Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles

Critic Score User Score
PlayStation 3
Not an American user?


The Darkside Chronicles is an on-rails shooting game. In the Resident Evil series it is the second title exclusive to the Wii platform. The game's plot revolves around the personal stories and tragedies in the series, with its main focus on retelling the events of Resident Evil 2 and Resident Evil: Code: Veronica.

A new chapter called Operation Javier fleshes out the plot further and explains the motives of Resident Evil 4 villain Jack Krauser. It takes place in 2002 and is set in the waterside village of Mixcoatl, located in the South American Amparo. It tells the story of Leon S. Kennedy teaming up with Jack Krauser to investigate the connections of crime lord Javier Hidalgo to a former Umbrella researcher.

Just like The Umbrella Chronicles players do not control the character's movement, but only the shooting aspect, shown from a first-person perspective. The player's partner is also shown on the screen and there is an cooperative option for two players.


There are no screenshots for this game

Alternate Titles

  • "Biohazard: The Darkside Chronicles" -- Japanese title
  • "バイオハザード: ダークサイド・クロニクズ" -- Japanese spelling

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

Good game despite lame pay-off of the title. Wii Kyle Levesque (932)

Critic Reviews

Gaming Age Wii Dec 04, 2009 B+ 83
Nintendo Life Wii Nov 30, 2009 8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars 80
True Game Headz Wii Dec 01, 2009 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamestyle Wii Dec 01, 2009 8 out of 10 80
GameZone Wii Nov 18, 2009 7.5 out of 10 75
GamersGlobal Wii Nov 22, 2009 7 out of 10 70
WiiDSFrance Wii Dec 16, 2009 6.5 out of 10 65 Wii Nov 18, 2009 13 out of 20 65
Cheat Happens Wii Dec 01, 2009 6 out of 10 60
JeuxActu Wii Dec 08, 2009 12 out of 20 60


There are currently no topics for this game.


There is no trivia on file for this game.

Related Web Sites

Contributed to by Sciere (320374) and Prime Blue (45)