Resident Evil 4 HD Review: Still strong after all these years
21 April 2014
Excerpt: Resident Evil 4 is still an absolutely fantastic game. Seriously, there’s nothing more to say. If you played the game back when it released in 2005, you’ll probably be happy to know that it’s still really, really good in 2014, so you can stop reading this review right now.
Excerpt: Resident Evil 4 is one of the best video games ever created and now, you can experience it through the Live Arcade. Resident Evil 4 HD boosts the visuals, adds in all the extra content, and lets you experience this masterpiece on your X-Box 360, all for under twenty bucks.
Summary: in this day and age? It’s widely and rightly considered a genre-shifting masterpiece, one of the greatest games of all time. It has influenced everything from Dead Space to Gears of War and many of today’s games owe their very existence and substance to it.
Conclusion: tell -- c'mon I've lived through an Ice Age since the first launch!). The sharpness of the graphics have undeniably improved the look of the game over the original, but it hasn't received a full-on remastering in the vein of Sony's Shadow of the Colossus and Ico.
Summary: : Resident Evil 4 still holds up some six years later as a fantastic experience that’s well worth owning, and while there are some technical hiccups along the way, the game is still one of the best in the genre in spite of those flaws, which is no easy task.
Excerpt: Having finished Resident Evil 4 twice before (once on GameCube, and again on PS2 for the Separate Ways campaign) I thought I'd be able to storm through the rereleased version on Xbox 360 and PS3. How wrong I was.
Excerpt: Considering that its “big” Resident Evil game, Operation Raccoon City, recently underwent a delay into early 2012, Capcom found itself up against the wall for the holiday season. Sure, Dead Rising 2: Off the Record should be a hit with fans of that series, particularly the ones who avidly missed...
Conclusion: RE 4 is one of those games that could be re-released every five to ten years and still be as good and as important as it was the first go around. Breaking free of certain chains indicative of the survival horror genre created an experience that is unique, but still very creepy.
Excerpt: Considered to be the defining game of last generation, Resident Evil 4 is still a masterpiece in the eyes of so many gamers. Now, six years after its release, the game is being ported onto two more...
Pros: + Still holds up well, + Tons of content, + Definitive version
Cons: Audio has not been touched, Wish more care had been taken, No added content