Devil May Cry 5

FeatureDante returns: Hideaki Itsuno on Devil May Cry 5

Plus Dragon's Dogma 2 and Rival Schools 3, of course.

Dante is back. And so, it seems, is Capcom, the Osaka-based company on a winning streak the likes of which we haven't seen since its 90s and early 00s pomp. Resident Evil 7 successfully brought the series back to its horror roots while delivering a modern twist, and Monster Hunter World finally gave that series the recognition it deserved in the west, while on the horizon there's the exquisite looking Mega Man 11 and next year's sumptuous Resident Evil 2 remake.

Dante rips his motorbike in half and uses it as a weapon in new Devil May Cry 5 gameplay

Capcom has shown off new Devil May Cry 5 gameplay during Microsoft's gamescom Inside Xbox show.

The footage shows Nero wise-cracking as he tears up demons - and there's some gameplay showing impressive-looking boss fights. At one point he flies around on his rocket-powered robot arm.

Interestingly, Dante - old man Dante, it looks like - turns up on his motorbike, which he rips in half and uses as a weapon. Cool!

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