Devil May Cry (2001)
Born out of the Resident Evil series, Devil May Cry’s stylised hacking and slashing broke away from the survival horror genre with less puzzle solving and more plain, simple action. With extreme combat for the PS2 and PS3, it paved the way for greats like God of War. The game also spawned comic books, an anime series and four more titles. And let’s face it, Dante is just too damn cool.