Resident Evil 8: Village - Lenticular Standard Edition (PS5)

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Description

Experience survival horror like never before in Resident Evil Village, which will utilize the power of PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X to elevate each desperate fight to survive by showcasing the most realistic and terrifying graphics to date. The all-new title is the eighth major installment in the storied Resident Evil franchise, which established the survival horror genre nearly 25 years ago.

Set a few years after the horrifying events in the critically acclaimed Resident Evil 7 biohazard, the all-new storyline begins with Ethan Winters and his wife Mia living peacefully in a new location, free from their past nightmares. Just as they are building their new life together, tragedy befalls them once again. Chris Redfield, the legendary hero from the Resident Evil series, is reacquainted with the couple and horribly disrupts their life, spiraling Ethan into chaos. A devastated Ethan finds himself in a remote snow-capped village seeking answers after being thrown into an entirely new nightmare.

Featrues:

  • All New Resident Evil Experience – Picking up where Resident Evil 7 biohazard left off, Resident Evil Village is the eighth major installment in the flagship Resident Evil series. The game sees the reunited Ethan and Mia Winters living happily together and putting their shared nightmares of the Baker’s plantation behind them… until their life is upended and Ethan becomes the focal point of a new nightmare.
  • Next Generation Technology – RE Engine paired with the new technological power of PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X will deliver hyper-detailed graphics, bringing the shadowy village and its haunting residents to life. Resident Evil Village will showcase the most realistic survival horror experience to date.
  • First-Person Action – Players will assume the role of Ethan Winters and experience every up-close battle and terrifying pursuit through a first-person perspective.
  • Familiar Faces and New Foes – Chris Redfield has typically been a hero in the Resident Evil series, but his appearance in Resident Evil Village seemingly shrouds him in sinister motives. A host of new adversaries inhabiting the enigmatic village will relentlessly hunt Ethan and hinder his every move as he attempts to make sense of the new nightmare he finds himself in.
  • A Living, Breathing Village – More than just a mysterious backdrop for the horrifying events that unfold in the game, the village is a character in its own right with mysteries for Ethan to uncover and terrors to escape from.
  • 25thAnniversary Celebration Bonus – As a thank you to fans, Resident Evil Village will include access to a free multiplayer experience titled Resident Evil Re:Verse, coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. An all-star cast of fan-favourite Resident Evil characters face off in four to six-player deathmatch battles in iconic series locations.

Product Details

Barcode
5055060952863
Department
Video Games
Released
6 May 2021
Type
Games
Platform
PlayStation 5
Edition
Lenticular Standard Edition
Genre
Survival Horror
Publisher
Capcom
Franchise
Resident Evil
Developer
Capcom
FPB
18
Review
SA Gamer
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Duration: 02:43
Resolution: 640 x 360
Codec: H.264
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Duration: 03:06
Resolution: 640 x 360
Codec: H.264
Supply Source
South Africa

Customer Reviews

RE8

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You are constantly chased being called a “stupid manthing”, and referred to as “meat.

This game definitely has a feminist heavy storyline, especially at the end.

What is good in this game? Well,the graphics are good (during the day…you’ll see why if you play or look at a video on YouTube). The scenery is okay. The game doesn’t really change much, but is okay.

The games are sort like how you upgrade from resident 4, and feels a little more like if that game was in first person”.

New game plus. Any game today should automatically have this as a stardard, especially story based games like this where some parts are extremely boring.

Cut scenes are very well done, and lighting.

What’s wrong with the game?

You can’t use a flashlight…unless the developers think you need it. Not being funny, but being someone at has disabled family at enjoy the franchise couldn’t even do the first part due to how dark the game is (even on max brightness), and made them feel alienated & unwelcome.

Guns are fairly dull & boring. It’s fun to see an upgrade actually do anything to your weapons, but but even maxing out your weapons, and getting all upgrades, it is still an overly boring, shallow experience.

The storyline is predictable, and vampires are okay, but it doesn’t feel like a resident evil game, especially when you are first person only. It’s nice, but an option would of been much more accurate. The ending is straightforward if you’ve listened to dialogue or played the previous games then you’ll piece it together.

Enemies are literal bullet sponges. Literally, on either casual or hardcore. Literally, it’s embarrassingly sad to see at this is what classes as “difficult” gaming by today’s generation, but…it is what it is. If that’s your thing you’ll enjoy it, but it gets boring after about 5 enemies, especially when enemies have barely any differences between them except for a few.

Is this game worth the price? No. Definitely no. The best thing you can do, give it about 2 months or so. Pick it up second or wait til price drops. Games like this die extremely fast, and once youtubers move onto another game (until dlc lands), games like this fizzle out after about 3-5 weeks.

Highly, highly recommended at least watch the first 30-60 minutes of gameplay on YouTube before you buy.