Conclusion: I love coming back to Resident Evil , and this version does a good job of updating the look and feel of an old game for a modern audience. Some of the older visual flaws detract from the experience and pulled me out of tense moments, but the gameplay hooked me right back in.
Pros: Classic survival horror, Great atmosphere, Modern controls
Conclusion: A small complaint, only truly noticeable by those who have poured hours into the previous version of the game, and the only thing that sticks out as an issue. Overall, this game is a masterpiece. An incredibly well done remaster of a remake.
Excerpt: It would’ve been very easy for Capcom to make Operation Raccoon City a naked cash run, and to its credit, it isn’t. A simple Call of Duty clone with Resident Evil branding all over it would probably have moved a few million units before anyone noticed, but they’ve gone the extra mile to make ORC, if...
Excerpt: Capcom has been getting some negative press lately, the majority of which is their own fault. They’ve made some poor business decisions in DLC terms, and have continued to milk classic franchises for everything they are worth.
Conclusion: Overall, Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City is a big disappointment. The Resident Evil universe has such a rich history of compelling stories and interesting characters, but unfortunately, this game fails to capitalize on that.
Conclusion: It’s not enough to save Operation Raccoon City though, which ultimately is a title that feels too rushed to warrant any great investment on the part of the player. That it’s sold in such high numbers (at time of writing it’s number one in Japan) says a lot about the strength of the Resident Evil...
Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City Xbox 360 Review
2 May 2012
Excerpt: We’ve already seen Resident Evil get reinvented in the past, and it’s also a series that has been cast by Capcom into various genres over the years. Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City is a neat twist on what has come before, with a reimagining of the Resident Evil 2 and Resident Evil 3: Nemesis...
Summary: Over the last sixteen years, Capcom has continually attempted to scare and intrigue us with its Resident Evil franchise. Despite being well known for employing zombies as its go-to villain type, the series’ many releases have always had a slight air of wonder to them.