Resident Evil

A PixelatedPop Project: Resident Evil and Silent Hill Shadowboxes

As our loyal PixelatedPop followers know (tens, I'm sure), I love scary games and art projects featuring said scary games.  I recently completed two shadowboxes, one Resident Evil themed and one Silent Hill themed.  I believe they turned out fairly well and I thought I would share with you lovely people.

A PixelatedPop Project: My Resident Evil Diorama

As I've demonstrated before, my love for Resident Evil knows very few bounds.  I've owned many of the Toy Biz produced R.E. action figures for a long time.  I always had the urge to display them "properly," but I never thought such a project would be possible.  I don't remember what finally inspired me to start this project, but a few months ago, I decided to piece together a small-scale, Resident Evil-themed diorama.

Video Game Review: Resident Evil 3: Nemesis (PS1)

Some of you might be wondering, "Hey, where is your review of Resident Evil 2?"  Well, to be honest with you, I feel like my review of Resident Evil 2 would be too much praise.  It isn't without its faults, but it is one of my favorite games of all time and I believe it to be the flagship in the RE series.  Instead, I am skipping to one of the most overlooked titles in the series -- Resident Evil 3: Nemesis.  Let's get down to it, shall we?

Movie Review: Resident Evil

I have never understood why Hollywood is apparently incapable of delivering a truly great movie based on a popular video game franchise.  Perhaps this is because studios tend to deviate extensively from the source material and ultimately churn out films that hardly represent their pixelated counterparts.  Most of these games that serve as inspiration for said films include all the necessary elements that make movies enjoyable -- unique characters, ceaseless action and intriguing storylines that wholly envelope the player into its universe.  When Resident Evil lurched into theaters in early 2002, it was hardly the first of its kind.  By this time, several other video games had witnessed their own big-screen adaptations, and Resident Evil was all geared up to follow the same kind of success as some of its predecessors.  But would the movie go on to achieve a satisfyingly haunting atmosphere similar to the one found in Silent Hill, or would it be doomed to drown in a river of cheese alongside Super Mario Bros.?

Video Game Review: Resident Evil (PS1)

The Resident Evil series is one of my great passions.  Until I played the first Resident Evil game, I had no idea how obsessed with zombies I could become.  I remember having no interest in owning a Playstation until I witnessed my cousin and his friends playing Resident Evil way back in 1996.  It wasn't until the Christmas season of 1998 that I finally obtained a Playstation, along with the "Director's Cut" version of R.E.  I played the game nonstop for months on end.