Resident Evil: Deadly Silence (Nintendo DS)

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Take the core story and gameplay of the original Resident Evil in all its blood soaked glory, and add a touch screen twist. That's Resident Evil: Deadly Silence, a new and updated version of the original horror title.

The story is much the same as the entire Resident Evil franchise. A deadly virus is unleashed on the world and you, as a key member of those sent in to destroy it, must evade the evil that has taken over the mansion and save the day. Unlike the last update released on Nintendo's GameCube, the DS edition of RE sticks very closely to the original, from a similar visual atmosphere to even the same opening FMV sequences.

The key difference is the use of the dual screen and touch sensitive formats, among many gameplay additions. A primary map is displayed on the second screen providing extra help in finding the important areas of the mansion. The lower touch screen can be used to open locks or, in a special 1st person perspective addition, fight off various versions of the evil dead. The microphone also comes into play in certain situations, such as blowing away poison from your character.

Up to four players can also play over wireless and explore the mansion together or compete against each other in various areas.

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Resident Evil: Deadly Silence Nintendo DS Exclusive to the DS version's Rebirth Mode: use the stylus to slice up some zombies with your knife
Resident Evil: Deadly Silence Nintendo DS Another part of the intro. Unfortunately, the Japanese version of this remake is censored as well.
Resident Evil: Deadly Silence Nintendo DS The cheesy and classic intro. Unfortunately, it's still the censored intro from the US/European releases of RE1
Resident Evil: Deadly Silence Nintendo DS Killing a zombie, RE-style: holding a button, aiming with the doomed tank control style and pressing a button to fire. Old-school

Alternate Titles

  • "生化危机:死寂" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Biohazard: Deadly Silence" -- Japanese title

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Gamesmania.de May 26, 2006 85 out of 100 85
Adventure Island Oct 31, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Pocket Magazine / Pockett Videogames Feb 26, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamezine Apr 03, 2006 14 out of 20 70
IGN Feb 06, 2006 7 out of 10 70
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Apr, 2006 7 out of 10 70
GamePro (US) Feb 07, 2006 3 out of 5 60
PlayDevil 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Game Freaks 365 2006 5.2 out of 10 52
Digital Press - Classic Video Games May 24, 2006 3 out of 10 30

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Kartanym (10763) added Resident Evil: Deadly Silence (Nintendo DS) on Feb 13, 2006