Everbody! Quick, facepalm as hard as you can!Wired.com wrote:EA's take still features Dante as the protagonist, but the poet-philosopher is now a hulking veteran of the Crusades. He returns home from war to find Beatrice, the subject of his love and admiration, murdered. When her soul is "kidnapped" by Lucifer himself, Dante dives down to the very depths of hell, armed with Death's scythe, to win her back.
This game would be laugh out lout stupid if it weren't so depressing. Hell, I almost admire the can-do attitude that it took to make a game based on a work that doesn't have a story in the traditional sense. Almost, but not quite, or at all actually.
Oh, and here's a video.
I wonder what they'll do next? Maybe a Slaughterhouse-Five game that's a WWII first person shooter (with time control abilities, of course). Any other ideas?