The Resident Evil 2 Remake has been waiting in the wings for quite some time, but it suddenly exploded into the limelight at Electronic Entertainment Expo 2018, with a new game play trailer, and a release date which cannot come soon enough.
Sony just released the first trailer for Capcom’s Resident Evil 2 remake, which sees Leon Kennedy and Claire Redfield struggle to persevere in a Raccoon City infested by zombies. The trailer does not show off live gameplay, though it is entirely 3-dimensional rendered. The game moves shifts from the pre-rendered backgrounds of the first game. Capcom states that the game has a new over-the-shoulder (OTS) camera angle and a new control scheme, implying it will be more like RE4 than RE2.
While the central theme will not change, the stories of Leon Kennedy and Claire Redfield shall be retold. Leon Kennedy is a police officer who finds himself stuck the zombie-outbreak on his first day on the job. On the other hand, Claire Redfield is a street-smart college student who challenges the risks of the wasteland as she looks for her older brother, Chris Redfield.
Approximately three years ago, Capcom announced that Resident Evil 2 was under production, but nothing else has been announced regarding it ever since. However, the much-awaited game is releasing earlier than the fans might have anticipated.
It is set to release on January 25, 2019, for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.