Now is the perfect time to get acquainted with the Devil May Cry series. Not only is a reboot on the way from Ninja Theory, but Capcom has just announced its intentions to release remastered versions of Dante’s first three demon-slaying efforts. Dubbed, the Devil May Cry HD Collection, it will go on-sale in North America in early 2012. The suggested retail price for the release is $39.99.
The Devil May Cry HD Collection will contain remastered, high definition versions, of the following titles:
Devil May Cry
Devil May Cry 2
Devil May Cry 3: Dante’s Awakening Special Edition
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Capcom®, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today announced Devil May Cry® HD Collection for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft®and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. Devil May Cry HD Collection brings the first three original Devil May Cry® titles; Devil May Cry®, Devil May Cry® 2, and Devil May Cry® 3: Dante’s Awakening Special Edition together in one high definition package for the first time. The collection will be available in North America for $39.99 in early 2012.
Devil May Cry is one of Capcom’s most successful and critically acclaimed franchises, having sold more than 10 million units worldwide. Featuring Dante, one of the most iconic video game characters of the last decade, Devil May Cry HD Collection will be full of the award-winning gameplay and style that the series has become known for with the addition of stunning HD graphics, bonus content and support for Trophies and Achievements.
Debuting in 2001, Devil May Cry immediately redefined the action genre, achieving a metacritic of 94 . The title captured gamers’ hearts through its stylish, over-the-top action and bad boy anti-hero Dante. Son to a human mother and a devil father named Sparda, the half-demon Dante uses his innate abilities and the powers of ancient demons to fight a one-man war against the forces of darkness and save humanity from damnation.
The follow up to Devil May Cry, Devil May Cry 2 centers on Dante and his new devilishly agile partner Lucia in their fight to defeat a horde of evil and a man hell-bent on achieving supreme power. Devil May Cry 2 released in 2003 and was praised for its variety of environments, additional playable character, new ideas and updated control scheme.
Released in 2006 , Devil May Cry 3: Dante’s Awakening Special Edition is the definitive edition of Devil May Cry® 3: Dante’s Awakening, featuring a number of enhancements, including the opportunity to play as Dante’s twin brother, Vergil, as well as the addition of Bloody Palace Mode and Turbo Mode.