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Devil May Cry 4 (PlayStation 3)

Mature
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
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84
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4.3
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Description

Devil May Cry 4 is the second sequel to the original Devil May Cry game.

This time the player gets cast as Nero, a member of the Order of the Sword who worships Sparda, in addition to playing as the previous games' protagonist, Dante. The game follows the story of Nero in which witnesses the assassination of the leader of the Order of the Sword, Sanctus, by no other than Dante. The murder causes chaos and Sanctus' deputy, Credo, orders Nero to go after Dante, who is heading for Fortuna Castle.

Nero is equipped with a sword (Red Queen), a revolver (Blue Rose), and powers from his Devil Bringer arm that works like Dante's Devil Trigger. They also give Nero special abilities: pulling and pushing enemies, slamming them on the ground and zooming across areas. Overall gameplay with Nero is still hack-and-slash but with fresh attack styles and techniques. Dante joins later in the game for some levels of his own. His gameplay stays mostly intact with the four attack styles: Trickster, Sword Master, Gunslinger, and Royal Guard.

The Windows version adds the Legendary Dark Knight mode with a large number of enemies on the screen along with the Turbo mode at a faster speed. The cut-scenes run at 120 frames per second while the console sequences are run at 30. Network ranking is however, not supported.

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There are 35 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


Alternate Titles

  • "惡魔獵人4" -- Taiwan spelling
  • "DMC4" -- Common abbreviation

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The Press Says

Power Unlimited Feb 04, 2008 92 out of 100 92
Gamernode Feb 12, 2008 9 out of 10 90
VicioJuegos.com Feb 13, 2008 88 out of 100 88
Game Captain Feb 11, 2008 86 out of 100 86
PAL Gaming Network (PALGN) Feb 28, 2008 8.5 out of 10 85
1UP Jan 31, 2008 8.5 out of 10 85
Gamer 2.0 Feb 28, 2008 7.8 out of 10 78
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) May 09, 2008 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
G4 TV: X-Play Feb 05, 2008 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Game Revolution Feb 20, 2008 C+ 58

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Trivia

PC version

According to the game's director Hideaki Itsuno, the Windows version is not a regular port of the console title. Instead, both versions were developed simultaneously, but the Windows game required more testing due to the wide variety of hardware. Taking this into consideration, the console versions were prioritized and released earlier than the Windows version.

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Solid Flamingo (1333) added Devil May Cry 4 (PlayStation 3) on Feb 01, 2008
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