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    Dante

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    Dante is the star of Capcom's Devil May Cry series and the son of the Legendary Dark Knight Sparda. He is also the owner of his own business as a demon hunter, stationed at his Devil May Cry shop along with Trish.

    Why Is Dante The Coolest Protagonist In Gaming?

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    @Akrid said:
    " @xobballox: I have little love for Freeman, but I suspect the backstory and personality is filled in with the reactions and relationships with the other characters. Alyx constantly references his past, and nearly all the characters have a reverential attitude towards Freeman, implying many previous accomplishments. It turns into a mary-sue thing at that point. They immerse you as a character you wish to be and you begin to roleplay, whether you know it or not. Everything you do lends itself to you're own personal version of Gordon Freeman.  That's the only reason I can see for people loving him so much. "
    Good points, I guess it's just that I didn't personally enjoy the Half-Life series all that much.  (Though I understand it's a VERY well crafted game, just not my cup of tea.)
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    #52  Edited By matpaget

       Fitty Disagrees. He was on The View.   
       Fitty Disagrees. He was on The View.   
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    #53  Edited By chstupid

    Because they haven't made a game about me yet amiright 

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    #54  Edited By DocHaus
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    #55  Edited By pwnasaurus

     He's got balls of steel, and is easily the best/ coolest  video game character ever. Hail to the king baby.
     
     
     

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    #56  Edited By Raven10

    Does anyone else like the new Dante look better? Old Dante was just a poorly drawn character, especially in 4.

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    #57  Edited By ch3burashka

    Why? Because you're wrong.

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    #58  Edited By CaptainCody

    I love how Capcom thinks Dante is the reason Devil May Cry sucks.
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    #59  Edited By mordukai

    Dante always came off as kind of a cunt, to me at least. 

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    #60  Edited By Lucifer
    @easthill said:
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    Why did you post a picture of Johnny Knoxville?
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    #61  Edited By madhattervx

    I find these kinds of topics funny. It's all a matter of opinion.

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    #62  Edited By madhattervx

    I could say Sonic the Hedgehog right now, and technically, I would be just as right as any of yous.  
    Not that I'm saying he is, I definitely don't think so.

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    #63  Edited By MikkaQ

    Really? He's everything I find cheesy and horrible about video game protagonist design. He looks like he spends way too much time at the Hot Topic too. I prefer more relatable protagonists.

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    #64  Edited By NTM
    @Laketown: That was funny. 
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    #65  Edited By vaiz

    Still amused that people are shitting all over new Dante as a character when we know nothing about him, as a character, aside from his character design is a little suspect. He smokes therefore worse than DMC1-4 Dante amirite?!?!?!

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    #66  Edited By GunslingerPanda

    Because he's hot?

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    #67  Edited By tim_the_corsair

    Shit character from a shit game.

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    When did Garcia Fucking Hotspur change his name to Dante? 

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    #69  Edited By HeliumSpoon

    You guys realy need to play Bayonetta.

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    #70  Edited By SomeDeliCook

    I dunno man, generic bald space marine is pretty damn cool.

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    #71  Edited By Justin258

    I'm not entirely sure if he's the coolest game character. 
     
    But holy fucking shit, this scene puts him pretty far up there... 
     
      

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    He's pretty much Superman for the American rock star fan. But he's super lame, compared to black people video game protagonists like Carl from San Andreas. Travis Touchdown is way more badass and funnier, and he's a better punk rock hero than Dante.

    He looks like something out of a Halloween action thriller Christopher Nolan would direct with a Tom Cruise wannabe playing the lead role with the soundtrack consisting of fake nu metal collab from Breaking Benjamin and Avenged Sevenfold, with the Matrix and Castlevania clichés. Goddamn he aint cool, he's as forced as Shadow the Hedgehog.

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    @theht: Yes, finally a cool guy character for cool guys. But seriously, Dante is just too Japanese of a Japanese character to be the coolest. Snake is well rounded and battle hardened. He's seen shit, he's done shit. Dante is just Japanese Nathan Drake, so a douche.

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    The usernames in this thread are a blast from the past. It was a simpler time.

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    Dante is pretty great.
    A few things, he also cried when Trish died and it's never suggested they're a couple, they might like each other a whole lot but they're just cool overpowered people hanging out killing demons, as far as the games are concerned.

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    Dante was pretty cool until his melodramatic meltdown at the end of DMC1. He can't ever recover from that.

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    Ermm, coolest?

    Master Chief disagrees.

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    My god the necroposts.

    Didn't realise till now, managed to read the whole first page thinking "the hell? are these people making a bad joke or something?"

    Hopefully with 3 years of age and experience people can see why Dante is such an eyeroll-worthy character. He seems more or less like the kind of character a 14 year old dude would find cool... but also shallow as fuck.

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    Because you're thirteen?

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    While I think Dante is funny, he's one of the biggest goobers in gaming. Just not a cool dude.

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    I don't know what you guys are talking about

    and i'm not even a nintendo guy
    and i'm not even a nintendo guy

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    I think original Dante is pretty juvenile.

    Also NECRO POOOOSTS!

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