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Fun, but I Expected Too Much

posted by metajerk (HORSEHEADS, NY) Mar 17, 2009

Member since Feb 2008

4 out of 6 gamers (67%) found this review helpful

The game is great, don't get me wrong, but it's not as I expected. I dislike the controls; I feel that they stifle the action in the game. This is especially tedious when I want to move around, but can't, as I aim my weapon. Everything seems slow and inconsistent while aiming or armed with the knife. I think the controls, all types, could be better planned.

I love the graphics and utilizing the partner is a bonus. In a pinch, having your partner there to kick or punch away an enemy is most cool. An added bonus is having a live person pop in to take over as your partner via the internet. A human partner is much more reliable and quick to react. However, that can cause some frustration too if you're not as "good" as your partner wants you to be (or you think they should be).

Over all, the game is really fun and has some exciting moments, but there isn't as much freedom as in RE4. I consider RE4 the best game in the franchise. After playing RE5, that remains unchanged. So, RE5 is fun but lacks in fluidity and intensity. I had much higher expectations.

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Wow you people are dumb

posted by BioBen (HANFORD, CA) Jul 3, 2009

Member since Jul 2009

8 out of 13 gamers (62%) found this review helpful

First of all let me just say everyone who rated this lower then an 8 is messed up in the head and obviously has no skill at playin a game, how can you hate the stationary shooting when all you've ever known about resident evil games is stationary shooting. Its much more evolved then when resident evil first started and all you could do was fire blankly because you heard a nois. I was ready to write off all resident evil games afeter play zero for the gamecube but then 4 came out and it was amazing, and i was crushed when they said 5 wouldnt be for the wii but thankfully i got a ps3. Now its not as good as four as far as story and unique style but it is still miles aheadof other shooters, the only downside is the nine spaces you get for items and how incredibly stupid your partner gets as you raise the difficulty, also how easy it is to get infinate ammo and once you get it how simple the levels get but still i love playing it even though i beat it

Its a near perfect game and i want to see leon back in number 6

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One word "AWESOME!"

posted by concem01 (LEESBURG, VA) Jun 12, 2009

Member since Jan 2009

5 out of 8 gamers (62%) found this review helpful

This is a shooter game that is the most game I have played, since God of War 2. I love the fact that the upgraded weapons can be carried over to a new game, with an option to get unlimited ammo after fully upgrading the weapon.

I personally love the "gatling gun" Once you have it, it can really do a lot of damage. I must have finished the game 5 times so far and I am still hooked on playing the game to update all of my weapons.

This particular game feature reminds me of Ratchet & Clank: Tools of Destruction. I was also hooked on upgrading all my weapons.

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