Survival of Horror: Resident Evil 4

Perhaps you’ve heard of Resident Evil 4. It’s this little game that slid out quietly on to the Gamecube in 2005 before petering out and disappearing into obscurity forever. In this same bizarro world, Dino Crisis Village has recently been announced as the eighth main installment of that ludicrously successful franchise. Also, I’m very, very cool.

Clearly, this is not how events played out. Everyone and their mother knows about Resident Evil 4. It lives today as one of the most highly-rated and influential games on the planet. An immense number of games, and perhaps…