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Resident Evil Operation Raccoon City first impressions

What happens when SOCOM and Resident Evil make sweet love? You get Resident Evil Operation Raccoon City (ORC).

ORC is a slick, action packed game that gives players a sweet high resolution tour of Raccoon City. This, for all intents and purposes is your standard 3rd person shooter game, set in the Resident Evil universe. This is not canon, this is not what Resident Evil was, or the direction it has been headed in. THIS is simply a nice side story that will tide us fans over until the next release! Want a current, yet true Resident Evil canon game, please pick up Resident Evil Revelations!

In the meantime, is ORC perfect? NO! However, it is a fun romp back in the city that started it all- Raccoon City!

After the break, a full breakdown of my first impressions.

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Resident Evil Operation Raccoon City Special Edition

Resident Evil Operation Raccoon City Special Edition Set

Hello video game aficionados of the Ichthyoid persuasion, I bring you today the contents of Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City (ORC) special edition box set.

I ordered via the Capcom store and while the internet is full of stories from not so happy customers- complete with nerd rage expletives and image macros. I decided to risk it anyway… that sweet ass limited edition “Welcome to Raccoon City” sign lured me in.

Much to my surprise it shipped on Monday 3/12/12 and by today-Friday 3/16/12- I have this sweet baby in my hands! This edition set me back $86 bucks but it is so worth it!

A few more pictures after the jump…

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