Look up the phrase “literary license” in the dictionary, and you’ll probably find a big ol’ picture of Dante’s Inferno right in the middle of it. Of course, if the game were wholly accurate to The Divine Comedy, it would only need one analog stick for walking and one action button for “Talk to Virgil.” Thankfully, Visceral Games looks to aim at our more base sensibilities in giving us a game that employs two of my favorite things: hardcore violence and boobs! Check out the trailer after the break courtesy of our friends at G4 and E3.
It looks like Dante’s Inferno will feature some absurdly huge bosses (making him like that other Dante) and some genuinely blasphemous imagery. Hopefully the gameplay will match up, but I don’t think that will be a problem given the pedigree of developer Visceral Games.
Dante’s Inferno will be released in 2010 for Xbox 360, Playstation 3, and PSP.