Punch Jump reports: Capcom Co.'s Devil May Cry 4 for Sony Corp.'s Playstation 3 ranked as the No. 1 video game title based on advanced orders at Amazon Japan on Tues. ...
THE JAPANESE LOVE...and i repeat LOVE their Devil May Cry games........its like when a Final Fantasy title drops over there ...... .... ...."The JOEY has Spoken"
You can disagree with him but his not bashing any system right now..
Its a great game, I pre-order and im in the US.
ya expect this title to move a few machines 2
You think if PS3 was already selling well and more than 360 then look at DMC4 is going to do. It's going to sell way more increasing that gap.
They don't love DMC on the level of FF. The only other game they love that much, or maybe even more, is DQ. Nothing can match those monsters.
true, a few Xbox 360 machines.
yea dmc 4 should provide a significant boost to ps3's in Japan. Interestingly enough it will more than likely give 360 a boost too especially considering its being bundled. I however had high hopes for dmc 4 but after playing the demo on ps3 i gotta say i am gonna skip the title. The combat just feels too slow paced and repetitive for my tastes. Then again was never a big fan of dmc only played dmc2 which was apparently the worst so i didnt like that thought i would try 4 but from the looks of it i'm gonna skip it as well. Means no new games for a long while probably the next game i will be getting will be rock band then i gotta start saving for new logitech wheel to take on gran turismo. A lot of money but only 2 games lol
its like when a Final Fantasy game drops...anywhere...FFXIII will likely top the lists in every major territory at release...
has there been a game to do that yet this generation?...Did SMG get that title?...just wondering, can't remember...MGS4 is most likely the next game with any remote chance of doing it, as well as Brawl I guess (although that is a far less impacting Nintendo game...if SMG didn't manage, I doubt Brawl will)...
and I mean overall sales...not just for that particular platform...there is a logistical mess with this though because it mostly depends on a simulaneous world-wide release...for MGS4 to do it, it will have to stay at the top of Japanese charts for at least 2 weeks...if the rumored world-wide release of "within two weeks" is anything to do by...not to mention GTAIV's release having a major impact on that everywhere but Japan...
The idea of sepperating fanboys into another forum section is fantastic on paper but, doesn't always work out in practice.
We'll keep trying.
Once they have been smacked across the hands a few times, they'll start to learn.
Yes but this section is for mature talking no fighting. As long as he doesn't do anything to bash or trash systems or gamers then he's free to post here.
Calling it mature to not like other systems is not the best word to describe anything...I realize the value in all systems but isnt okay to have a favorite
that is what I never understood about this ridiculous "fanboy" war...
why is it not "ok" to have a system of preference?...most people that own multiple systems still have 1 that gets most of their playing time...
it used to be...if you only own one system (because that is the only one with the majority of games you want to play) you had no credibility...now its...if you own all systems you have credibility only if you decide to not have a favorite...
imo its kind of like saying "make sure and not have a favorite NFL team, because all teams have great players...If you pick one team to side with, you are immediately deemed immature and your opinion is moot"...
as far as the aspect of 'fanboyism' where users just spout absolutely wrong information with intentions of starting arguments...then I agree with that...keep them out...but just because you have a system of choice, doesn't mean everything you say is absolutely biased...
I'll start...I own a PS3, yet nothing else, and Lair absolutely sucked balls..see?...no bias...
Not really surprised, the Japanese like many others love their DMC.
you silly billys
pic is funny
Devil May Cry 4 will do better on the Playstation brand because that where the game series started..
that holds ground in a Playstation centered market...
but wait and see what happens with GTAIV in the US...your logic will most likely face a very grim shanking...attach rates of the game, percentage wise, will probably be neck and neck...but there is more or less no chance that GTAIV will outsell the 360 version in North America (and the margin here could offset everything for the entire world)...despite it being the sandbox version of the GTA series that started on a Playstation console (most GTAIV buyers only cared about GTAIII, VC, and SA...they may not even have ever played the original top-downs)
in fact the same could happen for DMC 4 in the US...the 360 has its hooks in the United States on a level that would make you think that Japan is entirely unaware that the system exists...
yeah DMC is one of the major "Jap-pleaser" series along with FF, Yakuza, Disgaea etc etc
Yea i got this pre ordered for the PS3. as well.. i just hope this new Nero guy isnt some little sissy like riadan from MGS2.. forcing you to play as a punk ass kid while snake.. well Dante in this case does all the cool shyt in the cut scenes while you get your ass whooped.. i think that Nero might be Vergil (Dantes brother for rookies) Son.. that might explain him and Dante street brawling with each other.. over n ouT
What is surprising that its outselling Super Smash Bro's :O
WOW, i didnt even realise Smash Bro's was out in Japan. That is surprising because i played the demo, and honestly, even i think id prefer to have SB and i liked the old DMC's!
Its released this week along with DMC4 & Disgea 3
yeah wow...I know I would much rather prefer Brawl over DMC4, at least based on the past games also...
but then again...Japan is 'different'...
who would win ?
nero has powers
what about dante vs vamp
well vamp is kinda immortal so i guess i would go with vamp
but dante is pretty much immortal as well
you can't compare characters with supernatural or magical powers to those without. dante could probably tear out vamp's soul.
Well I am going to buy this game and this game in Japan is big so it well alot I just hope that is better than Heavenly sord.
IMO Heavenly sord was a good game it was jusy way to short.
I don't know. I thought performing aerials in the HS demo was clunky so I decided not to buy the game. DMC4 I tried on my friend's 360, I'm away from my PS3 at the moment, and while it plays just like all the previous DMCs, is easier to control than HS. I just wished they had a block button. GoW and NG, both superior games to DMC have them. Why doesn't DMC?
....surprised at all. I loved the demo, i am looking forward to this game. Japan loves this franchise, its one of those franchises that originated in Japan, but appeals to people worldwide, another example is Final Fantasy.
A good game is a good game. Regardless of where it orginates.
Not a big surprise here. I was expecting this all along.
1) The Japanese DO love Devil May Cry and the fact that DMC4 has made the top spot on Amazon Japan is no surprise. The only issue that people might turn a cold shoulder to is the fact that the PS3 version made the spot and not the 360 version. 2) No one has made a single fanboy comment on here so I don't see a reason to complain right now. 3) If -anything- Nero IS Vergil but as a reincarnate. I know that some people might find that stupid or inconceivable but obviously Dante is much older than he was when Vergil died in DMC1 and considering were talking about a game world where anything is just about possible....i'll bank on the reincarnation idea and the arm is a manifestation of Nero's demon heritage. 4) Don't use the whole "Dante is a demon and Vergil is a demon, but Nero is a human excuse". In fact, Dante and Vergil were both HALF human thanks to their mother. So, it isn't impossible that Nero is housing the dormant spirit of Vergil or something.
Supposedly, Nero is the third son of Sparda. Supposedly. But my money is on Vergil reincarnate.
Well DMC1 makes you think that Vergil died but there really was no confirmation of him being dead at all so CAPCOM can twist the story a little. And who knows, Nero could actually be Vergil's son and his arm is like a side effect of Vergil's Nelo Angelo form.
I guess we'l all find out soon eh? =P
But heavenly sord had a great story and ending it was like a great epic movie maybe it was short but it was good the battle system was ok I think for there firths game it was good i think heavenly sord 2 will be really good as for devil may cry 4 is good is awesome is Dante what more do you need.
They know what a great game is, and DMC is a fantastic series.
You mean like all the dating sims that do so well over there? Those are great games?! Sorry dude, but I'm gonna have to wholeheartedly disagree with your comment. There's a lot of crap that does well in Japan, too.
On topic: I played the DMC4 demo and was thoroughly unimpressed. The graphics were definitely pretty. But pretty graphics does not a great game make.
going to have to agree to disagree benzmoney. Like America is any better? with all the truck loads of really crappy FPS and RTS clones? Even if you didn't like Devil may cry 4 you still can't say Japan doesn't crank out great games year after year.
Benzmoney by looking at your Avatar I could never guess that you would diss DMC. I loved the demo and I believe this game will continue a great series of games.
As to the rest of your comment, yes the japanese like dating sims, and other genres that we would consider shovelware here in the west. However, they also like great games like Kingdom Hearts, Katamari Damacy, RE 4, NG, GT. I could really keep going. So i'll say again that the Japanese know great games.
I never said that Japan didn't crank out good games every year - can you show me where I said that? Please don't put words in my mouth, or twist my comment to suit your argument. If you're gonna disagree with what I say, that's fine - but at least make sure you're disagreeing with what I actually said and not what you're reading into.
I disagreed with your original comment because it was so generalized. "The Japanese know great games". While this is definitely true, at least sometimes (just look at my avatar) I think that there are also a lot of games the Japanese think are great that are complete trash. You appear to agree with me on that, so I don't know what your argument is, exactly...?
The Japanese know great games. The Japanese also know crap games. Same as everyone else. My disagreement with your original comment stands. The Japanese are not any better at determining what is a good game or bad game than anyone of any other race is. It all comes down to taste and personal preference.
Finally, I don't know what liking Ninja Gaiden has to do with disliking Devil May Cry? What, is there some sort of mutual exclusivity between the two that I haven't been aware of? I didn't know it wasn't possible to enjoy two games of the same genre!
think im going to buy it to
is it me or do i see more and more new ppl joining N4G?? because some of these ppl i never even seen before until last week.
I think DMC4 will help move some systems for Sony, I won't be surprised if the sells of the PS3 jump for 2 to 3 weeks because of DMC4.
PS3 FTW! =)
I hope DMC4 bundle will make great sales in Japan. =)
thats like saying ketchup is made out of tomatoes, no shiet...
They are more PS3's than 360's in Japan.
no one should be surprised about this news... at least the PS3 could now say it saw top spot in Japan for once
Actually it saw top spot when the PS3 price was cut, so this would be the second time.
im not surprised. were talking about japan here, they love the playstation brand. Heres hoping though that they replace the achievements system on DMC 4 on the PS3 with Home Trophies (Home Achievements) in the Future.
I realy can't decide if I'm going for graphcs (360) over 'Playstations DMC's home!). I know im buying this, but not sure what system AGH!.
I was expecting this news since DMC series is big in Japan. I've tried the demo but it's too repetitive and too linear. I'll pass this one up.
Well Japan is the PS3's home and with DMC4 being a type of hack and slash (which the Japenese love) coupled it with being a Japenese title (another things Japanese love), then it would obvious sense that DMC4 would sell well on the ps3.
The demo is looking good but it kind of sucked since it was time
who cares how well a game does in japan that just means that japenese are buying games witch meens more ninja games and that doesnt intrest me that mutch. im sure japan isnt impressed how well halo is selling here
LOL no surprise here,DMC4 on the PS3 is the better version,just like Burnout Paradise
I can't wait to pick up my copy of DMC4 for my PS3 next month when it comes out here in North America!;)
I've never played a DMC before, but the demo was amazing.
lol there are alot of xbox 360's in japan. Some one wrote there are more PS3's but that is not the case. As stated by many of you. Devil May Cry started out on Sony. It could be those loyal fans to that and the franchise to support it on ps3 other than the other consoles.
The japanese will buy the ps3 evenmore because of it. FACT No fanboism here.lol