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LOGICWINS  +   1135d ago
As expected.
Information Minister  +   1135d ago
Early reviews are always to be frowned upon. That's expected.
EVILDEAD360  +   1135d ago
Hope the rest of reviews are just as good..

ZombieNinjaPanda  +   1135d ago
Rather see this series die then be consumed by corporate greed. Hopefully terrible reviews follow.
360ICE  +   1135d ago
Well, they won't. Other than conservative DmC fans and people immediately got thrown away by Dante, reviewers are really gonna like this game. Probably land between 75 and 85 on Metacritic.
NukaCola  +   1135d ago
I played the demo. It was ok. I'm not a die hard DMC fan so I couldn't really compare, but the demo is worse than Enslaved and Heavenly Sword so, I think Ninja Theory is sort of doing something wrong. They have games with really funny dialog and believable character interactions. This not so much. May rent it, but from first impressions, I wasn't sold.
NiceGuy360  +   1134d ago
What is wrong with the people of this site? How can someone hoping the game gets great reviews get so many disagrees?
Why do people want the game to not be great?
rjdofu  +   1134d ago
NiceGuy360: maybe that happened because the devs act like a bunch of immature @ssholes, constantly making fun of the initial fanbase while ignoring all the legit complains about the game.
Old McGroin  +   1134d ago
Anyone stop to think that maybe the game is actually just good? Why so much hate for this game?
AsimLeonheart  +   1134d ago
It is just as expected. This game will get top scores because everybody is loving the dumbed down gameplay and the western look. Everybody feels like instant pros by pulling infinite combos on training dummies called enemies that just stand there and getting SSS for doing nothing. It just makes everybody feel good about their supposedly "MAD SKILLZZ". I havent read even a single negative article about this game by any gaming publication. The real thing will be sales so let us see how this game does without the support of original DMC fans.
Information Minister  +   1134d ago
Well, if some of you guys love this game so much, then you can buy 20 copies each and show your gratitude to the developer by offering them the illusion of success. Because I figure that's the only way they will get to taste success, after repeatedly insulting the existing fanbase.

No one in is right mind can say Donte may Cry plays exactly like classic DMC and if you do, then you are a liar or you've never played a DMC game before... Probably both!

If I wanted 20-30fps hack and slash action, I would wait for Castlevania LoS2. In fact, that's exactly what I will be doing! In the meantime there's God of War and Metal Gear Rising, which came out of left field and is very fun to play.
Ares84PS3  +   1134d ago
I'm not getting Tameem May Cry. Never liked this game and after giving it a chance by trying the demo I know for a fact that this is as generic of a game as it can get. They just tried too hard to be cool but it failed miserably.
wishingW3L  +   1134d ago
the game will sell well because the hate has given it tons of free advertising and that combined with the high scores is gonna get from the biased media then it's a sealed deal. So say goodbye to the old DMC. ;__;
aCasualGamer  +   1134d ago
I've tried the demo myself. This reviewer saying that the gameplay is better than previous games doesn't know what the hell he's talking about.

I'm sorry, but i don't trust gaming press. Lost trust in them years ago and it seems i made the right choice back then.

If you're really that blind and naive, then by all means you should also praise this review.

I for one am not.
ziggurcat  +   1134d ago
@ Information Minister

and whiny, entitled gamers crying are also expected.
thezeldadoth  +   1134d ago
its sad how these butthurt fanboys can't just accept a new good game and wish for failure because they didn't get what they wanted. you bought your games, they didn't owe you anything beyond what you paid for. Its their right to start fresh. I hope for a great new game.
Information Minister  +   1134d ago
Yes, because anyone with legitimate criticism for DmC is a whiny, entitled cry baby. What's there not to like about this masterpiece of digital entertainment? Besides, true gamers don't criticize or expose flaws, they just take whatever the developer/publisher is looking to shove down their throats, without question! And they do it with a smile, Amirite?

Do these "butthurt fanboys" truly believe their complaints could actually hold substance? That's just silly!

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thezeldadoth  +   1134d ago
i guess you'll still be crying while people are enjoying video games
ZombieNinjaPanda  +   1134d ago
Again, refer to my comment below. What a disgusting generation of gamers this has become. Fans that truly love and cherish a series don't want to see it turned into something bad? Oh they're just whiney entitled gamers.
thezeldadoth  +   1134d ago
^ You miss the point. Its one thing to love and cherish a series, its another thing to impede on the artists creation. Try it before crying. I bet you're the same person that bashes COD for being the same every year. According to your logic, it should be the same every year, give the fans what they love and cherish as opposed to trying new things. Wanting a series to stay the same is cool, starting petitions, boycotts, and bitching before trying the game is ridiculous.
PopRocks359  +   1134d ago
^Let's get something straight here. This has nothing to do with "artists." This has to do with fans of the series who CARRIED it before it became popular now feeling alienated by the very people who created it in the first place and the new developers who seem to have absolutely no idea what the source material was all about.

Look, if you and anyone else wants to enjoy it, fine. That's your prerogative, but don't start criticizing the fans who loved this series before it was changed into something that is simply nothing like it used to be. Something that those fans DON'T like.

Just because you like the game or don't understand the hatred for it doesn't give you the right to say that anyone criticizing the game is a whiny crybaby who has never tried the demo. I have; it was garbage and I doubt I was the only one who thought so. This game is open to criticism just like any other. Get off your high horse.
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ThanatosDMC  +   1134d ago
9/10?! Hardcore game dumbed down for casuals. Reviewers suck at their jobs. The gameplay was horrible.
RememberThe357  +   1134d ago
I want the game to suck so we can get the REAL DMC back. I don't want this series to stay 30fps with an emo protagonist.

I've said it the whole time, I think this game is going to be good. It's just not DMC.
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xtremeimport  +   1135d ago
is there a chance that this game might actually be good?

I mean damn, everyone got their panties in a bunch about the change of direction. But doesnt mean the game cant be it before you judge its quality.
Knight_Crawler  +   1135d ago
No chance in hell that this game will be as good or better than the older DMC games.

Emo Dante
Bad acting
Horrible game play
Laughable story
Unforgettable characters
No fan service
Arrogant developer
Greedy Capcom

This game is a mess and hope it bombs like Ninja Gaiden.
Mocat  +   1135d ago
"play it before you judge its quality."

I vaguely recall a shitty public demo.
ScubbaSteve  +   1135d ago
Most reviewers, that receive early copies of games, are instructed to hold off publishing the review until the game is released, unless the review is overwhelmingly positive. From time to time you'll hear of a review that deviates from this, but they usually don't get early copies of games from publishers anymore. As a result the initial batch of reviews is a bit skewed and a prudent gamer would wait a week or two in order to make a well informed evaluation.
ChronoJoe  +   1135d ago
ScubbaSteve whilst that's largely true, Magazines are typically an exception to that rule. They get their review copies much earlier and are usually exceptions to review embargos.
Root  +   1134d ago
"I vaguely recall a s***** public demo"

and thats why they've obviously been payed off

Just as expected realy....also

""It has also been mentioned that DmC veterans will feel at home and there’s a high level of skill required to unleash chain combos"

REALLY....because I remember mashing the attack button over and over again on the hardest setting and I still got a SSS rank

The demo was of the finall game and it was broke yet it gets a good no

They've payed them off guys, the gameplay contradicts their review for the game
Kurylo3d  +   1134d ago

Id rather take EMO Dante over the bitch boy gay dante in devil may cry 3 with the shirt all open lol. Got nothing against gay people, but that dante was downright disturbing.

Dude bad acting has existed in every dmc game. Do u not remember the corny ass line dante said in dmc1 when he thought trish was dead.. "i wanted to be the one to give your dark soul light" lol.... i got chills cause it was so corny.. i got embarrassed hoping no one would see me playing the game at that moment.. even if it was a good game.

Cant comment on gameplay.. played and beat ever dmc game, but this one dont look bad to me.

Story is laughable to all of em.. i mean most of the villains in the dmc series are cardboard cutout extreme jokes.. like they intended to make it a comedy. With the exception of dmc1 that is .. which at least tried to take itself seriously.

Fan service... well i would like to see more breasts and butts.

Where you see arrognace... i see confidence.

And to say capcom is greedy... its a corporation. Its intent is to make money yes. Why would they put out a game if there was no money to be made.

I think u cant come up with any real arguments. Your just mad that the original story wont be continued because it got so corny that less people were buying it.
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360ICE  +   1134d ago
They haven't been payed off. In fact, no reviewer in the video game industry has ever has been payed off. If there is bribery in this industry, and there probably is, it's a lot more subtle than giving someone money. It's about pressuring the reviewer to give a good review, and blacklisting those who don't.

But take it from someone who've played nearly the entire game, and who obviously isn't payed to write this comment: The game is gonna be great.
showtimefolks  +   1135d ago
played the demo thought it was aight but not something i will pay full $60 for. With early 2013 as packed, i am gonna have to pick and choose(its not about the money with work/family barely have time for games so only want to play what i have to)

i don't think this game will get bad reviews, most DMC fans are still not over the fact this game doesn't have old dante, seriously get over it. Capcom told NT to give the character a new look, they returned with similar looking dante but capcom rejected it.

there is DMC HD collection so enjoy old school DMC and this one will be with a fresh twist. also DMC 4 wasn't a'' that so it was either time for this series to take a long break or a reboot.
ThanatosDMC  +   1134d ago
You dont understand it's not just the characters but the gameplay, the style switching, the difficulty, the ranking, the combo system, the weapon switching, the guns, the targeting system, the retarded enemies, etc. The game has no skill required.

You guys keep mouthing off that we're ass hurt about the characters but we're way past that at this point after the demo and the many gameplay trailers.

DMC4 should have been better than DMC3 especially with the on-the-fly style switching with Dante but sadly... his gameplay was only for less than half of the game and we were stuck with a whiny little boy called Nero. Not to mention the repetitive levels. They were just lazy with DMC4.
INehalemEXI  +   1134d ago
just gimme dis game !
INehalemEXI  +   1134d ago
is the game not good ? I havnt tried the demo..
GenoZStriker  +   1135d ago
I do not think there was any surprise that this game was going to do well with reviews, especially considering how the media has defended Capcom and Ninja Theory since day 1. OXM gave it a 9/10 as well and I am expecting PSM, IGN and Destructoid to give it a high score of 9/10 as well. Jim Sterling possibly even giving it a 10/10.

Summary from LEVEL magazine was: (Source NeoGAF - )

- Lots of fun variation in the level design. Dante swings between platforms, avoids incoming trains and explores vertical sewers

- The multiple stage transformations throughout the game is well integrated in the story that is being told

- Ninja Theory is taking a more serious approach than Capcom in the story-department

- The controls in DmC isn't as good as in the previous DMC-games - it's much better

- DMC-veterans will feel "home"

- Basically all the changes has been for the better good; combining Devil May Cry's deep, sophisticated action with the modern action-adventure stage-design
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LOGICWINS  +   1135d ago
Sounds great. I'll take the opinion of people who have actually played the full game over people who have only played a demo any day. Jim Sterling will likely give the game a high score whether or not he thinks the game actually deserves it...just to see diehard DMC fanboys wig out on their keyboards lol.
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VileAndVicious  +   1135d ago
Agreed. Cant wait till the 15th.

You know...its so obvious Capcom paid them off
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DragonKnight  +   1135d ago
@Vile: You honestly believe, after seeing all the info on this game, playing the demo, all the bugs, the lack of a lock on button, the slow combat (slower for Vergil) the asinine characters, the tacked on sex scene, that THIS game deserves a 9/10. Do you know what a 9/10 game is? It's a game that does almost everything perfect or right. This game, this atrocity, is NOT a 9/10 game. It's at the highest a 6/10 game.
VileAndVicious  +   1135d ago

As I said in an earlier thread:
"The presence of Bugs in a demo close to launch doesn't automatically equate to bugs in the final product."

It bewilders me that no one seems to understand this.

Here its even said that the demo is form an earlier build of the game. That being said, Ive had a "mostly" positive experience with the demo. Yes combat is different and there are things I dont like: theres no lock-on button, you dont seem to be able to fire Ebony&Ivory in different directions and there is no wall run. Those issues aside after a play through or two I was fine with the combat.

So as a whole I haven't shared the "majority" of the gripes you guys have. Im sorry. But as Ive said before I do understand why some might not like the gameplay changes and I havent condemned you for it.

BUT. On the subject of the score I honestly cant say that I agree or dont agree with the score of 9/10 for the game because I myself have not played the final product. On that note scores are subjective anyway, what you might deem a 9/10 (for example Assassin creed 2) I might personally think is a 7 (which I do, but just my two cents). DMC4 got a lot of high marks that I didnt agree with.

I will also say I find it funny that people actually will call ANY upcoming favorable review for DmC a "bought review"(hence my earlier was a joke), but the moment a 4/10 pops up (And trust me there will be many)the comments section will be flooded with many people smiling and parading around that these reviews are the "true" reviews. When no one did this with RE4 or Ninja Gaiden. Where any review for either one of those games that was well bellow a 7 was spot on in pretty much everyone's eyes. Yet those same media outlets that gave those once "spot-on" reviews will now all of a sudden be labeled "paid for" at the sight of a favorable DmC review, mark my words.

Sorry for the wall.
Blacktric  +   1135d ago
"'ll take the opinion of people who have actually played the full game..."

More like; "I'll take the opinion of someone who's been paid tons of sweet cash over people who actually give two sh*ts about Devil May Cry as a franchise.".

How does it feel like to be this edgy? Trying THIS hard to contradict what majority's been screaming for more than year now....

"just to see diehard DMC fanboys wig out on their keyboards lol."

Being this desperate...

Also, don't forget to send the reviewers, who give a positive score to this abortion, a love letter while you're at it.
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unknownhero1123  +   1134d ago
yes because a demo should have no bearing on if a person should buy the game or not.

"I know the demo sucks but it's not the final product. Honest!"

why release a demo then? The last time i checked a demo is something that is supposed to represent the game. If the demo is shitty then usually the game is shitty too. Now there are some exceptions but, after playing the DmC demo, DmC isn't one of them. If you can't see that it's a devil may cry game in name only then you are either blind or stupid.
Bimkoblerutso  +   1134d ago
If NT hadn't said all that crap about the previous DMC games, none of this would be happening. This is just a bunch of butt hurt DMC fans throwing a hissy fit after Tameem opened his (admittedly) stupid mouth.

It really makes absolutely no difference what ANYONE says at this point, reviewers or otherwise. It's become an Internet vendetta.
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Sarcasm  +   1135d ago
I played the demo and it was better than expected. But my expectations were low to begin with. They re-vised Dante a bit to look less like a teenage punk, and when you go into that super frenzy mode (or whatever it's called) he looks more like the original Dante with a red jacket and white hair.

The only thing bugging me is the choppy frame rate. Jesus, it's been 5+ years since they worked on the PS3 and they STILL can't get the frame rate right on any of their games.
SuperLupe  +   1135d ago
RE6 generally got lackluster scores from big and small sites and it's a Capcom game.

Do you have an explanaton as to why Capcom didn't do a conspiracy for RE6 but only DMC ? Whats your precious insight on that ?


the F outta here. You people still don't realize that nothing you hating a$$ idiots say on this site has any effect whatsoever in the real world geez. If the game is good then the game's good period.
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AdmiralSnake  +   1135d ago
You do know logic doesn't exist on N4G ? These people let their dumbass rage over companies and video games blind their judgement.

They sit here and talk about these companies paying for reviews and being favored, yet they sit on here with the complete opposite bashing this game to the ground over a early build demo :/.

Anyway ill trust people over who played the game, over n4g users constantly bashing it to the ground without playing the full game.
Imalwaysright  +   1135d ago
Whathever Im a huge RE fan and even though i didnt like the direction capcom was taking RE6 i played the demo with an open mind. To me that demo was crap and i knew that the retail version would be crap even before i had played it. We all know the reviews RE6 got.

I never played any DMC game but when i see DMC fans, that supported the franchise since the beggining, saying that the new DMC is inferior to the previous titles i believe them because they know what they're talking about just like i knew what i was talking about when i was saying to everyone that wanted to hear me that RE6 was going to be crappola.

The 1st few RE6 reviews were also scored highly so i take these initial DMC reviews with a grain of salt.

BTW I just laugh when i see people dismissing altoguether the possibility that these initial reviews could indeed been paid because we all know that there were never reported cases of paid reviews *cough gamespot kane and lynch *cough or unprofessional reviews *cough didnt finish the game before reviewing it *cough and we all know that capcom hasn't underhanded business practices *cough disc locked dlc *cough under their belt.
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Imalwaysright  +   1135d ago
Also just want to point out that demos are released for the sole porpuse of giving consumers an idea of what the final product will be. Its idiotic to not expect people to judge the new DMC based on the demo.
Blacktric  +   1135d ago
"Do you have an explanaton as to why Capcom didn't do a conspiracy for RE6 but only DMC ? Whats your precious insight on that ?"

A huge and very well known brand that's been around since 5th console generation does NOT need massive media hype. RE 4 sold very well. RE 5 also sold more than enough to warrant an even more action focused sequel. Capcom predicted that it'll sell well (target was 6 million copies if I'm not mistaken) due to Resident Evil name and some people, including fans, were hopeful that the game will turn out to be good. But it turned out to be utter crap but still managed to sell a couple million copies.

DmC, however, already had a massive hate from Devil May Cry fanbase since the day it was announced. Did you expect that Capcom wouldn't try to pull some very simple PR moves to give some sheep hype so they'd buy the game?

Also why are you blatantly forgetting the regular damage control these so called publishings and reviewing websites do? IGN did this with God Hand and many other games' reviews. They give something a bad/good early preview/review and then when it turns out to be utter, irredeemable sh*t, they start a damage control campaign and write new stuff accordingly.

"You people still don't realize that nothing you hating a$$ idiots say on this site has any effect whatsoever in the real world geez."

So we should just keep our mouths shut and never voice our concerns or opinions? Keep that attitude and I'm sure you'll also get somewhere great in the "real life" you act like you're so keen of and experienced about.

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RyuX19  +   1134d ago

Because it's Resident Evil; Resident Evil is a huge name and because of that it's expected to sell very well no matter what. I also believe that with Resident Evil 6 Capcom really thought they had it in the bag. They thought that they had made a game that satisfied everyone, but in the end that wasn't the case.

With DmC however, what they did was very risky so it would be believed that Capcom has tried their best to convince journalist to convince the public that the game is great, but I've thought of another reason for their actions. Ninja Theory has been in the good eyes of many journalist for awhile now. Journalist see Ninja Theory has a company with potential who have yet made a successful game. So in order to help them become successful they've helped fuel this controversy by defending NT and making fun of the fans by creating this false accusation that the hate has only been about the white hair (in the first trailer he had a patch of white hair so we know this is not the case) and portraying them as whiny fanboys. Of all the articles that have been out of this game only one had ever looked at the game from a skeptical fans perception, but never has one looked at the full story as to why the hate existed.

I want to make it clear though that I don't think all of the sites have done this or that Ninja Theory went up to these people and paid them with money, but I don't see it being completely impossible to believe that many of these sites who have praised Ninja Theory, calling them great story tellers and the like may have been a little bias in order to help them succeed into something bigger.

Think about it, ever since this game was revealed not once has NT's direction been questioned. It's been praised right from the start. With Resident Evil, journalist don't care if those games are successful; hell if this was a regular DMC game or a reboot handled by the original team they probably still wouldn't care. Ninja Theory's involvement may have influenced journalist into wanting the game to succeed so Ninja Theory can be successful for once.

TL;DR: RE6 would sell regardless what journalist think, journalist don't really give a damn about RE or DMC, but they want Ninja Theory to succeed and become bigger than what they are because they believe they have potential.
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Root  +   1134d ago
"Do you have an explanaton as to why Capcom didn't do a conspiracy for RE6 but only DMC ? Whats your precious insight on that ?"

Urm....maybe it's because it was Resident Evil, Capcom were cocky enough to think it was going to do well based on the brand name and didn't worry that much. If they knew it was going to get bad scores they would of done the same they are doing for DMC.


Oh and your comments have any more logic...two bubbles you have, wonder why.
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AdmiralSnake  +   1134d ago
Lmao root.

There's only a few people on this site who actually deserve the bubbles they receive. Let me add, it's not hard to make new accounts and bubble yourself up, like many people do on this site.

I would say me having two bubble, means absolutely nothing. Of course you didn't dispute my original post, so you resorted to the next best having two bubbles, awesome.

Anyway, when these people buy, rent play the full retail game and critique it without any bias bullshit, I'd be gladly to listen to them, until then ?

All mindless rambling. It's the same crap on this site.


1. Final Fantasy
2. Resident evil
3. Devil may cry
4. Mass effect
5. Dead space
6. Call of duty

I'd normally put call of duty first, however since lightning returns, we have to deal with the same bashing over and over, it deserves first place. Have a good day.
Root  +   1134d ago

"There's only a few people on this site who actually deserve the bubbles they receive. Let me add, it's not hard to make new accounts and bubble yourself up, like many people do on this site"

Let me guess I bet it's the people who share the same views as you.

You can't make multiple accounts, the mods would know straight away because you would show having the same IP as your last account and you would get banned then blocked. Plus bubbling yourself up would look too obvious, mods would check it out and again you would be banned.

"I would say me having two bubble, means absolutely nothing. Of course you didn't dispute my original post, so you resorted to the next best having two bubbles, awesome. "

It does mean means you've posted crappy comments which are, knowing what your comments are like, immature or aggresive personal attacks when someone dosen't share the same opinion as you. You were having your little immature rants in your last comment so there was nothing to comment on just your hypocritical attitude saying other people don't have logical comments when most of yours arn't.

"Anyway, when these people buy, rent play the full retail game and critique it without any bias b*******, I'd be gladly to listen to them, until then ?"

Oh yeah because your the type of person who thinks you need to pay for the retail game, finish it completely and then judge it. Sorry but you don't need to buy and play the full game to realise if the game is going to be crap. This is how developers get away with making rubbish games because people like you believe you have to buy them....sure just give them your money, like or dislike the game your opinion won't matter because you've already give them your money....jeez it's common sense.

I love how you get upset when crap games you like get hated on for legit reasons. Just accept it and move on, don't get your panties in a twist and have a b**** fit.
MasterCornholio  +   1135d ago
Sounds good but i miss the old Dante. :(

Oh well as long as its fun i dont really mind since i love games like DMC, Bayonetta and Ninja Gaiden.
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Thirty3Three  +   1135d ago
I'm really happy for the developers. Congrats on taking the huge risk, and still pulling it off! :)

Good job, NT!
Myst-Vearn  +   1135d ago
they have not pulled it off, not if the game flops in sales reviews mean nothing.
prototypeknuckles  +   1135d ago
hey thirty i didnt know you were on n4g, im screamking
Heavenly King  +   1135d ago
I wonder how much Capcom is spending in order to get good reviews? The demo, and everything I have seen sucks so much.
Summons75  +   1135d ago
Not to mention all the insults thrown at us gamers pointing out said flaws and problems. Capcom and NT are certainly spending a pretty penny to make sure media are making this look good. Plus early copy and for a good review is a typical bribe devs do.
LOGICWINS  +   1135d ago | Well said
Negative review = Reviewers suck at the game

Positive review = Reviewers were paid off

Critics will never win with this generation of gamers.
DigitalAnalog  +   1135d ago
This is the reviewers fault. Because of all the score inflation regarding AAA and A titles and then ascribing different types of reviewers that would lead toward their "bias/opinion", the general viewer no longer holds them credible.

Reviews no longer hold a place on how a game is reviewed but how many "hits" one can get. Even you should see how obvious it is.
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Old McGroin  +   1134d ago
Has anyone ever actually proved that the first reviews for every game are all paid off and bribed? If so, please post a link.
LOGICWINS  +   1135d ago
Reviews will be mixed. Some will like it better than others. Some will like it less than others. Thats typically the way the world works on account of people having different opinions.
Gohadouken  +   1135d ago
reviews wont be mixed , they'll love it and lap it up , just like Enslaved . We'll just see if it undersells like Enslaved .

If it flops , i have no doubt the same guys will have a field day trying to guilt people for not liking the game ( best underrated game!!!! top 10 games you never played but should have!! Did old DMC fans kill DmC etc ? )
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NegativeCreep427  +   1135d ago
Just for the sake of optimism here.
Do you, Heavenly King, have any concrete evidence that Capcom is paying off these "biased" outlets that are giving inaccurate reviews? Or is that just the fanboy attitude that directs your comments (along with many others here on n4g)?

I'm currently sitting on the fence here with DmC. I enjoyed the demo from PSN, but I can't say that I absolutely hated it and would banish it to the hell of Rosanne Barr's toilet bowl.
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Acquiescence  +   1135d ago
Not only has it gotten 9/10 from these guys...
but the Official Xbox Magazine has awarded it a 9 too.

Fans may cry. Grab onto something folks - there's a tidal wave of tears a-coming.
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ZombieNinjaPanda  +   1135d ago
What a disgusting generation of gamers. Spiting fans of a series who do not want to see what they love destroyed.
DigitalAnalog  +   1134d ago
Didn't OXM and other early reviews rate RE6 highly? Look what happened after that.
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PopRocks359  +   1134d ago
Metroid Other M received generally positive reviews and still tanked.
richierich  +   1135d ago gave RE6 a high score in thier review I wonder what score they will give DMC
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DangerousDAN  +   1135d ago
GT gave RE6 a high score because it is a great game. It's just considered a bad point in the RE series because it strays away from survival horror and into the blockbuster action game genre, that's why people bash the game.

If it truly is a great game, DmC will receive a high score as well, regardless of anyone's feelings on how different it is from previous DMC games. If it's not, then it won't.
NastyLeftHook0  +   1135d ago
im buying
youndamie  +   1135d ago
If your gonna buy the game fine, that's your decision. Just don't pay $60, don't give Crapcom the satisfaction. Wait for the price to drop.
SuperLupe  +   1135d ago
People like you are fighting an invisible and imaginary war.
youndamie  +   1135d ago
I know its futile but I just feel that it should be said.
SAE  +   1134d ago
I like the game , i see it as a normal game , i played everything so im buying it too , but used :P ..
TheyDontLoveYou  +   1135d ago
I should start my own site so I can get paid to review games that are pure crap. case and point: DmC. Anyone that's played that demo will tell you that the game is pure crap. screen tearing, slow movement speed, and every time you hit an enemy it slows down.
LOGICWINS  +   1135d ago
If uve already established that the game is crap..why exactly are you here? Reviews are meant to help people determine if something is worth purchasing...not for people who complain when other opinions don't coincide with theirs.
TheyDontLoveYou  +   1135d ago
Reviews are meant to help people but they're getting paid to help prop the game up, even though it's ass. So what you said doesn't make any sense at all.

* Have you not played the demo? play it, and there's my proof.
In a world where telling the truth is seen as a hatecrime or worse, keep up the disagrees.
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LOGICWINS  +   1135d ago
"Reviews are meant to help people but they're getting paid to help prop the game up, even though it's ass"

Where- is- your-proof?

Btw, why don't u give us ur review? Uve clearly already played the full version.
MikeMyers  +   1135d ago
It's funny how malicious some people get over videogames. People put in hard work to make them for others to enjoy.

The problem isn't the game, the problem is a core group of people who have nothing better to do than spew negativity in hopes others join their pathetic bandwagon. In fact some of them are so determined they are willing to create multiple accounts just to get their point across and be heard.

Don't people have anything better to do than write "I hate this, I hate that, that sucks, they are terrible, those games shouldn't be played, reviewers are paid to be biased, the media is against so-and-so, I hope the game fails..."

Some people need to find another hobby.
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DragonKnight  +   1135d ago
@MikeMyers: And I suppose the blind "yesmen" types that lap up the worst games are the saviours of the industry and everyone should be like them right? It's ok to be blindly positive about this obviously poor game but no one is allowed to comment on the fact that the combat is slow, the characters are infuriatingly terrible, the story is ridiculous, basic Devil May Cry staples have been removed, etc.. etc... etc....

No, that's now allowed. We're all supposed to just say "wow I can't wait for this terrible game to magically be amazing and a perfect, identical Devil May Cry experience with new things that don't at all suck. They didn't make Dante a tool of typical rebellion, they didn't make Vergil weak, slow and inferior, this game is teh awesomest evar!"

That's how it's supposed to be right? Screw that.
MikeMyers  +   1135d ago
DragonKinght, don't conveniently twist my words. I am far from a yes man who thinks everything is gravy. I'm talking about those who have written this game off months ago before a single screenshot of actual gameplay was ever released.

I find it ironic how you're so eager to call people yes men who may actually like what they see so far or one that doesn't think every reviewer who gives it a positive score must be paid off. God forbid anyone actually having an open mind about the game and not get involved with all the politics surrounding it.

I'll make my own decision when I actually play it. So please forgive me if I don't abide by some fellow poster who's bashed the game since it was announced.
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prototypeknuckles  +   1135d ago
although i know the game is a disgrace to DMC and its fans, and im sure a lot of people on hear know how i feel about it ive always said its not a bad game, but its a bad DmC game, that is made by a crap company tht dont deserve the money, now do i think the website was paid off probably but most likely we all know ign is and they are definatly going to give it a 9 or 10.
HellzAssassin  +   1134d ago
Exactly my point. It looks like a pretty damn good action game. But NOT Devil May Cry. That just kills it for me... They basically just used the DMC name for sales which is pathetic. And the sheer arrogance, and insults being thrown everywhere by Ninja Theory certainly doesn't want me to purchase their game. I will admit, I'll buy the game once it hits the $20 bargain bin.
ABizzel1  +   1135d ago
On top of what logic said, the demo (as all demos) clearly states "this is not a representation of the final product." And it may very well be the case, since most of the people who played the game previously to the demo, said it was the same demo from previous events, meaning it could have been an old build of the game.

I'm not sold on this game just yet, but you should at least stay optimistic, since I'm sure you consider yourself a DMC fan.

Limbo is a god send to this game, and is the greatest addition to the DMC series in a while.

There may actually be a good story this time (the more I see it the more it reminds me of the Blade movies. Tone and all.).

And while the combat isn't up to Capcom's and a bit simpler, it's still fun.
Roccetarius  +   1135d ago
''On top of what logic said, the demo (as all demos) clearly states "this is not a representation of the final product."''

That's not true with this game. It's pretty much the final product you were playing. The game breaking bugs people found, will still be in the game.

There was no more patching to be done, confirmed by the dev on Twitter.
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Roccetarius  +   1135d ago
Just ignore Logic,TheyDontLoveYou, he's one of the more corrupted posters here. He wouldn't see a faulty game, even if it was right in front of him.
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Gohadouken  +   1135d ago
it's not that , i think he just enjoy being contradictory on many subject . A few threads ago he clearly proved , at least to me , that he doesnt know what he is even going on about .

I mean i remember that bit a few days ago ... " Stalker mode ON" :

"And despite what others think, I like the 30 fps. No longer do I need to have the reflexes of a 12 year old Japanese kid to counter an enemy attack or pull off an awesome combo. "

And when being explained that he got it wrong ...

" Killzone/Battlefield purposely employ 30fps gameplay to mimic realisitic gunplay. Its a design choice. If GG/DICE wanted to adopt 60fps, that would be a problem because it would counter the original gameplay model. Real life soldiers don't have the running speed of Hussien Bolt. "

And so on and on .

Anyway you gotta love the faulty and only convenient logic above ...

For eons people were dishonest when talking about the game without having seen a gameplay feed . Then came the feeds .

Of course it wasnt fair to judge on video , so "had to wait for a playable versions ...

Then came public shows and the demo , but now of course it's not "the final version dont judge" . Even if the game's producers themselves officially tell you they wont drastically change the end product .

Enough already with the stupidity and hypocrisy . Everyone got an opinion on games beforehand , it shouldnt stop because this time it's a negative one and got no argument to properly defend a game .
Sephiroushin  +   1134d ago
"It's funny how malicious some people get over videogames. People put in hard work to make them for others to enjoy."

Wrong, NT(those people making videogame for others to enjoy that you mentioned) especially Tammem talked crap after crap about the installed fanbase(those malicious people you also mentioned), they deserve it!
Ah and they're making the game for themselves, he said so himself so it's not for other people at all in this case ...
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TheyDontLoveYou  +   1135d ago
but it doesn't matter anyway the game is going to sell like crap, lol.
Rivitur  +   1135d ago
True ask a generic gamer and they can't even tell you the release date and the fans of the series aren't going to buy it becaise of the crappy changes to the formula so where the hell will the sales come from?
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DragonKnight  +   1135d ago
Proof that reviewers are useless tools of the publishers. The controls in this game are "better" yet they lack a simple lock on button? That was enough to invalidate the entire review.
j-blaze  +   1134d ago
spot on, now if this game did well we will see a sequel to it and by the same devs... it's sad stupid journalists and those who will buy the game "the wannabe DMC fans like LOGIC and VileAndVicious, seriously don't reply to them they aren't worth it" are going to destroy the franchise that once defined the hack and slash genre and will also encourage Capcom to outsource their franchises to mediocre devs, it's just really sad
jc48573  +   1135d ago
I want to say something. Platform needs work and is not perfect. There are times it doesn't quite work. You know the whip or whatever where it gets you to higher places that doesn't work very well.
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DevilVergilX  +   1135d ago
Eh still not buying tjis game. Doesnt interest me like dmc3 did. Plus insulting the fans = instanta not buying this. I ll borrow from a friend a most.
Hicken  +   1135d ago
That's my main reason for not buying: blatant disrespect of the fans.

The demo seemed decent, but it doesn't feel like DMC, no matter what some of these people say. Not in atmosphere, and not in gameplay. And that wouldn't be so bad... if it wasn't supposed to be Devil May Cry.

I feel the game will be pretty good... but I honestly hope it fails. Neither Capcom nor Ninja Theory have shown they deserve to see this title succeed. They've been disrespectful, dismissive, and deceitful from the start; not exactly something that should be rewarded with high returns and accolades.

I almost feel bad for thinking that way, because it's not how I usually think. But this is an exception, and it's really brought on by how the publisher and developer, themselves, decided to go about this.
rocky047586  +   1134d ago
Well, not to take up for the devs, but what do you expect when people blatantly disrespected them first? They were put on this game to work on it because Capcom asked them to. If you want to be angry don't be angry at NT, be angry at Capcom. I don't get it, you expect a dev to be all nice about everything but take all kinds of shit from fans while smiling? There's only so much shit that can be taken before they crack.

If you felt disrespected it is because you have to give respect in order to receive respect. There's plenty of ways of telling these devs that you don't like their product without threatening their lives or their families like some of you fans of DMC have been doing. Not saying all of the fans are like this, because I'm sure as hell not and I've played ALL of the DMC games before. I find it utterly ridiculous that people can't get over the changes that were made for this game. It's not that hard to get over at all.

DmC looks to be a different type of Devil May Cry game, what in the hell is so wrong with trying something completely different for a change with the IP? It still looks to be Devil May Cry at its' core but they changed some things about the story and the characterization a bit. Nothing wrong with that whatsoever. The framerate is slower, nothing TERRIBLE about slower framerates as long as the action holds up well with them, and from what I've played and seen it does quite fine on 30fps.

People will disagree with me, I'm sure. But these fans really need to stop their incessant complaining about this game by now. It's about to be out in 2 weeks or so, and all of the complaints in the world won't fix it. As for the reviewers being paid off that's a load of bullshit. If they are being paid off for this game's high score then that means they are probably paid off for EVERY game they give a high score to. Or does it only count for games that you guys don't like?

Don't give me some BS line about how IGN or Gamespot or whoever else has these same companies advertising for them, that's been going on for decades now so why NOW are they just getting around to paying off these people to review the games nicely?

Get over it people, the game is made and has gotten some good reviews so far. If it continues to get good reviews you're just going to have to sulk in your own misery. If it gets bad reviews or mixed reviews that doesn't really help anything at all to be honest. It's not like the DMC franchise has a great history of nothing but FANTASTIC games in its' repertoire anyway.

Just give this game a chance despite the changes and have an open mind and you might just enjoy it even if it's NOTHING like the original games, again, what's so wrong with that? "IT should've been a new IP!" Well be quiet because it's not and this is what we have now so either get an open mind and play it or go buy the HD versions of the first 3 games and buy the 4th one for $9 at Gamestop and have fun.
BlaqMagiq24  +   1134d ago

Please explain how we disrespected them. All the fans have done is give NT feedback ever since the game was announced good and bad, and unfortunately most of it was negative. Even when NT we're asked legit questions, they would either have a rude response or try to dodge them the best way possible. And also I feel disrespected because NT came out and disrespected me with the line "We're doing this for ourselves." That comment alone shows they care little for what the fans think or want for the game, and with that I can't give my money to them. They have to realize we're the reason they get their money and disrespecting fans won't get you a whole lot of it.
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VileAndVicious  +   1134d ago

Rocky is right on this one. Don't get me wrong Tameem is a douche no lie.

But early back in 2010 a lot of fans over reacted. I hated the new look of Dante and in general the game too. But some people went too far. Seriously take a look through his Twitter feed people have threatened to kill him or his family, threats of assault or constant harassment it's all there on his Twitter.

Of course not all fans are like this, but all that other crap is inexcusable.
MikeMyers  +   1134d ago
I have to agree with rocky as well (Bubbles Up for being reasonable and insightful). If anyone spends any time on forums they know how disrupted some people get and how out of hand they can be. The team behind the new DMC got backlash from the very start.

"Alex Garland warned me about it because he experienced a similar thing with 28 Days Later where people were upset that it didn’t feature real zombies. And now with his upcoming Dredd movie,” he revealed. "So I was half prepared for it, although I have to say that it has been pretty eye opening to see some of the creative ways in which people have chosen to vent their hatred. We didn’t expect death threats in comic book form or anti-DmC death metal songs!"
"It’s pretty hard for me to back the decisions we made without showing actual gameplay to the public. So until that time comes, and it will come soon, I just have to put up with the rage. Though I must say, lots of people have come and said that they are now interested in DmC whereas they had previously lost interest in the series. We’ll see how this plays out."

Do people not remember the reaction when the Devil May Cry franchise that used to be exclusive to the Playstation systems was announced coming to the Xbox 360? There were a bunch of emotions over that too. The fact is some people don't know how to conduct themselves in a mature and reasonable manner and make all gamers look bad. So unless the development team actually said something directly to you and hurt your precious feelings then I say let the game speak for itself. I don't know about you but I'd rather have that scenario any day of the week than some anonymous goofball hiding behind his anonymity making all of us look like ungrateful children. I never took the comments from the development team to heart because they were never directly addressed to me.
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Plagasx  +   1135d ago
Can't wait for the PC version so I can play at 1080p and fluid 60fps gameplay.
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bayonetta  +   1135d ago
wow 9/10 thats amazing
guess what i'm not buying it
josephayal  +   1135d ago
this game deserves a 10/10
Omnislash  +   1135d ago
you deserve a 2/10 for your trolling.
prototypeknuckles  +   1135d ago
lets be honest though we all saw these high scores coming.
BigBoss1964  +   1135d ago
This games still gonna bomb
League_of_Draven  +   1135d ago
No it's not. It well sell a lot due to the DMC name and it's already getting great scores so it will also be a quality game.
BigBoss1964  +   1135d ago
Take these early reviews with a grain of salt RE6 got a few 9/10 scores early, the DMC fan base won't buy this and the DMC name doesn't hold weight the way it used too and based on Ninja Theory's past games I'm certain this won't sell
BlaqMagiq24  +   1134d ago
2 early great scores don't mean anything. And you're kidding yourself if you think it's going to sell a lot.
Tontus  +   1134d ago
The game will sell poorly. The DMC name isn't even big, it may have been a decade a go but times have changed and now the latest DMC game (DMC4) couldn't even sell half as much as its biggest competitor did (GOW3) across 3 platforms VS 1.

DMC's popularity has been in decline for a while now and this new rebooted DmC will be the worst selling in the series yet, even if it ends up being a decent game.
pandehz  +   1135d ago
Hope it has a decent theme like dmc3 theme

DMC 5 theme not bad, hopefully it works with the way NT has reimagined the world
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ritsuka666  +   1135d ago
I will wait for more reliable reviews...
nofallouthero  +   1135d ago
ill try the pc demo and see
zerocrossing  +   1135d ago
Well after playing the demo I still think DmC is crap, and I expect the game once released to still be crap.

I'll get it cheap or second hand, and I'll play it with an open mind like I did the demo, I don't want to hate any game but if it sucks then I'll say so, what else am I supposed to do lie? Im not a games reviewer Im a gamer.
Deadpool616  +   1135d ago
Soon, I will never have to hear about this game again. DmC has had such a detrimental effect on the gaming community, it will be a relief when it's finally out for all these arguments can be put to rest.
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Gohadouken  +   1135d ago
lol you wish , if it succeeds , grumps like myself will moan like there is no tomorrow about it and its sequels .

And if it doesnt we'll have a load of apologetic articles about why ps3 fanboyism or dmc fanboys bitterness killed such a "great game" (take you pick ) .

Let's not also forget NT or capcom interview articles trying to save face , about the game meeting expectations .

We had month of articles crying over the waste of everyone "hating" on Enslaved , dont expect less :p
SovereignSnaKe  +   1135d ago
We all know it's going to be 9+ across the board, and perhaps a few 4.5/5's for those that like to be all metric. ^_^ I'm in lust counting the days!
PS4isKing_82  +   1135d ago
I'm expecting it to average around the 5s and 7s. If that.
SeraphimBlade  +   1135d ago
I really want to get excited about this proving everyone wrong, but I will play devil's advocate (no pun intended) and point out early scores tend to be higher than the average. Well, I guess we'll be able to put all this to bed in two weeks or so...

... oh God, who am I kidding? We'll be arguing about this same time next year.
Riderz1337  +   1135d ago
Lol why do people want this game to do so bad. I mean I can understand that you are upset with some of Capcom's decision but I would never wish for anything bad to happen to a game or a company. Shouldn't you be happy that it got a good review? Do you not want to play a good game? I just don't understand all the people who have high hopes for this game to be bad.
zerocrossing  +   1134d ago
no one is hoping DmC will be bad, we're complaining because it is bad, or at the very least we just plain don't like pretty much everything we have seen and heard about it so far.

The media is trying to twist our words and make us appear as some nostalgia blinded haters in an attempt to invalidate all of our concerns and criticism's, also these days reviewers notoriously give poor games from large, influential companies high scores so as not be black listed from future titles. Gaming is a media driven industry now where grandiose lies are invented to sell copies of lesser games before wind is caught of how awful they truely are and even long after word gets around from gamers that such games are bad the media defends them and labels the individuals as "haters".

But you probably wont believe any of this anyway, though you'd do well to investigate...
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Riderz1337  +   1134d ago
"no one is hoping DmC will be bad, we're complaining because it is bad"

But the first 2 review scores have been a 9/10...
zerocrossing  +   1134d ago

Did you actually read my whole comment?

Its review score is high so that we'll buy it, reviewers gave it a high score so they aren't black listed from reviewing future titles from the company or it any related, it happens a lot acttualy.
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Whitefox789  +   1134d ago
So then by this comment I would say DmC's theme is true where the media is controlling how we think.

Ohhh the irony!
Baka-akaB  +   1134d ago
One of the top 3 bullsh*t argument of the year . People arent hoping this game or any game is bad , they just feel it is for various reasons .

You can disagree with that opinion , but could you guys stop telling us how we feel or are supposed to feel ?
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smashcrashbash  +   1135d ago
Okay I think that you guys are being drama queens as usual. I played the demo and it wasn't that bad. So it isn't that surprising that the whole game might be better then anyone thought it would be. And this is coming from someone who like the old Dante better.I think you guys are just angry that the game might actually not be as horrible as you continuous griped that it will be. So as usual as soon as a score comes up that isn't what you think it will be you start saying as many negative things about it from 'it's just early scores' or 'reviewer doesn't know what he is talking about' or 'They went easy on the game and it deserved lower' or 'they have been paid off' You don't have to accept DMC for what it has become but please stop the premature BS just because they are not handing the game the bad score that you seem so desperate for it to get.It's one thing for the game to get low scores but for you to wish or hope it to get low scores or be hated is pathetic.
Whitefox789  +   1134d ago
As a game alone its fine enough, it could of even been a new IP to compete in the likes of DMC and Bayonetta (Fear of Risk on New IP's In This Age). Though I firmly believe this game is DMC in name only, if you take away key individuals that made a game series great (the person in this case is Capcom, now left with only an advisory position) then its no longer the style and appeal that people identified with it is now an identity that is being interpreted by an outsider.

Reviewers will not be like gamers and view this game as part of a franchise, it will be more then likely be played and reviewed by someone who hasn't even played DMC1 or DMC3 it will be reviewed as a singularity.

However this also goes along the lines should we really be trusting what critic's think of a game? What do they truly know of a franchise and its fanbase?

While I agree with you that people shouldn't be trying to garner to review scores its just as I said earlier we as gamers can't really trust them. So overall its pointless to even pay any heed to review scores now in days, its more beneficial to listen to the gaming community.

So with that being said I'm more interested in hearing what gamers that are fans of the franchise that actually play through the game have to say about it.

I myself could list complaints and issues I have with the new direction of the franchise not to mention I take the term "reboot" very seriously however everything I could say has already been said so I don't see the need :D.
VsAssassin  +   1135d ago
I'm not judging this game more than what I've played in the demo; however, isn't it the norm in which early reviews are always high? Then as the days go by, those lower reviews start to creep in?

Based on the demo, I won't hold my breath for too much 9s for this game. Personally, this game could average around 7 in gamerankings and metacritic. I just wish they renamed this game to something else. Calling this Devil May Cry is asking for too much, in my opinion.
WeAreLegion  +   1135d ago
Absolutely loved the demo, so I can't wait for this one! :D Huge NT fan and even bigger DMC fan. So excited!
Kamikaze135  +   1135d ago
I enjoyed the demo a lot, but I don't really trust early reviews. They seems to want to their a review out there just to be "the first", thus haven't spent much time with the game outside of the main campaign.
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