The sixth and ostensibly final installment in the Resident Evil film series, directed by Paul W.S. Anderson, has had its share of production woes. One on-set accident resulted in severe injuries for stunt double Olivia Jackson and a second ended in crew member Ricardo Cornelius's death. Nevertheless, Resident Evil: The Final Chapter gradually moves toward its delayed release, and Japan will be the first to see the results on the big screen. Hit the jump for more.
Capcom previously announced multiplayer Resident Evil shooter Umbrella Corps for a May launch on PlayStation 4 and PC, but it's been hit with a slight delay. The downloadable release is now slated for June 21, and you can see some of the character customization features in the new trailer after the jump.
Perfectly timed for the precise 20th anniversary date of the original Resident Evil's 1996 launch, Capcom kicked off a series of developer interviews on March 22. The series started with producer Hiroyuki Kobayashi, and now Capcom is here with a follow-up that interviews Resident Evil 0 director Koji Oda. Hit the jump for more.
Marza Animation Planet Inc. locked down a title for the next CG-animated Resident Evil movie. Resident Evil: Vendetta is set for a 2017 premiere, with Takanori Tsujimoto (Bushido Man, Ultraman X) at the helm. More after the jump.
Resident Evil was released on March 22, 1996, which officially makes it 20 years old today. Needless to say, the celebration is underway at Capcom, starting with a 20th anniversary developer interview series. First up is producer Hiroyuki Kobayashi, who reflects on his experiences with the series. More after the jump.
It is announced today that 36-year-old ex-Takarazuka actress Reon Yuzuki will star in "Musical Bio Hazard ~Voice of Gaia~," the upcoming stage musical adaptation of Capcom's survival horror action game Bio Hazard (Resident Evil in the West). Check more information and her photo session video for the main visual after the jump.
Capcom shared some more details on Resident Evil shooter Umbrella Corps this morning, highlighting the newly-revealed Multi-Mission mode. Up to six players can compete, with victory going to the team that takes three of five rounds. The hook is the random rotation of eight different scenarios, forcing players to regularly change their plan of action on the fly. Hit the jump for a trailer and more.
After focusing on re-releases of the more classic survival horror Resident Evil games, Capcom is dipping back into the action-oriented main entries. Resident Evil 4, Resident Evil 5, and Resident Evil 6 are making their way to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this year, starting with Resident Evil 6 on March 29. More after the jump.
Who says that a terrifying virus that turns people into zombies has to have a bland taste? The CAPCOM UK crew went to Cantina Carnitas in Hitchen, Hertfordshite, England to see the mad scientists there create a delicious Resident Evil-themed burrito bioweapon. Hit the jump for more!