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Devil May Cry 4

The fourth installment of the Devil May Cry series released for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC

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Breathtaking Adventure

  • Dec 17, 2008
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Devil May Cry 4 is one of the first titles I grabbed for my new PS3. I am definitely glad I did. I am new to the Devil May Cry series, but I was not lost starting in the forth title. I own the first three games for the PS2, but just got them recently in a set. Fans to the series are introduced to a new character, Nero. Nero is part demon and part human, which makes for some majorly fun battles against the bad demons. The series star, Dante, is still a playable character for a handful of missions, but the game's story centers around Nero. The gameplay is really fun. The graphics are amazing! The title supports 720p, but I really thought I was in 1080 the whole time. The sound and music are awesome. Some of the levels get repetitive, as you end up going through familiar territory several times over, and refighting major bosses up to three times. You may also end up hating board games if you don't get lucky to pass a certain puzzle section of the game right away. That would have to be the only real fault of the game, in addition to sometime disorienting camera angles. All in all, though, Devil May Cry was a blast to play and the graphics alone make it worth playing.

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review by . May 14, 2009
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Devil May Cry makes its appearance on the next gen consoles with a style and gameplay that many fans of the series will be familiar with - you know the adage, if it ain't broke why fix it? For those unfamiliar with the series, Capcom introduced the series in 2005 on the PS2 with a game that many consider to be the best in the series. The series then fell off the map with a couple of hastily produced sequels and now we're given the fourth installment. So, does Devil May Cry live up to its reputation? …
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Long ago the Dark Knight Sparda rebelled against the dark emperor and waged a one-man war to save humanity. Thousands of years later, a religious organization worships this renowned savior and has taken it upon themselves to rid the world of all evil. Residing in Fortuna, this organization is known as the "Order of the Sword," and is made up of an elite group of "Holy Knights." One day, a young knight named Nero witnesses Sparda's legendary son Dante slaughter his fellow warriors. Has the renowned devil hunter turned his back on mankind? What does thie encounter mean for these two individuals? In Devil May Cry 4, players control the formidable Nero who comes to grips with his newly found power as his beliefs and allegiance are tested. Continuing the legacy of fast paced action synonymous with the series, Devil May Cry 4 pushes the envelope of excellence even further with the inclusion of a new combat system that incorporates Nero's "Devil Bringer, a new feature that has players delivering overwhelming damage to enemies with non-stop combos, while gaining new power for Nero's right arm. With the PlayStation 3 system's advanced graphical capabilities, high definition visuals and intricate detail come to life as players explore new and exotic locales. Amazing visual effects and dynamic action coupled with a complex storyline, provides the very cool, slick and stylish attitude that only a Devil May Cry game can deliver. New active style ...
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