The lights are on
This, I guess... opens up opportunities for slurpee-based virus delivery systems?
For Pete's sake, I mean, the 3DS is basically a Game-Boy, this kinda game shouldn't even be possible.
The game itself does a good job of blending the best of classic, survival-horror focused Resident Evil with the more recent, action-oriented direction that's permeated the franchise since it's shift into the realm of third-person shooters. It divides it's time between following Jill Valentine and her new partner Parker as they explore an abandoned luxury cruise liner that's gone adrift in the middle of the Mediterranean, and Chris Redfield who, along with his own new partner Jessica, are searching for clues about a mysterious, Dante's-Inferno obsessed terrorist organization known as Velcro Veltro in the mountains of Finland.
Yeah, that's right, Finland. Come for the pickled fish, stay for the bioterrorism.
Initially, the game divides itself very evenly between Jill's survival-horror segments aboard the good-ship Queen Zenobia and Chris's more action-y missions in northern Europe, and this balance provides for some very strong pacing. However, by the third act, Revelations shifts almost entirely into being an action based third-person shooter - which isn't necessarily a bad thing. The action is this game is really terrific - and not just by the standards of a portable game, either, it really does feel "console-quality".
Unless we can count getting stuck in a lobby for 15 minutes with a guy who refuses to hit the "ready" button and start the match as a technical issue. Jerk-hole.
this is a great review, i agree completley