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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 (335) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars

The Press Says

Gamernode Dec 09, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85
Gamervision Dec 07, 2009 8.25 out of 10 82
Cheat Code Central Nov, 2009 4.1 out of 5 82
IGN Nov 13, 2009 8.1 out of 10 81
Kombo.com Nov 18, 2009 8 out of 10 80
GameZone Nov 18, 2009 7.5 out of 10 75
Digital Chumps Nov 16, 2009 6.6 out of 10 66
Gamekult Nov 26, 2009 6 out of 10 60
Cheat Happens Dec 01, 2009 6 out of 10 60
Giant Bomb Nov 20, 2009 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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