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Resident Evil: Revelations 2

Feb 25, 2015 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation Vita

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7 / 10
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8 / 10
4 / 5
Game Informer
8 / 10
8 / 10
3.5 / 5
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3.5 / 5

Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Review Summary

FairCritic Consensus

Resident Evil Revelations 2 continues the side series's maintaining of the franchise's original design, but ultimately it is just that. It's lacklustre graphics and reliance on familiar game design led critics to agree that it was good, but simply a stop-gap between major releases.

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Critic Reviews for Resident Evil: Revelations 2

Revelations 2 is a great spin-off title, and manages the uncommon balancing act of making series fans happy while offering something new.

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Revelations 2 is an entertaining horror experience; let's hope Capcom aims a little higher next time.

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A mostly successful mix of the best of classic and modern era Resident Evil, with some of the most enjoyably unique co-op options of any recent game.

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Resident Evil: Revelations 2's two teams of complementary characters make this a fantastic cooperative experience, whether you're playing through the story or the ever-engrossing Raid Mode.

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Resident Evil Revelations 2 is intriguing with memorable battles, tense action, and surprise twists. Unfortunately, has some trouble keeping its momentum

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Revelations 2 is the most self-assured Resident Evil game in a long time

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Resident Evil Revelations 2 might not move the series forward, but, at the same time, it isn't at all the cheap cash-in it easily could have been. If you're a survival horror fan in need of a Resident Evil fix, Revelations 2 will definitely be fulfilling.

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Overall, though, Resident Evil Revelations 2 suffers from the same disjointed quality that initially makes it look appealing. It's a good game that potentially could have been great had Capcom just given it a bit more time or a bit more direction.

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