Quantcast
Fans fix DmC's Dante, make him look worse - Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist



Fans fix DmC's Dante, make him look worse


1:20 PM on 10.04.2010
Fans fix DmC's Dante, make him look worse photo



Surprise, surprise. The backlash over DmC's "new" Dante has reached its inevitable conclusion, with fans taking it upon themselves to play designer and give the protagonist's controversial appearance a brand new makeover. The only trouble is ... I can't see what this "new new" Dante has done to look any better.

The best part of this professional design document is the bit that says, "Black/skunk hair OK to keep," as if the fanbase sat down to have hard think about things, and decided it would allow Ninja Theory to use one of its ideas. That's very big of you, guys! 

We also have, "No red coat? No Dante!" But wait, wasn't his coat red in the trailer? No, apparently it was burgundy, which is ENTIRELY THE WRONG COLOR YOU IDIOT! Fortunately, these important blueprints have fixed the problem and we can now confirm that what you're looking at is, indeed, Dante. 

Otherwise, aside from a few thoroughly pointless things like a patch and a pendant, they haven't really don't anything to improve the character. Instead, he kind of looks worse, like a rejected Final Fantasy character. If that's what the fans want, I think it's best we leave it to the experts.

Seriously, the arrogance of some fanbases ...  

[Via Brad Nicholson]

[Update: I have been contacted by the artist of this picture, who calls herself Krazy Kitsune, to be informed that this was her attempt at a "middle ground" blending of old and new Dante. I was misinterpreted some of the intent of the drawing, which was more a reconciliatory effort than an attempt to tell Ninja Theory what to do. So, sorry to Kitsune for getting the intent wrong, although the whole "fan redesign" thing still gets my goat.]

Fans fix DmC's Dante, make him look worse photo





Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.






Artsy Fartsy

12:30 PM on 03.25.2014
Farts 'N' Crafts: Teens fighting an Angry, Flappy Bird

Here's this week's Farts 'N' Crafts! I'm a little burnt-out following GDC, so today's topic involves children attacking a goose with a broom. If you'd like to hang this on your wall, you can buy a print here. If you'd like to make your own picture of kids fighting a geese, go right ahead and drop it in the comments here, or shoot me an email.more



5:00 PM on 03.19.2014
Let's celebrate 20 years of Super Metroid with fan art

If you're counting the game's original Japanese release, it's Super Metroid's 20th birthday today! As much as I'd be content to mope around given that Nintendo isn't doing much to please series fans right now, we should inste...more



5:15 PM on 03.18.2014
Farts 'N' Crafts: Sonic hates his new design so much he's barfing

Hey gang! Here's a hot and messy GDC edition of Farts 'N' Crafts, brought to you by liquor and cocktail napkins, and also cocktails, made with liquor. Sonic The Hedgehog is covered in bandages and scarves in Sonic Boom, so I drew him barfing up SpaghettiOs. Because cocktails.more



View all Artsy Fartsy






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more