*Single-Player* Ada Wong campaign!

#1 Edited by Yummylee (21652 posts) -

Yeah, so, as predicted after the three default campaigns available in the game have been completed, there's also going to be a fourth to follow en route thereafter starring Ada Wong. What is especially surprising, though, is that her story is apparently completely solo - no AI compatriots of any sort. Which is pretty neat, and again highly surprising given the increasing focus towards multiplayer gameplay the series has lead to.

And much like the other three, you can also ''meet up'' with other players as Ada's story clashes with another, e.g Leon & Helena's. We're (mostly) all aware of this aren't we? The whole mechanic where the stories will conflict and you can then join up with another two players to, for example, fight against a boss? Well, yeah, there's that.

What's more is that there's also this Agent Hunt mode, which is quite literally RE6's iteration on the Versus Mode from the Left4Dead series. Though it doesn't function quite the same, least I wouldn't imagine as such? I mean Left4Dead's Versus mode works because there's a lot of dynamic randomness to it, so just because you as a Tank dies only means that you can then respawn after a few seconds. A player taking up the role of Ustanak on the other hand, should that player die... err, what then? They're instead forced to just watch the rest of the chapter? It's all a little iffy and doesn't sound particularly balanced. Oh well, I imagine this is the ''competitive'' mode they've been hinting at, and rather something like this than another generic 5v5 series of deathmatch modes. I'd really want to see this mode in action for myself so as to get a better perspective on things, though.

Anywhoo there's now going to be four story campaigns in RE6. Of course this wealth of content won't matter if the gameplay is still kinda sucky, but later versions of the game look considerably more optimised. But anyway for a nut like myself, more RE story suits me fine.

EDIT: In true CAPCOM fashion, they're also open to showing a fair bit of what Ada's is like. It's meant to focus more so on puzzles and solitary combat, which honestly resembles the RE4 era of gameplay moreso than Leon's. A lot of dingy dungeons and the like as well, which is rocketing Ada's to look like the most appealing campaign of the lot. Though this being ''completely'' solo isn't the most suitable way to put it, what with the cross-campaign multiplayer looking to take a fair amount of time within the campaign.

EDIT2!: lol, oh, and here's some Agent Hunt gameplay... shit looks pretty terrible.

#2 Posted by SexyToad (2760 posts) -

That sounds awesome, i cant wait to play it.

#3 Posted by TaliciaDragonsong (8699 posts) -

I might pick up the GOTY (every game is GOTY nowadays) edition next year then.

#4 Posted by Guided_By_Tigers (8061 posts) -

What about Barry?

#5 Posted by Vanek (383 posts) -

I hate to say it but even that can't save the game in my eyes. I really don't like this idea of having several different campaigns that each have different play styles (which all seemed kinda bad). Even if they fixed up some things from the demo build the designs choices are too off putting to me and a nice bonus like that still isn't going to make me buy the game.

I'm interested in seeing the Ada Wong stuff to the point where I'll watch it on youtube a week after the game is released, and then play it a few months later when the game is sold at a heavily discounted price.

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#6 Posted by GunstarRed (5188 posts) -

I wonder if it will be a full new campaign or just parts of the other three stitched together a little like the thing you unlock at the end of 4. Either way it's a nice bonus. I still have a little optimism left for the game despite the wonky demo.

#7 Posted by zyn (2591 posts) -

Spoilers! But yeah, Ada Wong is pretty cool.

#8 Posted by adam1808 (1499 posts) -

How many campaigns are they cramming into this damn game? Granted I like me a long game but Capcom is taking the kitchen-sink approach here.

#9 Posted by RedCream (705 posts) -

Separate Ways was an excellent addition to the PS2 version of RE4 so this is great news.

#10 Posted by Brodehouse (9950 posts) -

Jill has to show up in Chris' campaign, right? There's no way they can bring all these people back and not the biggest name in the series.

#11 Posted by CptBedlam (4451 posts) -

@adam1808 said:

How many campaigns are they cramming into this damn game?

Let's wait and see how many they can lock and hide on the disc.

#12 Posted by falserelic (5437 posts) -

I used to be a hardcore RE fan.

#13 Posted by Yummylee (21652 posts) -

@adam1808 said:

How many campaigns are they cramming into this damn game? Granted I like me a long game but Capcom is taking the kitchen-sink approach here.

Which is pretty much the primary problem with RE6. It's trying to spread its ideas too thinly across too much. In their attempts to expand the series to a ridiculously broad crowd (they've gone on record in stating that they're trying to reel in the CoD player-base), there's a strong chance that in doing so they end up with a game for a nobody. Of course, it's probably still going to sell very well regardless of how it turns out solely for the sake of the name, as proven by Operation Raccoon City.

@Brodehouse said:

Jill has to show up in Chris' campaign, right? There's no way they can bring all these people back and not the biggest name in the series.

If they were going to feature Jill, I imagine they would have already revealed as such. That is if she was to play a significant role. I mean just look at how much of the plot and its cast they're already throwing out there. Plus doing a surprise reveal would be doing an RE5 ''twist'' all over again. Either they'll sprinkle her in somewhere, maybe during the ending, or they're saving Jill for yet another prequel. There's also the possibility that she's being reserved to lead the way for RE7, but... let's just pretend that's undoubtedly a no-go.

@Guided_By_Tigers said:

What about Barry?

He died honourably after attempting to wrestle a bear in Canada.

@zyn said:

Spoilers! But yeah, Ada Wong is pretty cool.

Pretty much everyone is headlining it, so I wouldn't consider it a spoiler. With the amount of liberty CAPCOM are using to show off the game, the only way you can avoid such news is to have a complete gaming site blackout.

#14 Posted by Sackmanjones (4705 posts) -

Man this game sounds like its gonna have a ton of content. Can't wait to get my hands on it

#15 Posted by Zenogiasu (193 posts) -

Good stuff. What this game may end up lacking in quality (though I have my fingers crossed), it'll certainly make up for in terms of sheer quantity.

#16 Posted by JeanLuc (3584 posts) -

I really hope this game is good.

#17 Posted by Phatmac (5726 posts) -

Fuck this, where is Barry!?!

#18 Posted by NMC2008 (1237 posts) -

Awww, I wanted a Sheva Alomar Campaign.

#19 Posted by Grimhild (723 posts) -

Yay! I bought both the Game Cube and the PS2 version just to get both Ada Wong scenarios.

#20 Posted by Mr_Misery (258 posts) -

Too bad this game looks awful.

#21 Posted by Bulby33 (590 posts) -

Man, I really wish this game didn't look like shit. I love Resident Evil, but maaaaaaaan.  
 
Maaaaaaaaaaaan.

#22 Posted by NMC2008 (1237 posts) -

@Phatmac said:

Fuck this, where is Barry!?!

Weeeell i'm sorry, but he's probably.....

#23 Posted by Phatmac (5726 posts) -

@NMC2008 said:

@Phatmac said:

Fuck this, where is Barry!?!

Weeeell i'm sorry, but he's probably.....

:(…

#24 Posted by CrossTheAtlantic (1145 posts) -

@Phatmac said:

Fuck this, where is Barry!?!

Already on the disc, baby. Just you wait for that Day 1 9.99 deal!

#25 Posted by GunslingerPanda (4757 posts) -

You know what would be nuts? If the 4 campaigns took place at the same time and, for example, you were playing as Leon and his new friend in a boss fight against, say, Chris and his squad WHO WERE BEING CONTROLLED BY OTHER PLAYERS DOING THE CHRIS CAMPAIGN.

Give me money, Capcom.

#26 Posted by spankingaddict (2673 posts) -

@NMC2008 said:

@Phatmac said:

Fuck this, where is Barry!?!

Weeeell i'm sorry, but he's probably.....

Bently Bros. ? :D

#27 Posted by Grimhild (723 posts) -

@CrossTheAtlantic said:

@Phatmac said:

Fuck this, where is Barry!?!

Already on the disc, baby. Just you wait for that Day 1 9.99 deal!

Hah!

#28 Posted by Demoskinos (14835 posts) -

Yeah, I love Ada and all but I just can't get behind buying RE6.

#29 Edited by ArbitraryWater (11741 posts) -

@Bulby33 said:

Man, I really wish this game didn't look like shit. I love Resident Evil, but maaaaaaaan. Maaaaaaaaaaaan.

My sentiments exactly. I like the idea of a Seperate Ways style bonus campaign and all, but this game continues to look unfortunate. Maybe I'm wrong, but nothing about what has been shown makes me want to pay the full $60 for it.

#30 Posted by Yummylee (21652 posts) -

@NMC2008 said:

@Phatmac said:

Fuck this, where is Barry!?!

Weeeell i'm sorry, but he's probably.....

Nicely done, couldn't have typed it better myself ;P

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