Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City, a collaboration between Capcom and Vancouver based studio Slant 6 Games. This latest offering will take the series in a completely new direction and offer a style of gameplay yet to be seen from the franchise. Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City delivers a true third person team based shooter experience set within the dark and sinister Resident Evil universe. The setting of the Resident Evil universe not only provides a rich backdrop to the action but delivers a unique and thrilling triple threat battle. Zombies and Bio-Organic Weapons (B.O.W's) add to the mix as players not only compete against their team's opposing squad but also tackle this third unpredictable element that could only exist in the twisted Resident Evil universe, creating a brand new style of gameplay and breaking the conventions of traditional team based shooters.
While Capcom’s Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City wasn’t my most anticipated game of 2012, it was definitely on the list. The trailers, the concept, and the coop / multiplayer aspects were quite compelling and alluring. As a Resident Evil fan, I was excited to relive a familiar time period in the series — the initial outbreak in Raccoon City. You play as the ‘bad guys’ — Umbrella security agents. Your task is to cover up the evidence of any connection to Umbrella and the incident involving zombies. ‘Covering up’ includes burning physical evidence, deleting digital data, and killing any survivors found. What I love about this concept is that for once you play as a faction that knows what Umbrella is... Read Review