Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Resident Evil

HD re-release of Resident Evil 4 now on Steam

Resident Evil 4 (360, PC, PS2, Wii) PC Announcement - Screenshot 7

Leon Kennedy is a busy man. As if his current workload isn’t enough, he has to go back in time today to relive one of his past adventures with a new HD re-release of Resident Evil 4 for PC. Now available on Steam, the $19.99 download features the Separate Ways epilogue, support for Steam achievements, cloud saving, trading cards, and controllers, and a host graphical upgrades, including sharpened text, enhanced textures, and a bump to 60 frames per second.

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Capcom releasing Resident Evil 4 for PC next month, pre-order up

Resident Evil 4 (360, PC, PS2, Wii) PC Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new high-definition version of Resident Evil 4 will be available for PC next month, according to Capcom. Scheduled for release on February 28, North American gamers will be able to download the re-release off Steam. This updated version will feature “HD running at a smooth 60 frames per second for the first time,” plus sharpened text, improved textures, wide-screen support, and all previously released content, including the Separate Ways epilogue, and game controller support. A pre-order campaign has launched on Steam as well, with early buyers receiving two digital extras: a 60-track soundtrack and an art book.

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(Xbox 360 Review) Resident Evil: Revelations

(Xbox 360 Review) Resident Evil: Revelations

“Fans who don’t own a 3DS and want a little of what is and some of what was should do themselves a favor and check out Revelations.”

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Xbox 360 Reviews

Resident Evil Revelations to be available in stores, online tomorrow

Resident Evil Revelations (360, PC, PS3, Wii U) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

The console re-release of Resident Evil Revelations has shipped to retail and will be in stores tomorrow. In addition to physical copies being available for 360, PC, PS3, and Wii U, Revelations will also be available online on eShop, PSN, and Steam, and in the near future on Live Games on Demand. Set between Resident Evil 4 and 5, Revelations follows Jill and Chris, along with other members of the BSAA, as they investigate the T-Abyss virus and the events surrounding the destruction of Terragrigia. The new version features updated visuals, the new Infernal Mode difficulty level, the new Wall Blister enemy, and new weapons and skills for Raid Mode.

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Resident Evil Revelations Wii U trailer released, contest announced

Capcom has released a new trailer for the Wii U version of the upcoming 3DS re-release Resident Evil Revelations. The new footage showcases how the system’s gamepad will be used throughout the game as players investigate the abandoned SS Queen Zenobia. A contest was also announced where players can search for the ship at the official website, using the in-game scanner to track down the vessel for a chance to win prizes.

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Contests, Wii U

Resident Evil Revelations demo coming soon, dev diary launches

A demo for the enhanced re-release of Resident Evil Revelations will be available shortly, according to Capcom. The demo, which will launch on eShop, Live, PSN, and Steam, will feature Jill Valentine on a breach-and-rescue mission aboard the Queen Zenobia. Players will have to battle mutants and navigate the labyrinthine ship as they track down Jessica Sherawat and Chris Redfield. The first in a new weekly series of video developer diaries also launched today, with the inaugural episode focusing on the design team’s inspirations.

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Resident Evil Revelations trailer shows Rachel in action in Raid Mode

Capcom has released a new video of the updated Raid Mode from the upcoming console and PC versions of Resident Evil Revelations. The footage shows Rachel, who joins Hunk as one of the mode’s new playable characters, in action. Other additions to the new versions include a harder difficulty mode titled Infernal, Residentevil.net integration, and new enemies, including the Wall Blister.

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Resident Evil Revelations console version screens, details released

Resident Evil Revelations (360, PC, PS3, Wii U) March Announcements - Screenshot 1

With the console re-release of Resident Evil Revelations just over two months away, Capcom continues to reveal all of the extra content that’s being packed in. First off, Raid Mode’s playable roster will increase by two with the addition of Hunk and Rachel, who was introduced in the 3DS version, as well as two new enemies, Wall Blister and an unnamed mystery foe. It was also announced that Wii U owners will be able to play using either the GamePad or the Wii U Pro as the primary controller, as well as on the GamePad itself via direct play.

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Resident Evil 6 x Left 4 Dead 2 crossover update coming this spring

Resident Evil 6 x Left 4 Dead 2 (PC) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Capcom is known to enjoy a good crossover, whether it’s pitting the Street Fighter cast against Tekken’s or having them face the wrath of Mega Man. With their recent announcement, Resident Evil 6 x Left 4 Dead 2, they’ve moved beyond Ryu and company and embraced their undead side. The crossover will bring all four members of Left 4 Dead 2’s cast, as well as the Witch and Mini Tank monsters, into Resident Evil 6’s The Mercenaries No Mercy mode. On the flip side, Resident Evil 6’s Lepotitsas, Napads, and Ogromans will invade Left 4 Dead 2.

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DLC, PC News

Infernal Mode revealed for new version of Resident Evil Revelations

Capcom has revealed a new addition to the console and PC versions of Resident Evil Revelations, Infernal Mode. As the name implies, this is for those who scoff at hard mode and require something even more demanding. In addition to increasing the difficulty, Infernal will also move around enemies and items. I’m already frustrated. Also featured in the trailer is the Wall Blister, a new waterborne T-Abyss mutant.

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