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DmC: Devil May Cry PS3 demo launching in Japan next week

Wednesday, 14 November 2012 08:54 GMT By Dave Cook

DmC: Devil May Cry is to receive a PS3 demo on Japanese PSN next week. It’s a new slice of gameplay that will be different from the recent TGS build. Get the details below.


Gematsu reports from the pages of Famitsu that the demo will hit Japanese PSN on Wednesday, November 21st.

DmC: Devil May Cry’s first DLC was outed this week. ‘Vergil’s Downfall’ will put you in control of Dante’s brother and is set to launch after the game’s release. It will explain Vergil’s backstory, offer new combos and more.

You can check out the Vergil’s Downfall gameplay trailer here:

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32 Comments

  1. Takeshi

    Nice, looking forward to playing it. I haven’t been much into Devil May Cry since the first three games. Very happy that Ninja Theory was given the mantle by Capcom this time around. Hopefully it’s going to be different but still a great game.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Greek God

    This game will share the same fate as Ninja Gaiden 3
    just to appeal to a bigger audience it sacrificed everything it was good for
    hard combat
    60 fps

    But i will try the demo and decide if “maybe” ill buy it for 20 bucks some months after release..

    #2 2 years ago
  3. MadFingerz

    @2
    O.o Have you seen anything about the game lately? Doesn’t seem like they are sacrificing the hard combat…huh, at least you are willing to try the demo, that’s more that can be said of most haters..

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Greek God

    so you tell me from all shown gameplay vids you dont think the enemys behave like theyre sleeping or sth.?
    And DT is now the “press to win button basiclly” hilarious

    and harder difficulties will certanly not change how fast the enemys will be only damage output will be increased..

    #4 2 years ago
  5. MadFingerz

    So you tell me you never heard of recording gameplay on an easier setting in order to showcase (in this case) all the different moves without having to make countless attempts? It’s only something used on most gameplay videos…

    Read this

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Greek God

    Like i said the difficulty will not change how fast the enemys attack they will be just stronger. Slow Enemys are no threat especially in a game like DMC

    #6 2 years ago
  7. MadFingerz

    Excuse me but where is it written that the difficulty only changes how strong the enemies are?

    Also:
    “Son of Sparda – Remixed enemy layouts, tougher enemies and enemy BEHAVIOR throughout.”

    But whatever, continue doing your own assumptions.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Greek God

    you dont get it ..

    if you watch some vids you ll notice from the point where an enemy starts up his attack until the strike occurs there passes just too much time almost 3 seconds!! this it too slow for veteran players like me to be an actual challenge.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. YoungZer0

    No, you don’t get it. MadFingerz already said it twice. That the fuck do you think “ENEMY BEHAVIOR” means? Hm?

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Greek God

    the animation of an attack will remain the same even on higher difficulties
    so this means if an enemy uses a attack which is 3 seconds long on normal, it will be 3 seconds on very hard for example aswell.

    and enemy behaviour means being more defensive or agressive.
    lol thx

    #10 2 years ago
  11. Ireland Michael

    Actually, most of the footage has been recorded on hard.

    What a lot of people don’t seem to realise is that the kinds of combos being seen in the recent videos are pretty hardcore stuff, and the average player won’t be able to pull that off on a whim.

    In the previous games enemies wouldn’t get a single hit in if you know what you’re doing either, so it’s a moot point. Combat looks exceptional. You’re just one of those stuck in the past fanboys who wants to create faults where there aren’t any, about everything, simply because part of it doesn’t prescribe to your limited tastes.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Greek God

    no its just to easy for me. In old games enemys were much much faster and if its true what you say
    “Actually, most of the footage has been recorded on hard.”
    then i have already my proof and dont need even trying the demo

    #12 2 years ago
  13. absolutezero

    http://i.imgur.com/IVCUm.jpg

    #13 2 years ago
  14. YoungZer0

    Gross. What the fuck is he doing?

    #14 2 years ago
  15. Ireland Michael

    @12 Have you actually played it?

    “then i have already my proof and dont need even trying the demo”

    Your proof being that the person playing isn’t shit and actuslly knows what they’re doing? Okay then.

    See ya. You won’t be missed.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Greek God

    you must be ignorant Ireland Michael
    i already said many times that the enemys are too slow for my taste
    nothing else

    and i based that on your last post
    “Actually, most of the footage has been recorded on hard.”

    #16 2 years ago
  17. absolutezero

    Crawling in his skin.

    His wound, it will not heal.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. YoungZer0

    Oh, the positive previews are getting much more positive:

    “Best DMC since DMC3″

    http://youtu.be/RWwCpccvPDs

    #18 2 years ago
  19. MadFingerz

    -_-

    Every similar game has one/two slow enemy types, even past DMC games. Faster, deadlier enemies start showing up as the game progresses. How many enemy types have we already seen from this game anyway? 2, 3? Yeah…

    #19 2 years ago
  20. Ireland Michael

    @16 The enemis aren’t “too slow” because not not every enemy attacks that slow.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Greek God

    then show me a video where there are enemys that are faster

    madfingerz
    we know already 9 different types of enemys

    sry loool dont know the exact names XD
    normal grunt
    grunt chainsaw
    shield grunt
    mini angel babys
    ice enemy
    fire enemy
    fat enemy
    dog/cat enemy
    sword grunt

    #21 2 years ago
  22. Ireland Michael

    @21 I don’t need to. I’ve played it.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. absolutezero

    The games is going to be a massive success whether you like it or not. I stopped really caring awhile ago, I’m not going to buy it for reasons previously stated.

    Props to Ninja Theory for bring around as many people as they have. I’ll be looking forward to them creating something original and bright like Enslaved again.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. ManuOtaku

    I cannot wait for this game, i love ninja theory games, and i think their vision will do wonders for this game, better than capcom thats for sure, in this regard i prefer them over platinum, for this specific game series, due the past history of this series.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. absolutezero

    Oh Jesus I just watched that OXM preview.

    “I have played half the game.”

    “Its not out until next year.”

    “Its already on my game of the year list”

    GARMES JURNOLISM

    also “better than Bayonetta”

    #25 2 years ago
  26. Ireland Michael

    @25 I’m not really sure what your point. He obviously think the gameplay and combat is strong enough to be one of the best games for the year.

    Bayonetta was my game of 2010, and that came out in January.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. absolutezero

    Were you telling people that Bayonetta was your game of the year in November 2009 though? Having not even played the finished product?

    I bet you were! In fact I’m sure you were!

    #27 2 years ago
  28. MadFingerz

    Jesus fucking christ…Game of the year LIST.

    And so what? When a game is good and you really get into it, do you actually need to play it for 100 hours before you can say “Oh, I really l ike this game”?

    You don’t want to give this game a chance, fine, just don’t. But don’t flame everyone who is willing to, ffs.

    #28 2 years ago
  29. absolutezero

    ffs just because you think this game looks great does not mean you have to bite at every complaint aimed towards it.

    #29 2 years ago
  30. MadFingerz

    Talking about the pot calling the kettle black…

    Sorry if I sounded mad, I’m not, I just find all the hate around it to be utterly stupid.

    And who said I think it looks great? I actually have conflicting thoughts about it but I’ll only properly judge it after I actually play it…If your complaints were valid, I would understand, but they are not.

    #30 2 years ago
  31. absolutezero

    It was a joke you silly sausage.

    #31 2 years ago
  32. MadFingerz

    Lol, next time add a damn smiley to your post, it’s not like humour gets across well through test! Silly sausage is funny, I’m totally stealing that.

    #32 2 years ago

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    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 […]