Excerpt: I have good memories of both Resident Evil 2 and Code Veronica. They were two games in the series that were built around the lumbering zombie as opposed to the faster and more intelligent breed that is the modern living dead.
Conclusion: In short, this is a good game, especially for fans with fond memories of classic Resident Evil titles and/or old-school light-gun games, and for those who liked The Umbrella Chronicles and want more of the same.
Excerpt: It’s Like... …a Resident Evil shooter that isn’t very scary but a fun game nonetheless. A title that fills in the missing plotlines from its predecessor, Umbrella Chronicles, in addition to shedding light on the characters of Resident Evil 2 fame: Claire Redfield and Leon Kennedy.
(Wii Review) Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles
The Entertainment Depot
11 December 2009
Summary: Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles is a satisfying shooter and a real treat for fans of the franchise. Weapon customization, titles, and alternate paths all offer a great deal of replayability.
Excerpt: The Resident Evil franchise is one of my favorites of all time. After playing through this year’s stellar Resident Evil 5 , I was reminded just how much I loved the series. Once I heard that the sequel to the Wii shooter Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles was going to take place during two of...
Wii Review - 'Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles'
3 December 2009
Summary: Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles' story is based on Resident Evil 2 and includes Leon S. Kenney and Claire Redfield. Its on-rails style gameplay and active camera will create a more immersive "Chronicles" survival experience.
Pros: Beautiful, technically impressive game, Bouncing zombie boobs?, Co-op is fun and eases the challenge, Fills in the story blanks left by Umbrella Chronicles, adding another new chapter to the saga
Cons: Bouncing zombie boobs?, Much harder than Umbrella due to the shaky-cam and strict boss fights, Not as much environmental mayhem, Upgrading your guns takes forever
Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles - WII - Review
16 November 2009
Excerpt: Survival/horror games come in all shapes and sizes. In 2007, Capcom proved that Resident Evil was ready for one more variation and released The Umbrella Chronicles, a Wii-exclusive on-rails shooter that splattered thick blobs of blood on The House of the Dead’s grave and made no attempt to apologize...