Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles comes to all U Wii U owners

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With all eyes on Nintendo’s next home console, the Switch, one would think that the Wii U will quickly be thrown to the side. That’s not entirely the case. Despite production of the hardware being ceased in the near future in the Japanese market, thus leading to a cease in shipments to North America, the Wii U is still receiving doses of support. Today’s dose comes in a T-Virus vial.

Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles is now available on the Wii U Virtual Console. The former Wii-exclusive was a fun on-rails title that took fans and new players alike on a roller coaster ride through a sort of “Greatest Hits” version of the story arcs found in Resident Evils 0, 1, and 3 (along with a new scenario). While straying away from the canon storylines, to cater to the game’s co-op focus, Umbrella Chronicles was still a fun experience, especially with a partner.

You can download the game on Wii U’s eShop for $19.99.

               
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  • WaffenAssAss

    It wasn’t a Wii exclusive, it already came to PS3 (PS Move)

    • Yup! It did. But it was a “former” Wii exclusive because it originally came out on that system, before the PS3 version you mentioned.

  • Andy

    Good game and great fan service of the older games. I remember I was stuck on Talos for a very long time. I also loved the mission of Jill and Chris taking down Umbrella. Darkside Chronicles is great too.

    • Dan Shiveley

      Agreed. The gameplay itself wasn’t phenomenal, but the fan service and the story elements were great. I really loved reliving CV in Darkside Chronicles.

  • Dan Shiveley

    I played both UC games and they were okay. I enjoyed the Code Veronica material in the second one… but $20 for this? They weren’t THAT good, especially considering that 4/5/6 are all available for $20. $10 would be more reasonable…

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