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Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles (Wii)

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Description

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.

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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 (329) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars

The Press Says

1UP Nov 17, 2009 B+ 83
Eurogamer.net (UK) Nov 16, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Kombo.com Nov 18, 2009 8 out of 10 80
videogamer.com Nov 20, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Worth Playing Nov 25, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Thunderbolt Games Jan 06, 2010 7 out of 10 70
GamersGlobal Nov 22, 2009 7 out of 10 70
JeuxActu Dec 08, 2009 12 out of 20 60
GameSpot Nov 17, 2009 6 out of 10 60
Giant Bomb Nov 20, 2009 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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Prime Blue (45) added Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles (Wii) on Nov 21, 2009
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