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DmC: Devil May Cry

2 months ago

Feature: Style guide

Spawn Point: a guide to spectacle fighters

Welcome back to Spawn Point, where we take something wonderful from the world of gaming and explain what it is, why it’s worth your time and how to get involved. This time, we look at “Spectacle Fighters”, or “Character Action Games” if you like your genre names vague and uselessly ambiguous. What’s so spectacular about these fighters, then? It’s Spectacle Fighters, a genre of mostly…

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5 years ago

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Have You Played… DmC: Devil May Cry?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game recommendations. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time. It's a mark of how much I enjoyed ridiculously named reboot DmC: Devil May Cry that I'm absolutely gutted because there's no sign of a sequel. It was the daftest game I played in 2013 and one of the deftest as well. Having…

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6 years ago

Feature: Deconstructing Dante

Reimagining Evil: Ninja Theory On DmC’s Cultural Satire

There was an unexpected element to DmC: Devil May Cry. It was always going to be about smashing up demons. It was always going to feature weapon-switching, combo-building, score-chasing, and combat tech-fests. What was possibly more of a surprise was it being an outlandish political satire which takes aim at consumer culture, finance and banking, surveillance society, and right-wing media. Ninja Theory's Dominic Matthews explains…

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7 years ago

Dante’s Peak: DmC Devil May Cry PC-Bound In 2013

Yes, its full name is "DmC Devil May Cry" - so, in essence, the game's actual name is Devil May Cry Devil May Cry. I can't claim to navigate the labyrinthine cognitive corridors that led to this not-so-dynamic duo of a name, but oh well. I'm playing a game called The Exiled Realm of Arborea right now and am eagerly anticipating a dark, gritty noir drama…

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