Capcom shows Resident Evil 4 Remake gameplay and shares more details

The Resident Evil 4 Remake premiered during the Capcom Showcase, giving us a closer look at Capcom’s highly anticipated project shortly after it was announced during PlayStation State of Play.

The recent trailer was shown again, along with some limited gameplay footage. Director Yasuhiro Anpo and producer Yoshiaki Hirabayashi also seemed to share some additional details. Anpo and Hirabayashi reconfirmed that the game is a “reimagining” of the 2005 original and that they want to preserve the identity of the original game, but update it with modern flourishes. They want to make sure it retains the “feeling of fear and loneliness” of the original game, while including thrilling battles.

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The game retains the third-person perspective, as expected, and Anpo and Hirabayashi said it would look familiar to anyone who’s played the recent remakes of Resident Evil 2 or 3. In the limited gameplay shown, we saw Leon (which looks more like his appearance in the Resident Evil 2 Remake than the original Resident Evil 4) walking through dense woods and hiding under various vines. The footage shown did not include any gunshots.

The Ganado have been completely redesigned for the remake.

Resident Evil 4 is the series’ third full remake since 2019, with Resident Evil 2 and 3 already getting the treatment. So far, there has been no news about a remake of Resident Evil Code: Veronica, which is often referred to as the “real” Resident Evil 3, its title more representing its original release as a Dreamcast game than any kind. of derived status.

Resident Evil 4 releases March 24, 2023 on PS5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC (via Steam).

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