Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Resident Evil

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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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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Resident Evil 6 getting Siege Mode in March, new mode for PC

Resident Evil 6 (360 PC PS3) PC Mercenaries and DLC Announcement - Screenshot 1

Capcom has announced that the PC version of Resident Evil 6 will include a tweaked version of Mercenaries, The Mercenaries: No Mercy. No Mercy will provide for a more difficult experience by having not only more enemies to contend with overall but also more on-screen than before. It was also announced that console owners will be receiving the fourth downloadable mode, Siege Mode, in March for $3.99/320 MS Points. In Siege, two to six players will split into two teams with one side attempting to destroy a rookie BSAA agent and the other attempting to save him. Each game lasts two rounds with each team getting a chance to save or take down the rookie.

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Resident Evil Revelations coming to 360, PC, PS3, and Wii U

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

Capcom announced that they will be bringing Resident Evil Revelations, a previously 3DS-only release, to the 360, PC, PS3, and Wii U. The popular entry, set between Resident Evil 4 and 5, is slated to ship to retail on May 21 for 360, PS3, and Wii U, and launch online for PC and PS3. The 360 and Wii U will also have downloadable releases, but at an unspecified later date. The new versions will receive graphical upgrades, as well as a new difficulty mode, a new enemy type, and new weapons and skill sets for Raid Mode.

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Resident Evil 6 title update, Live-first DLC release dates announced

Resident Evil 6 (360, PC, PS3) Title Update and DLC Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Resident Evil 6 will be seeing its first round of DLC soon when Predator, Survivors, and Onslaught launch on Live Marketplace on December 18. Each pack is priced at 320 MS Points or as a bundle for 720 MS Points. The drops, detailed below, will be preceded by a title update on December 17. The update will unlock Ada Wong’s campaign, allow players to adjust the camera, add the No Hope difficulty level, and allow players to mix and match voice over and subtitle options.

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Resident Evil 6 now available for 360, PS3

Resident Evil 6 (360, PC, PS3) 360 Demo Launch Announcement - Screenshot 3

Infected … undead … at the end of the day, the only thing that matters is that there are enough rounds in the chamber. And with Resident Evil 6, you will need plenty of ammo. Available today for 360 and PS3, the interwoven storyline of the series’ sixth major entry features four different campaigns spread throughout North America, China, and Eastern Europe that follow seven characters as they battle a new outbreak of the C-virus. Oh, and apparently there are massive translucent snakes. Be sure to watch out for those.

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Resident Evil 6 to get day-one DLC, upcoming packs announced

Resident Evil 6 (360, PC, PS3) DLC Announcement - Screenshot 1

Capcom has revealed some of their upcoming plans to expand Resident Evil 6’s post-launch lifecycle with day-one and post-launch multiplayer-centric downloadable content. Three packs were announced as launching alongside the game on October 2: Predator Mode, Siege Mode, and Survivors Mode. Further drops will include new items and new maps for Mercenaries as well as all of the new modes.

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