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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.

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Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening PlayStation 2 Is this really a warning or just confirmation that it's my kind of game
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 Meaningful looks like this abound in the cut scenes<br>In a screenshot they look a bit angular but in game they flow very smoothly
Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening PlayStation 2 As new items are encountered the game explains what they are and what they can do

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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
  • "데빌 메이 크라이 3" -- Korean spelling (Hangul)

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User Reviews

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

Critic Reviews

Lawrence Mar 04, 2005 95 out of 100 95
GameCell UK 2005 9 out of 10 90
PSX Extreme Apr 20, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Cyber Gaming Network (CGN) Dec 28, 2005 4.5 out of 5 90
Digital Entertainment News (den) Apr 07, 2005 8.8 out of 10 88
Fragland.net Apr 11, 2005 86 out of 100 86
GameSpot Feb 28, 2005 8.6 out of 10 86
UOL Jogos Mar 02, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Yahoo! Games Mar 05, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Thunderbolt Games Apr 17, 2005 8 out of 10 80

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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.

Sales

According to publisher Capcom, Devil May Cry 3 has sold 1.3 million copies worldwide since its initial release (as of June 30, 2016).

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