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Resident Evil 6
Rating out of five: ***
The storyline rhythm is a big part of Resident Evil's heritage, but here the focus has overwhelmingly shifted: “survival horror” is now non-stop action all the way.
The days of creeping through darkened rooms with with your insides clenched are over. Resi 6 is what you call a run-and-gunner, moving forwards while blasting through crowds of biohazards.
One of Resi 6's advantages is that its shooting packs a meatier punch with guns blasting heavy recoil and each shot accompanied by a deafening crack. It also doesn't hurt that the common enemies, whether zombies or the humanoid J-Avo, are often sent backflipping by the sheer force of your chosen weapons.
With a storyline taking over 20 hours of gameplay time and plenty of depths to plumb in mercenaries, Resident Evil 6 is not short on content.
So put on a pair of headphones or crank up your surround sound and be prepared to blow your mind. - IOL