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Feb 29, 2012While survival-horror definitely isn't my best genre, Resident Evil: Revelations is easily one of the best 3DS games I've played to date. Just about any frustrations I've come across is due to my own lack of skill and experience with the franchise as a whole. If you're a Resident Evil fan with a 3DS, this is definitely one to pick up.
Feb 1, 2012Granted, there are few portable Resident Evil games to choose from, but Revelations is by far the best, and it's perhaps even better than some of the console entries. Capcom stumbled, but still managed to offer a thoroughly enjoyable romp filled with intense monster blasting fun, along with dump trucks full of gore and some unexpected plot twists along the way. A must for all 3DS owners.
Feb 20, 2012While some kinks still need to be ironed out, like the off-balanced narrative and some weak moments in the campaign, the game remains one of the best experiences you can find on the system, and rises as the most impressive technical achievement we've seen on Nintendo's 3D handheld so far.
Jan 26, 2012Resident Evil Revelations mixes action with adventure, partially returning to the origins of the series. It is a must-have for console owners, and one of the pinnacles of visual quality we've seen so far in the Nintendo 3DS. It also has a very good story which will please fans of the saga eager to know more about Umbrella, zombies, an the STARS team.
Jan 2, 2012Handheld editions of big console titles often feel like straight to video sequels – looking the part but lacking the polish – and Revelations is no different. It nails the atmosphere in its hybrid design, but those crucial sparks of brilliance that make the series so great, no matter which of its eras you prefer… they're as rare as a single use rocket launcher.
Feb 10, 2012Excellent game. Great job made by Capcom. The best graphics on 3DS, great story and beautiful soundtrack. A must have sure!. A game thatExcellent game. Great job made by Capcom. The best graphics on 3DS, great story and beautiful soundtrack. A must have sure!. A game that recovers things that RE 5 minimized... You will love this game, ;)… Expand
Feb 20, 2012I am a big RE fan since its PS1 days, having played most of its installments across different systems. After the relatively disappointing RE5,I am a big RE fan since its PS1 days, having played most of its installments across different systems. After the relatively disappointing RE5, I am surprised at how much Revelations freak me out. Great atmosphere and music, and believe it or not, greatly improved controls which were inherited from Mercenaries 3D! Each missions are also designed to allow for portable play, with numerous checkpoints. If you have a 3DS, then you should buy this game. It's a must have!… Expand
Mar 13, 2012The best game available for 3DS. The graphics are as good (or maybe even better) as on a Wii. This is the second RE game I played (MercenariesThe best game available for 3DS. The graphics are as good (or maybe even better) as on a Wii. This is the second RE game I played (Mercenaries 3D was the first one) and I'm surely becoming a fan of it. The soundtrack is epic, campaign is great and so is co-op mode. I enjoyed every single minute of it!… Expand
Apr 3, 2013This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. After looking through this new game by Cap com I went ahead and buy ed it with new characters and some oldies that we like, like Jill Valentine and Chris Red field and it also has new creatures which acts like zombies they grab you they try to eat you yep a same thing about a zombie would do to you too.
Still this is a new story based in a ship for Jill story you get to play as two characters in this wounder ful game and of course many more.
Just buy and you won't be disappointed with this game better than Mercenaries I' am sure.
A lot talk about the camera part for some reason, still it's like Resident Evil 4 and 5 so I can't see why people complain about it.
Downside is playing with someone on net well there is lag and you can't go through a door when the other person opens it, instead you got to open it yourself I find that annoying at times.… Expand
Feb 22, 2012The most terrifying horrors are experienced in the dark. As many have said, that is the ideal way to play this game. The plot is indeedThe most terrifying horrors are experienced in the dark. As many have said, that is the ideal way to play this game. The plot is indeed absurd, chaotic, and sometimes just silly, the dialogue is cheesy, and the the laggy loading screens implemented as elevators raise an eyebrow. In spite of all of that, it's easy to tolerate and take a seat (in the dark) and enjoy. The first game to use the Circle Pad Pro, the controls have a big learning curve, but after a period of adjustment, that's the ideal way to play. In fact, the controls are fantastic, and it proves how well shooters can play on a handheld. If graphics are your concern, this is the best looking game on the 3DS. It's gorgeous, and the lighting and special effects are perfect for the eerie atmosphere. The gameplay and weapons-upgrading system isn't as fantastic as the perfect 10, Resident Evil 4, nor are the maps, or the characters the game introduces, or the undead, oozing creatures of flesh as memorable. But in a franchise with many games - half worth playing, the other half worth disregarding, this is the second best of gem. The true highlight of this cartridge, rather played solo or multiplayer, is Raid Mode, which you slowly unlock as you beat the worthwhile campaign. This game is definitely worth getting, no doubt about it. It isn't anything phenomenal, but it takes many of the best parts of Resident Evil and puts them into a fresh package, with a variety of creepy stages. It shows what both the series and the system are capable of, and that can only get better.… Expand
May 29, 2013Not quite what I thought it would be
This is a title many people including myself have been waiting for for a long time. It promises anNot quite what I thought it would be
This is a title many people including myself have been waiting for for a long time. It promises an almost console like experience and to some extent it does deliver that, although it has it's flaws.
Graphically decent, probably the 2nd best looking 3ds game so far (second to Mario Kart 7 which looks phenomenal)
Sound design is awesome, play this wearing a decent pair of headphones to get the most of out the sound. The 3ds speakers don't do it justice.
The luxury cruise ship Queen Zenobia is a decent setting although has been done before in Resident Evil Gaiden.
Unlockables and costumes to collect.
Almost returns to the franchises routes with some scares and backtracking to return to newly accessible areas.
Weapon upgrade system works well and is fun to experiment with.
Good pacing, not always solving puzzles or shooting monsters.
Play as the old favourite reoccurring characters.
Raid mode is decent alone.
You can move while shooting now. You may like or dislike this.
Good length. Took me about 10 hours to finish the campaign.
Many medals to unlock (sort of like achievements/trophies)
The game teases you as you get a bit of old school corridor exploration like in the earlier games but in the style at Resident Evil 4-5. This would be a good thing but on too many occasions the game resorts to throwing waves of enemies at you and almost becomes a bad third person shooter.
The story is laughably bad. Terragrigia? Veltro? Why is Capcom introducing more needless rubbish to an already convoluted franchise?
The new characters are pointless, annoying and add nothing to the franchise. Why not give us a game with Billy or Barry? Nobody wants "Jackass", "Grinder" and "Jessica"
The dialogue is cringeworthy even by Japanese standards. It's so bad it rivals the first games except it's not in any way amusing.
Every time a bit of tension builds the game takes you away from the action and forces you to play a lame third person shooter. By the second episode you will have mowed down more Hunters than in every other Resident Evil game combined. It's not fun and it adds nothing.
Limited ammo and herb carrying capability. You can carry 40 bullets and 5 herbs at first until later where you can find bags to hold more. You have to leave most ammo behind which is annoying.
They removed the item management system, all you have to do is select your weapon loadouts at weapon chests. This may actually be a good thing depending on your preference.
The bosses and enemies are really generic and actually make you laugh more than they scare you. The first and second bosses in particular are just stupid.
The Genesis. You can scan enemies with this which basically fills a bar. Once the bar is filled you get a green herb, which you won't need more than likely. Also you can use the genesis to scan rooms for hidden items. Doesn't add anything and just slows the game down.
Haven't been to able to connect to a multiplayer Raid game.
Horrendous lag when a new area is loading. Instead of getting a "now loading" screen the game carries on but the frame rate drops to 2fps and the game stutters like crazy totally removing the point of having invisible loading screens (to avoid breaking immersion).
While the sound is good when there is many explosions and gunfire the 3DS speakers distort like crazy. I use headphones most of the time but if you allow the speakers to distort like that they WILL break.
Load times are ridiculous for a cartridge based game. I know the game is probably heavily compressed to fit on the cart but it's still pretty poor.
Ridiculous circle pad pro add on I refuse to buy makes the game control better apparently. The controls are pretty stiff without but manageable.
I'm a total Resident Evil fan having completed the previous games many times, Resident Evil 2 and 4 I have probably finished 20-30 times each. I can honestly say this one will never be replayed and I was kind of glad it finished when it did. However it's still a decent game on a system without too many must have titles and I would recommend it at a lower price.… Collapse
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