Parents' Guide to

Resident Evil: Deadly Silence

By Chris Jozefowicz, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Same gore and quirks as original -- adults only.

Game Nintendo DS 2006
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age 13+

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age 13+

Is It Any Good?

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The zombie killing action gets intense and exciting at times, but this version only half-heartedly updates the 10-year-old gameplay and lacks the truly creepy atmosphere of newer installments. At its heart, this version is like the original. It's still one lightly armed cop against an army of mutants -- and beasts could be lurking around any corner. The violence is still intense: Players blow off zombie heads with guns, incinerate mutants with flame grenades, knife sharks to death, etc.

Players also run into familiar frustrations, such as clunky controls and odd camera angles. Nevertheless, there is a reason the Resident Evil series is legendary, and mature fans of the original will probably enjoy the remake.

Game Details

  • Platform: Nintendo DS
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Capcom
  • Release date: February 27, 2006
  • Genre: Third-Person Shooter
  • ESRB rating: M for Blood and gore, Intense violence
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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