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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 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 mission selection screen<br>This is early in the game so there's only one mission available
Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening PlayStation 2 Melee attacks are triggered by the TRIANGLE on the default controller setting<br>They differ depending on the timing of the input command
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

Promo Images

Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening Render
Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening Render
Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening Render
Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening Render

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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

EL33TONLINE Jan 18, 2007 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Game Vortex Mar 28, 2005 95 out of 100 95
Lawrence Mar 04, 2005 95 out of 100 95
PSX Extreme Apr 20, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Game Informer Magazine Mar, 2005 9 out of 10 90
GamingExcellence Jun 20, 2005 8.9 out of 10 89
PSM2 (Playstation 2 Magazine) UK Apr, 2005 89 out of 100 89
Digital Entertainment News (den) Apr 07, 2005 8.8 out of 10 88
GamePlasma Mar 22, 2005 8.2 out of 10 82
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 (245) added Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening (PlayStation 2) on Jun 10, 2005