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    Resident Evil 4 - Best Console Game this year?

    Well, Resident Evil 4 launches tomorrow in the UK, and even though it is slightly cut from the Japanese version, from what i have so far played it is shaping up to be the most awesome console game i have played this year, not that this would set very high standards, but Resident Evil 4 is something special!

    The graphics - all i can say is INSANE. this really shows what the cube CAN do, not just cutesy graphics!

    The Sound - In full dolby surround sound this is showcasing game sounds at their best!

    The content - Innovative and fun.

    I've only played about 45 mins so far, and am taking a break to tell all of you gamecube owners to buy it TOMORROW!
    And all of you who DONT own a gamecube, you are looking at £55 for a 2nd hand gamecube with Resident Evil 4, or around £80 or so for the new Resident Evil special gamecube pack.





    Please post your comments on the game here, I will be interested to see if you think its as absolutely brilliant as I have so far.

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    I do need to get this at some point, though it worries me that it'll be my 6th RE game on gamecube

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    why does it worry you? It will be the BEST resident evil you have ever played. It is the resident evil you always wanted to play.....

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    im a big fan of resie but isnt this different to the other resie games, (much better im told) how does it play ?? similar to the other games or is it completely different??

    (im looking 4 a excuse not to sell my gamecube )

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    Plays different but works oh so well

    Ill be getting this at the end of the money - my budget wont strech that far for this month after buyng new pc

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    played about 2 hours of it tonight, its so so so good. The way the realtime rendered cut-scenes and play flow is amazingly well done. The controls seem clumsy at first but you start to get used to them, although it still isnt easy!

    This is shaping up to be the best action game i've ever played on a console, and the "action" genre encompasses a massive catalogue of games....

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    has no one else here actually played it?

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    well it was only released on friday, and the forums are mostly PC gamer territory rather than import fiends

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    But everyone in their right mind should play this game

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bunjiweb
    But everyone in their right mind should play this game

    Ben
    Ah, we think alike bunji, I've been watching this game in developement since i completed the sublime Resi 3 too many years ago, i'm gonna get it next week when i have retrieved my lovely gamecube from my uncle's house.

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    I honestly thought there would be a MUCH larger response to this thread than there has been.... guess it goes to show how few people actually own a gamecube.
    A real shame considering the abundance of quality titles on the console.

    I can't stop praising Resi 4 enough, it really is an evolution in game design and a brilliant example to other developers on how to evolve a game with the ages.

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    it's on my to-buy list, but i really can't afford it atm - £300 of glasses, £800 of visa bill, all in the same month... gets in the way somewhat

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    i have played all of the other Residen Evil games and i thought that they were a good 2 weeks of gaming each on the hardest difficulty and no doubt but i think this one will b better than the rest so i will have to go out and buy it this weekend if i can get up some cash!!

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