Resident Evil 7 is the most perfect game to bear that title.
It is not, however, the bold reinvention you might suspect. Surface-level changes suggest otherwise — like the shift from a third-person perspective to first-person and the “torture porn” vibe of its backwoods horror tale — but fans can put their worries aside.
This is a Resident Evil game, top to bottom. It’s just a better version of what you know.
The story follows Ethan Winters, who ventures deep into the rural swamplands of Louisiana in search of his three-years-lost wife after she suddenly resurfaces in a video message. Read more…