Excerpt: For many gamers, both the Resident Evil and Silent Hill series followed similar paths. They were revolutionary when they first came out, giving us a glimpse of how amazing a survival horror title could be, with puzzle solving, fighting, odd camera angles and lots of spooky locations and monsters.
Conclusion: Resident Evil 6 has its shortcomings where it comes to the camera angles and the QTEs. They both can be annoying and frustrating at times but they don’t ruin the experience you have when playing the game. As I said before this game is a part of the evolution of the franchise.
Conclusion: Capcom continues to thumb its nose at long time series fans. Not only have they abandoned any pretense of tension and fear, they've dredged up tired old storylines and shifted the game solidly into Gears of War territory. Let the series die!
Excerpt: Like the various strains of the mutagenic C-Virus, Resident Evil is a series that likes to instigate change. But it's also a franchise that all too often finds itself caught within its own history, and between the landmark horror of the original and the tense action revival of Resident Evil 4, with...
Conclusion: Resident Evil 6 is a conflicted game that offers a fun but flawed core experience punctuated by some outstanding moments of action and suspense, along with a host of questionable design choices that often hobble what can be (and often is) an otherwise enjoyable game.
Conclusion: The Resident Evil (RE) series has come a long way since its modest roots as a zombie survival horror game in the 90s, where it was ahead of its time and amassed a large following of gamers despite its blocky controls. Sadly, the latest RE title is caught firmly in the modern times, where it […]
Pros: High production values, Co-op gameplay can be fun
Cons: Frustrating controls and camera, Endless boss fights, Tiresome QTEs
Excerpt: Resident Evil’s enemies have evolved in parallel to the series’ pacing: They started off slow, shambling, and scary with the first three before breaking into an all-out run by the fourth and fifth.
Pros: The four unique, intersecting plotlines, Improvements to controls, A massive amount of content
Cons: Mostly terrible boss battles, Nearly nonstop quick-time events, Running out of ammo all the time