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  • Summary: Devil May Cry HD Collection brings the first three original Devil May Cry titles; Devil May Cry, Devil May Cry 2, and Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening Special Edition together in one high definition package for the first time.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 24 out of 32
  2. Negative: 0 out of 32
  1. Apr 9, 2012
    91
    If you've never played the series before, then I'd consider this a must buy, and even if you've played the hell out of these games before, the addition of upscaled graphics and achievement/trophy support is bound to be appealing enough to play through them again.
  2. May 16, 2012
    85
    For a relatively budget price with around 45 hours of total gameplay, gamers who may not have played them in their first release get a reintroduction to one of the PS2's classic protagonists in two good games – DMC1 and DMC3 with a third (DMC2) only worth playing to acquire new added achievements.
  3. Apr 19, 2012
    80
    Sure, the game hasn't aged as gracefully as I would have liked, but there are some remarkable visual enhancements and a nice stash of new bonus content that fans are sure to love. Plus, the new Achievements are a powerful inducement for possibly playing through all three titles again.
  4. Apr 13, 2012
    79
    Despite its faults, Devil May Cry HD Collection is a nice collection for Hack and Slash fans.
  5. 76
    With three games packed into this collection, this is easily one of the most content-heavy HD collections to date.
  6. Apr 26, 2012
    70
    It does feature one of the most disappointing games ever made, but it also stars two of the best games ever made, so it sort of balances out.
  7. Jun 10, 2012
    60
    This collection is an easy recommendation for fans of the series, who will find it every bit as playable as (and far more attractive than) the PlayStation 2 versions-but it doesn't feel like a definitive edition of the games, and with its near-complete lack of a manual and insufficient in-game tutorials, it makes no effort to ease players unfamiliar with the franchise into the DMC world.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 20
  2. Negative: 0 out of 20
  1. Apr 7, 2012
    10
    DMC in HD is still a good game with great characters, great bosses and enemies in super great location. If you have not played DMC need toDMC in HD is still a good game with great characters, great bosses and enemies in super great location. If you have not played DMC need to catch up as soon as possible. Great story you will remember for a very, very long time. In HD the game looks very good, and the music is a great complement. Collapse
  2. Oct 26, 2015
    10
    I simply love this game, my rating can't be lower than 10, if possible it would be 1000 instead! I recommend this game for all the PS2 DevilI simply love this game, my rating can't be lower than 10, if possible it would be 1000 instead! I recommend this game for all the PS2 Devil May Cry fans. Expand
  3. Apr 6, 2012
    10
    If you are a true devil may cry fan you must have this game its 3 games in 1 for $40 with some fixes to graphics and 99 achievments and if youIf you are a true devil may cry fan you must have this game its 3 games in 1 for $40 with some fixes to graphics and 99 achievments and if you never played any of the DMC games this collection is where you need to start and after all of capcoms crap this collection is a good move just hope they dont charge us for content on the disc. opps i think i just gave them a idea haha. Expand
  4. Jun 22, 2015
    8
    Devil May Cry is one of the best selling Hack 'n Slash series and lives up to it with its humour, story and bad ass characters; fans of theDevil May Cry is one of the best selling Hack 'n Slash series and lives up to it with its humour, story and bad ass characters; fans of the franchise agree that the PlayStation 2 titles were examples of how to make a fun game. To relive the series first three titles, Capcom released the hit titles in a HD bundle for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Did it do well? Yes and no.

    Yes: With the HD update, smooth 60fps and wide screen support, DMC fans would feel comfortable playing their favourite games once again, from start to finish.

    No: Despite being a HD remake, DMC HD Collection offers no new content other than a audio and art gallery on the game selection screen.

    I enjoyed playing all three games in HD and the large amount of achievements/trophies will keep fans playing until they give up from killing demons; however, the HD Collection suffer two problems: the non-added content and the need to bring up the home menu and start up the HD Collection just to change games.

    Overall, I rate this game 8.5 out of 10; the loss of points is due to no content (1) and the constant need to re-launch the game to change (0.5).
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  5. Jul 23, 2017
    8
    The DMC HD Collection is a remastered version of the first three Devil May Cry games with DMC3 Special Edition the chosen version for thatThe DMC HD Collection is a remastered version of the first three Devil May Cry games with DMC3 Special Edition the chosen version for that instead of the original. Of the three, you get two great games and one bad one. DMC 1 is a dark and gloomy journey that really tests the player on their skills while also delivering fun combat and atmosphere. DMC 3 is a prequel game done right and delivers a far more over the top action tone that speeds up combat and delivers far harder difficulties for players with plenty of things to tweak and experiment with. DMC 2 is the clear stinker and undermines much of what made the series good, so it is highly recommended to avoid this unless you want to go through to say that you did.

    The Collection is a good deal for 2 great games and I would recommend those games if you like challenge, hack n slash games or both.
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  6. Mar 14, 2018
    8
    This is a collection more for new players than it is fans expecting some sort of new life breathed into their favorite games..
    This was my
    This is a collection more for new players than it is fans expecting some sort of new life breathed into their favorite games..
    This was my first time playing through these games and they hold up.
    Still fun!
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  7. Feb 4, 2014
    6
    All three PlayStation 2 Devil May Cry titles are given a HD makeover and certainly look all the better for it. As for the games themselvesAll three PlayStation 2 Devil May Cry titles are given a HD makeover and certainly look all the better for it. As for the games themselves none, aside from arguably the third iteration, really hold up to modern standards (Most people will say DMC 2 was never any good anyway!) and so I wouldn't really recommend this collection to anyone that hasn't played the games previously. For fans of the series though this is as good a way as ever to replay an influential series Expand

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