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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.


Resident Evil: Deadly Silence Nintendo DS The great, the classic, the legend, one of the reasons why people remember RE1 so fondly: JILL SANDWICH! Unfortunately, it was cut from the GameCube remake, maybe to make it more "serious" (right...)
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 Barry and Jill examining what seems to be Chris' blood. "What is it?" "Blood"
Resident Evil: Deadly Silence Nintendo DS Crappy 90's CG zombie! Man, the CG they used on games was pretty lame back then...

Alternate Titles

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

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Pocket Magazine / Pockett Videogames Feb 26, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gameplay RPG Mar, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Game Informer Magazine Mar, 2006 7.75 out of 10 78
4Players.de Mar 19, 2006 75 out of 100 75
FOK!games Apr 15, 2006 75 out of 100 75
PlayDevil 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Jeuxvideo.com Apr 03, 2006 12 out of 20 60
GamePro (US) Feb 07, 2006 3 out of 5 60
GameSpy Feb 10, 2006 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
GameCola.net Apr 01, 2006 4.6 out of 10 46


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Kartanym (10751) added Resident Evil: Deadly Silence (Nintendo DS) on Feb 13, 2006