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jetforcejiminy said:
Ka-pi96 said:

8. Resident Evil 4

wut?

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Well I haven't played it much, only started recently (this month) and I still blame it for the downfall of the series. I hate the fact that they removed the zombies. Maybe as I play it more I'll like it more, but IMO Resident Evil should be a zombie game so I'll always like the ones with zombies more.



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To me, there are only 3 Resident Evil games. 1, 2 and 3. On PSX. I am looking forward to play the REmaster, though.



walsufnir said:
To me, there are only 3 Resident Evil games. 1, 2 and 3. On PSX. I am looking forward to play the REmaster, though.


code veronica and zero are good too,

I think code veronica is the best,

2 resident evil 2

3. Resident evil remake

4. Resident evil 0

5. Resident evilv1

6. Resident evil 3

7, residents 6

8 resident evil 5

9, resident evil 4, as in my opinion. Great. Game but ruined. Resident. Evil series

10, resident evil directors cut, thus was just lazy

 



old skool

I've played all of the main games in the series - 0, 1 (both original and REmake), 2, 3, Code Veronica, 4, 5 and 6. Haven't played Revelations or any of the spinoffs like the Chronicles games on Wii.

1. REmake

Still to this day probably one of the scariest games I've ever played thanks to its new enemies (particularly the crimson heads and Lisa Trevor). It also holds up a lot better visually than most games from that era thanks to the use of pre-rendered backgrounds overlaid with details done in real-time. The voice acting and soundtrack are a massive improvement over the original.

2. Resident Evil 4

Found the perfect balance between retaining the horror roots of the series and updating the gameplay to be faster-paced, building up into the most incredible crescendo of set-pieces in the final chapters of the game. The "save the president's daughter" storyline is deliciously camp and it's right up there next to REmake for scares thanks to creatures like the regenerators, chainsaw-wielders and 'it'. Also, the small section where you play as the near-defenseless Ashley? Fucking terrifying.

3. Resident Evil 0

The approach of controlling two characters is interesting and, although it does detract somewhat from the scare factor, it makes the game very unique and provides some of the best puzzle-solving in the series. It's also still the prettiest game in the series in my opinion - it holds up fairly well technically and has my favourite artistic direction of the series (the train that the characters occupy for the first couple of hours of the game is particularly stunning). Strongest writing in the series, too, with Billy being a bit of a mystery until about two-thirds of the way through the game. I also have to give it bonus points because Billy is hot. Like, really, really hot.

See a theme here? I think the three GameCube-era RE games were the best in the series. I'd actually love to see Capcom work more closely with Nintendo on the series again, because I think Nintendo brought out the best in their developers. It's gone so far downhill since then.

4. Resident Evil 2

Also has an interesting story and the really cool twist of playing as two characters and seeing the same events from different perspectives. It also has two particularly cool settings in the police station and the abandoned factory, and the "Nemesis" idea used in RE3 was basically started in this game with the creature that chases after Shelly.

5. Resident Evil 3

While the game's biggest idea (Nemesis) is basically just a more polished version of something RE2 did, this game is still a ton of fun. The ruined-city setting that Jill must traverse is probably my single favourite setting in the entire series, and the game is all-around enjoyable if perhaps a bit less distinctive than some of the other titles in the series.

6. Resident Evil 5

If this wasn't called Resident Evil, it would be great fun. As it stands, it's a perfectly enjoyable co-op shooter, but it's also the least scary game in the entire series and that counts against it. It simply doesn't feel like Resident Evil at all.

7. Resident Evil

It's aged pretty horribly and the voice acting is just so bad, but there's something enjoyable about the B movie-ness of the game. It's enjoyably trashy.

8. Resident Evil 6

There are parts of this game that are excellent - some of Shelly and Jake's storyline and most of Ada's storyline are genuinely good fun, and while they're not necessarily scary there are some great moments of tension. Unfortunately, so much of the greatness of the game is padded with even larger quantities of mediocrity, with an overuse of quick-time events, and with boss battles that just won't fucking end. If the Leon/Helena storyline and the atrociously bad Chris/Piers storyline had been scrapped entirely, and the Jake/Shelly and Ada ones had been rolled into a single story, this game might have been one of my favourites. As it stands, I still go back and play some of my favourite chapters on occasion but I doubt I'd ever play the game in its entirety again.

9. Resident Evil CODE: Veronica

At first I was going to say that perhaps I don't like this game because I played it much later and there's no nostalgia factor, but the same is true of 2 and 3 and I thoroughly enjoy them. There were just lots of niggling little things in this game that kept me from enjoying it, whether it was the awkwardly moving camera (unlike the static camera used in 0, 1, 2 and 3), the frequently bland-looking locations or the voice acting that's bad, but not bad enough to be entertaining like in RE1). Also, it's the only game in the series that has no difficulty options - there's only one setting, and that setting is pretty tough. For someone who likes to take their time with games, this really killed my enjoyment.

 

That said, I don't hate any of them - even 6 and CV had parts I liked a lot.



*Sound Of Rain said:
Wright said:

I liked it a lot, but I've found that there's a lot of better Resident Evil games than it.

To be fair, I think it's because I was such a fanboy of the original games. When 4 was announced, I was hyped. Then, I started to play it and was disappointed to the extreme...

I still have yet to beat the game. I've watched my siblings beat it countless times so I know how it ends but I could never bring myself to care enough to play it again. 

Horror atmosphere & Funny dialogue >


Interesting to see more people that didnt particularly like it. RE4 was the game in the series i disliked. The rupture with the racoon city arc, the premise of saving the president's daughter, wich must be a fetish to the americans and english because i do not see the appeal of babysitting Ashley and finally the fact that i understand spanish and could tell what the zombies were saying and couldnt help but find it unrealistic.

There were all kinds of wrong with RE4 with me. Its the only mainline RE game that i did not finish (aside RE6, but that one is because i havent gotten around to it. I really enjoyed the prequal CGI movie though). I only ranked it above RE0 because 0 is completely forgettable. 



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1. RE4
2. RE2
3. REmake
4. RE3
5. RE Director's Cut
6. Revelations
7. RE5
8. RE0
9. RECV
10. Umbrella Chronicles
11. Darkside Chronicles
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99. RE6



Sigs are dumb. And so are you!

atomicblue said:

 was basically started in this game with the creature that chases after Shelly.

 


I hope you aren't one of those people who get offended when someone points something out but I found this to be funny



Nem said:

Interesting to see more people that didnt particularly like it. RE4 was the game in the series i disliked. The rupture with the racoon city arc, the premise of saving the president's daughter, wich must be a fetish to the americans and english because i do not see the appeal of babysitting Ashley and finally the fact that i understand spanish and could tell what the zombies were saying and couldnt help but find it unrealistic.

There were all kinds of wrong with RE4 with me. Its the only mainline RE game that i did not finish (aside RE6, but that one is because i havent gotten around to it. I really enjoyed the prequal CGI movie though). I only ranked it above RE0 because 0 is completely forgettable. 

I agree. Baby sitting Ashley was a terrible gameplay element for me. I know some people liked it but I hated it. I didn't even know they were speaking real words honestly but that must suck being able to understand what they're saying. Zombies (though they weren't 'zombies' shouldn't talk. 

I never played 0 enough to rank it. I hope they do an HD Remake & I hope it's not as bland as you say



1)RE code veronica
2)RE 1
3)RE 2
4) RE 0
5) re 3
6) RE 6 ( Due to Co op)
7) re 5 (only due to CO op)
8) RE 4



I3LuEI3omI3eR said:

Resident Evil 4 - 9.8/10
Resident Evil 1 REmake - 9.6/10
Resident Evil: Code Vernonica - 9.5/10
Resident Evil 2 - 9.4/10
Resident Evil: Revelations - 9.0/10
Resident Evil 0 - 8.8/10
Resident Evil 5 - 8.5/10
Resident Evil 3 - 7.8/10 (Hated running from Nemesis all the time)
Resident Evil 6 - NEVER PLAYED

And I dunno if I'm going to buy the REmake... have to see the Trailer first (I finished REmake for GC plenty of times already).


You know you could beat him up, right?
Because that's what I did everytime, gunned the shit out of him XD
I was mostly killing zombies with the knife so I had a lot of extra ammo to deal with Nemesis.
Was nice to beat him, he would fall a first time like those fake dead zombies and get up again just to fall a second time (this one to only appear in the next area he should).
Come on, a big freaking zombie with a huge bazooka (half of the time), you just had to beat him