If you’re a Nintendo 3DS owner who’s aching for some steamy mercenary on mercenary action — in 3D — then keep an eye on the 3DS’s eShop tomorrow, March 7. The Mercenaries began as a mode in Resident Evil 4 before becoming its own game on Nintendo’s handheld. It comes with eight playable characters from the world of Resident Evil (Albert Wesker, Barry Burton, Rebecca Chambers, Claire Redfield, Hunk, Jill Valentine, Chris Redfield, and Krauser) and a slew of maps — over 30 — that can be played alone or in co-op for the manageable price of $19.99.
I just don’t think you’ve had enough screenshots today so I’m going to remedy that by giving you even more. No need to thank me, I’m merely doing my job. For the uninitiated, Mercenaries 3D is like the Mercenaries mini-game from the last two Resident Evil games with more content and, obviously, now it’s now in 3D. The game supports 1-2 players, Ad Hoc or using Nintendo’s Wi-fi network and it comes with 30 missions.
A big difference between this and its console siblings is The Mercenaries 3D includes a customization system where you can unlock new skills and upgrade your weapons. Head past the break for the game’s brand spanking new trailer revealed at Captivate, as well as a slew of sexy new screens. READ MORE
One of the grandaddies of horror, the Resident Evil series, has just turned 15. In this ultra-competitive industry dominated by Call of Duty and Farmville, it’s tough for a game or series of games to sell a million plus units, much less 40 million. It’s hard to argue that Resident Evil isn’t the biggest horror series out there and with two games coming to the Nintendo 3DS (Revelations and The Mercenaries 3D) as well as two more games on the way to the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC (the Revival Selection and Operation Raccoon City) this is a mighty fine time to celebrate the past, present and future of the series. Wow, did I just sound like a press release? Yes, I think I did. I’ll be quiet so you can better focus on the video below.
Alone it’s a pretty exciting watch but it’s made infinitely more amazing with DC Douglas (Albert Wesker) narrating it. Head past the break to get an idea of when we can expect these four games to release. They’re not actual release dates, more rough estimates really, but this is the best I can do right now. READ MORE