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  • I live in Columbus, OH
  • I was born on March 14
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  • Bio Doug Trein is a staff contributor at Fandom and focuses primarily on video games and animated television shows. His game genre favorites include strategy and turn-based role-playing games, first-person shooters, 2D fighting games, and action/adventure titles.
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  • TheBlueRogue

    At this year's Game Developers Conference, Ninja Theory's Visual Art Director Alessandro Taini spoke about the visual style changes in the re-boot of Devil May Cry. Taini would discus how fashion, music, architecture and art influenced Ninja Theory's decision's when they explored how to bring Dante and Devil May Cry into the new game.

    The challenge with creating Dante was simply reinventing a popular hero. Looked to various types of Western media to find inspiration.

    Fight Club: It's cool! Very grounded in a hollywood movie. 

    The pillars of Dante's new design were: Cool, Western, Grounded in reality, but stylish

    Dante is more like someone you see everyday in the street. Didn't want to have a look that was too fantastical, wanted to make his lo…

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  • TheBlueRogue

    Game Developer’s Conference (GDC) is the world’s largest and longest-running gaming professionals industry event. The conference contains 400 lectures, panels, tutorials and round-table discussions on a comprehensive selection of game development topics taught by leading industry experts. GDC 2013 begins March 25th and lasts March 29th.

    This year, DmC: Devil May Cry will featured in a panel, featuring the art direction of the game. The summary of the panel can be found below. We would like to ask, is there any elements or details of this session that you would be interested in getting more information about? How about any questions that you would like answered? Let us know in the comments: we will be attending this session, and can help gath…

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  • TheBlueRogue

    DmC: Devil May Cry has gotten plenty of attention since it's announcement, beginning with a huge negative response to the redesign of beloved main character, Dante. As more information and gameplay was released, the game has slowly morphed into its own identity. The game's signature hack-and-slash, beat-em up style has a fresh new coat of paint. The wait for the game has been arduous and slow, but now the verdict is in! Was the reboot well received? Or does this game pale in comparison to the previous games in the series? Take a look!

    Be sure to let us know your thoughts on the game in the comments!

    No decent reviews for DmC: Devil May Cry have been received yet.

    No middling reviews for DmC: Devil May Cry have been received yet.

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  • TheBlueRogue

    DmC: Devil May Cry is the newest Devil May Cry installment and plenty of things are different this time around. Developed by Ninja Theory, DmC is a fresh approach to the action/hack-and-slash series. While the game will follow the exploits of Dante, the game is set in an alternate universe.

    In DmC, Dante is a young man with supernatural powers who finds himself under attack by demons infested within a sentient town known as Limbo City. What differences can we expect between this fresh new start and the games that came previously? Let’s take a look at some of the story and gameplay features between the games of Devil May Cry.

    A demo for DmC: Devil May Cry is set for release in December.

    Devil May Cry 1-4

    Dante is the main …

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