After the success of Resident Evil 2, another Capcom title is now dominating the review charts of 2019 in the form of Devil May Cry 5
. As the next chapter to the acclaimed series, Devil May Cry 5 has a lot to make up for after almost 10 years of absence. Not to mention that the game is also the first entry into the current gen. Based on the latest reviews, it seems that Capcom was able to revive yet another masterpiece in their library of classic titles, making them dominate the top two spots of the best games of 2019 for the Xbox One and PC (based on Metacritic).
"Devil May Cry V is the best entry in the series and one of the best character action games ever released. In addition to its excellent combat mechanics and level design, which expand greatly on the elements introduced in past games, the story and characters had never before received such focus in Devil May Cry." - Wccftech 9.8/10 PC
Devil May Cry 5 is currently ranked as the best PC game of 2019 after getting an impressive Metascore of 91 made up of positive response from all the critics. As mentioned in the quote above, this is the first entry in the installment that puts heavy emphasis on its characters, something that PC critics unanimously agreed.
"It isn't perfect, since nothing is, but came as close as you could get in a given genre. The new leader to beat." Destructoid 10/10 Xbox One
In addition to its impressive PC score, Devil May Cry 5 is also doing well for the Xbox One. With Metascore of 88 made up of 44 positive response and 3 mixed responses from 47 critics. currently the second best game for the console trailing behind Resident Evil 2.
"Capcom has done it again, re-energising a classic series like never before, and pushing the genre forward in a fresh way. It looks better than ever, plays better than ever. It's Devil May Cry better than ever." GamesRadar+ 4.5/5 Stars
And finally, the game currently ranks as the fourth best reviews game for the console after getting an average Metascore of 88 made up of 21 positive and 2 mixed impressions from 23 critics. Do take note that the game is said to may be lacking in the post-content department but given the way the game was made, Capcom may still have more surprises up their sleeves for this title. With that said, if you are looking for a fast-paced action-packed gun-blazing demon-slashing experience, then you better get to the store and get your copy today. Meanwhile please enjoy Dante doing a Michael Jackson impression below and stay tuned for more gaming news and updates,
"DMC5 Dante Moonwalk Dance"
Source: Metacritic, MELOO