Any one have any thoughts on the Wii light gun style games out there? I never got around to them back in the day, but I think I would like to pick a few up. With Gamerankings gone for good, and the Metacritic filtering options being absolutely terrible, I'm not sure what to grab. I was thinking both Resident Evil games, Umbrella Chronicles and Darkside Chronicles. Also, The House of the Dead: Overkill. Anything else good? How about Dead Space: Extraction? Is it good even if I never played any of the Dead Space games?
Resident Evil Umbrella Chronicles is classic lightgun game; tough as nails but if you like a challenge it's worth playing.
Darkside Chronicles is a bit easier, the shaky cam can be annoying, but it's not bad and offers an original RE story.
Dead Space Extraction has even more of a story focus and is slower paced as a result, but if you can accept that it's probably the best lightgun shooter on Wii thanks to the series' trademark satisfying dismemberment combat and strong atmosphere. And no, you don't need to have played the rest of the games to follow it as it is a prequel.
House of the Dead Overkill is modeled on grindhouse films; if you can look passed an intentionally juvenile sense of humor, it's good fun.
Last edited by curl-6 - on 02 August 2020