Brad Venable – who appeared in many video games such as Devil May Cry 5, Final Fantasy VII Remake and more – recently passed away.
Brad Venable, a prolific video game and anime actor who played Vs well-known Griffon in Devil May Cry 5, recently passed away. With his wife̵
You saw the best in all of us and brought it out. You treated me like family, and called me your little brother. You motivated and inspired us. Our bond and friendship in recent years is something I will cherish forever. I love you @bradvenable I miss you brother ❤️ pic.twitter.com/URPRVRgPro
– Brian Olvera @ Home Studio (@LiveStudioBrian) January 8, 2021
With permission from my wife, I’m posting this video for you @bradvenable. When I can gather my thoughts tomorrow, I register them when I’m not a fucking mess. You will ask me to let go of everything, but if I do, I will cry forever.
My brother. I love you so much. pic.twitter.com/S8x7fEjiTD
– Darrel J Delfin @ (@DarrelJDelfin) January 8, 2021
Very sad to have lost one of the finest and most rewarding talents in the voiceover business. @bradvenable was a boyfriend of a man and will help you with anything you need. Ridiculously talented and a real treasure. RIP Brad. I will miss our conversations. #voiceovers #voiceover
– Terry Daniel (@voiceoversbytd) January 8, 2021
If you did not know @bradvenable, you missed it. He was kind to every single person he knew. I do not think he gave himself the credit he deserved, but he was always there to be supportive of his colleagues, no matter what stage they were in their careers.
– Erica Mendez (@tsunderica) January 8, 2021
Venable not just played in Devil May Cry 5, but also had roles in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold Wars, the last one Demon’s Souls new recording, Fire emblem: Three houses, Astral Chain, Serious Sam 4, and Final Fantasy VII Remake. In anime, he played Daz in English dub Attack on Titan, and played roles in My Hero Academia, Hunter x hunter, and Dragon Ball Super.
He was 43 when he passed away, and no cause of death has been released at the time of writing.
Devil May Cry 5 special edition dropped digitally on November 10 for Xbox Series X and November 12 on PS5. The physical version released December 1st. Players will also have the opportunity to increase the difficulty with Legendary Dark Knight mode. This new horde mode will give even the most hardened devil hunter a run for his money. Players can also activate Turbo mode, which allows the entire game to be played at 1.2 times speed, increasing the madness on the screen.
Of course, alongside the new content, there are several visual and technical improvements for the PS5 and Xbox Series X. DMC5SE has ray-tracing support on the new consoles (except Series S) and has greatly increased the frame rate. It’s also the huge improvement both consoles have made in terms of load times via their SSDs. Read our review of the title to see how well this new version stands up.
Back in February last year, almost a year after launch, Devil May Cry 5 was already the best-selling game in the series’ history, according to Capcom. This information was published via Capcom’s official website where the total number of copies of Devil May Cry 5 which was sold was then stated at 3.1 million. This only slightly surpassed it Devil May Cry 4, which currently stands at 3.0 million.