Which RE6 Campaign is Your Favorite?

Favorite RE6 Campaign?

  • Leon + Helena

    Votes: 5 33.3%
  • Chris + Piers

    Votes: 6 40.0%
  • Jake + Sherry

    Votes: 2 13.3%
  • The 4th Campaign

    Votes: 2 13.3%

  • Total voters
    15

UniqTeas

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Hi all,

After reading through a lot of the threads in the RE6 section, I see a lot of people with extreme diversity in which campaign they liked most. I can already tell I am going to be shocked when the Chris campaign does exceedingly well, but hey, them's the breaks I guess. haha.

I honestly loved Leon's campaign the most despite it stealing a lot of enemy design and gameplay from the Left 4 Dead Series.
Jake and Sherry take second place for me because I loved seeing Sherry again, Jake was cooler than he is given credit for, and Ustanak was pretty scary.
Chris is in last place for me. While not terrible, it borrows too much from action games. Plus, the amnesia/drunk storyline for Chris is really overplayed in the gaming media. It was a cheap move in my opinion.

But feel free to refute and agree! Tell me your thoughts.
 

Turo602

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I think Leon and Chris have the best campaigns. Not just because they're my favorite characters, but because they feel like the safer experiences of the 4 campaigns.

Leon's campaign feels the most balanced and has the best enemies. The zombie variety is fantastic and zombies feel relentless in swarms, making the game's dodging mechanics feel very satisfying. The darker atmosphere and more urban settings are far more appealing to me than any of the other locations in the game and the set pieces aren't too ridiculous.

Chris' campaign isn't as great as Leon's, but it isn't as bad as Jake's or as bland as Ada's. I think Chris has the strongest story, and Roger Craig Smith really kicks it up to 11 with his performance. Piers is the most likeable of the new protagonists, and the ending resonates with you more than any of the others.

I never understood why people write off Chris' campaign as the "Call of Duty" campaign, which just makes me believe they didn't play the game. It still has all the same mechanics as the other campaigns and they're fighting the same exact enemies Jake and Ada encounter.

Chris' campaign stands out to me though because I think it has some of the stronger and more memorable moments in the game. The Ogromans terrorizing Edonia was a huge step up from El Gigante and Ndesu battles in 4 and 5. The giant invisible snake was a cool callback to yawn, and the entire fight with Haos, which made up most of his chapter 5, is by far one of my favorite bosses in the series.

Jake is just absolutely the worst character in this franchise and his campaign is too experimental with lots of half baked ideas and general lackluster design. The Ustanak is the highlight of his campaign but the rest isn't really that great.

Ada's campaign is just kind of boring. Puzzles in Resident Evil 6 feel forced and implemented out of habit at this point. It's already a much more linear experience than the last 2 games somehow, and given the much more action/shooter approach, puzzles just kind of bog down the pace. So Ada's campaign heavily implementing puzzles doesn't make it feel more like classic Resident Evil, it just makes it kind of dull. Her stealth segments are also really out of place and don't mix too well with the game's gameplay.
 

Hel

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1) Shake. It's great so see Sherry return, and I like the chemistry between her and Jake; their relationship is similar to Rebecca and Billy's, but actually believable. The campaign has some of the most unique and varied locations, which is always important to me as well.

2) Ada. I admit I probably wouldn't love it so much if it wasn't... well, Ada. But running around as a red-clad secret agent in a zombie apocalypse is just my kind of thing, the story is certainly not the best, but at least the most interesting, and the boss fight against Blob Carla is one of the game's scary highlights.

3) Heleona. It has its great moments, but for the most part it comes across as fake. Capcom probably thought they could trick us into feeling classic RE vibes by mentioning Raccoon City every five minutes, but that doesn't work on me. It's not a bad campaign, just overrated in my opinion.

4) Nivanfield. It's not even the action aspect of it (Leon's campaign is just as, if not more action-heavy than this one), it's mostly the bland locations and the absolutely ridiculous story. I feel for Chris and Piers and enjoy the military theme of their campaign, but that alone is not enough to put it above any of the others.

That being said, I don't think any of the campaigns are perfect. All of them have a few things that annoy me and at least one level that I don't enjoy at all. Still a fun game overall, though.
 

UniqTeas

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I, too, really enjoy Jake and Sherry's campaign. I think they have a good chemistry and I like using them a lot. Jake's lean design is my favorite in the game and it was great to have Sherry become a member of the team.

In that campaign, two parts felt out out place:
1) The Snowmobile section - I know we've had jet-ski and hummer sections in the previous two games (which also felt a little ridiculous), but the snowmobile section is WAY too James Bond over the top.
2) Avoid the Ustanak fairies! - This stealth section is probably the scariest part of the whole game due to Ustanak's instadeath attacks. But it is really out of place having the magic snow bats warn their evil leader to your presence when disturbed. Really not Resident Evil in that moment.
 

bSTAR_182

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My ranking is based on a combination of story and character personalities.

1. Chris and Piers
2. Ada
3. Sherry and Jake
4. Leon and Helena

Chris and Piers’ campaign is my favorite for various reasons. There may be some bias here because Chris is my favorite from the series but I believe their campaign has the strongest story of the 4 campaigns with Chris’ story arc. As Turo mentioned, Roger Craig Smith really kicks it up with his performance in this game. The invisible snake was indeed a memorable fight and good callback to Yawn. The final boss fight also made me feel genuine dread because I just knew someone wasn’t going to walk away from it. Annnd of course Chris and Piers are eye candy during the entire experience. :biggrin:

Ada is high up the list because I love her personality. She just has a calm and cool as a cucumber demeanor and I enjoyed her sassy comments. The fight between her and Carla is one of the more interesting battles from the game. Her having an obsessive and psychotic love interest may be a bit on the silly side but it felt good defeating Simmons as Ada because of all the hell he put her through.

Sherry and Jake are third on my list because I enjoyed seeing the two personalities together. It’s nice having a follow up on Sherry and, as random as it is for them to throw in a son of Wesker, I really like that they made him an angry individual who is confused about his purpose. Troy Baker did good with the material that was provided.
This campaign also opens the door to have a very interesting meetup between Jake and Chris again in a future installment- which probably could have been better written into this game (amongst many other things) but whatever

Then there is Leon and Helena... I think their campaign is fun to play through but so is everyone else’s. The most enjoyable part for me was running through the zombie infested city and getting stuck in the gun shop. When it comes to story though, the only word that comes to mind is lame. I think my dislike for Helena has grown over time because I find her completely irrelevant and not the best addition to the series as a whole (though the voice actress does a good job and delivers an emotional performance when Helena’s sister dies). Then there is Leon who accomplishes absolutely nothing in his story arc. It’s literally just another day on the job and he doesn’t get the girl yet again and fans are cheated from seeing a proper Chris and Leon meetup/team up.
 
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Chris & Piers.. Feel like people disliked it most back then because they didn't know how to play RE6 properly.. which was the case for me. Now I love playing as Piers with his sick AMR.
 
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I like Chris' campaign the most too. I am a bit biased as Chris is my favorite RE character but I also think he has the best and most emotional storyline in the game.

Leon's campaign was good too, especially the creepyness with the church stuff.

Jake's campaign was also good. I really like that they used Sherry and Jake's relationship to Chris was very interesting.

Ada's campaign had fun puzzles and plot elements but was way too short compared to the others.
 

black 93

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Chris and Piers. Fits the themes of the game the best, best ending, best boss fights, fewest QTE's, and stays consistent all the way through, unlike the others. The so called horror of Leons campaign feels very forced and lasts for about 30 minutes of one chapter out of five. Adas just repeats the most annoying parts of each campaign, and Jake and Sherrys is really really good in terms of their relationship and Ustanak, the gameplay just completely goes too crazy sometimes. The snowmobile....ew.