So, this morning Capcom announced the fifth title in the Devil May Cry series, simply titled "DmC." Instead of being developed by the folks over at Capcom, the company has decided to take a bit of a risk by handing off the franchise to Heavenly Sword developer, Ninja Theory. Odd right? Well, the screens is where the game starts to get really weird.
That, my friends, is series regular Dante. You know, the white haired, cocky, wisecracking anti-hero we all know and love? That's him.
I'd post more direct feed shots but they're all fairly large so instead I'll direct you to the Kotaku gallery, here.
Now, I've been a long time DMC fan. I've bought all of the games (yes, including 2) and even bought DMC3 twice. So as I series veteran I can't help but look at these screens and think "WHAT IN THE FUCKING FUCK!?" Or something similar. Seriously, "Dante" looks like the heroin addicted front man of some slimy basement punk band. He looks more at home in an AFI video than in the "stylish action" genre that the first DMC game basically created.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCcIiEBfdGs
Ninja Theory director Tameem Antoniades takes the stage. "We're taking a younger Dante" that incorporates the youth culture of today, from fashion to music to street art, etc.
I'm just... just... disappointed in you Capcom. I want you to go to your room and think about what you've done.
I do agree that if that is in fact Dante then that it very lame to change him up to this douchey looking guy.
That's a pretty apt description actually.
I don't even care they changed him up, but that's a horrible design.
There are a few motion shots at Kotaku...
Yeah...not liking it.
I'll put it up in the OP once somebody youtubes it.
TAKE IT BACK!!
"...only mights and maybes."
yeah, and the original dante looked like every japanese anime stereotype rolled into one, and in spite of that, i still liked it
so maybe we should consider waiting for more valuable information to base our opinions on before making a call
I'm laughing and crying.
Does that make this better?
i mean how much younger do young people get these days
When you call it Devil May Cry there are certain expectations, you know?
Probably isn't, but still.
This is one such thing.
THE CYCLE IS NOW COMPLETE.
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Supposedly Kotaku posted the trailer, but it isn't loading for me.
Some would argue that this is a good thing.
Like I said, once some one youtubes it I'll post it and throw it in the OP.
...Question...how much more "valuable" can information on a character's appearance get than an actual picture of the character.
People on the internet...being silly geese...>_>
...answer... you could try waiting until you see the game in action? all you know right now is that dante has got a haircut. for all you know it's a reskinned DMC3.
ninja theory is british, i figure it's a little thing they slipped in
We've seen it in action though: http://kotaku.com/5638588/new-devil-may-crys-debut-trailer
The gameplay could be pretty good, but that's not really what most people are reacting to.
Ummm...you seem to be confused.
Never once did I make a comment about the gameplay.
I'm talking about how horrible I find the character design. So, yeah. Maybe you should know what you're arguing about before trying to argue a point.
"...only mights and maybes."
Now those who could get Kotaku's to load can watch it.
EDIT: It's already encoded in 720p too if you'd like to go to youtube and check it out in HD.
Also this city environment is giving me horrible DMC2 flashbacks.
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