Resident Evil

What is the cheat code?: The conundrum of the video game adaptation

December 14, 2021

The term “video game film adaptation” often makes people shudder. But what is it with film adaptations based on video games? Why is it that so many have earned such a horrible reputation? Is there a code that needs to be cracked? A formula to get right? What exactly can we do to achieve a […]

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Film Review: Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City struggles to stay alive as it rests on horror cliches

December 9, 2021

Whilst I completely understand wanting to re-visit a fruitful series such as Resident Evil, one that pulled in significant coin despite being critically slaughtered, Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City hardly makes such a trip worthwhile. For starters, Milla Jovovich, patron saint of these entirely disposable films, hasn’t been brought back.  Yes, it being a […]

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Resident Evil Village Review: Small town screamer

May 13, 2021

When most Resident Evil fans think of the series and a village setting, they likely think of the great Resident Evil 4. This comparison is something Resident Evil Village, the eighth mainline entry in the venerable survival horror series, freely trades upon. The old ways Set several years after the events of Resident Evil VII: […]

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Games Review: Resident Evil 2 sets a new standard for video game remasters

January 22, 2019

The following admission may be considered scandalous by Resident Evil devotees: My first experience with the series was when Resident Evil 2 was first ported to the Nintendo 64. It was no small feat getting the game to run on the N64, given the storage limitations presented by its cartridges. FMV cutscenes and large amounts […]

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Games Review: Bayonetta (Nintendo Switch, 2018): Still got it, baby

February 15, 2018

It’s hard to imagine that Bayonetta was released nearly 10 years-ago now and the apparently superior sequel Bayonetta 2 was 4 years ago! With the newly released Switch port arriving this month, for the most part, it honestly feels like it was made for it today, it just ages well and for a guy that […]

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Video Games Review: Resident Evil 7: Biohazard (Xbox One, 2017) takes the series back to basics and in an entirely new direction

January 30, 2017

I don’t do well in carnival haunted houses. If you want to test my loyalty and devotion as a friend or loved one, do not accompany me into a house of horrors. You could be the most important person in the world to me and I will throw you under the spooky-ass bus if it […]

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Film Review: Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (USA, 2017) brings the tale of the world’s unluckiest woman to a close

January 27, 2017

If there’s one thing you can rely on in a Resident Evil movie, it certainly isn’t subtlety.  Resident Evil: The Final Chapter is what it says on the tin — the last film in Paul W. S. Anderson‘s increasingly bonkers series of action horror films adapted from the video game franchise of the same name. For fans keen […]

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The HD Remaster of Resident Evil leads the charge for your October PS Plus freebies

October 5, 2016

Sony continues its hit & miss run of quality free games this month, but fortunately this time it falls to the former, with October offering up a couple of awesome titles. PlayStation 4 Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is still a ways off but Sony are wetting our appetites by giving us the very first Resident […]

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Guns, violence and some kick-ass characters, check out Resident Evil: The Final Chapter‘s trailer

August 11, 2016

Feast your eyes on this. After 15 years, six films and US$915 million dollars in box office dollars, the Resident Evil franchise is finally coming to an end, which will be bittersweet news for fans all-round who have loved and followed the films in the past. In a teaser trailer which was dropped only a […]

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