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9.1

Universal acclaim- based on 64 Ratings

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  • Summary: A month and a half have passed since the mansion lab incident and now the secrets come back to haunt you in Resident Evil 3: Nemesis. Join Jill Valentine in her attempt to escape a nightmarish city in ruins. Around every corner lurk hordes of flesh-eating zombies, hideous mutants, and a relentless new nemesis. You'll soon rely on cunning and brute force to stay alive. The Resident Evil series has taken a horrifying turn, unveiling new layers in the Umbrella Corporation's devious activities. Expand
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  1. May not be as polished or pretty as "Code: Veronica," or as fast-paced and action-packed as "Dino Crisis 2," but it certainly has elements of both of those games in it.
  2. It may not look as scary as "Code Veronica," but you'll definitely need some extra loo roll.
  3. While there's nothing included that will crack the Earth with its monumental importance, it's certainly nice to know that the same old, same old has been presented with a nice, new bow.
  4. Get off your butt and go buy it -- there are ghoul heads out there in desperate need of 12-gauge amputation...
  5. 80
    The slightly newer look, added options, and all the classic RE gameplay are enough for me to recommend this game to expert RE players -- and those that have never played the PS version should really give this game a shot.
  6. It delivers everything which made the original Resident Evil so fantastic but on a bigger and grander scale. At a budget price, it's difficult to go wrong with this unless you already own it on PSX.
  7. I got a plate of old brains, stale brains, brains that had been stuffed in Tupperware, stored in the fridge and briefly reheated in the microwave.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 12
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 12
  3. Negative: 0 out of 12
  1. Jun 28, 2012
    10
    For a side game meant to hold fans over while the series moved on to the next generation of consoles with RE:Code Veronica, RE3 is a strong contender for best overall game in the franchise. The ability to quick turn, toggle while targeting, and mix gunpowder were welcome additions. Back to back playthroughs are rarely ever the same as solutions to puzzles and pop-up scare locations change, and player decisions influence the way the plot unfolds. RE3 closes out the Raccoon City chapter of the series with S.T.A.R.S officer Jill Valentine's final attempt to escape the giant graveyard, evading zombies, mutants, Umbrella mercs, and a powerful new Bioweapon; Nemesis. Like Mr. X before him, this nemesis will stop at nothing to locate and terminate you, and is far more equipped to do so. As if having the hunting prowess of Predator, the speed of a Jamaican sprinter, the bulk of an NFL linebacker, and the face of Sam Cassell weren't scary enough, they had the audacity to give this guy a rocket launcher!! Expand
  2. Jan 25, 2014
    10
    All of the first three parts were and remain classics of the genre. All of the following parts that came out after the first three parts - lost all its charm. Series has evolved into what the hell.....!!! Expand
  3. JosueS.
    Feb 2, 2005
    10
    Resident Evil Rocks!
  4. Apr 20, 2014
    9
    I thought this game would be out dated, but boy was I wrong. one of the scariest games I have played, thanks to nemesis chasing me throughout the entire game. pretty simple mechanics with nothing special to offer but that's not really a negative in this case, in fact it makes you feel more helpless, which is what survival horror is all about. wish there was a little more freedom to explore, but other wise, loved it. Expand
  5. WadimP.
    Apr 16, 2003
    9
    I dont know what to say, but one think is, that I LOVE THAT GAME SO MUCH !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! its not even funny. I just started to play and I am already so horny about this game. I"LL RECOMMEND THIS GAME TO EVERYBODY. If you dont play it then you are not a MAN! Collapse
  6. MichaelD.
    Aug 14, 2001
    9
    This is a must own game for the Dreamcast. RE3 improves the popularity of the Resident evil series!
  7. May 27, 2012
    7
    I love Resident Evil. I felt this was the weakest in the series, but still a good game.

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