N247 Hump Day: eShop Download – Resident Evil: Revelations 3DS

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Welcome to N247 Hump Day. This is a brand new series that is catered to our favorite day of the week, Wednesday. Every Wednesday we will post a quick article highlighting our Nintendo fix for the day. This could be a download, a recommendation, or even a tip. Whatever the topic may be, we guarantee you will like what we offering! On today’s highlight we have Resident Evil: Revelations for the 3DS.

I have been a huge fan of the Resident Evil series since the original game released in the 90′s. It was my first experience with a survival horror and in my opinion, changed the genre for the better. Resident Evil: Revelations takes it back to the old school, but still has some of newer features that made Resident Evil 4 a huge success. The game is currently on sale for $9.99 in the eShop, and is a bargain if you are looking for something new to play with tons of replayability.

Resident Evil: Revelations is a Mature rated Survival-Horror game exclusively for play on Nintendo’s 3DS handheld game system. Revelations is the first complete Resident Evil game released for 3DS. It contains an all-new story set within the overall franchise chronology, familiar and new characters, a new kind of enemy and virus, a multiplayer option, and 3DS specific gameplay functionality. Additional features include: the new Raid Mode, in-game area scanning abilities, a Circle Pad Pro control scheme, an optional first-person shooter view, and outstanding 3DS visuals.

Here is a trailer for Resident Evil: Revelations that was shown at E3 in 2011.

Key Game Features

An All-New Resident Evil – Taking place between the events of Resident Evil 4 and Resident Evil 5, new storyline featuring series favorites Jill Valentine and Chris Redfield plus new BSAA members, mysterious agent Raymond Vester and Head of the BSAA Clive R. O’Brian.
Classic Survival Horror Gameplay Returns – Campaign mode’s single player experience sees gamers investigating a range of different locations including the dark confined spaces of a cruise ship and the treacherous snow covered mountains. With limited ammo and weapons, fight off infected enemies that lurk around every corner.
Raid Mode – Compete in single player or two player co-op as Jill Valentine and Chris Redfield. Attack the enemies to earn points that can be used to upgrade your character and weapons.
Brand New Threat – A new kind of enemy and virus, the T-Abyss, that not only attacks you on the ground but also under water is set to join the legions of Resident Evil enemies and provide a unique challenge for players.
Utilize the Unique 3DS Features – Make use of the touch screen to solve puzzles and switch between weapons.
Use Your Equipment – Analyze enemies and investigate areas with the Genesis scanner to reveal hidden items.
First Person Shooter View – Choose the shooting style that suits you and pin point your enemies with the ability to alternate between first and third person views.
Localized Voice Over – In a first for a Capcom title, Resident Evil: Revelations provides voice over options in five different European languages.
Outstanding Visuals – MT Framework Mobile, Capcom’s proprietary game engine brings the horror to life on the Nintendo 3DS screen.
Compatible with Nintendo 3DS Circle Pad Pro – Add a fourth control scheme to your gameplay experience with the Circle Pad Pro.

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  • Lucas

    This is a great game. The Wii U port isn’t bad either, as a mater of fact I ended up buying both. Nice pick!

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