Product Type: Capcom Wii games
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Resident Evil 4 - Scared yet?
Resident Evil 4 (Wii)
Member Name: Dangey2009
Resident Evil 4 (Wii)
Advantages: Great game to play and action packed
Disadvantages: Not sure it's to everyone's tastes to move from survival horror theme
The Resident Evil games have been around for a number of years and I always enjoyed them on other platforms and Resident Evil 4 on the Wii is one of the best games I own for that console. Each game has always been addictive and intense and I found this version no exception.
The thing that is great about bringing this game to the Wii is that all of a sudden this great game is given even greater depth and reality as you can use your Wii remote to aim at zombies and shoot, and actually push them off you by swinging the remote. In addition it allows you to turn the remote to open doors and swing it to attack with your knife or smash crates. I felt that I was even more immersed in the game than playing it on other consoles.
At the start of the game, Leon is in a small village with some insane villagers that all want to take a piece out of him so in normal style you have to make sure you kill them before they kill you. It's not always easy at the beginning due to the limited weapons at your disposal but shooting at the head is always an advantage. This sets the scene for a scary and intense adventure.
Whereas some of the resident evil games have been about survival rather than shooting, Resident Evil 4 strays from that path a little and is the reverse. There are alot more enemies and zombies to kill and alot of ammunition so you won't run out. Not sure whether this is better or not as before it would be quite a challenge to survive as you had limited ammunition. Something different I guess. If you run out of healing items in this game you just go and buy some new ones cheaply. You can find money and treasures almost anywhere. So while this side of the game is easier, there are more things to kill so that's harder.
I still found this resident evil as appealing and scary as the others and just as action packed. I felt that it was very frenetic as you run about firing at everything that moves rather than creeping about. Enemies still jump out on you and scare you half to death which adds to the fun.
The graphics and sound in this game are fantastic. The precise details of the scenes is great to see and that includes the numerous dark scenes. The sound is good too although does seem to start up as enemies appear and then stop when they are all dead.
The only thing I would say about this game is that it can get a bit repetitive at times with running into a new room, shooting loads of zombies and then leaving again to do it again in another room. However, in general this is another fine Resident Evil game made even better seeing as you are fully immersed in it with you Wii controller. The games lasts a fair while if you played it continuously so offers some good value. There are also multiple environments that you go through including a castle and a village. In general, buy this as it's great fun.
Summary: Overall a fantastic game that you can immerse yourself in
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