DmC Devil May Cry: Definitive Edition Features

FeatureTwo years on, DmC takes its rightful place in the series

How and why Capcom and Ninja Theory rebooted a classic.

This seems like a straightforward proposition, but what is Devil May Cry? It's a third-person fighting game that more or less invented a genre, then with Devil May Cry 3 raised the bar once more and, with Devil May Cry 4, had its biggest-selling entry (2.9 million). In 2008 the series did not seem in bad shape - and then the next Devil May Cry was DmC, a reboot developed by the Cambridge studio Ninja Theory. This switch was much-maligned by series fans, persistently and often unfairly.

Digital FoundryIs DmC Devil May Cry Definitive Edition a worthy upgrade?

Digital Foundry stacks up the PS4 remaster against the existing PS3 and PC games.

Ninja Theory's Devil May Cry reboot courted much controversy back in the day, when the Unreal Engine 3-powered release traded the series' signature 60fps gameplay for a more detail-rich 30fps experience. Only the PC version could power uncompromised full frame-rate gameplay - and in our tests, it made a world of difference.