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Review: Resident Evil 4 is a faithful restoration of an all-time classic

Capcom delivers a safe, yet undeniably modernised take on arguably the series’ greatest instalment

Director
Yashuro Anpo
Key Credits
Hirofumi Nakaoka (Art director), Shinji Mikami (Director (original game))
5 / 5
Review: Resident Evil 4 is a faithful restoration of an all-time classic

Resident Evil 4 is a careful restoration of what remains one of the most compelling action games ever made. The core elements which make the original such a masterpiece are all here, reminding us that sometimes the secret for these big re-releases is knowing where to remake, and where to remaster.

  • Remains one of the best action campaigns ever
  • Respects the tone of the original game
  • Keeps the majority of what fans remember, which some smart tweaks
  • Welcome control and story improvements
  • Few surprises
5 / 5
Version tested
PlayStation 5
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