Developer Ninja Theory and publisher Capcom today announced the 2013 action game DmC: Devil May Cry is coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on March 17, 2015 as the "Definitive Edition."
Dev1: Hey, Let's sell our game which already HD again on next gen consoles and call it HD-HD remaster Definite Edition Dev2: Cool, what should change in this remaster ?! Dev1: add little more AA and...oh add ENB filter to make it look...Different..maybe no one will notice. Dev2: cooool dude,how much will it cost this time ?! Dev1: for our hard work ?!......70$ Jk jk Just joking
I don't mind a Definitive Edition as long as it's a collection (MCC, God of War Saga, MGS Collection, etc...) However a single game no matter how great it is (The Last of Us) should not be sold at a near full price. I must say it seems like they made some good changes to this DE, but if it's over $40 it's already too much IMO. If they're going to keep doing these DE, then they need to start bundling games. Adventure Definitive Edition: DmC + DMC4 + Asura's Wrath: 1080p @ 60fps + All DLCc Fighter Definitive Edition: SF4: AE + Marvel vs Capcom 3 + Darkstalkers Resurrection Resident Evil Definitive Edition: aka The fall of Resident Evil RE4 HD + RE5 + RE6: 1080p @ 30fps + All DLC That's how you sell a Definitive Edition.
Wait you actually think that this kind of talk would be held between devs?... In this kind of company, devs do what they're told...
Lame. Better idea. Devil May Cry 5. Note not DmC 5, Devil May Cry 5.
Well at least this kind of proves the franchise will continue. The problem is in what form. I liked both games, but gameplay and combat really need to go back to the original (DmC is Heavenly Sword 2 gameplay not DMC), while keeping the world and ideas of the new game but flesh things out better so DMC can finally have a good world and story to tell. Combine the world and story of DmC (it gave meaning to the demons and made the world more believable aiding suspension of disbelief). Bring back the gameplay of DMC it was by far better, DmC wasn't bad, but it was Heavenly Sword 2.0. Finally if you're stuck on the new Dante (which honestly I don't mind unlike a lot of fans) then for the fans please make him more likable like the original Dante in the next game. This New Dante was kind of a jerk, while old Dante was all around likable.
*tsunami of tears incoming* I liked this game, but with Bloodborne coming out that month, this isn't really gonna happen day 1 for me. Still great to see they are adding a bunch of content and some gameplayer tweaks that were needed imo, not at full price too, oh and dat 60fps, better than your average remaster for sure. Good value and I would recommend it for anyone who skipped it last gen. EDIT: DMC4 Special Edition too?! Result!
Devil May Cry 4 > DmC
Debatable IMO, both were on equal footing. Characters: DMC Dante >>> DmC Dante >/= Nero. Didn't like Nero at all, he the personality of that annoying angry young male anime character which I never liked. Gameplay: DMC4 >>> DmC. No competition. DMC is much better than DmC (aka Heavenly Sword 2.0). Story and World: DmC > DMC4. Ninja Theory really sold that world with Limbo, and demons in control of politics. The only problem it had average writing at best, which was surprising for a Ninja Theory game. When you play with Dante ins DMC4 it's a great game, and one of the best. When you play as Nero it's not the same at all. And like all DMC's it has the most basic story / plot on par with any B movie. DmC is enjoyable, but more so because of the world and setting, the cast is average, the acting is average, the writing is average, and the gameplay is good, but a leap down from the old games. If they take the strengths of both then they have the best DMC on their hands. And everyone knows the odd numbers DMC's are the best ones.
Didn't get a chance to play this so I may get it.
These definitive edition remakes are really ruining the industry. Why don't they just make the next iteration of the game instead of trying to make a quick cash grab remake.
The short answer: Because there is a demand for it, and it is a relatively inexpensive way to generate revenue.
These things only 'ruin' the industry if people buy them, and this is obviously happening otherwise they wouldn't bother making them in the first place. For them it makes sense as there are not that many God of War type brawlers released on PS4/One yet, and it was probably relatively cheap to convert from the PC version.
Please don't lump in DMC4 with a type of game that is GoW. Maybe DmC is closer to that, but DMC4 is in a Stylish genre of its own, along with the likes of Bayonetta 2.
@Roccetarius Have yourself several seats in the corner. @xAction It's quick and easy money to get the funding needed to make the sequel and to see if there's even potential in making a sequel. If the remaster sells well (a few hundred thousand), then they expect the sequel to sell 2x - 3x that amount. Look at The Last of Us. It's remaster sold over 2.5m, well that tells Sony a sequel should rack up 5m - 8m in sales, so they can budget appropriately. Look at Tomb Raider on PS4. It sold around 1m copies as of now. That tells Square they can expect around 3m in sales, which puts it where the PS3 version sold. So it kind of works like that, as long as the game isn't launching full price or close to it. Sleeping Dogs is a case of that, it launched at $60 on PS4 / XBO, and sales reflected that stupid decision. Now they don't have a clear indicator to how much a potential sequel would actually sell, because the DE flopped. They dropped it to $40 later, but it was too late (it launched on PC at $30, and $15 for those upgrading, which is what it should have been on consoles as well). So that's the point of DE's.
I fail to see how they are ruining the industry. It doesn't take a huge team or a large amount of time to make these last-gen to current-gen remasters. Especially when the game was on PC.
To be frank the video game industry is the only one that gets so much s*it for doing this. People buy music and movies over and over again and those are sometimes as little as taking the original film and re-scanning it. At least 'we' get re-done graphics and some new modes. The average gamer will not go back to play something (if CGI in film ages, graphics on games do twice as fast) so if developers think they can get revenue out of an existing product that didn't get it's (perceived) value when originally released, of course this is a no-brainer move.
Maybe they need the 'quick cash grab' to fund the next iteration of the game.
Just saw this too. DMC4 coming as well http://www.gamespot.com/art... So I'm guess they're going to see which one sells the best, and go in that direction. Problem is DMC sells best on PlayStation and DmC is coming out the same month as Bloodbourne, which is going to eat it's sells up, while DMC is coming out in the summer with nothing really announced. My hope is DMC gameplay + DmC world (limbo, demon politics etc...) + old Dante / new Dante with old Dante personality (just a little more cocky since he is young still).
It's only OK if Nintendo do it.
DMC 4 getting a re release is more exciting.
Devil May Cry 4: SE has my money!
Nah just let them make a new game, DMC4 still looks and plays great, just dust off your old console. I've been playing Red Dead Redemption that last few days, nothing wrong with going back if you're missing your favourite franchise.
My PS3 disk drive broke, and I have it on Steam, but I'm more interested to see what new content DMC4 will get. I still play it all the yime, so more of an amazing game is good with me.
I love that 95% of the the remakes coming to this gen are games I never got to play last gen hahah.
That actually sounds like a good deal.
More importantly, DMC4 is coming to PS4 and XBO! I get to earn trophies for DMC4 now!!! :D I enjoyed DMC, but I want Capcom to know I want Devil May Cry 5. So, I'm getting 4. ;)
Ugh, they had to put the actually great game in a trailer with a horrible one. DMC 4 remastered is good for those who didn't play it, but that's it. Other than that, no remaster is going to make DmC a good game.
DmC is nowhere near as bad as people make it out to be. Yes it is very different than previous Devil May Cry games but it's a reboot after all. It certainly isn't a horrible game.
I'm buying both! :)
There we go another remaster to the current gen. How many remasters is there already? Like 10? By the way the last few seconds got me intrigued. DMC 4 remaster? Hell yeah I'd take that anyday over DmC. By the way why did they show Vergil and not Nero. Could they finally answer the question of connection between Nero and Vergil in DMC 4 remaster? I hope so.
Yeah, that was one of the loose ends that I thought Capcom should've addressed instead of rebooting the franchise. Actually hope the Definitive Edition does well and Capcom returns to making games in the vein of DMC3 or even 4 (which I thought was better compared to the emo-idiocy that was DmC).
DmC is one of the most unjustly hated games in recent history. The art direction and boss battles were among the best and most innovative of last generation, and the game was unabashedly fun throughout. People who complained about the lack of 60 fps, manual targeting, and other aspects of previous games will probably retreat to the "Dante is emo" stance again, now that those concerns have finally been addressed. Regardless, I guarantee you that most of the people talking trash about it never even tried it, let alone gave it a chance.
Yep... But it sold 2 million units. Just like DMC4. So I'm happy it coming back. I can't wait to play through it again. I never finished DMC4 so I'm excited for this.
I'm not a huge fan of the new Dante but the game was amazing, the art direction and level design were top notch. Hopefully more people will appreciate it.
I guess now would be the best time to release a remake. Neither X1 nor PS4 have a gigantic roster of games at the moment, so the likelihood of someone taking a chance on DMC is fairly reasonable.
I agree 100%
Yeah, the game was really fun no doubt about that but Dante's portrayal wasn't really what a lot of people were expecting in a Devil May Cry game. That was probably the reason why it got a lot of flak. Capcom just wasn't able to balance the expectations of a lot of the DMC fanbase with its own expectations of where they wanted the series to be headed. Now it seems they're trying to appeal to the fanbase again by showing Dante in DMC 1/2 skins as well adding more game modes and hopefully increase the difficulty. Also that Vergil voiceover on the DMC4 title screen!
DmC:Definitive Edition and DMC4:SE Sold!!!
Stop buying them so they will stop doing these lame cash ins. It will be over 2 years old when this comes out, it was on both ps3/60 and pc and currently ~$15 on amazon. If you haven't played it by now its clearly wasn't high on your list so just grab a cheap copy, and don't reward them for reheating leftovers and serving you the same diner the next day.
Not to excuse what Capcom is doing. But I feel as though this pretty much shows that they are already working on a sequel to the DMC franchise. Many before felt that the sales from DmC were so bad that we would never see another in the franchise. Cheap cash in? Probably. But I feel like its a good sign.
Uh oh, remnants from the 2014 trending of Remake after remake.... How about a new DMC or new IP altogether? Just a thought.
DMC4 on PS3 never had trophies...So im good with this.
I'm actually excited for this. This was my first DmC game and I thought it was pretty cool as a newcomer. Then I played the older ones and I do prefer that setting but I still like the new one.
Sadly I missed out on Dmc when it was on psplus so this is a huge plus & can people stop their b*tching?I'd rather buy this than GTAV remastered.Opinions differ & I'd rather buy a complete last gen game and not the unfinished pos games of this gen.Dragon Age was the only new game worth my $60 this gen so far
Wii U too?
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