Resident Evil 6
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Themes: ActionAdventureHorrorSurvivalZombieCoopLocal-coopMultiplayerOnline Co-opSingle-playerThird-Person Shooter
Content Rating: Mature
Blending action and survival horror, Resident Evil 6 delivers an epic dramatic horror experience. Resident Evil favorites Leon S. Kennedy, Chris Redfield and Ada Wong are joined by new characters, including Jake Muller, to face a new horror, the highly virulent C-virus, as the narrative moves between North America, the war-torn Eastern European state of Edonia and the Chinese city of Lanshiang.
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The experience remains largely as flat and as tepid as one might have remembered. It may not be the most forgettable title with the Resident Evil name slapped on — remember Operation Raccoon City…no, anyone? — but it’s arguably one of the flattest in terms of offering up worthwhile moments that aren’t copy-paste’s of other franchise’s notable efforts. Pocketed moments of fun and folly with a co-op buddy aside, there’s little reason to return to the series’ sixth main entry, low price point and all.
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.
You can't polish a turd, and Resident Evil 6 is proof. This remaster may look the part at points, but its limp collection of lacklustre campaigns will leave you feeling dead inside. A low price point means that co-op enthusiasts may get some mileage out of the Mercenaries mode, but make no mistake, this is still a quivering corpse of a game. Avoid like the C-Virus plague.