Resident Evil

The Resident Evil that never was

When Capcom announced Resident Evil: Gaiden for the Game Boy Color it came as a surprise to many. Not because the source material was undecidedly unsuitable for the demographic, but because Capcom had cancelled a handheld conversion of Resident Evil just a year before. Developed by London-based HotGen...

Raccoon City’s AI needs brains

Capcom seemingly learnt nothing from the forgettable Resident Evil: Outbreak series on PlayStation 2 – Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City has been getting some terrible reviews, including a 3/10 from gamesTM. GamesMaster also reviewed it this month but didn’t give it a score as they weren’t able to...

Where Resident Evil lurks

Last week Resident Evil: Revelations made the news as eagle-eyed gamers spotted a host of ‘typos’ not only on the box but also during the cut-scenes. This week it’s making news again – it’s at #6 in this week’s UK chart, making it the first new release of...

Revelations runs circles round the competition

We have Capcom to thank for January’s biggest new release – Resident Evil: Revelations on 3DS. It’s also the only new game out this week. Good timing there, Capcom. Reviews have been mixed – EDGE gave it 6/10 (“the levels are a mishmash of beauty and blandness”) while...

Tennis games – good for net profit

Fore! With tennis on the television this weekend both Virtua Tennis 4 and Top Spin 4 re-enter the top ten at #5 and #8 respectively. Oddly though, Fight Night Champion dropped down the chart despite boxing being on the picture box as well. As predicted last week, with...

Give Solatorobo a go

Solatorobo: Red Hunter is the type of game that Nintendo fans would kick up a stink about if it had been denied a European release. But behold – here it is on our shores, without signs of any begging or pleading. If anything it proves that Nintendo are...