I'm not too sure what I make of the game.

#1 Edited by FlamingHobo (4479 posts) -

I've been playing Resident Evil for almost a week now, I'm about half way through the campaign and I'm still unsure what to make of it. I'm in Chapter 4-2, and here the game seems to have turned from something fun, in to a chore. 
 
Also, the AI of Sheva really shows up here. I was turning the mirrors to reflect the sun beams, so that I could progress in to the next room. I was able to finish the final sun beam puzzle and went in to the rooms to collect my prizes! I felt good, until I knifed a vase. Inside the vase, was a snake, and that one snake sent me in to a dying state. I expected Sheva to help me as she was only a few metres away. Unfortunately she seemed to have lost the ability to move, and watched from a small ledge as I slowly became a corpse on the cold tomb floor. *Sigh*
 
I'll write a review sometime soon, once I've figured out what I truely make of the game.

#2 Posted by Hitchenson (4682 posts) -

I love Sheva, she never wasted all of her ammo. Ohwai-

#3 Posted by Yummylee (21295 posts) -

Just wait till you get to the AK equipped majina Marine corp...thats where the fun really starts to fizzle out
#4 Posted by FlamingHobo (4479 posts) -
@Abyssfull said:
" Just wait till you get to the AK equipped majina Marine corp...thats where the fun really starts to fizzle out "
I can't wait... *Sighs again*
#5 Posted by Al3xand3r (7574 posts) -

You don't know if you've been having fun after a week..? That will surely be a pretty interesting review to read...

#6 Posted by eroticfishcake (7782 posts) -

Looking foward to this review in that case. Oh what fun!

#7 Posted by FlamingHobo (4479 posts) -
@Al3xand3r said:
" You don't know if you've been having fun after a week..? That will surely be a pretty interesting review to read... "
I've had mixed feelings throughout my playthrough, whenever I'm having fun there's usually something around the corner that kicks me in the balls. It's like an alcoholic mother, that gives me sweets before she brutally beats me.
#8 Posted by Lolo (40 posts) -

The game is decent in single player.  As far as that facet, RE4 has it beat.  But it really shines with another person playing Sheva.

#9 Posted by Cheapoz (1064 posts) -

Just go get a million rotten eggs then hit me up with a PM so I can get that damn weapons upgrade achievement.

#10 Posted by ArbitraryWater (11495 posts) -

Welcome to 6 months ago. However, as long as you judge it as a shooter and not as "survival horror" (which is not a genre), I find RE5 to be a pretty good game. It's no RE4 though.

#11 Posted by HandsomeDead (11863 posts) -

I disliked it immensely. The only real highlights involve Wesker.

#12 Posted by GunstarRed (5044 posts) -
@Cheapoz:
i got a million rotten eggs! 
 
people have really started to hate on resident evil 5 now, I totally loved the game... like top 5 of the year so far. thought it had some really awesome setpieces and looked absolutely stunning. I nnever had to contend with the A.I though because I have only ever played it in co-op... maybe thats why i  dont have as many issues as others have.
#13 Posted by FlamingHobo (4479 posts) -
@HandsomeDead said:
" I disliked it immensely. The only real highlights involve Wesker. "
I'd agree that the only real highlights I've seen, involve Wesker.
#14 Posted by Alex_Murphy (1184 posts) -

I tried to play through on the hardest level (where one hit = death) to get some achievements, and with her AI it was just imposable. I still think it's a good game, but part 4 was sooooo much better. The atmosphere of fighting hooded cultists in a castle was infintantly better than fighting people in a swamp wearing loin cloths.

#15 Edited by Breadfan (6589 posts) -

I loved Resident Evil 5, though it seems I am in the minority. 
 
The easiest way to solve the issue with Sheva's AI is to play co-op.  Me and a friend of mine played the entire game cooperatively at least twice and we loved every second of it.

#16 Posted by FlamingHobo (4479 posts) -
@Alex_Murphy said:
" I tried to play through on the hardest level (where one hit = death) to get some achievements, and with her AI it was just imposable. I still think it's a good game, but part 4 was sooooo much better. The atmosphere of fighting hooded cultists in a castle was infintantly better than fighting people in a swamp wearing loin cloths. "
I loathed Act 4, I'm glad I'm past it.
#17 Posted by Cheapoz (1064 posts) -
@marioncobretti said:
" @Cheapoz: i got a million rotten eggs!  
Hey, hit me up on live then some time!! GT: Rimfya 
 
Also, I loved RE5. But I can TOTALLY understand why people hate it.  
 
Even when I would have friends watch me play the game they couldn't understand half the design decisions (typically gameplay oriented), that yeah, are really odd. But I love the universe, love the level of polish on the presentation, and overall I can get past the controls for how cool the game is overall. 
 
It's completely fine if you want to hate RE5. But I love it.
#18 Posted by TooWalrus (13139 posts) -

That game's amazing, that's what you should make out of it. I think I need to play that again, actually...

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