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Hack-and-slash fun remains in latest ‘Devil May Cry’

  • Marcel Thee

    Contributor

Jakarta   /   Wed, June 26 2019   /  02:58 am

Hot start: Devil May Cry 5 has sold over 2 million copies in its first month of release.Six years after its last installment, hit gaming franchise Devil May Cry returns for its latest entry, retaining the series’ strength while adding a few new elements to keep things interesting.For the most part, Devil May Cry 5 works very well, resulting in a game that will certainly satisfy the series’ ardent fan-base without feeling like a regurgitation of the same concept.The game’s main hero, the demon-hunting Dante, makes a return. He is joined by his similarly menacing nephew Nero, who first made an appearance in the series’ fourth installment in 2008. This time though, they have another partner in the form of V, a seemingly regular human who does not have as much demon-imbued power as Dante and Nero, but is able to summon three demons to fight for him — the lightning-utilizing mythica...