Summary: If you've never played this before, you'll hate this game. But, its "tank controls" were part of the allure back in the day, not being able to run-and-gun, was a refreshingly scary...or scarily refreshing?
Do not buy if you have played the Game Cube Remake
J. C. Merino "hadex", Amazon
6 May 2009
Summary: This is the all-time classic Resident Evil with better graphics and more content than the original release from the PSX. The bad thing about this Wii port of the Gamecube remake is that there are no changes at all.
Excerpt: Resident Evil Archives is a remake of the original 1996 Playstation Resident Evil. This new version was released by Capcom in 2008 and is for over 15's. It is a single player game without online capability.
Excerpt: The first Resident Evil to come out was very good. Now I look back on it, I think, whoa the graphics were bad and the rooms/maps were not that good, but hey, it was a great story and it still makes me jump every now ad then. Now this remake, whoa, that really scares the hell outta me.
Resident Evil is the same great game it was...identical in fact..
17 July 2009
Excerpt: Resident Evil Archives is a repackaged Gamecube game that was itself a completely remade version of the original Resident Evil for the Sony Playstation. Yes, I know…it sounds like a poor attempt by Capcom to cash in on the Wii’s success by releasing it to a wider audience to generate sales.
Pros: Same great plot, gameplay, graphics and music .
Cons: Identical and for twice the price because it is on one disc .
Summary: I hoped they had done a bit more with this, especially with the controls. I find using the nunchuck to move around really hard work. Yes its the same basic game, and thats what it is supposed to be, but I was more than capable of buying the gamecube version and using the gamecube controller would...