Parents' Guide to

Resident Evil: Revelations 2

By Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Gory, mature episodic horror adventure mixes old and new.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 12+

Take out the volume and subtitles

age 12+

Resident evil revelations 2:my rating

This game isn't fine for young ones Even Tween's cant handle it Its really violent and filled with curses But i think it'll be fine if 12 year olds played it After all my 7 year old brother said he wanted to play this and i was so worried because i didn't wanna be a bad influence so i seached up Resident evil revelations 2 Ratings i found this site and it helped me To see the games and movies ratings before i'd let anyone Underage watch it or play it

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5 ):
Kids say (7 ):

Resident Evil: Revelations 2 ought to please fans of older Resident Evil games -- those games where a spooky atmosphere and unexpected scares take precedence over running and gunning action. It has a slower, chillier pace than more recent games in the series, encouraging players to explore cautiously and soak up the creepy environment and frightening sound effects. That said, it doesn't have quite the same sophistication of level design or slow-burning intensity found in the best Resident Evil games -- a consequence, perhaps, of its episodic format. Also, the Switch version seems to have insanely long load times; you may even wonder if the console has frozen because it can take more than a minute to load one level. Additionally, the motion controls for the Switch aren't precise enough, regardless of what setting you try. Either it's too slow or it's way too fast, which isn't useful when you're trying to target enemy weak points carefully with the limited ammo you have.

The Raid mode helps make up for the campaign's shortcomings. This solo and multiplayer mode -- set in new environments not found in the campaign, with varying objectives ranging from speed runs to zombie-slaying chaos -- is designed to be played again and again, encouraging players to level up and unlock better gear. It could provide hours of entertainment beyond the story -- assuming you enjoy Resident Evil's distinctive, not-for-all-tastes style of combat. The same can be said for its Ghosts 'n' Goblins-inspired mini-game in the new Switch version, which is a great way to gain money for this mode. It's a great bit of added value for a game that already offers a decent amount of play for a budget price.

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