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Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening (PlayStation 2)

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ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
88
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Description

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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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

The Press Says

RewiredMind Apr 08, 2005 10 out of 10 100
EL33TONLINE Jan 18, 2007 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Lawrence Mar 04, 2005 95 out of 100 95
games xtreme Mar 25, 2005 9.5 out of 10 95
Game Informer Magazine Mar, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Game Informer Magazine Mar, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Cheat Code Central 2005 4.5 out of 5 90
Gamesmania Mar 30, 2005 86 out of 100 86
4Players.de Apr 06, 2005 85 out of 100 85
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