A genuinely engrossing and increasingly combat-heavy continuation of the Ethan Winters story.
Here we go guys :)
At least the themes seem abit more focused this time. As good as RE7 was, it couldn’t decide which film franchise it was trying to copy (one minute Texas Chainsaw, the next the Ring, then Saw etc)
‘ Increasingly combat-heavy’ Just when they’d learnt their lesson from 6 :/
You missed the better quote from the article - they make a comparison to COD :/ But it doesn't sound like RE6 in tone at all fortunately. I'll definitely play through this in Hardcore mode with less ammo/resources
Yeah that is a must, need that platinum.
Call of Duty!!!!?
Resi 7 Metacritic: 86. Resi 8 Metacritic: 84. Facts don’t lie, dislike away.
A two point difference means nothing, especially when reviews are always more subjective than objective. If the difference was 10 points or more, you would be onto something.
Oh no... the dreaded "8" from IGN. /s
IGN Resident evil 7 - 7 rating Resident evil 8 - 8 rating
If they gave 6 a 6 and 5 a 5 then that would be a neat trend.
RE5 - 9 RE6 - 7.9
An 8 is a great score. A 9 should only go to an amazing game. A high 9 should be rare, and a 10 nothing short of a masterpiece. People who cry foul over an 8 are silly.
Seems to be scoring well! Looks like 2021 is becoming a great year for games
Sounds good I’m hyped. I found the combat was lacking in 7 but I still enjoyed it. If it’s re7 with better combat I’ll love it.
Yeah in 7 it was supposed to feel like you weren't someone who's used a gun much, and in 8 he's supposed to be more adapt at combat.
I can see how you would interpret it that way. I just thought they were limited by their enemy design. It was 2 or 3 enemy types and a few boss battle cinematic types. You would be hardened after going through that shit for sure lol.
Yeah definitely agree the enemies were very limited in 7. The mould were a bit annoying to be fair, my least favourite part of the game, but still really enjoyed it. Almost made the End of Zoe dlc more satisfying as you could properly give them a good beating.
I was hoping for more like solid 9s across the board but 7+ is fine and it sounds like my kind of horror game. Shame it's lost the psychological horror of creeping around the Baker house but I'm willing to compromise on that if we get plenty of action and variety. Can't really have both lots of action and lots of slow burning horror.
Pretty Sure IGN has scored nothing but 8s in the past year.
Has there really been a game that deserves higher than an 8 in the past year, tho? Nothing really jumps out at me.
I'd prefer less combat as possible and more fear and puzzles. I've done my playthrough of the medium and it was an amazing experience
Very good game, underrated as far as I'm concerned.
Can't wait. Loving Capcom right now as they rotate RE games out year to year. One of my all-time favorite series.
I’ve decided not to get this because the Lycans are not werewolves.
Ugh. "combat heavy" is exactly what I was afraid of. I know everyone loved RE4 and I don't think it was a bad game, but I hated the new direction the series went in. RE7 and RE2MAKE seemed to right the ship and now with this game and RE3MAKE we seem to be going back in the direction of action game again. Why can't we just have the survival horror franchise be survival horror?
I don't know. It seems they're serving both markets based on release. That said, RE 3 remake was an obvious disappointment, and I really thought 7 was a great reimagining of the series. If they're pushing more action with the sequel, it's a little disappointing. Nothing so far has been worse than 6 though.
I think game ratings should be treated like spoilers, because without seeing any of the context people making a buying choice just of the "numbers" they see on the title! The actual rating shouldnt be on the top page, it should be only displayed at the bottom of the article and only if you click on "show" so people can decide for them self if they want to see it!
I'm giving this one a miss. The demo's didn't grab me at all. To me it's just not resident evil. For those that buy it, enjoy. Definitely doesn't seem like a bad game per se, it just doesn't appeal to me.
I've been playing RE7 for the first time on my PC to prepare myself for Village. Is it just me or are the graphics better in RE7? Was unimpressed by the Village demo but surprised at how good RE7 looks.
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