The 3DS finally has its hardcore champion.
It's no secret that Nintendo's handheld has struggled to resonate with the hardcore gaming crowd, and even last Christmas' Mario splurge did little to convince them that they'd made the right buying decision. But Resident Evil: Revelations has now arrived to make everything better. By blending effective horror scares with slick visuals, system-defining multiplayer and an impressive amount of content, Capcom's latest horror game is one of the most proficient games to grace portable consoles in recent years.
Set between Resident Evil IV and V, Revelations chronicles Jill Valentine's search for missing partner Chris Redfield aboard a seemingly abandoned luxury cruise liner. In true Resi style, however, this is just the tip of a conspiracy iceberg that locks them into a terrifying race against time and introduces a new infected organism: the Ooze. These disgusting viral hybrids are much slower, fewer in number and more deliberate than the frenzied Ganados and Majini of more recent titles; evoking the series roots as a tense corridor-crawling horror experience rather than a fast-paced action game.
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