We here at TPSUK are huge fans of Capcom’s Resident Evil series. There have been a few miss steps along the way; we are looking at your Resident Evil 6, but overall the series has remained pretty strong. I think we can all agree that we are super excited for the remastering of Resident Evil 2 coming early 2019.
We have a couple of bits of information we thought we would chuck into one article for you guys to go over.
The first thing is a shiny Collectors edition as seen below:
The limited Resident Evil 2 Collector’s Edition is bursting full of exclusive spine-chilling nostalgic merchandise and comes complete with a Steelbook Case, and Deluxe DLC Pack, all housed within iconic Item Box packaging:
- Steelbook Case (Includes Resident Evil 2 full game)
- 12” Leon Kennedy Figurine
- Limited Edition R.P.D. Keys
- Collector’s Item Box
- Artbook & Soundtrack CD
- ‘Made in Heaven’ Pin Badge
- Deluxe DLC Pack Card:
o ‘Original Version’ Soundtrack
o Leon Kennedy Costumes: Arklay Sheriff and Noir
o Claire Redfield Costumes: Military, Noir and Elza Walker
o Deluxe Weapon: Samurai Edge – Albert Model
Available from Game in the UK for £230
The next piece of info is some beautiful new screen shots showing of the graphics and beautiful lighting ingame.
I think you can agree with us that the game is starting to look fantastic, we can not wait to see more and play the game!
The genre-defining masterpiece Resident Evil 2 returns, completely rebuilt from the ground up with breath-taking visuals, modernized controls and a deeper narrative experience. Showcased at GamesCom for the first time today, players join college student Claire Redfield as she searches for her missing brother, Chris. As she arrives in Raccoon City, she’s thrown into the middle of a zombie outbreak taking over the city. Dodging dangers left and right, Claire runs to safety in the Raccoon City Police Station. As she tries to find a way out of this nightmare, Claire finds Sherry Birkin, a young girl abandoned in the underground area beneath the police station. Together they face the iconic series boss and mutating enemy ‘G’. Will Claire and Sherry make it out the Police Station alive or will they run into further dangers? She’ll have to battle for their lives as she takes on this living and breathing nightmare creature.
Using Capcom’s proprietary RE ENGINE, Resident Evil 2 offers a fresh take on the classic survival horror saga with breathtakingly realistic visuals, heart-poundingly immersive audio, a new over-the-shoulder camera, and modernized controls on top of gameplay modes from the original game. The classic action, tense exploration, and puzzle solving gameplay that defined the Resident Evil series returns. Players join rookie police officer Leon S. Kennedy and college student Claire Redfield, who are thrust together by a disastrous outbreak in Raccoon City that transformed its population into deadly zombies. Both Leon and Claire have their own separate playable campaigns, allowing players to see the story from both characters’ perspectives.
Originally released in 1998, Resident Evil 2, one of the most iconic games of all time, returns completely reimagined for modern platforms. Resident Evil 2 offers a fresh take on the classic survival horror saga with breathtakingly realistic visuals, heart-pounding immersive audio, a new over-the-shoulder camera, and modernized controls on top of gameplay modes from the original game.
Resident Evil 2 will launch January 25, 2019 both physically and digitally for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC.