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  • Summary: Resident Evil 6 is a Survival-Horror game that continues the struggle against the series' signature zombie inducing bio-terror, while raising the bar with all new game functionality. Players enjoy a diverse play experience, highlighted by the ability to select between three scenariosResident Evil 6 is a Survival-Horror game that continues the struggle against the series' signature zombie inducing bio-terror, while raising the bar with all new game functionality. Players enjoy a diverse play experience, highlighted by the ability to select between three scenarios featuring multiple characters and intertwined storylines. Within these scenarios both stories and action cross paths. Additional features include zombies as well as new enemies, upgradable firepower and characters, vehicle based options, the mini-game based Mercenaries mode, and single-player and co-op play options. Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 19
  2. Negative: 3 out of 19
  1. CD-Action
    Jun 29, 2016
    85
    After a hundred hours spent with RE6 I’m still hungry for more. While others complain that Resident Evil reached the gutter, I’m in love with the Mercenaries mode and superb combat system that lets you create unbelievable encounters. [06/2016, p.59]
  2. Mar 31, 2016
    80
    Resident Evil 6 looks great running at 1080p and 60 FPS. Capcom's game comes fully loaded, with all of its content available from the very beginning, which guarantees many non-stop hours of fun. Probably not the best game of the series and it doesn't offer any changes besides the visuals, but it offers action and enjoyment without complications, being the most ambitious Resident Evil entry in the franchise.
  3. Apr 3, 2016
    78
    The same game we played on PS3 and Xbox 360, but with better graphics and all DLCs included. Focused on action, it moves away from terror to search the spectacle.
  4. Apr 6, 2016
    70
    Even with a lifting on current-gen consoles, this is STILL Resident Evil 6 my friends, an action-focused third person action game... take it or leave it, but don't expect a good, old “Resi”.
  5. May 24, 2016
    60
    A bold but ultimately damned experiment, the game unfortunately does not offer any huge benefits in its PlayStation 4 re-release.
  6. Apr 14, 2016
    60
    Even though it looks more beautiful and crisp on this generation of consoles, Resident Evil 6 continues to be a game with a lack of identity and many, many problems.
  7. Apr 3, 2016
    30
    It’s not enough to say that Resident Evil 6 is poor as a Resident Evil game. That alone implies there could be a quality experience if fans can get past their preconceptions and feelings of betrayal. No, Resident Evil 6 is poor by the standards of any game, not just the high ones set by its own legacy.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 37 out of 80
  2. Negative: 19 out of 80
  1. Apr 4, 2016
    10
    Fantastic port of the PC version to PS4. Frame rate is rock solid. Overall experience much better than the PS3 version. Like many great games,Fantastic port of the PC version to PS4. Frame rate is rock solid. Overall experience much better than the PS3 version. Like many great games, RE6 has minor design niggles, but the overall experience is so amazing and rich that they're easily forgivable because none of them are really significant. Grand Theft Auto San Andreas had some horrid, frustrating missions, and I wouldn't hesitate to give it 10/10, so I don't hesitate to give this game 10/10 either.

    Hopefully the game gets a fairer reception this time.
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  2. Mar 5, 2021
    10
    Let's start by saying that I acknowledge the various tecnical issues, other than the fact that the game's style and gameplay are far from theLet's start by saying that I acknowledge the various tecnical issues, other than the fact that the game's style and gameplay are far from the original premises of the series, but I loved this game the first time I played it and even now that I found myself playing it again (both times in coop with my brother via split screen coop) which not many games offer anymore).
    The fun we have everytime we play this, without the amount of rage-fuelling competitivity that other games offer, is just so refreshing.
    Is it a scary game to buy to get if you want to be put on edge? No.
    It's more a cheesy and exaggerated action game that will make you have a good time with the absurdities it throws at you in such an adorable and heartwarming way.
    I never in my life had this type of silly fun in a game except for a few times. Too few, I think.
    I absolutely, totally reccomend this game if you have a person you want to share the adventure with, split screen is better, but coop is totally fine as well.
    A 10 is too much, I'd more go for an 8/9, but the general score seems to me a bit too low, in the face of the huge amount of content that the game presents and the cheap price you can obtain the game today.
    I'm all for games that have an entertaining story, gameplay and great graphics, just because a game went too far from its roots doesn't mean is a bad one.
    I'm sure if it wasn't called Resident Evil, that score would be way higher, without having to justify it with some technicalities that aren't game breaking, while still being frustrating at times, I'll give you that.
    I hope they'll remaster the game with the fluidity of Resident Evil 2: Remake and fully enjoy this fun and adorably dorky experience that yes, may not hold up as a good Resident Evil, but assures some good laughs and a fun time.
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  3. Jan 27, 2021
    9
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. The story is sooo freshhh,that all the lagends character in a single game,and make a good plot between carla and ada wong,i know there isnt enough horor,but you can forget aboutthe horor,resident evil its not just a horor game,but its a bio weapon game,good job capcom from making the game Expand
  4. Mar 19, 2017
    7
    I do not understand why everyone criticizes this game so much? Leon's company - survival horror. Sherry and Chris - action, Ada - stealth.I do not understand why everyone criticizes this game so much? Leon's company - survival horror. Sherry and Chris - action, Ada - stealth. Yes, the plot is not drawn to a Hollywood movie. But all the same it is logical to end.

    A wide selection of weapons, which is more than in the Resident Evil 7.
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  5. Dec 19, 2020
    5
    Resident Evil 6 was probably designed by Michael Bay. This game has nothing to do with the known Resident Evil series and it doesn't feel likeResident Evil 6 was probably designed by Michael Bay. This game has nothing to do with the known Resident Evil series and it doesn't feel like that it should be. All of the playable characters went to some wrestling school as well. Just feels weird and disappointing for a Resident Evil game. Expand
  6. Feb 21, 2017
    5
    Resident Evil 6 is a mixed bag of a game. It features some great action set pieces, boss fights, and great graphics for a last gen title. ButResident Evil 6 is a mixed bag of a game. It features some great action set pieces, boss fights, and great graphics for a last gen title. But the game has many flaws that hold it back from being one of the best titles in the Resident Evil saga.
    The game features amazing graphics for a last gen title. The character and monster models are very detailed and so are the games many locals. The cutscenes are expertly done allowing the characters to show a variety of emotions as well as the action being excellently choreographed with the proper lighting. RE6 has great variety of monsters some of the best in the series. The sound is well done as well featuring the crunching splattering of the monsters and the heavy noises of artillery and explosions. The only gripe that can be found with the presentation is the occasional blurry textures and last gen motion capture on the characters.
    RE6 is broken into four campaigns each starring different characters. The game plays like an average third-person action shooter. RE6 is definitely a full action game and has next to no survival horror elements. The game is an overall good action game but fails to deliver some of the horror the Resident Evil series is known for. The first campaign starring Leon is easily the best of the campaigns by adding a little bit of horror and the best bosses the game has to offer. Chris also has a great campaign but is much more action heavy than Leon’s and features less impressive bosses. The last two Jake’s and Ada’s are easily the worst because they feature very little story and gameplay that has become repetitive by the end of the game. The game sprinkles in some quicktimes events which can be very annoying and frustrating and take away from the experience. If a player fails a quick time event it is an automatic game over and the player must start again. The game does feature some great set piece action moments that will put the player at the edge of their seat. RE6 can be extremely controlling at times such as forcing a player in a fixed position limiting their view and movement. There is also an inventory system that is extremely clunky that allows the player to craft healing items as well as switching weapons. Often the player will never need to heal due to how overpowered the player is at times. The game wills sometimes knockdown the player making it frustrating and hard to get up. This feature may have worked when the games were survival horror focused but RE6 is an action focused title which only frustrates instead of helps. RE6 has solid action gameplay but suffers from bad quicktime events and scripted moments that take away from the experience.
    RE6 tells a basic serviceable story that does not add anything new or exciting to the RE lore. The game stars four main characters and a co-op partner for each. Many returning characters make a return here such as Leon Kennedy, Chris Redfield, Ada Wong, and Sherry Birkin to name a few. The game takes place in many locations throughout the world where bio terror acts have been committed. The stories of Leon and Chris are well done but Ada’s and Jake’s are not with many plot issues never resolved. Overall RE6 tells a decent story that does well at showing different perspectives but suffers when it comes to telling a cohesive plot.
    RE6 is a basic action game that will keep players entertained but lacks the complexity to be something truly greatly. The game features bombastic action filled gameplay and a decent story as well as pretty good presentation for a last gen title. RE6 is worth buying on sale or as a rent but should not be bought at full price. RE6 is great disposable fun that can be enjoyed in a few nights.
    5/10: Average
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  7. May 4, 2020
    0
    There is only "Resident Evil" name left from this series of games.

    What did I play: Survival horror or Hollywood action movie? I think
    There is only "Resident Evil" name left from this series of games.

    What did I play: Survival horror or Hollywood action movie?

    I think fans of the PS1 classic trilogy immediately drew conclusions about this part of RE.

    Alas ...
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