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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 loading screen.
Devil May Cry 2 PlayStation 2 Character's status screen (Lucia disc).
Devil May Cry 2 PlayStation 2 Devils never cry... so that explains why Dante's never crying, but what of Lucia, does that rule binds?
Devil May Cry 2 PlayStation 2 Dante's arsenal of guns.

Promo Images

Devil May Cry 2 Concept Art
Devil May Cry 2 Screenshot
Devil May Cry 2 Screenshot
Devil May Cry 2 Screenshot

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
  • "데빌 메이 크라이 2" -- Korean spelling (Hangul)

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User Reviews

Player Never Cries MAT (152961) 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

Critic Reviews

Worth Playing Feb 04, 2003 9.2 out of 10 92
Mygamer.com Jan 05, 2005 8.4 out of 10 84
Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Mar, 2003 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
DarkZero Dec 24, 2002 8 out of 10 80
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Dec 10, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Just RPG Mar 20, 2003 70 out of 100 70
PAL Gaming Network (PALGN) Apr 11, 2003 7 out of 10 70
Game Informer Magazine Mar, 2003 7 out of 10 70
IGN Jan 28, 2003 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot Jan 30, 2003 6.4 out of 10 64

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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.

Sales

According to publisher Capcom, Devil May Cry 2 has sold 1.7 million copies worldwide since its initial release (as of June 30, 2016).

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JPaterson (9099) added Devil May Cry 2 (PlayStation 2) on Feb 22, 2003