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Dante returns in this prequel to the first Devil May Cry. The story focuses on Dante's back story, mainly on why he is feuding with his brother. The game is considered to be the hardest of the series. It has a high production value with grand music, a lush atmosphere, compelling characters, and a visually impressive upgraded graphics engine with lighting and shadow effects. An all-new Style system that allows you to select your fighting style has been incorporated into this game. The game itself is non-stop action up until Dante reaches Hellgate.

Screenshots

Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening PlayStation 2 The game can be played with 'Tutorial Mode' enabled<br>This means that after the first cut scene the player is treated to several screens like this with more to follow during the game
Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening PlayStation 2 Mission two starts with another cut scene. Basically Dante is peeved that his place has been wrecked along with most of the neighbourhood
Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening PlayStation 2 Mission two<br>With most of the basic baddies destroyed this guy comes along, he's a sort of mid level boss with a big package to deliver. There's been a good variety of baddies so far
Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening PlayStation 2 Tutorial mode reminds the player of the basic controls<br>Wonder if this alters when the controls are customised?

Alternate Titles

  • "鬼泣3:但丁觉醒" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "DMC3" -- Common abbreviation
  • "Devil May Cry 3: Dantes Erwachen" -- German title
  • "Devil May Cry 3" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

Predating the original greatness to new bounds!!! Joshua Price (28) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars

Critic Reviews

Gamerz-Edge Mar 10, 2005 9.5 out of 10 95
GamePro (US) Mar 01, 2005 4.5 out of 5 90
Game Informer Magazine Mar, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Cheat Code Central 2005 4.5 out of 5 90
GameCell UK 2005 9 out of 10 90
PSM2 (Playstation 2 Magazine) UK Apr, 2005 89 out of 100 89
4Players.de Apr 06, 2005 85 out of 100 85
Thunderbolt Games Apr 17, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Yahoo! Games Mar 05, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
1UP Mar 01, 2005 7 out of 10 70

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Devil May Cry 3 appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Special Edition

In 2006, Capcom released a Special Edition of DMC 3. It came with new features including the ability to play as Vergil. Oddly, with all of the new additions, you could get the game for the same price as a "Greatest Hits" game around 20 dollars.

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Joe Ix (176) added Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening (PlayStation 2) on Jun 10, 2005