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"Devil May Cry 5" Review

Let’s not beat around the bush and get this out of the way: I believe Devil May Cry 5 is the strongest entry in the long running series. From its visuals to the sound, the gameplay mechanics and the characters, everything comes together to deliver a series highlight. But how so you may ask? Keep reading to find out! Devil May Cry 5 is the first in the series to use Capcom’s new RE Engine, debuting with the recent Resident Evil 2 Remake and it looks fantastic. Everything from the colossal Qlifoth tree that towers over the characters for most of the game, down to the tiniest textures on Dante’s Ebony and Ivory (or the nearly microscopic stubble on Nero’s chin) is rendered beautifully. I had to catch myself several times as the reflection from Nero’s gunfire reflected on the rivers of blood I had just freed from another demon’s ventilated corpse and remind myself that I was in a fight for my life. Detail is the word I keep coming back to as I write this, which is mostl

Red Coats and Crying Devils: A "Devil May Cry" Retrospective

Few series’ have earned their place as true modern classics the way Devil May Cry has. Everything from its unexpected creation to the modern revival, fans around the world have identified with the white-haired, fast-talking protagonist, Dante, and found a game series that has completely revolutionized the style-based hack-n-slash genre, and many others even beyond its own genre. This is going to be a heartfelt highlight reel of what makes us connect with a series about a pizza-loving half demon and what makes me personally so excited about the newest iteration coming on March 8 th . Initial experience Flash back if you will to a time before the prevalence of the internet, a time before the over-commercialized atmosphere we know today where secrets are few and far between. I won’t try to sugarcoat my own pedigree and say that I was born with an Atari stick in my hand, but occasionally in the life that was my childhood under careful paren