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Resident Evil: Revelations

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Overall 8
8.0

Resident Evil Revelations review

GamesRadar
25 June 2012
  • Excerpt: As is quickly being made clear by Capcom, 2012 is the year of Resident Evil. The franchise’s 15th anniversary is highlighted by multiple news games coming out, and it all starts with Resident Evil Revelations, a brand new portable adventure starring two of the series’ most popular characters. Can a slimmed down approach to RE’s traditional mix of scares and gunplay work on the three-dimensional handheld? The short answer: yes.
  • Pros: A legitimate recreation of what makes RE fun, Perfectly paced for handheld play, Lots of extra content available post-game
  • Cons: Some annoying new characters, Enemies lack variety, Lots of late game backtracking
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Review: Resident Evil: Revelations

NintendoStar
14 March 2012
  • Excerpt: Title: Resident Evil: Revelations Developer: Capcom Release Date: January 27th 2012 (EU), February 7th 2012 (NA) Platform: 3DS Revelations has the quintessentially convoluted and chronologically warped plot you’ve come to expect from Capcom and the Resident Evil series. It might seem slightly ridiculous at times, but the story is so well told you’ll still find yourself getting sucked in and gagging to see what happens next.
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Overall 9
9.2
Design 8
8.0
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 10
9.5
Sound 10
9.5

Expert Review

Game Freaks 365
9 March 2012
  • Excerpt: The Resident Evil series has changed a lot over the years. Gone are the tank-like controls, the confusing backtracking segments, and the punishing inventory limitations that basically defined the first four games in the franchise (including Code: Veronica X). When you think about it, the core experience has evolved a lot since Resident Evil 4 to accommodate the fans of modern shooters, from the over-the-shoulder perspective to the plentiful ammo and health items...
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Overall 6
6.0

Resident Evil Revelations Review

GamerNode
5 March 2012
  • Summary: One of the best games on the 3DS to date and every bit worthy of a place in Resident Evil canon.
  • Pros: Revitalization of classic RE survival horror, Something for all types of RE fans, Excellent use of visuals and audio, demonstrating the power of the 3DS
  • Cons: Changes in play style can be disruptive; commitment to one style of play could improve the experience, Circle Pad Pro required to fully realize the game's potential
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Overall 9
9.0
Gameplay 9
8.5
Looks 9
9.0

Resident Evil Revelations (3DS) - Review

VGChartz
20 February 2012
  • Excerpt: Look, let’s just cut right to the meat of the Jill sandwich here: Resident Evil Revelations is a game you can sink your teeth into. It layers a delectable amount of graphical polish on top of a beefy, action-packed showpiece for the technology of the 3DS, and tops it all off with just the right amount of aged, B-movie cheese. Toss in a side of unhealthily addictive multiplayer, and you’ve got one heck of a value meal.
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Overall 8
8.0

3DS Review - 'Resident Evil: Revelations'

WorthPlaying
19 February 2012
  • Summary: Resident Evil: Revelations marks the next installment in the iconic gaming series and promises to deliver a new dimension in fear.
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Overall 9
8.5

Resident Evil: Revelations

Game Over Online
13 February 2012
  • Excerpt: Shinji Mikami was the guy in charge of the Resident Evil series for the first sixteen years or so. He was also one of the developers in Clover Studio, and left Capcom after it was dissolved. This is one of the reasons why Resident Evil 5 has such a different feel to it than any of the games that came before, as it's the first entry in the main series that Mikami wasn't involved with.
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Overall 8
8.2

Resident Evil: Revelations

AV Club
12 February 2012
  • Excerpt: Just as Resident Evil’s diseased monstrosities mutated from people, the series itself has continued to evolve in maddening, unpredictable ways. While early entries in the franchise were known for their delicate pace and cumbersome controls, later titles gave way to bombastic action. The newest entry, Resident Evil: Revelations , is an inspired culmination of what’s come before that splices the series’ DNA, hacks off some staid traditions, and sews on new legs for good...
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Review: Resident Evil: Revelations (Nintendo 3DS)

Diehard GameFAN
11 February 2012
  • Summary: : Resident Evil: Revelations is an excellent start to Capcom’s three franchise releases this year, as it’s not only a great game for the series, but also one of the best games to come out on the 3DS so far. The story is your standard over the top but enjoyable franchise fare, and the game is excellently presented on the console from both a visual and an aural perspective.
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Resident Evil: Revelations

NZGamer.com
9 February 2012
  • Excerpt: Capcom finally give fans what they want, with a “real” Resident Evil game on Nintendo 3DS.
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