Should I believe the RE 5 Demo

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#1 Posted by pavakah (137 posts) -

Tonight, I plan to pick up either Resident Evil 5 or Left 4 Dead 2 and do some offline coop zombie killing with a friend.  I tried the RE 5 Demo solo and stopped halfway through because the zombies moved really slow and the controls felt weird.  So is the demo an accurate representation of the whole game?  
 
If the rest of the game is a series of rooms or alleys where zombies slowly shuffle toward me so I can stand there and shoot them, then I will probably just go with L4D2.

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#2 Posted by snaps (23 posts) -

More or less the demo is a pretty good indication of what to expect from the game.

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#3 Posted by Yummylee (24646 posts) -

Yeah you can expect alot of what you expect from the demo, in the full game. Well except nearing the end when the laughably awful cover system comes into play...just got to experience hat atrocity yourself..

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#4 Posted by trophyhunter (6038 posts) -

RE5 is one of favorite games ever

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#5 Posted by OllyOxenFree (5015 posts) -
@trophyhunter said:
" RE5 is one of favorite games ever "
I lol'd.
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#6 Edited by Aus_azn (2272 posts) -

It is, almost. RE5 was an easy S-rank for me. Enemies are laughably weak, and the hardest difficulty is reasonably easy if you stay with your partner. 
 
The game changes once you begin fighting the classic RE enemies later, but I don't recall a significant departure from the early game. Other than the laughable cover system mentioned already.

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#7 Posted by Blueman (746 posts) -

Although i like RE 5, you should buy Left 4 Dead 2.

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#8 Posted by trophyhunter (6038 posts) -
@OllyOxenFree said:
" @trophyhunter said:
" RE5 is one of favorite games ever "
I lol'd. "
well it is
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#9 Posted by Aus_azn (2272 posts) -
@trophyhunter said:
" @OllyOxenFree said:
" @trophyhunter said:
" RE5 is one of favorite games ever "
I lol'd. "
well it is "
I lol'd too. 
 
TC, by the way, get L4D2. Although I much prefer L4D1. Own both, but L4D2 is much more confusing in level design.
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#10 Posted by OllyOxenFree (5015 posts) -
@trophyhunter said:
" @OllyOxenFree said:
" @trophyhunter said:
" RE5 is one of favorite games ever "
I lol'd. "
well it is "
Would you say it's worth million bucks?
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#11 Posted by trophyhunter (6038 posts) -
@OllyOxenFree said:
" @trophyhunter said:
" @OllyOxenFree said:
" @trophyhunter said:
" RE5 is one of favorite games ever "
I lol'd. "
well it is "
Would you say it's worth million bucks? "
Would you say anything ever is?
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#12 Posted by KillerFly (456 posts) -
@trophyhunter: 
He's not making fun of you for liking RE5, he's making fun of you for your bad grammer.
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#13 Posted by trophyhunter (6038 posts) -
@KillerFly said:
" @trophyhunter:  He's not making fun of you for liking RE5, he's making fun of you for your bad grammer. "
oooooooh I see 
now I lol'd
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#14 Posted by RandomInternetUser (6805 posts) -

If you didn't like the demo, go with L4D2.  The game does get more intense with the combat and gets a lot more fun when you get infinite ammo weapons, but if you want fast paced zombie shootin' to play offline co-op in, get L4D2.

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#15 Posted by animateria (3336 posts) -

Hurm.... I think both are neck and neck.
 
RE5 gives you a more varied experience, not afraid to go in weird directions. The enemies might be slower, but that doesn't mean the game won't be a challenge.
 
L4D2 is good but you'll find the overall experience very similar throughout the game.
 
As a co-op experience I found RE5 much more compelling.

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#16 Posted by Lego_My_Eggo (1264 posts) -

i would suggest playing all the way thru the RE5 demo first before dismissing it. i say that because near the end you get trapped in a house and are swarmed by zombies and have a little boss fight. so long as you can deal with the controls RE5 is not a bad game at all.

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#17 Posted by Mourne (798 posts) -

RE5 is quite an underwhelming game (but not nearly as bad as other recent RE output--don't let my avatar fool you), but it's better than Left 4 Dead 2.

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#18 Posted by copycatzen (819 posts) -

RE5. 
Just go and watch Brad's video review. 
  
Plus the latest add on is very good, or if you get the gold edition, i think that its included in there.

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