Step inside Dante’s inferno with this Devil May Cry figure from NECA

The word “Dante” may bring to mind the Italian poet and his storied description of medieval Hell, but the name itself means “enduring”. We think it’s a more-than-fitting mononym for the rage-and-justice-fueled protagonist of Capcom’s Devil May Cry. Considered so deviant from the Resident Evil franchise that it merited its own series, the “Platinum Title” sees Dante avenging the murder of his mother through intense combat and the radical wiping-out of any and all foes in the form of demons. This gaming experience’s fiery darkness has spawned a devoted following, inspiring this seven-inch NECA figurine.

Boasting over 35 points of articulation and his two trusty firearms, Ebony and Ivory, he also brings with him the sword Alastor, a shotgun and interchangeable hands to carry it all. Although this isn’t pictured below, NECA has states that in March 2015, Dante will come in a flapped window box similar to their NES-style figures, which will hearken back to the look of the original video-game packaging. It’s clear that a lot of intention has gone into the careful crafting of this figurine. Preorder now so you don’t look back and regret missing out!

Dante's hair is the stuff of legend. And is also hard evidence that this game was indeed made in 2001.

Dante’s hair is the stuff of legend. It’s also hard evidence that this game was indeed made in 2001.

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