gigabytes to make the experience as smooth as possible. The PlayStation 4 version has an 8.31GB day one patch. The Xbox One version however has […]

  • Get a PlayStation 4 with Bloodborne and The Last of Us for $435

    If you’ve been waiting for the perfect game to get to buy a PlayStation 4, there’s no better time than the present. Amazon is offering a good PlayStation 4 bundle at the moment. For $434.99, you get a PlayStation 4 console, The Last of Us, and Bloodborne. The Last of Us is of course the […]

  • Upcoming Battlefield Hardline patch to nerf the K10, buff battle rifles

    Battlefield Hardline’s first patch will focus on weapon balance and a few changes have been proposed. Battlefield Hardline lead multiplayer designer Thaddeus Sasser posted a few of the balance changes that the team is considering for the next patch. K10: reduce bullet damage to 33 Saiga and PTR: reduce recoil to bring more in line […]

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 and a new Resident Evil game coming this year, according to research firm

    According to digital games analyst SuperData, a new Resident Evil game is due this fall and that this year’s Call of Duty is Black Ops 3. In its latest report on digital console games, research and analytics firm SuperData revealed that a new Resident Evil is coming this fall. “We anticipate this month’s downturn to […]

  • Bloodborne: you can add gestures to your messages

    As players get deeper into Bloodborne, they keep uncovering so many of its little new additions, including this one. Bloodborne, like all of the Souls games before it, allows players to leave messages for other players. These messages could be used to point players towards impending doom, treasure, or just be sarcastic and witty. What […]

  • PlayStation 4 firmware update 2.50 is now live

    PlayStation 4 firmware update version 2.50 has started rolling out. Reports are coming in saying that Yukimura, PlayStation 4′s firmware 2.50 has been made available to download. The update is clocking in at just 245mb, so get downloading. 2.50 brings with it many new additions, including the suspend/resume feature, backup and restore, accessibility options and […]

  • Harley Quinn DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight is a prequel

    Batman: Arkham Knight’s Harley Quinn pre-order DLC is set before the events of the main game, according to Amazon’s description. Today we learned a few details about the pre-order DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight, namely the Harley Quinn one. According to the description on Amazon, the DLC takes place in the lead-up to the events […]

  • Bloodborne Vicar Amelia summon mystery solved

    Bloodborne players unable to summon near Vicar Amelia: here’s your solution. Bloodborne’s secrets are unfolding by the hour as clever players piece together From Software’s cunning design. Yesterday we reported problems summoning in the Cathedral Ward, before the Vicar Amelia boss fight. It turns out this isn’t a bug – or if it is, it’s […]

  • Steven Spielberg will direct film adaption of Ready Player One

    Steven Spielberg will direct the film adaption of the sci-fi, virtual world, video game themed novel Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. Warner Bros. bought the rights to the film in June 2010 and hired screenwriter Zak Penn to rewrite the previous draft written by Eric Eason, according to Deadline. The book takes place in […]

  • Bloodborne players with PS4 headsets shouldn’t forget about the custom audio

    Here’s a friendly reminder for Bloodborne players with PS4 headsets: be sure to download the Headset Companion App from the PlayStation store if you haven’t already. As previously reported, the game supports a custom Bloodborne audio mode which can be uploaded. It contains custom audio created by developers specifically tuned to enhance the audio. This […]

  • EA explains why FIFA Ultimate Team transfer prices are now platform specific

    EA has posted a blog entry explaining its FIFA Ultimate Team transfer market price ranges which now include platform-specific pricing in order to best the coin sellers. EA said it has implemented the changes to FUT over the last several weeks because it should be “fair and fun for every player,” ultimately coming to the […]

  • Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in the Darkness now available

    In case you forgot, Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in the Darkness was released today. It is available on Mac, PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The third episode releases on iOS devices and Android tomorrow, March 26. The Sword in the Darkness finds Asher Forrester heading to Mereen […]

  • Bloodborne players are already documenting their crazy antics

    Bloodborne has been available for almost two days now in North America, and already players are posting interesting clips and character customization choices for the game. Below are interesting takes on creating a character and videos of a frustrating death and another full of blood coming from a very painful place – monster or not. […]

  • FIFA Ultimate Team celebrates sixth year in existence with giveaways

    FIFA Ultimate Team is celebrating its sixth year in existence with special events running from today until March 29. According to EA, every FUT fan will be handed one free pack every day, and those who play at least one match in the FUT Birthday Cup will have a chance to win rare “tradable In-Forms” […]

  • Halo Online is a F2P PC game in development exclusively for Russia – video

    Halo Online is a free-to-play game which will launch this spring in Russia, and is in development with Saber Interactive. According the reveal event attended by IGN Russia, the game was designed to run well on lower-end PCs and runs on a modified Halo 3 engine. The game is set on a secret UNSC space […]

  • SteamWorld Dig Xbox One release expected in late May

    SteamWorld Dig is coming to Xbox One, developer Image & Form has announced. A firm release date hasn’t been announced, but the studio expects the title to arrive on the system in late May. “We’re preparing quite an elaborate Easter egg for the Xbox One version – a gaming thing that we really wanted to […]

  • SMITE celebrating first anniversary with a sale on skins, Ultimate God Pack

    Hi-Rez Studios is celebrating the first anniversary of SMITE with a sale. From today through Friday, March 27, the Ultimate God Pack, which includes all current and future Gods, will run you $19.99. Alll individual pre-launch skins are 50% off, and all Gem Packs will award bonus gems. In addition, from March 27-29, all SMITE […]

  • Borderlands 2 has sold around 12 million copies, says Gearbox

    Speaking with Microsoft’s Major Nelson in his podcast, Gearbox Software boss Randy Pitchford stated Borderlands 2 has sold somewhere around the 12 million mark. As of August 2014, it was announced by Take-Two in its financial report the 2012 game had sold-in 10 million units. Pitchford noted in the podcast he learned of the figures […]

  • Broken Age releasing on PS4 and Vita same day as Act 2 on PC

    Double Fine Productions has announced it will release Broken Age on the PlayStation Store next month. Act 2 will also be released on PC. The full Broken Age adventure will release on PlayStation 4 and Vita on April 28 in North America and April 29 in Europe. It features cross-buy and cross-save. Broken Age Act […]

  • Star Citizen earned another $1 million within two weeks – total hits $76 million

    Star Citizen continues its funding streak with backers pumping another $1 million into the game’s development in the last two weeks. The total earned for the space sim has now reached $76 million ($76,015,532 to be exact) with 851,395 backers contributing to the staggering figure. Star Citizen’s latest update was version 1.1 which included two […]

  • Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Resident Evil Revelations 2 and Battlefield: Hardline top Media Create charts

    Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Resident Evil Revelations 2 and Battlefield: Hardline were the big ticket debuts during the March 16-2 period in Japan, with each game claiming the top three slots on the Media Create charts, respectively. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD moved 92,094 on PlayStation 4, while Resident Evil Revelations 2 moved 73,373 units on […]

  • You can now learn English or Spanish on Xbox One with the Rosetta App

    Want to learn English or Spanish? Rosetta Stone has an App for that on Xbox One. According to the language teaching firm, Rosetta Stone’s Discover Languages, the new application teaches English and Spanish by way of immersive simulation. Users will virtually travel to learn vocabulary and grammar “necessary for real-world interactions.” Here’s how it works: […]

  • PayDay 2 and PayDay: The Heist have sold over 9 million units combined

    The PayDay franchise is a lucrative IP for Starbreeze and Overkill, as both games combined have sold over 9 million copies as of November 2014. The company has also sold over 8 million paid DLC packages since PayDay 2 was released in 2013 (via NeoGAF). In its Q2 half year report issued in February, net […]

  • Nintendo wants to “surprise” customers with NX, not expand upon existing hardware

    Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has firm wants to “surprise” players with its new NX system. Speaking in an interview with Nikkei, translated by Kotaku, Iwata wouldn’t go into details on the new system, but stated expanding on a current gaming system would be “dull.” “In the past few years, the idea of what [encompasses] a […]

  • Kojima Station show suspended

    In another episode in the the ongoing kerfuffle between Hideo Kojima and Konami, the publisher has suspended the Kojima Station web show. Recent tweets from the newly created Japanese Metal Gear Solid account confirm that Kojima Station will not be broadcast tomorrow, but would not provide a date for the next episode. The Tweets were […]

  • Watch Battle Royale for free this weekend on Xbox Live

    Square Enix is celebrating the launch of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD by offering Xbox Live members in the UK a free rental of Battle Royale. Starting Saturday, March 28 and through Sunday, March 29, Xbox Live members in the UK will be able to rent Battle Royale through the Xbox Video Store, for free. The […]

  • Bloodborne journal, part 1: managing anxiety on the path to the Cleric Beast

    Bloodborne is both like and unlike the Souls games. Brenna descends into Yharnam with reluctance and trepidation. Need help succeeding in Bloodborne? You need our Bloodborne walkthrough and boss guide. Bloodborne isn’t Demon’s Souls or Dark Souls. Let’s get that out of the way right off. I enjoyed both Dark Souls games, but it was […]