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Resident Evil: Revelations 2 - Episode 1: Penal Colony

Rating Summary

Based on 35 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

72

Top Critic Average

28%

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General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Feb 24, 2015
Xbox OneFeb 25, 2015
PCFeb 25, 2015

Publisher: Capcom

Genres: Interactive Story, Horror, First-Person Shooter

The first episode is entitled Penal Colony. Claire Redfield, one of the only survivors of the Raccoon City incident of 1998, has since joined an NGO called Terra Save, whose mission is to assist victims of biological weaponry. During an event at Terra Save’s HQ, a mysterious force abducts Claire and her co-workers and moves them to a creepy deserted island.

Resident Evil: Revelations 2 - Episode 1: Penal Colony Reviews

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Imagination takes a backseat in Revelations 2, but great co-op and an intriguing story pumps blood through its veins.

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A so-so start to this new series. The multiple character stuff is interesting, but weak shooting and bland environments let it down.

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A successful start to the first episodic Resident Evil, with some genuinely inventive co-op features and the most effective scares the series has seen in years.

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Resident Evil: Revelations 2 gets off to a rough start with poor writing and safe design choices, but it's redeemed by strong doses of tension during the second act.

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Resident Evil Revelations 2 - First Trailer

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