27 hours is a long time... you could watch the film Titanic 8 times over, fly to Australia or even watch María Carolina's charity raising in full. Either way, that's exactly how long it took to me to complete Resident Evil 4.
Resident Evil 4 originally came out for the GameCube and PS2 back in 2005 and won a huge number of awards and then rightfully got ported to the Wii for a 2007 release. The use of the Wii control system adds a lot to the realism and intensity of the game. Instead of twiddling your thumbs on a joypad your using the Wii remote like its a real weapon disguised in shiny white plastic.
The basic idea of the game is to kill the bad guys and rescue the girl. Nothing that original so why has the Wii version sold over a million copies?
Compared to a normal game it felt like at least 3 times more effort went in to making Resident Evil 4. The quality was so high I felt like I was almost playing a 27 hour long interactive Hollywood film. Some people think it's one of the best video games ever made, I would have to agree with them.
Should I buy it? Yes
Is it worth buying a Wii for? Yes
Should I buy a projector to play it on? Yes. For the best picture make sure your Wii is set to output 480P and also ensure you use component cables (the composite output is poor).
Do I need surround sound? Yes. It helps to know who's coming up behind you. The game uses Dolby Prologic 2, so look out for AV Amps that support it. This review was done using an Onkyo amp which also converts the Wii's output to HDMI (handy for keeping the number of cables down).
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