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Twitch streamer Sodapoppin reacts to Devil May Cry 5’s incredible Michael Jackson tribute

Published: 9/Mar/2019 0:03 Updated: 9/Mar/2019 0:04

by Virginia Glaze

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The fifth installment of the highly-acclaimed Devil May Cry series went live on March 8 – and popular Twitch streamer Chance ‘Sodapoppin’ Morris made sure to dive into the game.

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[WARNING: Possible spoilers ahead.]

Sodapoppin frequently plays the newest games on release and is never shy about sharing his opinion, as evidenced by him giving up on Kingdom Hearts 3 shortly after booting up the title.

He was in the midst of a broadcast for DMC 5 when he came across main character Dante’s flashy impression of late singer-songwriter Michael Jackson, leading to a hilarious bout of surprise and bewilderment.

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The streamer was clearly taken off guard as Dante began to randomly bust a move, after being gifted the Faust Hat weapon from newbie character Nico – complete with Jackson-esque background music and moonwalking.

“What?” Sodapoppin asked incredulously, raising his hands above his head in shock. “I’m being trolled.”

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Sodapoppin’s chat appeared to echo his sentiment, spamming rows of question marks and pogchamps out of confusion – with one user even asking, “WTF is this game?”

This wouldn’t be the first time Capcom has paid tribute to Jackson as of late, either; the company likewise gave Street Fighter V newcomer ‘G’ a few of Jackson’s dance moves in his attack animations, driving home his seemingly ‘American’ spirit.

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Devil May Cry 5 is already receiving rave reviews, scoring a 9.5/10 on IGN and a 9/10 on Gamespot thanks to its ‘SSS stylish’ gameplay and flashy combo system.