Published on April 18th, 2019 | by voxx0
Resident Evil 4
Resident Evil 4 is a 2005 survival horror game that still holds up to this day. You play as series fan favourite, Leon Kennedy, who has been sent to a village in Spain to rescue the president’s daughter. However, once he arrives, he realises there is something wrong with the people there, every single one of them seemingly out to kill him. While it’s a basic story, it’s not really the important part here, as ‘Resident Evil’ has always instead been more about the gameplay itself.
One of the things I like about ‘Resident Evil 4’ is the fact that after you finish the main game you unlock a variety of new features, such as a survival mode known as mercenaries mode. You also have the chance to play a shorter version of the main story from the perspective of a different character, Ada Wong. This adds a lot of replay value.
As for the controls, this game uses tank controls, a scheme pretty common in 3D games of the late ‘90s. There are so many ways this could have gone wrong, but once you get used to them they actually work brilliantly. However, the fact you cannot move while aiming your gun can become a little annoying. A more modern gamer may have trouble getting used to these older mechanics, but for its time, it was really something.
- By Alex Bucknole