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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 Tutorial mode reminds the player of the basic controls<br>Wonder if this alters when the controls are customised?
Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening PlayStation 2 Games can be saved, naturally.<br>Looks like there can be ten saves per memory card
Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening PlayStation 2 The Map screen<br>The player can search areas via the window in the lower right
Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening PlayStation 2 The start of Mission One<br>
In this mission the player picks up the action from the end of the first cut scene and fights scythe wielding demons in Dante's office

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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

Critic Reviews

RewiredMind Apr 08, 2005 10 out of 10 100
Lawrence Mar 04, 2005 95 out of 100 95
DarkZero Oct 13, 2005 9.3 out of 10 93
GamePro (US) Mar 01, 2005 4.5 out of 5 90
Futuregamez.net Apr 27, 2005 90 out of 100 90
Cheat Code Central 2005 4.5 out of 5 90
Gamer 2.0 Mar 03, 2005 8.9 out of 10 89
PSM2 (Playstation 2 Magazine) UK Apr, 2005 89 out of 100 89
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