From the producer of the original Devil May Cry® and Resident Evil® 4 comes the next installment in the hugely successful stylized action series that has so far achieved global sales of nearly seven million units. Devil May Cry® 4 immerses gamers in a gothic supernatural world, where a new protagonist clashes with a familiar hero.
User reviews: Very Positive (928 reviews)
Release Date: Jul 8, 2008

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About This Game

From the producer of the original Devil May Cry® and Resident Evil® 4 comes the next installment in the hugely successful stylized action series that has so far achieved global sales of nearly seven million units.
Devil May Cry® 4 immerses gamers in a gothic supernatural world, where a new protagonist clashes with a familiar hero. As the new leading man, Nero, players will unleash incredible attacks and non-stop combos using a unique new gameplay mechanic, his powerful "Devil Bringer" arm.
With the advanced graphical capabilities of the PC, high definition visuals and intricate detail come to life as players explore new and exotic locales. Dynamic action and undeniable style combine with explosive fighting options and a gripping story to produce the incomparable experience that only a Devil May Cry game can deliver.

Exclusive PC Features

  • Turbo mode will turn-up the action to insane speeds
  • "Legendary Dark Knight Mode" will harness advanced PC processing power and fill the screen with an unbelievable number of enemies for extra difficulty
  • Familiar enemies from the console versions will show-up in new locations
  • High resolution screen settings allow the cut scenes of the game to run at up to 120 frames per second (up from 60 frames per second)
  • Benchmark Testing lets users test PC performance to run DMC4 through a series of intense boss fights
  • PC Settings allow you to customize graphic resolutions, texture sizes, and a frame rate in accordance with your PC
  • Compatible with Games for Windows, DirectX 9 and DirectX 10.

Key Game Features

  • Blend of familiar and new: newcomer Nero clashes with veteran Dante
  • New characters and environments
  • Signature blend of guns and swordplay
  • Deep combo system rewards stylish dispatching of enemies
  • Unique "Devil Bringer" arm opens up a range of combo options
  • Distinct set of weaponry and moves for Nero and Dante
  • Exceed System allows Nero to charge up his sword with a throttle effect, revving up to three levels with powerful attack options
  • New active style change system for Dante allows him to switch styles and weapons on the fly, producing crazy combo possibilities

    System Requirements

      Minimum:
      • OS: Windows XP Service Pack 2
      • Processor: Intel 4 Pentium processor or better
      • Memory: 512 MB
      • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 6600 series or better
      • Hard Drive: 8GB of free space
      Recommended:
      • OS: Windows Vista
      • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo processor or better
      • Memory: 1GB
      • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 8600 series or better
      • Hard Drive: 8GB of free space
    Helpful customer reviews
    34 of 37 people (92%) found this review helpful
    63.7 hrs on record
    Posted: October 7
    Fun, challenging, balanced character action game well optimized for the PC

    Kill demons with an angry anime guy's jerkoff arm, massive revolver, and stupid sword with an engine in it.

    Also Featuring Dante, From The Devil May Cry Series™
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    7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
    45.4 hrs on record
    Posted: October 16
    So i've played this game for about 40 hours or so and I think it's time to tell you guys my opinion of the game so far. I'll probably be updating this review the more i play this game, but this is my opinion so far.

    This game donesn't have the awesome atmosphere, enviroments and music that DMC3 had, but it's still and awesome game. The graphics are great! They still hold up 6 years after its release. The voice acting is also pretty good and the story is okay. But you don't play a DMC game for that story ♥♥♥♥. You play it for the combat! The fighting mechanics have been revamped since DMC3. Now Dante can switch fighting styles on the go and can hold 3 guns, and melee weapons at the same time which makes for much more possibilities. They've also added a new character named Nero who is actually the main character of the game. Even though he's not as complex as Dante, he's still got a far bit of depth to his combos and relies more on timing with his EX gauge. Nero is also more accesable to new players of the series. His combos are more simple in comparison to Dante, but he still plays great. There were also some new features added to the PC version of this game, the best of these being the new difficulty, Legendary Dark Knight mode. Legendary Dark Knight mode is a great addition to the game and it's pretty addictive as well. This game will also run on a low end PC just fine , there is also alot of replay value here and if you love the DMC series, you'll find yourself sinking plenty of hours into this game.

    Now here comes the bad. My problems with the game would be that it doesn't feel as finished or polished as DMC3, and that's because it's not. The enviroments are kind of copy and paste (Except for the Jungle) and the music is mediocre at best. It is also alot more repetative than the previous games (I don't know about 2 because i've never played it). You fight the 4 same bosses at least 3 times in 1 playthrough and the chess sections are just so dumb. But that doesn't mean the game is bad. Overall it has great graphics, cool cutscenes and the best combat system in any game i've played. If you can get over it's minor flaws, you will have a blast experimenting with new and different combos and enjoying yourself in one of the best action games of all time.
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    4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
    109.0 hrs on record
    Posted: October 29
    Devil May Cry 4 is an amazing hack-and-slash game that is easy to learn and hard to master. The combat system is very in depth and there is always more room for improvement, even for the greatest masters of the game. It also has many different difficulty levels that will keep you busy for HOURS. You get to play as either Nero, who has a very interesting combat system because of his grab ability, and Dante, who has a variety of weapons and fighting styles to choose from while in game, giving an indefinite number of possibilities for combos. Plus, the game is very pretty, even on the lowest graphics settings.

    Now here's the part where you yell at me for stating my opinion. My main criticisms of the game lie heavily in the story, which I honestly believe was bland and tasteless. Dante isn't the main character, but instead, it's Nero, who in my opinion, acted too much like a whiny ♥♥♥♥♥♥ (though his combat is very unique). A majority of the characters are completely one-dimensional and don't really serve any purpose other than being the damsel in distress or the power-hungry bad guy or the envious rival . I pretty much only enjoyed the parts of the story where Dante was included because at least he was cheeky in an enjoyable way. Although I liked Nero's combat style, it got old for me pretty quick.

    Other downsides include the camera problems (which I am pretty sure is typical for a Devil May Cry game), the hideous amount of backtracking which puts Dante's role in the game to shame (I am talking you're backtracking for almost HALF THE GAME), and the lame final boss whose attack patterns are very predictable. Plus there's not much innovation put into the level design, which brings me back to the backtracking issue. I honestly felt like I was playing a somewhat incomplete story.

    Overall DMC4 was a mostly fun ride from start to end. It does bring back Bloody Palace as well as has a couple fun bosses. What it fails at in areas such as level design and an unfinished story mode, the game makes up for it in an awesome combat system, beautiful visuals, and long playability.

    Overall I give Dante May Backtrack 4 an 8/10

    TL;DR The gameplay is amazing, but the story and level design was ♥♥♥♥.
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    24 of 43 people (56%) found this review helpful
    9.4 hrs on record
    Posted: October 6
    nero is sexy

    IM NOT GAY
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    2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
    17.1 hrs on record
    Posted: October 9
    Name me one other series of game where fighting is this intense, this varied, this challenging, and this fast.

    This game is beautiful.
    The flow of combat is beautiful.
    The AI is beautiful (fight Dante at the fight before Sanctus on DMD mode. You'll see what I mean.)
    The graphics are downright stunning, and are optimized enough to run well on a craptop.
    I'm serious. I haven't seen optimization this good since since Half-Life 2.

    Don't like Nero? Ok. You get Dante in ten missions. He plays even more smoothly than he did in DMC3. His combos, as an effect, are now so varied it's borderline ridiculous, and they don't feel even remotely choppy.

    Not enough enemies? No problem. Play on Legendary Dark Knight difficulty. You'll have so many enemies that your style meter won't know what to do.

    Too slow for you? They've also got that covered. Turbo is in the PC version. Play Devil May Cry at 120% the speed it was before. That's damn fast.

    Don't like the bosses? Who cares? You get Bloody Palace once you beat the game (on not Easy). You don't even have to play as Nero in it. You can start as Dante and show off your combo-crazy prowess on wave after wave of unfortunate foes.

    Don't like Dante? Go see a doctor.

    9.3/10
    The only thing wrong with this game is the repitition of bosses (even moreso than the first DMC) and the terrible way the dice game was implemented on Dante Must Die difficulty.
    But to be honest, I've have more fun with the bosses here than I had with every other DMC.
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    3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
    8.3 hrs on record
    Posted: October 11
    Best hack and slash in the market (just) behind DMC3. Controller highly recommended.
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    7 of 14 people (50%) found this review helpful
    7.3 hrs on record
    Posted: October 9
    Alright ♥♥♥♥♥es first steps first turn off your speed hacks and get ready with your X-Box 420 controller because this game is about to get ♥♥♥♥ing real. Turn that difficulty up to its highest and flip that fedora on because you're going to need to do all the ♥♥♥♥ing quick scopes you can in the next ten minutes. Holy ♥♥♥♥ is this game hard, but It's alright you got your hoes to help you out since you'll be button mashing 360 quick-scoping all those fagg0t demons. oh baby a triple, quad, deca, holy ♥♥♥♥ you're god like, bow down to the DMC king. everyone surrender your Doritos and Mountian Dew we've got the Pros in the house.

    Buy the game ♥♥♥♥.
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    2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
    140.9 hrs on record
    Posted: October 25
    Outstanding, a bit confusing. But you start to adapt more. Make your quest to get that Super Dante, and Super Nero.
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    2 of 5 people (40%) found this review helpful
    26.7 hrs on record
    Posted: October 28
    Ignore the fact that Capcom forgot to make a second half of the game, and this one of the best games ever made.
    It's nice to have a villain with a speech impediment shouting ''DEMANIC POWAH'' as well.
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    1 of 3 people (33%) found this review helpful
    2.2 hrs on record
    Posted: October 8
    A pretty fun hack-and-slash game. Strongly recommended!

    Haven't tried much of the other games and not the latest one either. Can still say that this is one of the best hack-and-slash games though. Can be some graphical glitches here and there though, but nothing to big of a problem.

    I give this game 7/10,
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    1 of 3 people (33%) found this review helpful
    13.0 hrs on record
    Posted: October 14
    It's pretty good, but the level design and combat is shallower than DMC3, but unlike DMC3 it's a good port.
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    0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
    43.7 hrs on record
    Posted: October 2
    A short rundown of the game: Default controls suck, works great on my machine.

    Currently, I'm running Linux so this review is from memory. This is also my first ACTUAL review.

    Personally, I give this game an 8/10 with the following reasons:
    Good characters
    Fun bosses
    Decent graphics
    Dante's weapons. Need I say more?
    Nero's screaming for Kyrie

    Alright, so playing this game my first order of business was to edit the controls. Normally, people complain about the controls of every single game that was created for the console and put on a PC; this game was very simple for adjusting controls, but really wanted you to work for it when it came to playing. I could go on about the controls in the game, but let me say this: I got to a point where the way I adjusted my controls made the game better than what it was AFTER I got my PS3 controller to play it with. Yep. I made the game better on the Keyboard than on the Controller. In Dark Souls, that'd be IMPOSSIBLE; in this game, it's pretty easy. This game earns a 10/10 for controls on that alone.

    Now, not to spoil the game with the story of it, I'm only going on the gameplay aspect; you want the story, use google. I played this game entirely for the gameplay. Nero is pretty simple to control, but if you're using an older machine, you're going to have serious problems. The lag extremely effects how well you react; most times you can simply press a button when a game a local-based lags on your computer and it will slowly move. In DMC4, if you press anything, the lag actually makes the game ignore your command entirely. Backwards compatibility, I label this a 4/10.

    The biggest problem I had with this game is that Nero has limited weapons but does 3x as much damage as Dante, so killing as Dante takes a long time. Also, if you're new to the game, Dante will make you cry when you're fighting against him; this is coming from a guy who beat Heaven and Hell mode on DMC3 once. Dante will actually gain ALL of his weapons after you beat the game once; and believe me, he'll use them against you on the first stage of your next game. Dante also has a tendency to avoid whatever you throw at him unless you force him on the offensive and dodge his attacks yourself. Even then, he's faster than Nero, so good luck. And on your second playthrough, the first level turns out to be a major challenge. I didn't bother with Heaven or Hell mode for this exact reason. 3/10 on difficulty

    After level 1, the game is pretty enjoyable so long as you play as Nero. However, when you switch to Dante, everything becomes a major challenge. The lag becomes real, damaging enemies becomes tedious and to replace the cool minigames Nero had, Dante has immediate danger and headache inducing puzzles 24/7; in one level, all areas that were connected are redone to have portals replace the connections between them. Basically, you're going to go through a new maze a la Silph Co. teleporters. Oh, but these aren't exactly connected to each other; you can go into one and then decide to backtrack and come out of a totally different portal then the one you walked through. If you're like me and get busy playing games, this is a struggle.

    The game has a random scene with nothing but inuendos for no apparent reason whatsoever.

    Aside from that, this game was good. I don't like to praise good games or attack bad games, more show a contrary side to my own opinion. If you want my controls, message me. They worked exceptionally.
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    0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
    14.5 hrs on record
    Posted: October 4
    [POTENTIAL SPOILER]
    Don't get fooled by the year this game was made, it looks B E A U T I F U L. This game introduced me to the DmC franchise and did that well. It features unlockable history about the games and showed some of the core gameplay in a very good tutorial. The camera took me some getting used to, but I got over that real fast.

    The core gameplay is that you just go and slash at everything that stands in front of you. You learn combo's and handy tricks as you play the game, but then...

    In the middle of the game you change back to Dante, the character from the past games. And you play through the game backwards, fighting all the bosses over again with new weapons.

    The controls are very good (from what I can see using a controller) and is real fun to use. If you play the game on DX10 the games resolution gets fixed as without it it is locked (for me) to 680x480. The game runs great and is really worth the price tag.

    9/10 Great game, maybe even one of the best I've ever played!
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    0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
    18.0 hrs on record
    Posted: October 4
    Yes, you play a bland, uninteresting character for the first half of the game. Yes, the story is really stupidly convoluted. Yes, playing Dante's half of the game includes going through the same exact levels but backwards. Once, you get to Dante, it is incredibly fun and the combat system is completely solid. Even Nero can be fun to play and it's even friendly newcomers to the series. Better yet, the PC port is just completely solid as well. It even has a Performance Test feature. I mean, can you name other PC games that has this feature? So, when you play this game, keep the first three problems in mind because those can really hamper the experience. It's either this game or get the DMC HD Collection.
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    0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
    0.7 hrs on record
    Posted: October 5
    Nice port. Great game all in all. Must have if you were a fan of DMC 3 and never got to finish/play it on old-gen consoles. Would recommend getting it on a sale.
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    0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
    5.2 hrs on record
    Posted: October 8
    OMG i love this game lol nero maybe alittle spammy but the game is stlill pretty sweet enjoyed it on Xbox and pc
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    0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
    5.4 hrs on record
    Posted: October 9
    Dante is back, but wha's the deal? You will find yourself asking that as you play as a new protagonist, Nero. The leader of the city has been killed and you are pushed into the gory slaughterfest we have come to love in the series. Wondering why you have to play as this pasty faced troublemaker? Don't worry. You'll play as Dante soon enough, provided the demons dont make you lunch first. Any fans of the traditional DMC franchise will enjoy this game, as well as some of the new toys you get to use for the sole purpose of kicking some demonic butt. A must have for your Devil May Cry collection.
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    2 of 6 people (33%) found this review helpful
    0.5 hrs on record
    Posted: October 25
    Loved it. The new character Nero has a lot of new features. Strongly Recommend.
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    1 of 4 people (25%) found this review helpful
    32.8 hrs on record
    Posted: October 2
    great game
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    1 of 4 people (25%) found this review helpful
    2.2 hrs on record
    Posted: October 3
    action incarnate
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