Z writes: "If you're wondering which is the better horror game between Resident Evil Village and RE7, let's break them both down for you"
So far as much as I am enjoying Village I have to give the nod to 7 that's one of the best horror games ever made
7 only beacause vr. I just cant get into re8 it doesnt feel scary like re7 did.
RE8 isn't really finished until it releases on PSVR2 next year.
8 releasing on PSVR2? If so I'm waiting just like I'm doing cyberpunk for PS5.
Bienviento house is one of the scariest things in any horror game ever created. Outside of that the game kind of feels to by the book and a bit safe. I like it but don’t love it. And your right it’s not scary aside from that one section.
Bienviento house wasn't scary at all. Outlast is more scarier than that part of the game.
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Better is hard but I’m still playing Village. Both games play great on horror tropes. RE7 was more film tropes and Village plays in horror tropes in books and fairy tales. RE7 really hit the nail on the head for the first 85% and then sort of felt a little silly as it ramped up the action at the end. With Village, the action fits perfectly. When the game wants you to feel tense, the game ramps that up. When the game wants you to feel afraid and there is some horror here, it makes you live in fear. I’m nearing the end (10+ hours in) and I am very impressed with the story and gameplay. Village has an homage to RE4 like 7 did for the original in many ways. I’m still going to see how it plays out but there was a lot more here than expected and it’s been great!
I give it to 7. Both are solid experiences, but 7 is a much better horror experience.
I just beat 7 and enjoyed it WAY more than I thought I would even with its flaws. That said I LOVE the entire atmosphere of 8 so much more and I’m only 5ish hours in
Village is better and more polished
I’m enjoying re 8 more then Re 7. For reasons that people will disagree with. RE 7 was uncomfortable and nerve racking for me the entire way through. It felt harder then it really was. Perhaps that was the developers goal. Truly scary and terrifying. RE 8 has its moments of helplessness, but damn does it reward you! Sweet sweet revenge on your second play through. I can see why it’s compared to RE4 in that they did a good job balancing the action and horror elements. Not sure but this may have been a design choice. I never worried about ammo, health or weapons. To me this made the experience more enjoyable. I liked RE7 too, but it was so freaking nerve racking, I don’t want to go back to that place! PTSD from RE7. RE8 in my opinion was developed to cater to the masses.
7 is a better horror game. But 8 is a better, well rounded overall game experience with world exploration and progression. Both are good games, but for different reasons.
7 had better horror elements. 8 the story is better. It ties every single RE together in a way that makes complete sense.
7 better for sure
RE7 I love looks great RE8 looks better and more polished probably go RE7 just because of PSVR if RE8 had VR support it would be an even tougher decision to make.
8 just reminds me of RE 4. The game is just action and when I certain main Re character comes into it and you have full control of them it just get stupid in my honest opinion. I always hated Ethan as well.
7 for me so far especially in VR. I'd mark 7 down a few parts for that ship sequence which to me felt like filler. But all in all it was excellent start to finish. Not that 8 doesn't deserve praise as well it probably does more things right in terms of pacing but it doesn't feel like death could be around every corner like in 7
I like how it feels a lot different and it's not just more Resident Evil 7. I think 8 is a good improvement over 7, but only part way through so that may change.
Both are damn amazing
REmake 2 is the answer to this lol. That said I am enjoying RE Village way more then I did 7. It took me a long time to "warm up" to 7 and give it a fair shot, which after I did enjoy the game. I do hope the series returns to third person after this though, and continues to go more towards its classic roots
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