Earlier this May, GameCritics was invited to play a hands-on preview of Final Fantasy XVI.
Tag: Devil May Cry
Kitten May Sigh
HIGH Finishing off bosses with a super beam.
LOW The flat, lifeless environments.
WTF The fuzzball that launched a thousand robots.
Fist Of The Douche
HIGH Satan’s Hell Cathedral is beautiful.
LOW The combat is a dispiriting slog in a combat-only game.
WTF The giant snake that leaves without bothering to have a boss fight.
Hella Good, or Just Hellish?
HIGH Achieving an SSS score by using every weapon and chaining it all together.
LOW Every. Single. Cut-scene.
WTF Fighting a demon fetus still connected to his mother.
Night Has Come And So Have I
HIGH Slicing through an entire room of monsters with a single swipe of Vergil's blade.
LOW Many, many deaths caused by foes swooping in from off-camera.
WTF How did anyone ever sign off on Lady and Trish's costumes?
The Devil's Uprising
HIGH An all new fighting style to smash some skulls with.
LOW Those animated cut-scenes are extraordinarily hideous.
WTF Vergil's unlockable skin looks very, very silly.
Still a D*ck
HIGH Seeing that Vergil has his own fully-developed skill trees.
LOW Too many of those irritating Wisps.
WTF Why isn’t Mission 5 the final mission?
Dante Must Combat
HIGH More glorious DmC combat…
LOW …that takes too long to really get going.
WTF The time required for an entire session is substantial.
Better Than the Devil You Knew
HIGH The Barbas battle is a true showstopper.
LOW Vergil is… kind of a dick.
WTF The awkward button combos required for Devil/Angel dodges.