Blending action and survival horror, Resident Evil 6 promises to be the dramatic horror experience of 2013. Resident Evil favorites Leon S. Kennedy, Chris Redfield and Ada Wong are joined by new characters, including Jake Muller, to face a new horror,Read full description
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Blending action and survival horror, Resident Evil 6 promises to be the dramatic horror experience of 2013. 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.
Starting with three distinct, yet interwoven story threads, each with their own pair of protagonists for either solo or co-op play, both offline and online, not only will Resident Evil 6 deliver both different perspectives and gameplay styles but, with the introduction of the innovative Crossover mechanic players will be able to team up and share the horror. At key moments during the game, up to four players can join together online to tackle a specific situation, with some stages seeing the usual partnerships swapped to further increase the depth of gameplay.
Once players have completed the initial three campaigns they will unlock an all new campaign featuring Resident Evil’s very own femme fatale, Ada Wong. A single player experience, Ada’s campaign features unique missions, gameplay and weapons which will provide answers to the unanswered questions from the first three campaigns.
Horror on a global scale:
No longer confined to a specific location, the outbreak of the C-virus is worldwide with the action taking place in North America, Eastern Europe and China The most expansive Resident Evil game to date- Experience the horror through four distinct yet intertwined campaigns:
Not only does each story cross paths, but so does the action – At significant points when the narrative draws pairs of characters together, the all new Crossover mechanic allows up to four players to experience the horror together online
Solo or co-op play:
Resident Evil 6 delivers both single and two player co-op gameplay either offline or online (however Ada Wong’s campaign is one player only)
New threats on the rise:
Confront the results of the C-virus in all its varied and deadly forms including zombies, J’avo, Chrysalids, and much more Agent Hunt Mode - In this all new online mode for the Resident Evil series, experience the action from the other side. As a ‘hunter’, join the enemy side to become one of the game’s zombies, J’avo or other C-virus mutations and infiltrate another active game session to eliminate the human characters.
Play your way:
Use skill points to upgrade your character to provide faster reload speed, improved firepower or increase your health bar with the Character Skill system
Redesigned control system:
Resident Evil 6 features an evolved control system allowing players to shoot while moving; slide; roll in any direction and to take cover along with the addition of an enhanced melee attack
Players will once more be able to enjoy the highly popular Mercenaries Mode
Localized voice over:
Resident Evil 6 will include fully localized voice over in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian as well as subtitles in Japanese, Russian, Polish, Brazilian and Portuguese.
The game offers not one but four campaigns! This is pretty cool considering the 4 couples you have which means 8 characters - each with a different personality, extra attack or weapon and importance when it comes to the storyline. Also, enemies approaching you differ in each campaign. The same goes to the locales. While Leon and Helena traverse through the big city, a cemetery and a cathedral offing dozens of zombies Chris and Piers do the same but in China. They are attacked by J'avos - these are infected people with the ability to plan their attacks and can also use firearms. In terms of story and characters this is really good but there are too many intersections. In fact, there are boss battles you need to play twice. Really? Of all this it is Ada's (4th) campaign that is the worst. First of all, almost all the areas are familiar and you encounter hardly any new enemies. Throughout all the campaign you know what's going to happen and the ending is a total letdown. Not only this but Ada plays alone. Your friend assumes the role of a so-called Agent - a guy who's just there so that the creators can tell they did really make a coop game. Agent wears a mask and does not have a real name. In the cutscenes you see Ada alone and throughout the campaign Agent cannot interact with anything. You cannot open doors or chests, you cannot solve any puzzles and no QTEs for you (which is actually good). You can pick up bullets, of course and fight with Ada but feel like an unnecessary character who does not even have a story.
If you think of Resi 6 as a traditional title, yeah, sure. It's not that great of a game. If you think of it purely as an action game with inventory management and sporadic puzzles, it's a great game. Lots of shooting, you get new weapons on a regular basis, and usually there is something high octave happening. The game does get repetitive by the last campaign, but that's what happens when all the campaigns just retell the story from a different perspective.
I'm one of those who wants something different from Resident EVil. Ok, we had a blast with Resident Evil 4, but Resident Evil 5 was actually bad (only improved by the co-operative experience, but the game was bad) and I really missed the old horror themed games instead of the action ones. When I first saw Resident Evil 6 I was kind of excited. It was not going to be an oldschool game, but at least, it looked like the essence from Resident EVil 4 would be there. Leon was back, Raccoon City was back and some horror elements may have been there, but I was disappointed the moment I started playing it. I think I liked Resident Evil 5 even more now that I've replayed both of them. Resident Evil features different storylines with different main characters. Leon, Chris, Ada and many other main and secondary characters are there oto play their chapters, but the story is still so bad it is not worth it. Also, when you play the campaign with one of those characters you are kind of ruining every other single once since it is actually more like different points of view to the same story. The individual campaigns for each character include parts from other characters, so, when you play the next campaign you'll know what is going to happen. Of course, every campaign has exclusive levels for every character. The camera is really annoying, making the game far from pleasant when it comes to gameplay. It is still an action based game, so ,if you loved RE 4 and RE 5 you'll probably like this one. I did, but I was expecting way more.
Resident Evil 5 was pretty much an action game. Very little horror elements. Resident Evil 6 is the same way. Barely a horror game. Definitely pretty much an action game. It's a long game too. Many characters and they all have a story. But Leon's story is the best (and the only one really worth playing to be honest). For the money, you get a lot of bang for your buck. To 100% this game, you have to at least play for 50+ hours. But don't expect a true Resident Evil experience, you won't find it here. Hopefully, Capcom realizes their faults and makes Resident Evil 7 the best RE that it can be.
Resident Evil 6 is not a Resident Evil game. It has the Resident Evil title, but none of what made Resident Evil, well, Resident Evil. Resident Evil 6 has devolved into a action shooter with zombies. No more difficult survival resource management, no tight claustrophobic corridors, no armosphere, nothing but running and running. There are Resident Evil characters and some classic enemies, but there is nothing standout about them. As for the story, it is just a stupid villain using stupid zombies and not as stupid shapeshifting zombies for still stupid reasons because stupid. Its all stupid Resident Evil 6 can only be fun if you do not treat it as a Resident Evil game. Instead, pretend you are playing a brand new zombie game, because if you go in expecting a Resident Evil experience you will be disappointed.
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