How much do you think the movies helped Resident Evil become MORE popular

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User Info: zombiabsol

4 years ago#1
i know games came out before the movies, but i started playing the games a couple years ago.
I knew about the movies first though, so my question is, on a scale of one to ten how much do you think the movies helped the franchise become more well known.
Id say a 6. I meet people who love the movies, but didnt even know there were games.
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User Info: dr_zomberg

4 years ago#2
a lot. unfortunately, for the same reason (catering to -lol- fans of the movies), capcom turned a survival horror games to generic action shooters
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User Info: tevin1569

4 years ago#3
I'd say a 7.. They made it more mainstream I guess. A lot of people I know thought the movies came out first. :P.
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User Info: Infectedglore2

4 years ago#4
Idk, when RE4 came out it was a hype that I don't believe the movies ever had and I have many very casual friends who still very much prefer RE4 (...and 5) than the movies.

User Info: DarkD3stiny

4 years ago#5
People who haven't played the re games love the re movies. They make re very popular to people who haven't played the games. I started playing re when they came out and so Ive known the games first. Im one of those rare people who like the re movies and I like Alice and for me the movies are a good addition to the games. It would be better if the movies had more people from the games and more creatures from the games though. Btw Id say 6/10.

User Info: Neutron15

4 years ago#6
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User Info: good_tobi

4 years ago#7
scale of 1 to 10, 4
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User Info: coolmig01

4 years ago#8
i don't think the movies helped the games all that much. Most people who like the movies, either don't know about the games, or the games aren't the type of games they would play. I mean, really. They watch Alice kick butt in the movies, if they were to want to play a Resident Evil game, they probably want to play as Alice in some 3rd person hack and slash. Alice isn't in the games and Resident Evil games may not be very survival horror-ish anymore, but they certainly aren't some generic hack and slash.

Then there are very rare people like me who appreciates both AS SEPARATE UNIVERSES. (As in, i don't ever want to see Alice in an RE game!)

Sooo.... i'll see about 2/10
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