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The Darkside Chronicles is an on-rails shooting game. 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.


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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

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User Reviews

Good game despite lame pay-off of the title. Kyle Levesque (932) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars

Critic Reviews

Atomic Gamer Nov 24, 2009 92 out of 100 92
Meristation Nov 17, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85
Gamestyle Dec 01, 2009 8 out of 10 80
GamersGlobal Nov 22, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Digital Chumps Nov 16, 2009 6.6 out of 10 66
GameSpot Nov 17, 2009 6 out of 10 60
JeuxActu Dec 08, 2009 12 out of 20 60
Cheat Happens Dec 01, 2009 6 out of 10 60
Game Shark Nov 25, 2009 C- 42
Gemakei (formerly Zentendo) Nov 16, 2009 4 out of 10 40


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