DescriptionDevil 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.
- "惡魔獵人4" -- Taiwan spelling
- "DMC4" -- Common abbreviation
- "데빌 메이 크라이 4" -- Korean spelling (Hangul)
Part of the Following Groups
- 3D Engine: MT Framework
- Devil May Cry series
- Gameplay feature: New Game+
- Games for Windows releases
- Japanese PlayStation 3 games with full English support
- Japanese Xbox 360 games with full English support
- PlayStation 3 Essentials Range releases
- PlayStation 3 Greatest Hits releases
- PlayStation 3 Platinum Range releases
- Software Pyramide releases
- Xbox 360 Platinum Hits releases
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|Gaming Age||PlayStation 3||Feb 22, 2008||A||100|
|Games TM||PlayStation 3||Feb 21, 2008||9 out of 10||90|
|Console Monster||Xbox 360||Mar 04, 2008||89 out of 100||89|
|Gamigo||Xbox 360||Feb 19, 2008||8.8 out of 10||88|
|Gameswelt||PlayStation 3||Feb 15, 2008||88 out of 100||88|
|4Players.de||Windows||Jul 09, 2008||87 out of 100||87|
|GameTrailers||PlayStation 3||Feb 04, 2008||8.6 out of 10||86|
|GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands)||Windows||Aug 11, 2008||84 out of 100||84|
|Computer Bild Spiele||Windows||Aug 06, 2008||2.19 out of 6||76|
|Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault)||PlayStation 3||May 09, 2008||70|
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1001 Video GamesDevil May Cry 4 appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
PC versionAccording 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.
SalesAccording to publisher Capcom, Devil May Cry 4 has sold 3 million copies worldwide since its initial release (as of June 30, 2016).
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Mamoru Ōhashi, Yoichiro Ikeda, Norimasa Sankoda, Jean-Christophe Hideaki Sinclair Moine-Maeda, Kazuki Matsue, Hidetoshi Ishizawa (Neo G), Ryota Suzuki (Oni‑S), Yusuke Hiwada (U‑suke Hiwada), Masaki MoritsuguBackground Design:
Makoto Tanaka, Junya Tasaki, Yasuyuki Maeda, Takumi Okadaue, Kentarou Tachiki, Koji Nagano, Yoshika Seto, Chizuru Furukawa, Shinichi Shiohara, Tomohiro Agō, Shinji Mikami, Miwako Goda, Kenichi Suzuki, Akiko Yokoyama, Daisuke Taneda, Hiroto Teraoka