Quotes: Cutscene Incompetence
If your narrative and your core mechanic are at odds with each other, then that means your main character
is a hypocrite.
I think my family got the impression Resident Evil 5
was some sort of voice-activated game based on how much time I spent screaming at the screen, "Shoot him! Shoot his face!
Shut your stupid mouth and pull the trigger you damned fool!
" A lot of people mistakenly believe that Albert Wesker is the main villain of the game. They are wrong. Your adversary is main character Chris Redfield
, who will foil your plans every time he's released from your control in one of the many cutscenes.
Leon whips out his Broken Butterfly
and blasts the little bastard across the room, thus ending the chapter. Or at least he would, were he not inflicted with the Cutscene Stupidity Bug™
I love this series' tradition of having the main protagonists completely forget about their firearms during cutscenes. Really, I do.
I always thought it was weird that you're controlling the main character, but as soon as you go into cutscene mode or whatever, the guy, no, he has his own opinions, and it's a weird little disconnect there.