Showing posts with label Resident Evil. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Resident Evil. Show all posts

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Resident Evil 2 Remake To Include Deleted Concepts

Upcoming Resident Evil 2 Remake will feature unused concept arts and characters from Resident Evil 1.5.

Upcoming remake of survival horror game Resident Evil 2 from Capcom has created a lot of buzz after unloading a brand-new announcement trailer at E3 2018 press conference along with a bunch of still from the project. From what we can tell, this is a whole new game built on the base of the original RE2 and many of the horror elements are redefined. While they are at it, the developers decided to use deleted concept arts and character designs from an early version of the game.

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Resident Evil 2 Remake To Include Deleted Concepts

RELATED: Resident Evil 2 Remake E3 Trailer

Before it became a horror classic, an early version of the game titled, Resident Evil 1.5 has been worked on to near completion but later got cancelled. The initial plans had the players going back to the destroyed Spencer Mansion and engage in fight with plant-like enemies, a possible boss character blended with Albert Wesker until they came up with the plan of spreading the horror to the outskirts of Raccoon City. Developer team had completed almost 60 percent of this version before it was scrapped.

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RE 1.5 at first starred rooky cop Leon Kennedy taking charge but instead of Chris Redfield's street savvy sister Claire Redfield, there was a character named Elza Walker, who was also a college student like Claire. Leon and Elza would have started their journey from being trapped inside Raccoon City police station, whereas the place was for the protagonists to gather information about the outbreak in the original release. Just because the producers thought it was dull, it got reworked.

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Unused Concepts From Resident Evil 1.5

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Despite having some close resemblance to the title, RE2 has some noticeable differences like several enemies including a Human Spider, some weapons like assault rifles and grenades, as well as a totally different design for the RPD building. Elements from Resident Evil 1.5 eventually become resources for modders, who keep recreating the game over the years. By the looks of it, Resident Evil 2 remake will include some of the unused concept like a coat for Ada Wong and a red jacket for Claire Redfield.

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However, Resident Evil 2 Deluxe Edition will reportedly feature a skin of Elza Walker for Claire and that make sense as they both shares a lot of similarities and traits. It will also allow players to switch between the soundtrack of RE2 Remake and the original game to bring back the retro experience. It was a wise decision back then to redo the whole project as it became an old-school classic but it sure would be nice of them to drop some easter eggs from those days in the remake game.

Resident Evil 2 Remake E3 Gameplay Demo

One of Capcom’s renowned titles Resident Evil 2 is remade in a newly fleshed out, gory image that looks really incredible.

After releasing the first E3 trailer for one of their most anticipating project Resident Evil 2 Remake only two days earlier on E3 2018 press conference, developer/publisher Capcom decides to be generous enough and offer a glimpse at their re-engineered gameplay system for the game. So, they played a live demo of RE2 during PlayStation Live at E3 while discussing what are the changes they did and how it going to redefine the genre of survival horror with this classic title.

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Resident Evil 2 Remake E3 Gameplay Demo

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The live demo looks pretty incredible, displaying footage from beginning hour at Raccoon City after the outbreak sets all hell loose.




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At the showcase, RE2 remake demo opens up with rookie cop Leon S. Kennedy joining for duty and goes inside Raccoon City Police Department looking for clues. While trying to keep the vibe of the original game intact, they tried to get rid of the fixed camera angles and made the zombie killing experience more enjoyable. Newly added third-person viewpoint works a lot like Resident Evil 4. However, maintaining the roots, this game will focus less on shooter aspect akin to later entries to the series.

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Even though it is called a remake, the entire game is being rebuilt over the base content of the original but developers are not doing a direct clone. Promises of including new elements of gameplay is what we already know about with building barricades to fend off an incoming horde trying to get you. Restrooms are one of the new additions that RE2 never had before. Things that did not change are the use of knife and scarcity of ammunition to keep players on their toes.

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Modernizing The Classic

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Resident Evil 2 Remake is currently set to release on January 25, 2019 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Capcom's revolutionary RE game engine that helped them built Resident Evil 7 is used to re-create the title. It surely will be a fun experience seeing Raccoon City coming back to life once again, reinvented to instill fear in our hearts and reliving the experience in all-new, all-different view will never be the same.

Monday, June 11, 2018

Resident Evil 2 Remake E3 Trailer

Capcom shows a trailer and gameplay of Resident Evil 2 Remake. Finally comes two decades later in January 2019.

Long anticipated news on a Resident Evil 2 remake project has been keeping fans of the survival horror game on the edge of their seats for some time now. One moment, we hear it is in development and the next it gets cancelled but that fiasco has come to an end now. Developer/publisher Capcom has finally came clear about the remake during PlayStation's E3 2018 press conference by releasing a new 3D-rendered announcement trailer that looks absolutely fantastic.

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Resident Evil 2 Remake E3 Trailer

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Witness how it all became legendary and genre-defining with one of the horror masterpiece of all time in Resident Evil 2 E3 trailer.




The story of the game revolves around a fictional American suburb of Raccoon City, where reports of bizarre murders start emerging from. The horrors of Spencer mansion on Arklay Mountains has now come out and reached the neighboring city. Residents and tourists are all caught with their lives amidst flesh-eating living nightmares. Leon Kennedy and Claire Redfield happens to be there desperately trying to make it out alive from the reach of a devastated Raccoon City.

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Rebuilt With Photorealistic Graphics

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This is how the saga of Resident Evil spawned through a sequel 20 years ago and released on PlayStation. The remake revisits all those locations players are familiar with and plants a few surprises for new and old RE fans. Most importantly, it is a great escape from the fixed camera angles that used to annoy everyone and imply the advance graphical superiority of today's technology. A new over-the-shoulder camera mode will be included, which will surely aid the players in skimpy areas.

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A History of Survival Horror

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The original 1998 version was one of Capcom’s best-selling games of all time and it is only fitting that it got a visual upgrade along with some gameplay changes. However, make no mistake of thinking it as a simple remake project that is about re-creating RE2 as it was. In fact, the revolutionary RE Engine which brought us the terrifying experience of Resident Evil 7. Those details on decaying skins of rotten zombies look even lifelike and that just increases the scare factor of the game.

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Worst First Day on Job

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Here is another trailer from E3 2018 Playstation Showcase that better displays how the outbreak has dragged our protagonists into this mess.




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The distinct stories of rookie cop Leon S. Kennedy and college student Claire Redfield looking for her brother connects here and is retold. When Raccoon City drowned into anarchy and madness due to a sudden epidemic, Leon arrived to report for duty on his first day on job while bio organic weapons (B.O.W.s) were running rampant. The same day, Claire came seeking his brother Chris Redfield at Raccoon City Police Department but he left the city by then and almost everyone she found was dead.

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Welcome to Raccoon City

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Both characters will cross paths and are playable in their own separate stories that offers unique perspective at what is going on. Leon learns about the undead menace when he witnesses an officer killed by one of them. Claire seems to have came across little Sherry Birkin and her mother Annette had her fair share of footage. Although we got a momentary glimpse of what seems like a transformed William Birkin or maybe a Tyrant was shown but we missed Ada Wong this time.

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Too Late for Marvin Branagh

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Capcom's Resident Evil 2 Remake is set to release January 25, 2019 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The game will cost $59.99 only and reports of visuals being in 4K were heard but any specific details on that statement were not found yet. If you happen to be one of the fans who were disappointed with RE7 because it was devoid of the aspects of the originals, then RE2 remake is just your ticket to head back to classic, because Resident Evil probably never looked this good before.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Resident Evil 7 Cloud Version Comes to Nintendo Switch

Resident Evil 7 "Cloud Version" is coming to Nintendo Switch on May 24 with a free demo but only for Japan now!

Despite everyone's doubt and disbelief on Resident Evil 7: Biohazard can ever be ported to Nintendo Switch, it is finally coming to Nintendo's next-gen portable gaming platform, although it needs an odd cloud installation method. Aside from the game being only available in digital version, it will only be available for playing in Japan for now, which is a major downer for the fans from rest of the world. The most recent title from Capcom’s survival horror series is coming

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Resident Evil 7 Cloud Version Comes to Nintendo Switch

RELATED: Resident Evil 7 Hits 5 Million Sales

Below is a trailer for upcoming Switch version of the game we found on official YouTube channel of Biohazard, known for Resident Evil in Japan, where it is labeled as a “cloud version” of the game RE7. All you have to do is to install a 45 MB file on your Switch hard drive and since you will be playing the game from Nintendo's cloud storage, you will need a steady internet connection to enjoy it.




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Capcom fans owning a latest Nintendo console can now finally experience the disturbingly shocking horror that the title proved to be. You are allowed to play a 15-minute free trial of the cloud version from May 24 and then you have to spend ¥2,000, which is equivalent of $17.96 only to continue playing for the next 180 days. Currently, the game supporting only Japanese language is listed on Nintendo eShop as Resident Evil 7 Cloud Version and can be found in Japan.

RELATED: Resident Evil 7 'Not a Hero' DLC Gameplay Video

Resident Evil 7 explores the story of a system engineer named Ethan Winters, who has been looking for his missing wife Mia for past three years. When he suddenly receives a disturbing video message from her where she asks him to come look for her in a deserted plantation home of Dulvey, Louisiana, Ethan goes looking for her there only to be confronted by the psychotic members of the Baker family. What freaky terror he discovers there was far beyond his or anyone's imagination.

RELATED: Resident Evil 7 Ending Explained

Resident Evil 7 Cloud Version for Switch also offers downloadable contents Banned Footage Volume 1, 2, End of Zoe and Not a Hero as well. Originally released back in January 2017, RE7 is available to play on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR and Xbox One. The one we are talking about doesn't look like to have a translation of English language in it, which means, this version is not meant for Switch players from North America. So, we have to wait until they announce that version or just include option for English language.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Capcom x Sega Humble Bundle for PlayStation

Capcom and SEGA brings wide variety of titles and discounts on great games like Dead Rising 4 and Yakuza 0 while giving to charity.

Publisher Capcom and SEGA have banded together to deliver us an offer that is hard to refuse for any gamer. The Humble Capcom x Sega Bundle is full of PlayStation games for some really enthusiast players Sony console. They got some pretty good selection of games from almost all popular genres and next to free, this is the most tempting it could get. On Humble Bundle's official page, you will find this exclusive offer which will run till May 8th at 11 AM PT.

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Capcom x Sega Humble Bundle for PlayStation

Whether you crave for arcade action, or fan of tactical RPG and even if you like to spook yourself with some survival horror, this bundle got you covered. A plethora of games to choose from, you can even spend this spring season playing those. You will be happy to know that a certain share of the promotional sales will go to charity like American Red Cross, Save the Children, reverserett.org or another of your choice. So, feel proud being a part of this great initiative and get on board.

There are a couple of tiers to divide the games to make it easy to pick up from for everyone. The Humble Capcom x Sega Bundle starts with as low as $1 and then gradually rises to $15, so that more people can join in for some good time and serve a great cause at the same time. Everybody wins!

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Pay What You Want Tier

Pay What You Want:
Experience some wild frantic race on your PlayStation 3 with Crazy Taxi if racing games are your preferred category or become photojournalist Frank West to uncover a zombie outbreak in Willamette, Colorado on Dead Rising for PlayStation 4. For PlayStation Vita, this pack got puzzle platformer Dustforce or Super Monkey Ball: Banana Splitz. The latter has local and Online Multi-player support.

  • Crazy Taxi (PlayStation 3)
  • Dead Rising (PlayStation 4)
  • Dustforce (PlayStation Vita)
  • Super Monkey Ball: Banana Splitz (PlayStation Vita)

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Survival Horror on Capcom x Sega Humble Bundle

Beat The Average:
This row reeks of fear as it has the most prominent survival horror titles from both publishers that either takes you to the void of space or into a haunted location. Luckily, Alien: Isolation, Resident Evil HD Remaster and Resident Evil Code: Veronica X is all playable on PlayStation 4. You can bring adventures from 8-bit era with six of Mega Man titles from Mega Man Legacy Collection on the same platform as well. Binary Domain and Sonic Generations are both for PlayStation 3.

  • Alien: Isolation (PlayStation 4)
  • Binary Domain (PlayStation 3)
  • Mega Man Legacy Collection (PlayStation 4)
  • Resident Evil (PlayStation 4)
  • Resident Evil Code: Veronica X (PlayStation 4)
  • Sonic Generations (PlayStation 3)

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Get PlayStation Store Coupon

Aside from the games mentioned above in this tier, you are also getting coupons that will 50% off for Dead Rising 4 Frank’s Big Package and Yakuza 0 for PlayStation 4. Plus, get another 40% off on Resident Evil 7 Gold Edition and Valkyria Revolution for the same platform.

Pay $15 or More:
The final two games of the bundle come for Sony's latest console and one of them is open world survival horror, while the other is tactical role-playing game. In Dead Rising 2, you start off as Chuck Greene in another outbreak taken place years after the original game and fights to save his daughter. Next one is a classic example of a remaster done right and Valkyria Chronicles Remastered come with pre-loaded DLC and brand new trophies.

  • Dead Rising 2 (PlayStation 4)
  • Valkyria Chronicles Remastered (PlayStation 4)

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Pay $15 or More Tier

Another very important friendly reminder would be to tell you people that this exclusive bundle is only available on PlayStation Network’s North America regions, which include Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, United States and Uruguay.

If you own a PlayStation console and have a knack for some classic hit titles, then this is currently a great offer for you without a doubt. Besides, you are also contributing to a greater cause. The way we see it, "Beat The Average" tier actually beats everything the bundle is giving up so far. Not only you are getting some very good games for your bucks but also getting discount on more titles that you can cash in now or later. Since we are on a clock, we suggest you hurry up and get it sooner than you intended.

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Resident Evil 7 Hits 5 Million Sales

In an official press release, Capcom revealed that their first-person survival horror game Resident Evil 7 has recently reached 5.1 million units of sale. This was announced after the game is awarded for Best VR Audio during the 2018 Game Audio Network Guild Awards platform. Being the latest installment of the series that came out only a year ago, the figure isn't looking bad but if we consider that, then we are missing an even big picture here.

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Resident Evil 7 Hits 5 Million Sales

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Crossing a milestone of selling more than 5 million units is a great achievement itself but Capcom had done better than this before with Resident Evil series. What started as a murder mystery investigation at Spencer Mansion leading to a race of survival against hordes of undead and deadly secrets have become a monstrous franchise itself over time. There are already 25 games from Resident Evil series, some awaited sequels and a super-hit series of movies under the name till date.

RELATED: Resident Evil 7 'Not a Hero' DLC Gameplay Video

No matter what people says, zombie games always have their unique appeal to fans and Capcom has proved that over and over. Though Resident Evil 7 is not exactly a game with zombies in it, it still was full of horror elements and managed to bag some critical acclaim. However, some fans have a different perspective on the matter as they believe RE7 has ruined the series, which is still debatable. What we cannot debate about is the sales figure, which points to a different picture.

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Resident Evil 7 Missed Sales Targets

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If you simply break down and compare 5 million units sales figure to rest of the series, you will notice it isn't looking very good now. All is there for you to find out that the first three games of Resident Evil series have even outsold Resident Evil 7, when the franchise was only growing. Resident Evil 5 of 2009 still reigns at the top spot by selling a record 11.84 million copies and Resident Evil 6 from 2012 secured the second best place with 10 million copies sold.

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Initially, Capcom had set a goal of 10 million unit sales for Resident Evil 7 and if it falls short by any chance, they will push it. Whereas they failed with RE7, another of their prodigal title Monster Hunter: World has saved the day by becoming Capcom’s best-selling game ever. Now, it can be that there are too many zombie games out there and Resident Evil 7 just couldn't make it by competing with all of them or perhaps, it just failed to charm more audience as they had hoped for.

RELATED: Monster Hunter: World Becomes Capcom’s Best-Selling Game Ever

Resident Evil 7 is released in January, 2017 from Capcom to play on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Later, a Gold Edition was released in December including two story-driven DLC titled "Not a Hero" and "End of Zoe". Just before a year it came out, a virtual reality demo Kitchen was dropped at E3 2016 and it had support for PlayStation VR headset. If Resident Evil series have to thrive, they will have to better prepare themselves to compete with upcoming games like Overkill’s The Walking Dead, The Last of Us Part II and World War Z.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Resident Evil 7 Sells 4 Million Copies

The attempt to re-define the genre of survival horror video game by Capcom was quite successful and we can tell that by the response of fans and critics over the release of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard. Another news on the horizon is that the game has just sold over 4 million copies recently. Despite being a great number, it fails to please the developer and publisher studio. Now this landmark of reaching 4 million unit sales of Resident Evil 7 was set by Capcom earlier this year and looks like they have just reached their target already.

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Resident Evil 7 Sells 4 Million Copies

However, they expected to cross the mark a bit earlier than it has. Because, they made assumption before launch that the game will sell an estimate of 4 million copies within a very short time after its release and it actually took nearly seven months for Resident Evil 7 to do that. When Resident Evil 7 shipped 3.5 million copies on release, they took this as a sign of a solid start and then it kind of slowed down.

The actual estimate made by Capcom was a total of 10 million copies for a lifetime but given the fact that while they earned critical acclaim for re-inventing the series with RE7, this move from Capcom has also made a lot of old Resident Evil fanboys upset. This doesn't essentially made the game a flop one but the way they have revamped the world of Resident Evil as we knew it, plus a new way of game-playing along with several DLC to expand the game even further calls for a bit more revenue stream to be honest.

Another reason for Capcom's disappointment could be the fact that the previous installment of the franchise; Resident Evil 6 managed to sell a total of 4.8 million copies and that was actually a lot worse game compared to this one. Still, there are hopes for them to reach their estimate 10 million unit sell as the overall life-cycle of games have significantly expanding these days. Plus, a great number of players go for digital download and those numbers are greater than the ones who buy game disks.

RELATED: Resident Evil 7 'Not a Hero' DLC Delayed

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RE7: Gold Edition Launches on December 12

Also, Resident Evil 7: Gold Edition is coming this December 12 on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, which contains upcoming DLC packs "Not a Hero" and "End of Zoe" as well as previously released Banned Footage Volume 1 and 2. Now, this can hopefully increase a sells raise of the game a bit.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Resident Evil 7 'Not a Hero' DLC Gameplay Video

Ethan Winters have made it out of the Baker family with his life and there are still some mysteries that left unanswered. So, it's time for a specialist to go in and who better is well equipped to take care of monster business other than Chris Redfield. Of course, the guy is no more bulky and extra muscular to punch out a boulder but throw a monster on his face; he'd still punch his way out on its face.

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Resident Evil 7 'Not a Hero' DLC Gameplay Video

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Capcom has recently dropped a video of the gameplay from upcoming 'Not a Hero' DLC for Resident Evil 7: Biohazard and here is your chance to take a good look at the clip.




This first-look of how 'Not a Hero' DLC will let us face the mold monsters inside the abandoned dungeons of the plantation area as Chris Redfield. Redfield is an expert BOW hunter and he has no time to hide. He will kick his way ahead like a badass we know him as. Since the pack is set after the main game, you won't probably be seeing any of the Baker family members but it will reveal many important aspects of the story you've been worried about.



After Resident Evil 7 came out, many players of the game was complaining about not being able to play as one of the fan-favorite characters of the series. So, when Capcom announced of a DLC where we will be able to control Chris Redfield and kick some serious butt of all the new monsters of the series, it was a moment of rejoice for us all. Though this version of Chris doesn't look like anything that we can relate to, he still is an efficient monster hunter.

RELATED: Resident Evil 7 'Not a Hero' DLC Delayed

The DLC got delayed during development and the studio apologized for this to the fans. Now it is finally coming out as a free game pack on December 12, along with another called End of Zoe, which by the way will not be free of charge of course. Both of these DLC packs will be available with the Resident Evil 7: Gold Edition also coming out on the same day.