Release 24 May
As hard as this might be to believe for anyone under a certain age, there was a time when the Resident Evil games were scary. And not the way Resident Evil 6 is scary, either. Properly unnerving,Tense, jump off the sofa kind of fear.
Capcom moved on, of course, and realised that non-stop shambling hordes and fast-paced crowd control could offer a different kind of tension. But Revelations, released for Nintendo’s handheld console last
year, offers something of a return – in tone if not mechanics — to Resi’s past. For one thing, it recaptures to the ornate, Gothic visual style of the first game’s mansion, even though the game technically takes place on a boat.
The Zenobia is an abandoned cruise liner, stuffed with icky monsters just itching...