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Offline PyroMenace

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Resident Evil 7
« on: Thursday, December 15, 2016, 07:40:49 PM »
Looks like Capcom took note what Konami was going to do with that cancelled Silent Hill game in the PT demo that was really popular, because it's straight up almost exactly what it feels like. I'm glad somebody at least is making it because that was a really nice looking and immersive horror experience.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWjJJnMFvYs&t

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Re: Resident Evil 7
« Reply #1 on: Friday, December 16, 2016, 12:44:28 AM »
I'm still skeptical, because I don't think an RE game is capable of doing the same things an SH game is doing (I mean literally due to limitations of the fiction), and while I definitely see the comparisons, ultimately I don't think this is what a game based on PT would have been like, but I watched some extended footage I hadn't seen yet, and I have to say this looks like far and away the most interesting RE game to me since 4. I'm interested in seeing what it ultimately turns out to be. The stuff I saw didn't feel very classically RE, which in this case is a good thing. I think the formula needs a severe shakeup, so this could be it.

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Re: Resident Evil 7
« Reply #2 on: Friday, December 16, 2016, 05:38:06 AM »
I saw a demo on this advertised on the Xbox.  I guess I'll give it a go.  I'm not a big RE fan, though.

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Re: Resident Evil 7
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 11:56:11 PM »
I saw some footage of this game and it looks pretty good.  It definitely doesn't look like a Resident Evil game though.  I might end up picking it up once it's down to a reasonable price (i.e., $4.99).

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Re: Resident Evil 7
« Reply #4 on: Saturday, January 28, 2017, 07:10:04 AM »
It's a good game, undoubtedly, but it's no Resident Evil. I'm a couple of hours in and I can confirm it has nothing to do with Resident Evil. They might throw in some references to keep it somehow related to the IP but as a game it has no relation whatsoever. It may as well have been called "Outlast 3" or "The Evil Within 2."

I guess it will all make sense after I finish it.

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Re: Resident Evil 7
« Reply #5 on: Saturday, January 28, 2017, 07:37:42 AM »
Honestly that makes me more interested. I stopped caring about the RE mythos after RE2, it just got too ridiculous and convoluted. 

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Re: Resident Evil 7
« Reply #6 on: Saturday, January 28, 2017, 04:03:50 PM »
Honestly that makes me more interested. I stopped caring about the RE mythos after RE2, it just got too ridiculous and convoluted.

Same here. It got too convoluted. It was fun when it was a secret bioweapon causing a zombie plague, but they added too much supersoldier and conspiracy to it. I saw clips of RE4 with Wesker as some teleporting superhuman who was dressed like Neo from the Matrix. lolwut?

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Re: Resident Evil 7
« Reply #7 on: Friday, February 17, 2017, 01:36:06 PM »
I watched a walkthrough (because I don't have a PS4 and it's not really a game I would see myself playing any time soon anyway) and it looked pretty good except for becoming more of a shooter in the last chapter. :)

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Re: Resident Evil 7
« Reply #8 on: Friday, February 17, 2017, 04:29:35 PM »
It's available on PC as well.  I'm still not too interested, but if it gets cheap enough (as PC games sometimes get), I may give it a go.

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Re: Resident Evil 7
« Reply #9 on: Friday, February 17, 2017, 04:51:21 PM »
I watched several playthroughs of it, and I think it's a fantastic game. I'd love to play it myself, but ... money. Still, I think it turned out great. Not perfect, but it's really cool in a lot of ways.

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Re: Resident Evil 7
« Reply #10 on: Wednesday, May 12, 2021, 02:11:03 PM »
WRITTEN ON ... 05-10-2021:

I'm about 13 hours or so into Resident Evil 7 (Steam) and think it's awesome.

RE7 feels like like it has 3 real parts to it: old-school survival-horror game; walking sim; and 1st person perspective game.

It feels like it's part old-school survival-horror game, just like the old Silent Hill games and RE games...where you need to conserve ammo; more methodical & slow-paced in the actual combat when aiming, shooting, and moving; solve some puzzles; and more psychological in the horror here.

Also feels like this game's also part walking sim here, too...as you will need to look at items you pick-up in the game-world up close, rotate them read what's on the Lore, open it or crack it open, etc etc.

All of this, while in the new 1st person perspective; I'm really enjoying it all in 1st person perspective, as it feels more intense & up-close and personal here, too.

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Re: Resident Evil 7
« Reply #11 on: Thursday, May 13, 2021, 04:58:56 AM »
WRITTEN ON ... 05-12-2021:

Finished-up the Campaign for RE7 (base-game). Some thoughts, after spending around 15.3 hours with it in total, according to Steam.

While I didn't mention performance before, I really should mention both performance & graphics quality here. This game was easily running at 1080p at 240fps, which I didn't need - so I capped it and was running maxed-out at 120fps. It never budged below 120fps, running like an absolute top. And this was all meanwhile it was looking as great & awesome as it does, both artistically and technically...without even having Ray-Tracing support here.

This is one of the more terrifying & memorable games in not just RE history, but also gaming history - yes, in all of its grotesque & explicit violence and horror, this evokes things of often disgust & shock. It was a feeling to me that was unlike many horror games here, as this was often giving me vibes of Deliverance, Hannibal, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and Wrong Turn; sick & chilling vibes that I'd often feel more so in movies of that sort than in game. Pretty much, it doesn't get much more psychological, sicker and disgusting than this, when it comes to game - and this game can & will deliver more shocks, chills & thrills than most games ever have.

For the story here: Ethan Winters - who is who the player plays as, during most of this game and experience - goes to Louisiana. Winters does go down to the Bayou, to find his wife Mia. She went missing and he's to go find her, running into a House and a lot of swamp-land, where a family known as The Baker Family resides. Of course, all of that is really just part of the story, as that's only part & sum of the 1st 3/4ths of the base-game.

Onto the final parts of the game, the game takes a drastic turn, into the last section of the game. Most of the game is survival-horror and whatnot, namely in its 1st 3/4ths - but it becomes more action-y in the end and explains more as to why what happened & caused the first 3/4ths of the game, its story, and characters to...well, go the way that it did.

With a lot of Lore in the game-world having plot, story, and whatnot...especially in the last 1/4th of the game, where it all really ties its bigger picture and more of a grand scenario into the very personal & horrific story for the 1st 3/4ths - of course, it's all loaded with some twists, turns, revelations & whatnot. While the 1st 3/4ths is fantastic for both the rebirth & evolution of survival-horror, the last 1/4th brings & re-welcomes us to that action that we've seen in the last few RE games (i.e. RE 4, 5 & 6; and even some parts of RE: Revelations 1 & 2) all while in 1st person.

Nothing short of awesome & out-standing, RE7 delivers in all fronts, delivering one of the best survival-horror games & most personal of the RE games in the 1st 3/4ths of the game and also one of the best conclusions & tie-ins with a much bigger picture & grander scale with the last 1/4th of the game, going out with an absolute bang...and then some.

RE7 is the best RE game that I've played since RE4.