Reviews and Problems with Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City
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Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City
2 September 2013
Summary: In 2003, Capcom tried its hand with an online co-op game set in the Resident Evil universe. While it performed fairly decently at retail, there's little doubt that Outbreak suffered due to the fact that PlayStation 2 owners weren't quite as online-ready as we are this generation.
Excerpt: Remember the first time you saw the licker in Resident Evil 2? The masterful foreshadow by the window; the ominous drip-drip from around the corner; and the searing CGI reveal . There have been few better enemy debuts; it was like Resident Evil in microcosm - scary but enticing, suspenseful but...
Excerpt: When news of Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City trickled out, gamers were justifiably excited. After all, who wouldn't want to play a four player, class-based co-op shooter set in the much-beloved Resident Evil universe?
Pros: The variety of class skills, Laughing at your idiotic AI squadmates, Finishing it and never playing again
Cons: The cover system, Trying to revive someone but picking up a weapon instead, Yourself for buying this game
Excerpt: Ever since Capcom made the change to the shooter first style of Resident Evil, I've always wondered what it would have been like to be in Raccoon city at the time of the outbreak. As if reading my mind, Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon city was released. I was ecstatic to jump into the environment.
Conclusion: Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City is an unfortunate addition to an otherwise great franchise. With this being the second of three Resident Evil games coming out this year it would probably be best to just skip this one entirely unless you are a diehard fan who wants to see every game in the...