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Devil May Cry 2 (PlayStation 2)

Mature
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
71
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Description

Devil May Cry 2 is the sequel to Devil May Cry and once again casts you as Dante, the demon slayer.

You control Dante as you battle demons through various levels, ultimately reaching the conclusion and to find out just why these demons are trying to kill everyone. To aid you in your quest, you once again have your trusty sword and various attributes, as well as new moves, like running on walls, aerial kicks, and multi-directional shooting.

This time around, Dante is not alone, as you have a partner, named Lucia. Just as much of an asskicker as Dante, Lucia utilizes a kind of knife which she can rapidly throw at her enemies.

All the special skills from the first game are here, again activated by your Devil Trigger, which has been improved for the sequel's release.

Screenshots

Devil May Cry 2 PlayStation 2 Lucia taking care of the goats.
Devil May Cry 2 PlayStation 2 Surrounded by auromancers seems just another day at work.
Devil May Cry 2 PlayStation 2 Unlike original DMC, the sequel has a huge amount of open and rather large places to run for.
Devil May Cry 2 PlayStation 2 Main menu screen (Dante disc).

Alternate Titles

  • "鬼泣2" -- Chinese title (simplified)
  • "DMC2" -- Common abbreviation
  • "Devil May Cry II" -- Opening Movie title
  • "デビルメイクライ2" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Player Never Cries MAT (71409) 1.86 Stars1.86 Stars1.86 Stars1.86 Stars1.86 Stars
The burning question: Is it better than the first!? The answer? ..... Rufus Shinra (20) 4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars
Disappointing for fans of the original, but not a bad game. DarkDove (64) unrated

The Press Says

Digital Press - Classic Video Games Dec 10, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Jeuxvideo.com Apr 04, 2003 16 out of 20 80
IGN Jan 28, 2003 7 out of 10 70
Just RPG Mar 20, 2003 70 out of 100 70
PAL Gaming Network (PALGN) Apr 11, 2003 7 out of 10 70
GamesFirst! Mar 23, 2003 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
HonestGamers May 25, 2004 6 out of 10 60
Thunderbolt Games Apr 03, 2003 6 out of 10 60
Game Revolution Feb 13, 2003 C+ 58
Game Critics Apr 30, 2003 4 out of 10 40

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Trivia

Diesel

Capcom had a marketing tie-in with the Diesel clothing company and as a result the game contains unlockable Diesel-designed clothing for both Dante and Lucia. Also, the game was promoted in Diesel's boutiques in Japan.

Ouroboros

The word "Ouroboros" is written on the side of Arius' helicopter. Ouroboros is the symbolization of concepts such as completion, perfection and totality, the endless round of existence, etc.

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JPaterson (9147) added Devil May Cry 2 (PlayStation 2) on Feb 22, 2003