3.75 stars 3.75/5 Stars Average score of 4 user reviews spread across 10 releases and 0 DLC
The new South American setting is just one of three chapters you'll play through in Darkside Chronicles. Darkside Chronicles is another on-rails shooter in Resident Evil's skin for the Wii, and although I was admittedly pretty wary of the game, I rather enjoyed it. It is basically your typical game of this type, with a few unique flourishes and camera problems. It's not a particularly mind-blowing game, but that doesn't matter much. If you've enjoyed other games like this before and you've...
Let’s be clear on something first: I didn’t really enjoy Umbrella Chronicles as much as I thought I would. That game had an excellent premise and some new ideas, but had some poor execution. The controls felt over-complicated and the aiming just felt plain wonky. I am glad to say that most of those problems are fixed in Darkside Chronicles, to the point where they are about as good as they can be. Now, Darkside Chronicles is very similar to Umbrella Chronicles in a lot of ways. It is an on-rails...
Let’s make one thing clear before I begin: I am not a Resident Evil nerd. To me, the convoluted, somewhat ridiculous world of the RE series has always been something of a murky, indistinct and confusing issue. I have trouble differentiating between the various established in-game characters, so much so that half the time I can barely remember (until someone mentions it) whether I’m playing Leon or Steve, Claire or Ada. My knowledge of the chronology of the entire series is at best patchy, at wo...
My biggest praise for this game is that I would absolutely recommend it to any and all fans of the Resident Evil series. With the exception of Resident Evil 4, I have found it difficult in recent years to replay any of the older games in the franchise. Despite fond memories and countless hours playing all of the old games, I found it increasingly difficult to put up with the games puzzles, inventory system, tank controls, and shooting mechanics (or lack thereof). I actually found Darkside Chr...
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