Conclusion: Survival Action has returned. Resident Evil: Revelations feels right on the 3DS. Everything about its design, controls, and pure fun factor comes together into a neat little package that feels natural on a handheld system.
Pros: Tight controls designed specifically for 3DS, 3D effects pull you into the action
Excerpt: Like the mutated viral strains that inhabit its many undead bodies, Resident Evil keeps adapting. As a result, each new game has to ponder the past, present and future of the series. Should the next Resident Evil be survival horror? Should it be modern-style action?
Summary: Ever since that moment when a ragged humanoid figure stood up from its fleshy meal and stumbled towards Jill Valentine, the Resident Evil series has terrified and thrilled players in equal measure, retaining its unique features of fear-inducing tank controls and pre-rendered scare backgrounds all...
Excerpt: In making the leap from the 3DS to consoles, Resident Evil: Revelations had to clear one big hurdle: Does it offer enough content to justify a promotion to the big screen? While there are plenty of worthwhile handheld games, it's rare to see one with the scope necessary to deserve a full-priced...
Pros: Focusing co-op fire to quickly eliminate a boss.
Cons: Endlessly respawning goons that back up one of the bosses.
Summary: To put it bluntly, I’ve never been an expert at survival-horror games. I’ve played games from the popular franchises, such as Resident Evil and Silent Hill, and even some lesser known series such Fatal Frame and Siren, but they all seem to have one of two things in common: I’m just not that good at...
Excerpt: A minor miracle happened on Thursday, January 19 of this year. No, there was no water turning into wine or even a vision of the Virgin Mary on some random peanut butter and jelly sandwich. It was something much more subtle. That was the day that Resident Evil 6 was announced (with a full trailer […]
Excerpt: For all those people that said the Nintendo 3DS had no games worth playing, prepare to be silenced. Fresh off the presses at Capcom comes the latest portable Resident Evil, entitled Resident Evil: Revelations .