It seems Capcom had to clear up some mild confusion about the upcoming Resident Evil 2 remake following a statement from its investor report. An English version, which appears to have been updated since, previously had the report calling it a "remaster," but Capcom confirmed that the new Resident Evil 2 is actually a "full from the ground up remake." More after the jump.
The folks behind Resident Evil recently polled fans on their opinions of a Resident Evil 2 remake. Now we have a message from Capcom R&D Division 1 to all RE fans, thanking them for their passion and support, and announcing that the remake project has officially been approved. Hit the jump for more.
Resident Evil fans were given a bit of a treat a day or so ago when the Resident Evil 2 HD project made its rounds on the internet, prompting Capcom to reach out and ask fans about what they think about the fan creation. Hit the jump for more!
With the Resident Evil 0 HD remaster next in line for release, Capcom is looking for some feedback on one of its most-requested entries. Capcom R&D Division 1 hopped on Facebook to ask fans their thoughts on the approach to a Resident Evil 2 remake, searching for "honest and frank" opinions regarding the possible remake and "what the brand identity is supposed to be about." Read on for more.
HD remasters of Resident Evil and Resident Evil 0 surely have folks longing for the same to happen to Resident Evil 2. While the 1998 original made its way to a few platforms in its day, it never got a proper visual update, but Italian studio InvaderGames has been hard at work to bring it closer to modern standards. See some video samples after the jump.
Fans can be pretty amazing. Take programmer Rod Lima, for instance. While his UDK (Unreal Development Kit) take on Resident Evil 2 originally had an over-the-shoulder camera and wasn't intended to cover the whole game, he's since changed it to the classic static camera style and gone through with an impressive recreation. Hit the jump for a walkthrough.
Resident Evil 2 is one of the most celebrated entries in Capcom's long-running horror franchise, and Capcom producer Yoshiaki Hirabayashi says the door is open for the possibility of a remake if enough fans go wild for the idea. Read on for more!