dark        

Devil May Cry 5 director talks game length, visual style and where it fits on the timeline

0

Please don't have as much backtracking as DMC4

The time for Devil May Cry 5 is nearly upon us. It sounds great on paper, the demo was ace, now we just wait until March 8.

But until then, director Hideaki Itsuno is clearly excited about the game, so we're getting more and more information fed to us well ahead of its release. Speaking at a South Korean media showcase event, the Itsuno explains that the game runs on a modified version of the RE Engine (created for Resident Evil 7) with "upgraded processing speed and performance." As for the visual style, Itsuno says that Capcom was "aiming for something Hollywood movie-esque, like The Avengers," which really explains a lot. It takes place after Devil May Cry 2 and we'll see why in-game.

He also clarifies that the development team took "15 to 16 hours" to beat the game, which puts it squarely at the top as the longest Devil May Cry entry in history, given that most of them average around 10 hours. That number will likely be extended considerably with extra content, which may even come in the form of extra DLC characters (something they did a few years back with Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition).

It all sounds good! I just hope that the length has a purpose, perhaps peppered with kickass cutscenes. The flip side of the coin is innumerable amounts of backtracking, which hurt the otherwise strong Devil May Cry 4.

Devil May Cry 5 [Ruliweb via Gematsu]

You are logged out. Login | Sign up

 
 

 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Chris Carter
Chris CarterReviews Director, Co-EIC   gamer profile

Chris has been enjoying Destructoid avidly since 2008. He finally decided to take the next step, make an account, and start blogging in January of 2009. Now, he's staff! ------------------- T... more + disclosures


 


 


Also on Destructoid: Devil May Cry 5   (63)   From our database:

  • How are you liking Devil May Cry 5? (Spoilers) - Marcel Hoang
  • Devil May Cry 5 opens the Bloody Palace on April 1 - Chris Moyse
  • Devil May Cry 5 tritagonist V will host his own manga series - Chris Carter
  • Review: Devil May Cry 5 - Chris Carter
  • HAHAHA, Good luck getting Devil May Cry 5's platinum trophy - Brett Makedonski
  • This Devil May Cry 5 mocap video proves the series hasn't lost its signature silliness - Chris Carter
  • Are you excited for Devil May Cry 5? - Marcel Hoang
  • Get caught up on Devil May Cry's plot before 5 with this convenient trailer - Peter Glagowski
  • Capcom producers reiterate wish to bring Devil May Cry to Switch - Chris Carter
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #action #Devil May Cry #PC #PS4 #Xbox One

    READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...


    LET'S KEEP THE COMMUNITY GREAT


    You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!



     
     
  •