Devil May Cry 5

CAPCOM Co., Ltd.

Mighty Man
OpenCritic Rating
88
Top Critic Average
90%
Critics Recommend
Based on 178 critic reviews
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Devil May Cry 5

Rating Summary

Based on 178 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

88

Top Critic Average

90%

Critics Recommend

Based on 178 critic reviews
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Reviews Summary

Satisfying Combat
Sense of Style
Solid Storytelling

Summary: Devil May Cry 5 is a new high point for the series. It is both the DMC game that fans have been waiting for and a perfect entry for newcomers.

Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Mar 8, 2019
Xbox OneMar 8, 2019
PCMar 8, 2019

Developer: CAPCOM Co., Ltd.

Genre: Action

The Devil you know returns in this brand new entry in the over-the-top action series. Prepare to get downright demonic with this signature blend of high-octane stylized action and otherworldly & original characters the series is known for. Director Hideaki Itsuno and the core team have returned to create the most insane, technically advanced and utterly unmissable action experience of this generation!

The threat of demonic power has returned to menace the world once again in Devil May Cry 5. The invasion begins when the seeds of a “demon tree” take root in Red Grave City. As this hellish incursion starts to take over the city, a young demon hunter Nero, arrives with his partner Nico in their “Devil May Cry” motorhome. Finding himself without the use of his right arm, Nero enlists Nico, a self-professed weapons artist, to design a variety of unique mechanical Devil Breaker arms to give him extra powers to take on evil demons such as the blood sucking flying Empusa and giant colossus enemy Goliath.

FEATURES

High octane stylized action – Featuring three playable characters each with a radically different stylish combat play style as they take on the city overrun with demons

Groundbreaking graphics – Developed with Capcom’s in-house proprietary RE engine, the series continues to achieve new heights in fidelity with graphics that utilize photorealistic character designs and stunning lighting and environmental effects.

Take down the demonic invasion – Battle against epic bosses in adrenaline fueled fights across the over-run Red Grave City all to the beat of a truly killer soundtrack.

Demon hunter – Nero, one of the series main protagonists and a young demon hunter who has the blood of Sparda, heads to Red Grave City to face the hellish onslaught of demons, with weapons craftswoman and new partner-in-crime, Nico. Nero is also joined by stylish, legendary demon hunter, Dante and the mysterious new character, V.

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93
Strong Head
25
Fair Head
5
Weak Head
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Eurogamer

Recommended
Eurogamer

Capcom returns to its trusted formula for something that plays like a outrageously pretty PS2 game - and that's a very good thing.

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PC Gamer

90 / 100
PC Gamer

Three great characters and a beautiful, fluid combat system make this a must-buy for hack-and-slash fans.

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IGN

9.5 / 10.0
Mitchell Saltzman

Devil May Cry 5's trio of outstanding combat styles set a new high bar for the series, and its mysterious story keeps things interesting along the way.

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Metro GameCentral

9 / 10
Metro GameCentral

A perfectly judged comeback that's full of all the wild invention and stylish mayhem fans demand but proves surprisingly accessible and varied for everyone else.

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