Ahayweh Gate – Descent II

“Ahayweh Gate, the first level, is named for the phrase ‘Abandon hope, all ye who enter here’ from Dante’s Divine Comedy.”    —ClassicReload, January 7, 2016

Learn more about Parallax Software’s 1996 video game Dark Descent II here.

“Dante’s Inferno” in Shadowrun

“The club is styled after the allegory of the nine circles of hell as described in the Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri, having nine dance floors with each floor going further down with each corresponding circle of hell. They also have a digital host with which offline members and online members can react with the aid of AR. The club’s digital menu is for simsense users and deliberately designed as a scroll, and the digital lounge is designed to simulate the feeling of live flames.”    —Shadowrun Wiki, February 2, 2015

Learn more about the Shadowrun series, first launched in 1989, here.

“I’m not Dante, and you’re not Vergilius” – Resident Evil: Revelations

“You said yourself, ‘Abandon hope all ye who enter here.’ But I’m not Dante, and you’re not Vergilius.”

Learn more about Capcom’s 2012 video game Resident Evil: Revelations here.

The Gates of Hell – The Last Remnant

“This boss is quite famous in the community, and for understandable reasons! It has many deadly attacks at its disposal, Blue Blazes hits an entire union, Hellfire hits all characters in range, and it can use either of these at the beginning and end of any turn, which will annihilate your morale bar.”    –Lemmy, YouTube, December 20, 2018

Learn more about Square Enix’s 2008 video game The Last Remnant here.

Cocytus – Wild Arms 2

In the video game Wild Arms 2, there is a gang of bandits called Cocytus, the members of which are named Caina, Antenora, Ptolomea, and Judecca.

Learn more about Media.Vision’s 1999 video game Wild Arms 2 here.

Draghignazzo – Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow (2005)

“Draghignazzo is an enemy in Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow. He is one of the guardians of the dungeons of Hell. He is quite the pessimist.”    —Wikivania: Encyclopedia of Darkness, August 20, 2019

Learn more about Konami’s 2005 video game Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow here.

The Gates of Hell – Bayonetta (2009)

“The Gates of Hell is the name of Rodin’s bar that doubles as a demonic weapons market. It is here that Rodin sells many objects, such as healing items and various techniques for Bayonetta, as well as accessories and ‘treasures.'”    —Bayonetta Wiki, August 7, 2020

Learn more about PlatinumGames’ 2009 video game Bayonetta here.

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