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Devil May Cry 4 announced for PS3

Posted by: Dan at 9/22/2006 9:17 AM
Capcom is bringing the Devil May Cry franchise to the Playstation 3 console with the release of Devil May Cry 4.  The latest version is expected to make use of the Playstation 3's powerful graphics capabilities and will also introduce a new combat system that will incorporate Nero’s “Devil Bringer”.  Players now will be able to dish out substantial amounts of damage with combo after combo, all the while improving the power of Nero's right arm.
 
Release date is unannounced as now.


STYLE AND ACTION IS REDEFINED AS CAPCOM ANNOUNCES DEVIL MAY CRY 4 FOR THE PLAYSTATION 3 COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM

TOKYO — Sept. 22, 2006 — Capcom, a powerhouse in the multi-billion dollar video game industry, today announced Devil May Cry ®4, the latest entry into the riveting action franchise for the PlayStation„µ3 computer entertainment system. Fear resonates in the underworld as a new protagonist crosses paths with a familiar hero who seemingly inexplicably slaughters countless people. From producer behind the original Devil May Cry and Resident Evil 4, the underworld will be pushed to the brink of chaos as the fate of old and new clash when Devil May Cry 4 is released throughout North America. Details regarding the release date are still to follow.

Long ago the Dark Knight Sparda awoke to justice and rebelled against the dark emperor, to wage a one-man war to save humanity. Thousands of years later, a religious organization worships this renowned savior and has taken it upon themselves to rid the world of all demons. Residing in Fortuna, a castle city on the coast, this “Order of the Sword” has an elite group of “Holy Knights” dedicated to carrying out this very creed. Rising among the ranks, a young cynical warrior named Nero witnesses Sparda’s legendary son Dante slaughter countless “knights”. Has the renowned devil hunter turned his back on mankind? What does this encounter mean for these two individuals and why has destiny brought them together?

In Devil May Cry 4, players control the formidable Nero who comes to grips with his newly found power as his beliefs and allegiance are tested. Continuing the legacy of fast paced action synonymous with the series, Devil May Cry 4 pushes the envelope of excellence even further with the inclusion of a new combat system that incorporates Nero’s “Devil Bringer”. This new feature has players delivering overwhelming damage to enemies with non-stop combos, while gaining new power for Nero’s right arm. With the PlayStation 3 system's advanced graphical capabilities, high definition visuals and intricate detail come to life as players explore new and exotic locales. Amazing visual effects and dynamic action coupled with a complex storyline, provides the very cool, slick and stylish attitude that only a Devil May Cry game can deliver.