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DmC Devil May Cry improvements over the original Devil May Cry

Hate the game or not, there are some things which the forthcoming DmC Devil May Cry reboot does better than the original PS2 game. (DmC: Devil May Cry, PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

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firelogic  +   1146d ago
It doesn't do anything better (based on the demo).
DragonKnight  +   1146d ago
When I first saw the title, after I stopped laughing I said to myself "none." This game is WORSE than the original. There are no improvements of note besides the obvious ones that are the result of technology having evolved.
ThanatosDMC  +   1146d ago
I hope this video is sarcastic because there was no improvement... more like regression.
M4I0N3  +   1146d ago
I absolutely loved the gritty horror like atmosphere the first devil may cry had and it seems to be gone in this re-imagined version of dmc.
j-blaze  +   1146d ago
not sure if this guy is a troll or just really stupid, i mean camera? load times? and he is comparing a game that came in 2001 to a game yet to be released??!!....we have a desperate NT cheerleader here!
RaidensRising  +   1146d ago
There are still games being made this year that have some of those issues. But this does smell of extreme damage limitation.
VileAndVicious  +   1146d ago
pretty sure this guy is just a troll. he's also the same guy/voice from that DmC sex article the other week that got so many comments
zerocrossing  +   1146d ago
I don't think that DmC would be getting so much attention if it wasn't for the trolls.

It's a plus or minus depending on which side of the fence your on I guess.
Kyosuke_Sanada  +   1146d ago
Outside of articles trolling or saying that it still plays like Devil May Cry, has anyone even give you a valid reason why this game should be purchased over the competition in January or better yet pay full price for.
VileAndVicious  +   1146d ago
I suppose it just comes down to one's own preference. I played the demo and while it's definitely somewhat different than the previous DmCs I actually enjoyed it. Was it perfect? No. But then again neither is any game.
Kyosuke_Sanada  +   1146d ago
@ VileandVicious

I wholeheartedly agree with you Vile because you sound like someone who authentically likes the game which is never bad because :

A. You don't lie to yourself (or other people) saying that the game plays like the other.

B. You don't acknowledge the design choices for the title was a must for the series.

C. You don't make fun of the old fanbase by saying with hatemongering lines like "The more you guys hate it, the more I want to buy it.

A lot of people have the notion that Devil May Cry fans want to crucify who likes the reboot which most of them don't. The thing is, it is the trolls who are the ones putting pen to paper with empty justifications why this game was such a needed transformation and calling all other people haters who have valid reasons otherwise.

I think anybody who has a problem with a gamer authentically liking a title even after giving reason not to needs to take a chill pill but I shed not a tear for those who use lies and goading to cause a further division between them.
ABizzel1  +   1145d ago

I agree with you completely.


I have to disagree with what you said. I'm sure there are people trolling the DMC fans, but from every argument that has been started because of this game, from what I've seen has been from the side of said fans.

I consider myself a fan of DMC. I like Dante as a character, I enjoyed the games (specifically DMC3), and I feel they could have stuck with the original DMC instead of all that changes.

The Better IMO:

But what the new DmC offers IMO is a vastly improved world for the series. For the first time, Dante feels at home in this world, rather than running around churches, temples, and old European architecture slaying demons. Limbo is the single best idea to come from Ninja Theory's take on DmC. I feel it could have been better, and there's ton of room to improve upon it in a sequel, but what's there for their first time is really good, and I want to play the game just to see what all they've done with the Limbo concept.

What I'm looking forward to:

The story is the most important thing I'm looking forward. DMC never had a REAL Story. It was basic at best, "Here's Dante, he's half human / half demon, and he's here to kill Demons to save the human race." This is Capcom's chance to FINALLY give DMC the story fans have been craving, and Ninja Theory are one of the best in the industry at story telling.

However, fans seems to be up in arms about Dante, being half angle now, which makes no sense to me. But I won't even get into that.

Acting: Ninja Theory also are masters of acting and voice acting, and although I don't prefer vulgar Dante, I come to terms that this is him growing up, and living in a world where's he's constantly attacked and harassed by demons, so it's made him a hard@$$, which is understandable. It's a modern take on the game, and move Dante from his Japanese roots, to a more Western style, and I don't mind that as a character. Plus I think the new look finally looks good. At first he looked like a goth druggie, but now he's SEXY again ;D.

The not so good:

That being said, I don't enjoy the slower combat and 30fps vs. 60 from the originals. And as I said earlier I don't enjoy all the profanity, which is surprising considering Ninja Theory's other games has great writing, but I'm hoping that's not how the full game goes.

So you see my take on Dmc, and from what I've seen most of the people on n4g who approve of the game actually have a similar judgement of the game. However, "fans" act like the game is complete garbage, and worthy of a 1 / 10, and that's not the case. It may not be DMC, and it's very much DMC meets Heavenly Sword, but it's still an enjoyable game, and if you don't like it that's fine, don't buy it, but don't attack people who enjoyed the game, as if we all should have a reason to hate it.
ThanatosDMC  +   1146d ago
There's a lot of the people actually. If you check the facebook page of DmC, there's a lot of them calling the gameplay superior but they never played DMC1,3, and 4.
SolidGear3  +   1146d ago
What's it do better? Everything.
josephayal  +   1146d ago
this game is a must buy
andshesays  +   1142d ago
ill be buying the game too!
zerocrossing  +   1146d ago
"DmC Devil May Cry improvements over the original Devil May Cry"

I genuinely almost lol'd when I read the title.

Ok so a game released in 2001 is technically inferior in certain aspects/areas when compared to a yet to be released game of 2013.

The technical superiority DmC has in these areas does little to detract from the fact it is inferior in mostly every other way to its predecessors, and Im not jut talking technically.
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Summons75  +   1146d ago
Short answer none
Kran  +   1146d ago
um... the title wasnt a question :/

just sayin'
Summons75  +   1146d ago
True but the answer to the statement of things improved is nothing. Gameplay, art designs, character design, technical aspects are all worse. NT completely ruined this franchise because they wanted to fill their ego which can never be filled. Insulting fans and the series is no way to treat a game or the people you are trying to sell this game to. This game is doomed to fail and the demo alone proves everything fans have been complaining about we're correct.
mamotte  +   1146d ago
The hate level the title alone will receive is over nine thousand.
Kyosuke_Sanada  +   1146d ago
Shooting blanks I see. It's a damn shame people are still trolling this close to the holidays.......
Hicken  +   1146d ago
prototypeknuckles  +   1146d ago
so hes comparing this crap to DMC1 which came out in 2001, okay, now compare it to DMC3 and DMC4 which did all of what you mentioned,idiot.

in all honesty im getting tired of the DMC defense force trying to protect this game, with most people not really knowing what the real problem is, it will be ashame if this game sells yet games like psychonauts, madworld prince of persia 08, beyond good and evil, shadow of the damned, and bayonetta never sold that much and can hardly get sequels.
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Dark_Legend  +   1146d ago
Well Bayonetta will get a sequel ( sadly only on wii u ) but i agree with you. January we have max anarchy and february metal gear rising, ahould be enough to please hack n slay fans ;)
prototypeknuckles  +   1146d ago
thank god for nintendo because bayonetta 2 was gonna be canceled until they came along, all because the first didnt sell as much, but at least it is getting a sequel.
ShaunCameron  +   1142d ago
Actually Bayonetta sold better than the rest of the games you listed at 1.9 million with Prince Of Persia (2008), a game that had plenty of past iterations, selling a tad better.

If DmC does sell, it'll most likely be because of its name recognition a la Resident Evil.
Dark_Legend  +   1146d ago
Well it didnt sell that bad ( over a million ) but you are right. It could even be a reason for me to buy a Wii U :D.
InTheLab  +   1146d ago
I bet this guy first played the original when the collection came out...
elda  +   1146d ago
I'm buying this game.
tolga222  +   1145d ago
best game out bigest fan would die for the game made my hair like dantes white down lool this is basicly the year they last met with Vergil as Dante said in dmc 3 (Its been a whole year since we last met were does the time go) a few things have been changed shifted cant wait to see play the game another dmc game comin out lets all just hope in the end his hair goes white cuse that would be a total waste of his demon form hair going white but wont go white at the end that would bring law suits up the ass =P looks good plays good January 15 hehe
CDzNutts  +   1142d ago
I'm gonna have to say NAY on the much improved looks. Every DMC ran at 60fps.

This runs at 30.

The Unreal engine really isn't made for this type of fluidity in a game, plus the clay-like textures of unreal only look good in Gears and Batman: Arkham series.

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