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Resident Evil 4

AT A GLANCE
  • Amazing action game
  • Sheer gaming class
  • Scares the hell out of you
  • No mouse support
  • Graphics don't work on PC
  • Doesn't belong here at all

In all honesty, we didn't realize they still peddled shit like this. A console port so insultingly cut-and-pasted that its menu systems make you weep, its refusal to recognize even the existence of a mouse makes you incensed with anger and its insistence on showering one of the greatest games of the past decade in noxious shit makes you gag. Yes, we're pissed off.



Let's imagine you don't have a gamepad and you want to play RE 4 on PC. Well, use your imagination - you're screwed. Controls are entirely keyboard-based - and as soon as one of the game's Indigo Prophecy-style timed button-bashing sequences kicks in, you'll get requests like "Button 5 and button 6!," and you'll be staring at your tildes, inserts and right-shifts in shock, horror and growing nausea. We played this demon-seed with a 360 pad in the end - but even then we had to alt tab out to find out exactly how the buttons were numbered in our computer's control panel.

More Info

Release date: May 15 2007 - PC
Oct 25 2005 - PS2
Jan 11 2005 - GameCube (US)
Apr 11 2005 - PS2
Mar 18 2005 - GameCube (UK)
Available Platforms: PC, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, PS2, GameCube
Genre: Adventure
Published by: Capcom, Ubisoft
Developed by: Capcom
ESRB Rating:
Mature: Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Language

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