Can we have an RE clone thread? What are your favorite ones?>inb4 RE is clone of AITD
I have played almost every "RE clone" out there and I can say there is a no "hidden gem", they all range from from bad to decent-at-best.The only really good RE clones are the two most famous ones, Dino Crisis and Silent Hill.
>>8906763Dino Crisis 2*
>>8906763>>8906763this but for nearly every genre and console
>>8906765I don't really count pure action non-survival horror as "RE clones"; although I indeed found more fun in action games such as Dino Crisis 2, Parasite Eve 2, Onimusha or even Vampire Hunter D; than I did in pure survival horror RE clones.With that said, Dino Crisis 2 shits the bed in the second half of the game. They had this kick ass gameplay and then spend half the game with shitty gimmicky mini games.
>>8906770Ehhh I kinda disagree. I appreciate the mini games, it was original at the time before the turret sections were a thing. Plus the second half still adds new enemies, new gameplay mechanics (mine launcher or whatever its called), that short escort mission near the end. I respect your opinion though and understand why you think that.
>>8906760>AitD>RE cloneDo zoomers really?
>>8906819The one in OPs picture most certainly is a RE clone. The earlier ones obviously aren't.
>>8906760alone in the dark created the genre so if anything RE is an alone in the dark cloneI never understood why RE got so big and people think it created the genreI think it's because zoomers and console kids ignore computers and it was just before their time
>>8906848Maybe because RE1 was so much more polished and better designed than any AITD game before, or after it for that matter
>>8906848also i believe Resident Evil was the one that coined the term "survival horror" in its marketing
>>8906848>people think it created the genreBecause it did, it wasn't a "genre" before Resident Evil, AitD wasn't a "survival horror" game it was an "action-adventure" game
>>8906770>non-survival horrorPE2 and DC2 are more survival horror than the first games
admittedly a lot of the RE clones back in the day really aren't that great. i find enjoyment in them but none of them ever came close to even my least favorite classic RE entries imo, aside from some of the aforementioned like Dino Crisis 2 and Silent Hill and such. i recently played Carrier to completion and enjoyed it despite its jankiness, and also quite enjoyed D2 but that feels like its pushing it a bit beyond hat would be considered an RE clone.there's a couple of untranslated/hard to find ones that i'm interested in trying out some day though like "Yami Fuku Natsu: Teito Monogatari Futatabi" and the Korean game "Geisters". probably my actual favorite RE clones now are from the recent indie game survival horror resurgence like Tormented Souls.
>>8906760ExterminationPrimalGalerianshard edgeI am sure that the list go on
>>8907083>Primal>RE clonenigger what
I can't believe no one's said Cold Fear yet. It's one of the best you're gonna find. Now to be specific, Cold Fear is an RE4 clone, but to be even more specific, it's detabatable whether it is a clone because it actually predates RE4, but it's possible that it's still a clone, based on RE4 trailers coming out at the timeThere's also another RE clone that I love, but I'm not gonna say what it is because I want it to stay obscure. and not be ruined by morons and youtubers
Also, for anyone thinking about playing AitD4, I suggest only playing like half of it. That game drops off big time. The best part is easily the first few hours, and then it just gets worse and worse
>>8906760Tried playing it for Halloween last year and it was really scuffed.
>>8907286>Cold Fear is an RE4 cloneFun fact: Cold Fear was being developped at the same time as RE4. So was AitD (5). All 3 games came up with the behind the shoulder camera more or less at the same timeThe action orientation and camera point of view of RE4 were just natural evolution for the time.
>>8907386good job saying the same thing I said, except with more assumptions. You don't actually know what went down at Ubisoft, so you don't know whether they were inspired by RE4. End of story
>>8907389>You don't actually know what went down at Ubisoft, so you don't know whether they were inspired by RE4. End of storyThey claim they weren't at least and had the action and camera before RE4's was known
>>8907390people in the industry know about games before the public does. There's simply no way to know
>>8907290That's unfortunately true yeah. Both characters have pretty underwhelming boss fights and finales, which is a shame since the mansion setting was genuinely great with some great spooks and atmosphere.
>>8907286>I'm not gonna say what it isD I, F
>>8907395So you'd rather believe it's possible that Capcom would let competitors literally living on the opposite of the world know about their biggest upcoming blockbuster before anyone else, than believe what the devs say. And then say I'm the one making assumptions.
>>8907459Capcom literally got hacked and leaked all their games like 2 years ago lmaoJust stfu dude
>>8907395No they don't. If they do that's called corporate espionage and it's illegal.
>>8907459The dude is just delusional or coping.
>>8907703lmao. you're an idiot
>>8907703Corporate espionage needs intent. If one of your friends who works for the rival company tells you about it while he's drunk, it doesn't count.
>>8907468Wow yea you are right this leaks from 2 years ago must have given the tips to the devs to make cold fear like re4 why didnt i think of this.
>>8906760I find every enemy is annoying in this game
>>8906763>Silent Hill is a RE cloneshit like saying a game is a clone is what made many people skip over absolute classics like Silent Hill when it was current
>>8908351are you retarded?
>>8909179i might be or your argument is just dumb.prove a leak like that happened in the early 2000s
>>8906848No it didn't.
>>8909395>You have no way to knowno seriously, are you retarded?
>>8906760I recently played the two Obscure games. They're charming and I enjoyed playing them for the most part, but they're certainly flawed.They definitely handled the two character gimmick better than RE0.
>>8909771*blocks your path*
>>8909771havent heard of this before but the pixel art is gorgeous, i really like the c64 palette
>>8906760Parasite Eve 2 was always my faveCovert Ops: Nuclear Dawn is also a pretty fun political action thriller set on a train(its basically under siege 2, but good)
>>8909771nice try champ
>>8907061The first PE is not a survival horror game at all, so you are correct by saying PE2 is more survival horror than PE1. However, DC1 is survival horror taken to the extreme, and I cant fathom how one would think DC2 is more of a survival horror than DC1. Are you perhaps in your 20s?
You all should play Galerians. It's far from kino, but pretty neat.WARNING: Edge incominghttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2dY9HCnFZ0