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1:30 PM on 06.13.2014

Check out this amazing gallery of real-life videogame swords

Late last night a friend sent me over an imgur gallery by a user that I couldn't look away from. He is known only as Michaelcthulhu, and he has a pretty rad collection of swords that he's made over the course of a few ye...

Chris Carter


8:00 PM on 01.06.2014

PlayStation Plus freebies: Don't Starve (PS4), DmC (PS3)

Engorged on the blood of holiday sacrifice, PlayStation Plus is back tomorrow with free games and assorted discounts. The two you really need to know: Don't Starve will be free for PS4 users and last year's DmC will be free f...

Steven Hansen

1:15 PM on 11.15.2013

Ace Attorney producer wants to revive some Capcom titles

With the arrival of the new generation, Capcom is looking to try new strategies for how to better satisfy its audience. And while Deep Down is an interesting experiment, a producer at Capcom has some other ideas in mind -- an...

Alessandro Fillari



Contest: Win a copy of DmC: The Chronicles of Vergil! photo
Contest: Win a copy of DmC: The Chronicles of Vergil!
by Mr Andy Dixon

[Update: Contest over! Winners are Scield, HammerShark, and Sephzilla!]

Our friends at Titan Books have given us three copies of their new graphic novel DmC: The Chronicles of Vergil to hand out to the Destructoid community! This hardcover tells a prequel story leading up to the reimagining of the series, and the art is absolutely fantastic! (Seriously, check out that gallery below.)

To win, just leave a comment below telling us your favorite character, enemy, etc. from the Devil May Cry universe. Limit one entry per person, and you have until this Friday, September 20 at 11:59pm Pacific to enter. We'll ship to anyone with a U.S. mailing address.

Good luck!

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10:00 PM on 08.14.2013

Capcom Essentials bundles five games in one for $59.99

With the new consoles in spitting distance, Capcom is releasing some of its works of this generation in the Capcom Essentials. For $59.99, this compilation packages in Resident Evil 6, Super Street Fighter IV, Dead Rising 2, ...

Abel Girmay

9:30 AM on 07.30.2013

Retailer outs Capcom bundle featuring five major games

[Update: Capcom has confirmed that this bundle is the real deal.] EB Games Canada has a listing for Capcom Essentials, a 5-in-1 pack containing five of Capcom's biggest franchises. The pack is planned for the Xbox 360 and Pla...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



DmC and all its DLC 40% off over on Steam  photo
DmC and all its DLC 40% off over on Steam
by Hamza CTZ Aziz

DmC: Devil May Cry is 40% off for Steam's weekend deal. You have until June 3 to score the game at $29.99. Plus, the same discount is applied to all three downloadable content offerings. Vergil's Downfall, the story expansion starring Dante's brother, will cost you $5.39. The costume pack is running $2.39, and the weapon bundle is going for $1.19.

You have until June 3 to score the Alan Wake franchise for 90% off too. For $4, you can own Alan Wake, Alan Wake Collector's Edition Extras, and Alan Wake's American Nightmare.

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11:00 PM on 05.20.2013

10 games bundled with all their DLC discounted on PSN

The PlayStation Store is rolling out a new sales promotion that's packing ten different games with ALL of their downloadable content offerings. The Ultimate Edition bundles are all being offered at 65% off, with PlayStation P...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

11:00 AM on 03.29.2013

Ninja Theory talks reboot and shows off unseen Dante art

Just two months ago, DmC: Devil May Cry was released and caused quite a ruckus. While this unique entry in the Devil May Cry franchise didn't exactly light up the charts, and remains a contentious title with series fans, at t...

Alessandro Fillari



Guide: DmC: Devil May Cry: Vergil's Downfall DLC photo
Guide: DmC: Devil May Cry: Vergil's Downfall DLC
by Chris Carter

Vergil's Downfall is finally upon us, and after some Bloody Palace tips, I figured it would be a good idea to revisit DmC. When you think about it, tons of people let their games collect dust in a corner somewhere, waiting for potential DLC to come along -- but when they return, they don't find the experience to be a familiar one.

Vergil is sort of similar to Dante at a base level, but his add-on is completely different from the main campaign. Here are some tips to help acclimate yourself to Dante's brother.

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Review: DmC: Devil May Cry: Vergil's Downfall photo
Review: DmC: Devil May Cry: Vergil's Downfall
by Chris Carter

Ninja Theory had a lot to prove with DmC: Devil May Cry. Not only did they have to appease their fans, but they had to live up to an already existing passionate fanbase, who had come to expect a level of quality worth to the Devil May Cry name.

Depending on who you talked to, they either succeed, or they failed. Personally, I felt like it was somewhere in the middle. While DmC wasn't even close to the franchise pedigree, it was still very much a serviceable action game, and Ninja Theory's best offering to date.

Which brings us to the newest downloadable content after Bloody Palace, a brand new story starring Dante's brother Vergil. Vergil's Downfall is more of the same, and your mileage will drastically vary on how much you enjoyed DmC: Devil May Cry in the first place.

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New releases: Construction finishes on SimCity photo
New releases: Construction finishes on SimCity
by Fraser Brown

This Monday heralds a week of mayoral responsibilities and the raiding of trap-laden tombs, both of which undoubtedly require similar skill sets. As much as I'm a big fan of Ms. Croft, and it seems like her latest outing is one of her best, I'm a tad more taken with managing a crazy little city.

I'll admit that I'm still not completely sold on SimCity, however. It certainly looks lovely, but I miss my water pipes and gargantuan utopias, and so many of the design choices seem to be aimed at people who are social butterflies, when I'm more of a grumpy moth. Regardless, I'm still rather excited about its imminent release, and will be doing my best to ensure that Beardtopia is the grottiest, most unfriendly city in all the land.

On top of SimCity and Tomb Raider, there are a plethora of other new releases demanding your attention this week. Two Naruto Shippunden titles drop, saturating the colorful, super-powered ninja market; Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk gives budding herbalists something to do on the PS3, while also searching for their lost sister; The Showdown Effect jumps out of a burning building and punches a vaguely German sounding villain in the face; and the 3DS gets a new Castlevania: Lords of Shadow title

You lot are getting spoiled this week. What's tempting you the most?

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DmC: Devil May Cry's Bloody Palace tips and impressions photo
DmC: Devil May Cry's Bloody Palace tips and impressions
by Chris Carter

Capcom and Ninja Theory have recently provided a free add-on to DmC: Devil May Cry called the Bloody Palace, to help extend your replay value a bit.

For those of you who have never played a Devil May Cry game before, the Bloody Palace is an arena-like survival mode, where you face multiple levels of foes until you reach a set final end floor, and fight a final boss.

It's basically the Dark Realm from Onimusha franchise, and it's been in every game except for the first Devil May Cry.

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12:48 PM on 02.21.2013

Gameplay videos for DmC's Vergil DLC are surfacing

If Capcom's short teasers aren't satisfying you while you wait for DmC: Devil May Cry's upcoming DLC, Vergil's Downfall, a few users in Europe have redeemed their codes before the March 5th release date, and have uploaded so...

Chris Carter

12:45 PM on 02.20.2013

DmC: Devil May Cry's Vergil DLC launches in March

[Update: the official trailer has been added] Last we heard, the Vergil DLC for DmC: Devil May Cry was supposed to come out at some point in February, but Capcom just let us know today that the final release date is March 5t...

Chris Carter



DmC's Vergil DLC about 3 to 5 hours of new content photo
DmC's Vergil DLC about 3 to 5 hours of new content
by Hamza CTZ Aziz

The upcoming downloadable story content for DmC picks up right where the game finishes, so needless to say this will be one spoiler filled preview.     

At the end of DmC, Dante plunges his sword into Vergil and nearly kills the misguided brother. Vergil is spared, but he's left battered, bruised, and lost in a new realm that's closer to that of a hell-like dimension compared to the limbo areas that players went through as Dante.

Not only is Vergil badly hurt and lost in an unknown dimension, but he's also lost the amulet he was given by his parents, thus losing a good portion of his powers.

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