Excerpt: Resident Evil is one of the most defining and most recognized game series in the industry. Created from the mind of Shinji Mikami, it not only placed Mikami among other legendary game creators, but the game itself began paving the way for a new genre: Survival Horror.
Pros: Amazing graphics, Creepy sounds, Fun weapons such as the taser, High level of difficulty
Conclusion: REmake not only wants to disturb, but for once it actually can. While series like Silent Hill try (and in my opinion, mostly fail) to deliver subtle psychological horror, Resident Evil quite literally goes for the throat. If you’re not playing with the lights off, you’re not playing it right.
Excerpt: By now everyone has at least heard of Resident Evil , the first game that truly started the survival horror genre. Well, Capcom has been at it again - saying that GameCube is the place to be for all the RE goodness and has decided to re-release the series on GameCube, exclusively ( Zero and 4 will...
Pros: Outstanding Graphics, Great mood music, Lots of extra goodies, Fun but dated gameplay, Great FMV
Excerpt: The day was September 13th, 2001; Capcom dropped a bombshell on Resident Evil fans worldwide. They announced that they had plans to release an updated version of the original Resident Evil exclusively for the GameCube. Die-hard Sony fans scoffed at the idea while would-be ‘cube owners rejoiced.
Excerpt: Resident Evil, originally released in 1996, helped start an entire genre. Now that Capcom has pledged to release RE solely on the Gamecube, with the exception of 2 games, they are remaking some of the older ones, starting with number 1.
Excerpt: According to ESRB , this game contains: Blood and Gore, Violence Parents will most likely want to steer their young children clear of Resident Evil for the GameCube. It is extremely graphic and bloody.
Excerpt: Resident Evil for GameCube is a perfect example of creative impotence masked behind an engaging sense of style. Its not a bad game. Or, I should say, the cumulative experience it offers isnt bad. As a slick remake of a popular classic, it has its virtues. Gameplay, however, isn't one of them.
Excerpt: I think Matt and I expected different things when we popped Resident Evil into our GameCubes . Whereas Matt was hoping for something "new," I was merely expecting a remake of the old survival horror classic that I loved so much back in the day.