The British developer Ninja Theory, or more precisely, the Polish studio QLOC (responsible for the PC version of) uses Epic's UE3 for a smooth gaming experience with rich colors and high contrasts. Besides the spectacular battles with clever animations and some send the shadow effects are usually managed the pixel wallpaper but could tolerate some places more details. The PC version offers the so-called HD textures, HD anti-aliasing (a kind of FXAA or MLAA) and HD shadows, just the latter, a clear improvement.
All three HD upgrades need when activating the restart of the game together and cost relatively little power (measurements on a Geforce GTX 670 in 1080p), DMC runs extremely smoothly even on mid-range graphics cards. Only in major battles breaks the frame rate sometimes, it can not demonstrate in a reproducible benchmark with multiple graphics cards. CPU side reaches a reasonably current model with at least two cores and a high clock.