Dante’s Inferno 2 in development at Visceral suggests EA job listing

20 May 2010
Posted by:

Dante's Inferno 2 Purgatory videogame coming. Divine Comedy artwork of Dante Hell and Heaven
Dante’s Inferno 2: Purgatory (or Dante’s Purgatory, rather), looks like it IS in development by Visceral Games, according to a job posting on Gama.

The listing reads that Visceral Games is looking for people to help with the development of…To quote:

“The sequel to a major new IP at the award-winning Visceral Games, creators of Dead Space and Dante’s Inferno.”

  • Hot Galleries

    Miranda Lawson Cosplay

    Miranda Cosplay

    Tifa Lockheart Cosplay

    Tifa Cosplay

    Tomb Raider Cosplay

    Lara Croft Cosplay

    Pokemon Trainers Hilda & Rosa Cosplay

    Pokemon Trainers

  • Previously the developers said that they would not make a second game, but the ending of Dante’s Inferno suggests that the second part of the “Divine Comedy” trilogy is indeed where they intend to go next.

    For those not in the know, the Epic Poem from Dante Alighieri (circa 1308-1321) that the Dante’s Inferno videogame is based off of, is only the first part of a trilogy of books collectively called “The Divine Comedy”. The first part deals with the Biblical “Hades” (essentially Hell), the second part deals with Purgatory, and the third part deals with Paradise (essentially Heaven). The drawing of the poet above gives representations of all three spiritual dimensions with the city of Florance on the right (where he was exiled from when writing the poems).

    Naturally, the developers at Visceral Games would have to take some major liberties with the source material to turn it into an action adventure videogame.
    But already the developers have taken major liberties, by casting the titular Dante as a Crusader, something entirely made up for the game. Likewise, you can imagine their take on Purgatory to be wrought with not only their own interpretations of Dante’s literature, but also their own elements to make it a unique and exciting videogame.

    And excited I am! I cannot wait to see their take on the Heavenly realms. Something that has scarcely been represented in videogame form, and never done in a way that really does it justice in my humble opinion.

    Hopefully we’ll see more of the game and/or get an official announcement at E3 2010 in June. Visceral Games is also currently working on Dead Space 2 and a Jack the Ripper videogame.

    Via superannuation


    Categories: News, PS3 News, Xbox 360 News

  • Gallery Slider

    Dead or Alive 5: Last Round Screenshots

    DOA5: Last Round - Who's Best Dressed?

    Life Is Strange Fanart Artwork Gallery

    Life Is Strange Fanart

    Final Fantasy VII Remake Screenshots Gallery

    Cloud Returns!

    Microsoft Hololens 3D Headset Brings Hologram Alternate Reality Tech To Life

    What Does True Alt Reality Look Like?

    Senran Kagura: Shinova Versus Figurines

    Senran Kagura Slippery Figurines

    Pokken Tournament Artwork

    Pokken Tournament Realistic Surprise

    Bravely Second Images

    Bravely Second Sees The Return of...

    Street Fighter V Images

    Street Fighter V Reveal Kicks Ass

  • Wallpaper Favorites

    Mortal Kombat X Wallpaper

    Mortal Kombat X Wallpapers

    Grand Theft Auto 5 Wallpaper

    Grand Theft Auto 5 Wallpapers

    The Witcher 3 Wallpaper

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Wallpapers

    Dragon Ball Xenoverse Wallpaper

    Dragon Ball Xenoverse Wallpapers

    DmC: Devil May Cry Angels Wallpaper

    DmC: Devil May Cry Wallpapers

    Metal Gear Solid 5 Wallpaper

    Metal Gear Solid 5 Wallpapers

  • About the author

    Josh Romero By Josh Romero: He is a lover of videogames, as well as metal music, Gilmore Girls, chatting, social networking, Phoenix Suns, reading, writing and many other nerdy things. Read his posts here and connect with him on Youtube.

    • I hope this true because in the end it says “to be continued”. they better not have trolled me.

    • brit

      I believe this was just posted out of a hope. or they gave up on making it. 4 years after this blog was written.

    • Popular Galleries

      Morrigan Aensland Cosplay

      Morrigan Cosplay

      Uncharted 4 Cosplay

      Uncharted 4 Cosplay

      Assassin’s Creed Liberation Cosplay

      Assassin's Cosplay

      BioShock Infinite Cosplay

      BioShock Cosplay

      Queen of Blades Cosplay

      Queen of Blades Cosplay

      Kasumi Cosplay

      Kasumi Cosplay from DOA

      Chun-Li Cosplay

      Chun-Li Cosplay

      Bayonetta Cosplay

      Bayonetta Cosplay

      Fallout 4 Cosplay

      Fallout 4 Cosplay

      Life Is Strange Cosplay

      Life Is Strange Cosplay

      Harley Quinn Cosplay

      Harley Quinn Cosplay

      Quiet Cosplay

      Quiet Cosplay

      15 Fairy Tale Ideas for The Wolf Among Us Season 2

      15 Fairy Tale Ideas for The Wolf Among Us

      Lilith Cosplay

      Lilith Borderlands Cosplay

      Samus Aran Zero Suit Cosplay

      Top 3 Best Samus Cosplays

      Cortana Model In Halo 4

      Cortana's Halo Series Evolution

      Portal 3 Cosplay

      Portal 3 Aperture Science Cosplay

      One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 Cast

      One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 Characters

      Ibuki Cosplay

      Ibuki Street Fighter Cosplay

      Prince of Persia Cosplay

      Prince of Persia Cosplay

      Super Smash Bros Wii U and 3DS Characters List

      SSB4 Character List

      Dragon Age Inquisition: Vivienne Cosplay

      Dragon Age 3 Cosplay

      Injustice Gods Among Us Characters List

      Injustice Characters List

      Soul Calibur 5 characters list. Artwork of new fighter Natsu

      Soul Calibur 5 Characters List

      Soul Calibur: Lost Swords Characters List

      Soul Calibur: Lost Swords Characters Art

      Lightning Returns Cosplay

      Lightning Returns Cosplay

      Deus Ex: Human Revolution Movie photo

      Deus Ex Fan Movie Actors

      Sage Mears Picture

      DmC: Devil May Cry Cosplay

      Killer is Dead Cosplay

      Killer is Dead Cosplay

      Aerith & Zack Cosplay

      Aerith & Zack Cosplay

      Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z Characters List

      Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z Characters List

      Dynasty Warriors 8 Characters List

      Dynasty Warriors 8 Characters List

      Zelda and Link Cosplay

      Zelda & Link Cosplay

      Yuna & Tidus Cosplay

      Yuna & Tidus Cosplay

      Funny Original 151 Pokemon Art Gallery

      151 Pokemon Art

      Ada Wong Cosplay

      Ada Wong Cosplay

    • Recent Comments

    • Latest Poll

    • Archives