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Resident Evil: Revelations Finally Released

Updated on February 27, 2013

Japan's Biohazard Revelations

Known as Biohazard Revelations in Japan, Resident Evil Revelations is a horror survival video game for the Nintendo3DS.

Developed by Capcom, the game saw its release on February 7, 2012 in North America, February 2, 2012 in Australia, January 27, 2012 in Europe and January 26, 2012 in Japan. The Circle Pad Pro expansion peripheral is supported by this game.

The survival horror gameplay will be seeing a return through Resident Evil Revelations with earlier installments of the series as well as elements that have remained like ammunition in limited supplies.

The new version emphasizes puzzle solving and exploration more than the previous version. The camera of the game keeps a view over the shoulder from behind the character being played.

Players can move the protagonist while a weapon is aimed, and has options of switching between the perspective of third person or first person.

A supply scanner, which is a new item, detects the items throughout the environment of the game which are hidden.

Additional features include Raid Mode, a playable mode which allows players up to 2 in number to cooperate in battling enemy waves.

There are also send supplies within the game to mates via the features called StreetPass of the Ninetndo3DS.

Set in the year two thousand five, between Resident Evil Four and Resident Evil Five, the game depicts events after BSAA has been established. BSAA stands for Bioterrorism Security Assessment Alliance.

These are groups for counter-terrorism that made an introduction in Resident Evil Five. The plot revolves around Terragrigia, a floating city created on a Mediterranean Sea artificial island over a period of eleven years.

These were one of the top destinations for tourists of the QueenZenobia Cruise Lines, which operated around Italy. In the story, it was the world's first city to sustain its populace with solar power, getting the title the city that was most ecological.

To oppose the solar energy power of Terragrigia, an organization of bioterrorists called Il Veltro attack the city using bio organic weaponry.

To respond to the attack, agents sent by the FBC which include Jessica and Parker are told to keep control of the situation.

At the operation's conclusion, all members of Veltro were wiped out but then a declaration had been made that Terragrigia was a site that was a biohazard.

In general, Resident Evil Revelations has gotten reviews that were positive.

The brooding atmosphere and impressive visuals of the game were noted and even if there was, according to some critics, a lack of variety of enemies compared to other series games, the entertaining story and visuals of the game were praised by many.

ResidentEvil Revelations were directed by Koushi Nakanishi, co-designer of Resident Evil 5. The producers are Takayuki Hama and Masachika Kawata. According to Kawata, the game will have a significantly bigger script amount.

Along with ResidentEvil:The Mercenaries3D, a Resident Evil Revelations playable demo was referred to by Capcom as a 'pilot version.'

In North America and Europe, Resident Evil Revelations is the 1st game supporting CirclePadPro.


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