On one hand, I can tell you that while we are currently awaiting the hype of the next generation of consoles, it's refreshing to see an entertaining game be made with the actual gameplay as the main course, not smoke and mirror graphics.
The Eyetoy has been met with limited success, to say the least, but hordes of gamers are literally jumping up and down in anticipation of the innovative gameplay that just might be had on Nintendo's next-generation home gaming system.
When the PlayStation was eclipsed by the PlayStation 2 and the Xbox hit the scene, game graphics changed exponentially for the better - but the other factors in gaming, like AI, gameplay, and control only improved a moderate amount.
Your only options for more difficult gameplay are to start with a lower level of character statistics, which will make combat more difficult initially, or play the game through (while still saving your progress) without dying once.
While many games allow the player to assume a character's role, RPGs emphasize this aspect during gameplay, allowing the player to make multiple choices for the character and to be a part of the story that unfolds during the game.
First, the new console utilizes a "Cell" processor, which can simultaneously run multiple tasks at 3.2 GHz, allowing the console to display finer detailed graphics (ideal for an HDTV) and greatly improve gameplay performance.
Resurrection of Evil offers extremely smooth gameplay and simple mechanics making it relatively easy for anyone to pick up within a short amount of time, although the only improvement they could've added was some duct tape.
The core gameplay may have remained much the same as the original NES game, getting you to learn and predict patterns rather than opting for more of a simulation approach, that's exactly why this newer game is so much fun.
Mega Man 9: Fans of the original Mega Man games on the Nintendo Entertainment System will feel right at home with this newer title that capitalizes on familiar gameplay, offering a very appealing and nostalgic experience.
Taking the series in a completely new direction, Resident Evil 4 blends the tried and true creepiness of the earlier franchise installments with top notch graphics, a free-roaming camera, and all new gameplay mechanics.