Devil May Cry (frequently abbreviated as DMC) is a hack and slash action game developed by Capcom Production Studio 4 and published by Capcom in 2001 for the PlayStation 2. The events in the game are second in the series storyline's chronological order, taking place after events in Devil May Cry 3 and before Devil May Cry 2. The game has received generally positive reviews, and has sold more than 4 million copies.Set in modern times on the fictional Mallet Island, the story centers on the characters Dante and Trish and their quest to confront the demon lord Mundus. The story is told primarily through a mixture of cutscenes, which use the game's engine and several pre-rendered full motion videos.
The gameplay consists of levels called "missions", where players must fight numerous enemies, perform platforming tasks, and occasionally solve puzzles to progress through the story. The player's performance in each mission is given a letter grade of A, B, C, or D, with an additional
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