Posts Tagged ‘scares


Retro: The Joy of Resident Evil 1

I remember buying this game when it was released back in 1996 and thinking there is no way a video game could ever scare me. But how wrong I could be, Resident Evil not only scared me (a lot) it entertained me immensely with it’s incredible and revolutionary gameplay, although using a very basic control system, that put you in the centre of the action making you rely on your reactions to aim and shot in the general direction of the variety of Zombies and monsters that came your way or run away like a screaming banshee.

Of course the game not only played well it also entertained, and a lot of times for the wrong reason. Famously known for the appalling dialogue that was spoken from the so called actors that lent their voices to Chris Redfield, Jill Valentine, Barry Burton and Albert WESKER, it took the shine of a very well produced game but also gave me some of the biggest laughs i’ve had playing video games. Continue reading ‘Retro: The Joy of Resident Evil 1’


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