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Fight to the death in 3D

Resident Evil™ The Mercenaries 3D features re-mastered stages from Resident Evil ™ 4 and Resident Evil™ 5, delivering the intense Mercenaries gameplay experience for the first time on a handheld console. It’s a race against time as players compete to defeat as many enemies as possible before the countdown reaches zero.


  • Play two-player co-op gameplay via local Wireless Play and Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection.
  • Popular characters from the series such as Chris, Krauser, Hunk and, for the first time in a Mercenaries game, Claire Redfield, are included.
  • Online play will enable gamers across the world to team up and enjoy co-op play.
  • Supports multi-player mode with Multi-Card only.
  • Supports online via Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection.

Game Review


Europe PAL Version

Posted by Damien McFerran

Score-based survival horror

Resident Evil 4 was a real turning point for Capcom’s survival horror series. Prior to its launch, the franchise was in serious danger of losing its relevance, but the changes introduced in the fourth instalment did much to reassert its dominance of the...

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User Comments (21)



Platypus said:

A download? no this needs to be a standalone game the Mercenaries modes were awesome in RE4 an entire game based upon it is a must buy.



Zach said:

I get the feeling that this will be full retail. Maybe maps etc will be available for download, though. They don't really do that currently for Wii or DS but it's such a logical step in the right direction, if you ask me.



HeroOfTime007 said:

This game sees very good, except for the graphics. They use all those color correction and lighting effects that most 360 games use, and while other people think it looks good I think it looks sort of bad.... Ill play it anyway.



Retrogamer88 said:

this is going to be kinda weird having mercenaries as its own stand alone game but awsome all the same,from the looks of the screen shots they probably could port resident evil 4 and 5 to the 3DS and yes HeroOfTime007 i know what you mean with how the graphics look on the 360 and i agree




I was lucky enough to play this at the recent Glasgow 3DS preview event, and it's amazing! The 3D is sweet, and it's the first time I've enjoyed a Resident Evil title without wii-mote/move controls!

A must have!



pkee said:

Looks great! This could be VERY good, and it comes with a demo for revelations.
I like what capcom are doing with the 3DS



Skogur said:

This is a must buy for me! the graphics looks much better on revelations, maybe they rushed a little on this one? it still look really cool though it's gonna be cool to see this in 3d



Nugus said:

Can't wait to hear more.....hopefully they announce Leon is in the game.....Leon and Wesker......FTW



nite2727 said:

a remake of a mini game being sold for 40 bucks hmmmm. 30 stages, maybe about 20 characters, rpg elements, perks similar to call of duty, online co op, local co op, customizable layouts, and IN YOUR FACE ACTION??!! on top of that a demo of Resident Evil Revelations?! oooh yea! jack with a cross bow and a shotgun im happy! But I WANT DLC THAT GIVES US A MODE WHERE WE CAN PLAY WAVES AND WAVES INSTEAD OF A TIME BASED RUSH! THIS IS NOT SONIC! ZOMBIES = WAVES OF ACTION NOT TIME BASED! U GIVE ME WAVE MODE AND THIS GAME IS PERFECT!



meizme said:

@14 right on bro, COD:BO style zombie goodness with expanding maps and goals instead of the Bary steakfries style zombie mowdown.



Livetyswiretys said:

i have tried this game on a 3ds official meeting in finland and the graphics are awesome on this 1 and the game is great if you love re 4 and the mercenaries .



Shadomega7569 said:

@Skogur capcom did kinda rush Mercenaries 3D but Revelations will have more solid graphics and the graphics look great on Mercs for it being a nintendo hand held game. so over all Revelations will be 2nd or 3rd best RE game released.
the number one is obviously gonna be Operation Raccoon City



drewomac said:

2 all you resident evil fans I am new on the forms and I am dying to make new friends on resident evil mercenaries and on resident evil revelations my 3 ds code is 4639 9793 9269.

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