Hands up

Developer Slant Six has spoken out about Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City’s less than stellar review scores, telling Eurogamer.net that it believes it “accomplished what Capcom wanted us to do”.

Studio producer Mike Kerr revealed that while Slant Six would have preferred the game to have seen higher review scores, he's confident that the studio realised Capcom's original vision for the title.

He said:

The critical reception seems to be fairly polarised. It's challenging. A lot of people put a lot of time and effort into the game and obviously we'd like to see the review scores be a little better than they are right now.

In the end, I think our position on it is that we read every review and we try to pull out all the constructive feedback that we can so we can learn a little about what people liked and what they didn't.

Then we look to what our internal goals were and what Capcom asked us to do and I think we accomplished what they wanted to do - we took the Resident Evil franchise in a different direction.

Kerr continued that the Canadian developer has already received plenty of positive feedback from fans of the franchise, and explained that it had enjoyed its working relationship with Capcom.

You can read our thoughts on the squad shooter in our Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City review. Unfortunately for Kerr – who comes across as incredibly thoughtful in this interview – we didn’t love it either. Hopefully the developer can do a better job with its next project, Strata Scavenger.

[source eurogamer.net]