Originally, I said that Capcom would be making a big mistake if they're going to release another port of a highly successful game into yet another system. That being said, I still believe this is one of my pet peeves. I understand if the makers make the same games for different systems altogether. I even understood the reason why Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes appeared for the GameCube because not everyone with the GameCube owns a PlayStation (or PS2 for that matter).
But why re-create a game that is already on the system in which you can play your games on? With the Wii, you can play your GameCube games as well. Now, I understand if Nintendo decided to make a multiplayer-game from the GameCube recreated for the Wii because you can play it online. I can't think of a good example, but with Nintendo finally wising up (slowly but surely) to online gaming, I can see the reason. But again, why recreate a game that does not change the game significantly? I've never played the PS2 version before (I don't own one), but I see almost no difference.
I've already played more than 30 hours of RE 4 (I saved myself 20 hours by copying my friend's finished version of it) . I'm on Round 3 on the Pro level with the Chicago Typewriter and the Infinite Rocket Launcher, so with the release of the Wii Edition, I have to play 50 hours again of the same game of the different version? If Gamespot and other reviewers do not give this game a good enough review (I'm still trying to define that), then what's the point? As of now, I'm tempted in to getting this game simply because its for the Wii. But why? Why another 30 dollars and 50+ hours down the drain? Yes, I know what you're saying: if you don't want to play it, then don't play it. But it's like Street Fighter II. You know how many versions of that game appeared? Street Fighter II. Street Fighter II CE. Street Fighter II Turbo. Super Street Fighter II. Super Street Fighter II Turbo. I mean, c'mon, how can you not be tempted by these games?
Well, hopefully, Resident Evil 4 version 2.67 for the Wii (PS2 is version 2.33) will be the last. Yes, I know, there is a PC game, but I heard its a pile of crap, and PCs are expensive to upgrade, so that won't count.
Maybe I will try it after all, since I'm a sucker for these things, but damnit, it's driving me nuts!!!