Rebecca Chambers, the medic of Resident Evil one fights to survive hours before the first game, with the help of an accused murderer.

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One day before the infamous mansion incident, Rebecca Chambers, the only surviving member of the Bravo team of the S.T.A.R.S. organization, is sent in with the rest of the Bravos, to a remote location in Raccoon Forest where they discover a burning wagon off in the distance, and a mysterious train, the team splits up and heads in two directions, Rebecca heading for the train. They went in to find answers to the brutal "cannibal murders" but what they discover is a conspiracy that they never could've imagined. Written by Special Agent Hunk

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Received an HD remaster for the PlayStation 3, Playstation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and PC on January 19th, 2016. This version features 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratio support, high resolution visuals, redone textures and character models, new alternate costumes options for both Rebecca and Billy, improved lighting, and updated controller options. See more »

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In the shot where Rebecca first approaches the Ecliptic Express, there is not a drop of rain in the scene. Seconds into her approach, in the next two shots, rain is shown suddenly falling as though it had been raining for minutes. See more »

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Billy Coen: It's gonna be dangerous from here on in, why don't we cooperate?
Rebecca Chambers: Cooperate with *you*?
Billy Coen: Listen, little girl, if you haven't noticed there's some pretty freaked out things on this train. And I, for one, wanna get out of here. I don't think we stand a chance of doing it alone.
Rebecca Chambers: You expect me to trust you? A wanted felon? I don't need your help. I can handle this on my own. And don't call me little girl!
Billy Coen: [flipping Rebecca's hair] Ha, all right, Miss Do-It-yourself. What should I call you?
Rebecca Chambers: The name is...
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Addictive and clever, easier too.
8 December 2004 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

A re-review of the HD version on the PS3/PS4.

Is used to really like RE0. The train, the darkness, the quiet atmosphere...I liked it more than RE1. It was one of the first games I played on my GameCube way back in 2004 and I was excited to play through it again remastered in HD. Disappointment has overwhelmed me. First of all, the reformatted aspect ratio doesn't work too well. The game was not designed for 1.78:1 and it is so cramped that important details are often cropped out of the frame.

And the controls...don't get me started. They are a nightmare! This is a game that frequently relies on fast escapes or quick-witted agility, but with the constantly switching camera angles the coordination and orientation causes havoc with the controller. I wanted to grind the controller into dust in my hands.

Why is the game so slow? The RE format of collecting items to open new areas to collect new items to open new areas is just far too tedious in 2017. I know that the "door opening" clips are a staple of the early RE series, but they were really just made to cleverly disguise the new areas being loaded. There is no reason for them to still be present on the PS3 it slows down the tension and becomes very boring very quickly.

The story of the game itself is good enough. Set right before the events of the first game it details the events leading up to the incident at Spencer Mansion. You take control of Rebecca Chambers (who had a small role in RE1) and escaped convict Billy Coen, switching between them as you wish. The AI of the characters is so poor, however, that they will constantly be getting in your way. A zombie after you? Don't expect Rebecca to move just slightly to the left to let you escape!

Once you finish the main game you will unlock Wesker Mode and Leech Hunter, a mini-game where you run around the training facility collecting little charms. Win this and you'll unlock more weapons with infinity ammo. Sadly, the Platinum is far too difficult. There are 48 trophies and some of them require you to finish the WHOLE GAME without saving or using a healing item. Even on easy mode with the infinite ammo and powerful weapons you will find this nearly impossible.

Older games remastered in HD are usually quite good, but the concept of RE0 was tailored for lesser systems and it should have been given a bigger overhaul.


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