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  • Summary: The next generation of survival horror rises in the form of Resident Evil Village, the eighth major entry in the Resident Evil series. With ultra-realistic graphics powered by the RE Engine, fight for survival as danger lurks around every corner. Years after the tragic events of ResidentThe next generation of survival horror rises in the form of Resident Evil Village, the eighth major entry in the Resident Evil series. With ultra-realistic graphics powered by the RE Engine, fight for survival as danger lurks around every corner. Years after the tragic events of Resident Evil 7 biohazard, Ethan Winters has started over with his wife Mia, finally living in peace and putting the past behind them. However, Chris Redfield, the legendary hero from previous Resident Evil games, suddenly disrupts their life, throwing a devastated Ethan into a new and twisted nightmare in search of answers. Expand
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  1. Negative: 0 out of 108
  1. May 6, 2021
    100
    Resident Evil: Village takes the ground work from the seventh part and mixes it together with the very best from the previous Resident Evil titles. It enchants and shocks us at the same time, to the point that we become completely addicted to it. A contemporary classic that sets a new standard, just as Resident Evil 4 once did.
  2. May 5, 2021
    90
    Without forgetting the past, and again with Ethan Winters as lead character Resident Evil Village picks different celebrated elements from the franchise throughout the years and adapts them to the modern first-person view format, in an adventure that explores different atmospheres and dimensions of interactive terror, alternating between action moments and total despair. It is not revolutionary, but it is the most complete RE ever, without fear of treading supernatural paths and trapping itself in narrative alleys.
  3. May 5, 2021
    90
    Resident Evil Village is truly the spiritual son of Resident Evil 4 and 7! This theme park of horror perfectly mixes horror and action and offers an extremely neat universe: the atmosphere is heavy, the bestiary generous, the casting is perfect and the puzzles bring a real cachet to one of the scariest Survival Horror I’ve been able to play in a long time. Unfortunately, the link with the series is not more exploited. Nevertheless, despite a less-inspired last part, what we have here the best Resident Evil since Resident Evil 4.
  4. May 19, 2021
    90
    Resident Evil manages to prove once again that its DNA is not static, and that it has the ability to evolve in the same way as the viruses and biological weapons that its protagonists have fought for so many years. In more ways than one, Resident Evil Village is a huge tribute to 25 years of tradition, and an important stepping stone to its future.
  5. May 5, 2021
    85
    Resident Evil Village tastes new while still exuding the aromas of its essence. It manages to explore terror through new settings while compiling different approaches to build a videogame that, while tending towards action, does not forget the puzzle, exploration and tension typical of the saga. All this with a top technical aspect and an interesting plot that manages to be significant in the macro-plot of its fiction.
  6. May 7, 2021
    80
    Resident Evil Village doesn't have the most engrossing or satisfying story in Resident Evil history, and its more action-oriented approach is likely to disappoint fans that enjoyed RE7's pure horror. However, Resident Evil Village is packed with replay value, rarely has a dull moment, and should leave Resident Evil fans excited for the franchise's future.
  7. May 5, 2021
    50
    Reaching the credits, I sat back, exhausted and disappointed at where the series had ended up.

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  1. Negative: 70 out of 801
  1. May 8, 2021
    10
    Let's be honest, Capcom did the excellent work overall.
    Creepy atmosphere is totally leaking out from the screen and this is what people
    Let's be honest, Capcom did the excellent work overall.
    Creepy atmosphere is totally leaking out from the screen and this is what people love.
    Beautiful visuals, amazing depressing sounds and freaky story forces me to keep playing.
    Strongly recommend to everyone!
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  2. Aug 17, 2021
    10
    Resident Evil 8 is the most impressive game I've ever played. I do not think people are ready for the scale, the scope, the surprises and theResident Evil 8 is the most impressive game I've ever played. I do not think people are ready for the scale, the scope, the surprises and the immersiveness of this soon-to-be iconic game. Folks, it's a game changer. I thought #ResidentEvil8 would have me screaming aloud, but it instead left me speechless. I am overwhelmed to the point of confusion by it's existence. It's an experiential journey you'll want to have again and again. What an absolute triumph! Expand
  3. May 10, 2021
    10
    Feels like a respectable successor to RE 4 and 7. It can put you in awe with it’s beautiful atmosphere on second, then have you genuinely fearFeels like a respectable successor to RE 4 and 7. It can put you in awe with it’s beautiful atmosphere on second, then have you genuinely fear for you life the next. The story feels like a traditional monster movie from the 80s. its obviously inspired by old wacky and cheesy horror movies and you just can’t help but to love it. RE 8 wares it’s over the top concepts proudly like a badge. I would recommend this game to everyone who is a fan of Resident Evil.... also giant sexy vampire ladies. Expand
  4. Jun 2, 2021
    9
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. Me ha gustado muchísimo, uno de los mejores Resident Evil que he jugado.
    Tanto Alcina Dimitrescu, sus hijas y madre Miranda personajes con mucha carisma.
    El palacio és espectacular y la casa Beneviento igual a parte de que es una de las mejores secciones del juego.

    La sección de la fábrica se me hizo algo pesada, por lo demás todo perfecto.
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  5. May 8, 2021
    9
    Amazing Capcom with great way to get into the story.
    I can't believe this level of amazing action with great characters. I thought that RE has
    Amazing Capcom with great way to get into the story.
    I can't believe this level of amazing action with great characters. I thought that RE has been died already but I would like to say that amazing job
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  6. Dec 10, 2021
    8
    Later a few months I decided to play Re 8, I was not excited to play it. I like Re 8. It’s a good game, but it shouldn’t call Resident Evil itLater a few months I decided to play Re 8, I was not excited to play it. I like Re 8. It’s a good game, but it shouldn’t call Resident Evil it should have another name. The graphics are awesome. The story isn’t so good, but ok. I don’t like the some bosses, they are strange and so big it isn't Resident Evil in my opinion. Expand
  7. May 30, 2021
    0
    Overall a fun game. Found the second half to be a bit to "CoD" or action oriented and less about atmosphere and scare.

    That being said,
    Overall a fun game. Found the second half to be a bit to "CoD" or action oriented and less about atmosphere and scare.

    That being said, this game does have the most horrifying section out of all of them.

    7/10
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