Alice: Madness Returns is the much anticipated follow up (by me, anyway) to 2000’s PC/Mac game American McGee’s Alice – the dark and gritty telling of Alice’s post-Looking Glassadventures in what has now become a twisted version of Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland. The original game had Alice following an anorexic, pierced Cheshire Cat around a grotesque Wonderland, presumably due to Alice’s inclement insanity, slashing her way through the Red Queen’s guards amongst other familiar faces from Carroll’s universe with a bloody knife, and the sequel delivers more of the same.
Over the years I’ve had my share of portable systems. When I was a wee lad, hand-held games were my absolute favorite. Maybe it was because I could play anywhere without my parents bugging me, I have no idea, I just loved the damn things. I remember spending an entire summer glued to my Atari LYNX playing amazing games like Todd’s Adventures in Slime World and Rampage. However, as I got older portable games got worse. I still own a dust covered PSP and I borrow my wife’s DS on occasion, but portable gaming is pretty much dead to me. Most of the time, the games feel rushed and underdeveloped, and who really wants to hold a tiny screen all day?
Imagine my dismay when i discovered that there are not one, but TWO Resident Evil games in development for Nintendo’s new “3D” handheld, the 3DS. After looking at footage of these games in action, I’m sold. Are you?
Resident Evil: Revelations