Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles is a brand new game in the Resident Evil franchise, with familiar locales from the entire series. This action/shooter hybrid reveals the back story behind the fall of the Umbrella Corporation by exploring locations from Resident Evil 0, 1, 2 and 3 as well as new never-before-seen locations, such as Umbrella's stronghold. Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles combines first-person, light-gun style combat with interactive pathways, multiple weapons and new enemies to create an entirely new Resident Evil experience that could only be delivered on the Wii.
Before I start writing, I figure I should point out that I am in no way a resident evil guru. I played Resident evil 2 and beat it in rookie mode with the Gatling gun. I started playing the B part of it, but never finished. I also started resident evil 1, but only made it somewhere near plant 42. Suffice it to say that I loved the story, but the awkward gameplay and scare factor always kept me away, although I am interested in trying resident evil 4, which has a new gameplay as I understand it. … more