Some people collect coins, others stamps. I collect video games.
If you have been reading this ongoing series, first thank you, second, I love horror games. The Resident Evil franchise holds a special place in my gaming memories. After all, Resident Evil 2 and my love of zombies brought me back into gaming after being off it some years ago. RE2 remains one of my personal favorite games of all time. But as I had been in a retro-gaming mood, I had been collecting Nintendo GameCube games as of lately as I had discovered earlier that the system did have a few games of interest to me. This being that I only owned this system earlier for a small amount of time for a particular reason. A reason I will return to later.
At its pinnacle, the Resident Evil franchise was once considered to be the staple of the term “Survival Horror”. But over the past few entries, Capcom seems to have made it a point to move the series into a more action-orientated direction. While some praised this new direction with breathing new life into the games and changing its gameplay dramatically, it naturally divided its fans – specifically those who wished the series would return to its horror roots. Now Capcom has released Resident Evil 6, a game that appears it wants to be more than it actually is and unfortunately doesn’t deliver were it truly wants. (more…)