RE4 Remake Is Officially the Second-Highest Rated Game of the Year


Setting a brand new precedent for the sequence.

Capcom has performed it once more. It’s truthful to say that the developer’s sequence of remakes to their traditional Resident Evil video games has led to success after success, and Resident Evil 4 has lived as much as the lofty legacy established by the unique recreation by turning into the second highest-rated title of the yr.

Resident Evil 4 is at the moment having fun with a sky-high rating of 93 which signifies common acclaim as identified by Ryan T. Brown on Twitter. Quite a lot of critiques have awarded the sport an ideal 10 whereas most fall between a rating of 9.5 and eight. The 93 accumulative ranking solely takes scored critiques into consideration; there are nonetheless a couple of critiques which might be unscored or in progress but in addition bathe the sport with acclaim.

Because it stands, Resident Evil 4 is the highest-rated recreation of the remake sequence beating out Resident Evil 2’s very spectacular rating of 91 and Resident Evil 3 which scored 79. At present, the sport solely performs second fiddle to Metroid Prime: Remastered which holds a rating of 94 and is at the moment tied with The Witcher: 3 Wild Hunt Full Version for first place.

Trying on the prime 10 video games of the yr, most of them are actually remasters or remakes of beloved titles. The Swap port of Persona 4: Golden sits comfortably on the quantity 7 spot with a rating of 90 and Motive Studio’s acclaimed remake of survival horror Lifeless Area isn’t far behind with a rating of 89. Actually, the one new IP that’s featured in Metacritic’s prime 10 of the yr is Tango Gameworks’ rhythm-based motion recreation, Hello-Fi Rush.

As Brown notes in his tweet, these are terribly excessive scores for what are technically thought of to be outdated video games. There’s going to be fairly a problem forward for upcoming titles to rob Resident Evil 4 of its well-deserved spot.

As for us, we felt that Resident Evil 4 is a extremely replayable expertise that each expanded and streamlined the unique recreation whereas honoring its roots. You may try our full overview right here.

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