After months of rumors, Capcom have officially announced the release of Devil May Cry HD Collection. The game will be released in February 2012 on PS3 and 360, and include Devil May Cry, Devil May Cry 2 and Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening Special Edition.
Devil May Cry HD Collection - Announced
This sounds great. I had always wanted to play the first DMC game but I didn't own a PS2 until late in its cycle so I never got around to it. It should also be fun (though likely very punishing) to play through DMC3 again, though I'll probably realize after playing through it just how much easier DMC4 is in comparison (I'm referring to the harder difficulties of course). <_<
Definately looking forward to this. Ps2 Dmc1 had a weird soft look to it. Nothing bad. Dmc2 was muddy. Though dmc3, jesus christ. Looked horrible when it came out. After playing mgs2 and 3, god. The textures were so bad, they blended in with each other. Not sure if they pulled a god of war 2 or resident evil 4, and just ran at a lower resolution and scaled to 480i. Pretty popular thing to do back in that generation.
Now I'm just interested in the sound quality. i remember dmc1, had a weird- low quality sound to most of its effects. Music was spectacular though. God, the griffin fights. Epic!
Whats the difference between the original and the special edition? isn't it just the addition of virgil?
They added a easier difficulty(or japanese edition's easy mode) and bumped the names of the ones from the last release, so easy became normal, hard became very hard(which Capcom tried passing off as a new difficulty level for that release). They also let you pick between two continue systems. Oh and a Jester boss battle was added, but it was pretty uneventful.
So unless you really hated the Jester battle, there's no reason to pick the vanilla edition.
Shhhhhuweeet! I played the absolute shit out of both DMC3 and the Special Edition; the first DMC got plenty of playtime out of me as well and I'm more than willing to put in even more. I played... some of DMC2, I'm not one to completely condemn it as a work of the Anti-DMC-Christ, but it was lacking from what I remember. Dante in particular I recall was morphed into a boring, stoic full fledged emo. Curious to play again just to see where the hate stems from; if I recall the gameplay wasn't really all that bad, if a little too easy, however.
DMC 3 was head and shoulders above the other two. There's like 4 close-range weapons and 4 long-range ones with all unique combos and abilities, then there's the wierd "style" thing- and every piece levels up n unlocks new moves n shit.
DMC 1 is just... the absolute bare bones of that, and with characters that're still takin it seriously.
Yay! Wait, not on PC? Boo! Maybe in time. Played through 3 and 4 a couple times and considered getting a cheap PS2 to check out their roots, especially DMC1 of course, tho the appeal of the entire franchise including so much so bad it's good that seeing how bad it gets is hella tempting. But do do Bayonetta first.
"I don't remember the specifics but each style had less abilities in Devil May Cry 4."
That's incorrect. Even assuming you were right, you have access to every style and weapon at once which is the opposite of "dumbed down".
"I prefer the specialist approach. Four styles and switching between three weapons was a little clumsy for me."
Fair enough, but that doesn't make it a lesser game. It just means you can't (or don't) utilize the broader mechanics.
I guess I'm just tired of people saying 3 is better than 1 or 4 when it's plainly the worst out of the three. In terms of enemy and boss design, DMC1 is far superior (Also DMC4 to a lesser extent). And in combo potential, 4 is miles better as well. DMC3 has literally nothing over the other games.
You're attacking his opinions and presenting your own as fact. The FACT is that in my opinion, DMC4 sufferred from too much recycling of bosses/areas, not enough weapons nor innovation in same, and a spastically functional style switching system. You liked it more, and that's fine. But why do you care that I and many like me preferred the approach of 3? I guess I'M tired of people saying that if I don't like a game then I'm not playing it right.
"You're attacking his opinions and presenting your own as fact."
No. I'm presenting facts. DMC1 has better enemy and level design. DMC4 has superior combo potential. Those are not opinions.
"The FACT is that in my opinion, DMC4 sufferred from too much recycling of bosses/areas, not enough weapons nor innovation in same, and a spastically functional style switching system."
OK. You're entitled to that.
"You liked it more, and that's fine."
Not necessarily. I said it was better, not that I liked it more.
"But why do you care that I and many like me preferred the approach of 3?"
I don't care what you think. But saying factually incorrect things is going to make me call them factually incorrect. It has nothing to do with how much you liked it.
"I guess I'M tired of people saying that if I don't like a game then I'm not playing it right."
Where did I say that? You can play a game however you want. Saying wrong things = being called wrong.
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