"Who are you, what are you doing here ?!"
If you remember that Robert Kendo threatened Claire Redfield or Leon ($ 175.99 at Amazon.com) S Kennedy asks if she stumbles into his gun shop from the dilapidated streets of Raccoon City you might be wondering what happened to Capcom's remake of Resident Evil 2.
We have not heard anything official since August 2015 when it was announced in a video about the series' official YouTube channel
Rumors indicate that we will finally see more at the E3 2018, so let's take a look why people were pumping at the prospect.
The game is likely to be part of the Microsoft or Sony press conference. Microsoft is at 1
We will embed the livestream from our colleagues on the CNET sister site GameSpot so you can read in real time. They also have a full schedule of E3 press conferences.
What's up with Resident Evil 2?
Resident Evil 2 – the second entry in Biohazard's long-running survival horror series in Japan – hit the PSOne in 1998 and sold 4.96 million copies (the franchise sold 83 million units in total).
Since then, Resident Evil 2 has been re-released or ported six times, with additional features such as Extreme Battle Mode, support for analog controllers, and lightweight graphical enhancements.
GameSpot returned the game in 1998 and the game 8.9 has an average rating of 89 on Metacritic.
Resident Evil 2 throws players into the middle of Raccoon City, where hordes of virus-infected zombies take control. Players must try to survive the madness by escaping to the city's huge police station and escaping while uncovering the mystery of the sinking.
It may not be clear now, but Resident Evil was more ambitious and had more unlockable content than most games of the era.
Players could choose between biker Claire and rookie cop Leon; Each had its own way through the venues, and a unlockable second scenario offered an alternate story for everyone – there are four different ways to play the main game.
Surprisingly, producer Shinji Mikami opted for the original version of Resident Evil 2 when it was about 70 percent complete with general dissatisfaction from the development team
This version – since then called Resident Evil 1.5 – featured Elza Walker instead of Claire , a very different police station and a variety of different enemies and bosses.
Why bother with a remake?
The series has a history of excellent remakes and remakes. The first Resident Evil was redone in 2002 for the Nintendo GameCube ($ 499.00 at Amazon.com) and a remaster of this remake hit the PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One ($ 449.98 at Amazon.com) and PC in 2015 – it remains a visual masterpiece to this day.
Since Resident Evil 2 is more ambitious than its predecessor and the series has evolved enormously since 2002, a remake is a mesmerizing perspective
We have a pseudo-remake in the on-rails shooter Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles, which hit the Wii in 2009 and featured an optimized resume of Resident Evil 2 as one of his scenarios with more realistic graphics. 19659002] It will even receive the tabletop treatment of SteamForged Games; Resident Evil 2: The board game received more than $ 1 million in pledges from its Kickstarter campaign, clearly exceeding its $ 200,400 target. It should appear in September 2018.
What should I play before the Resident Evil 2 remake?  Resident Evil 2 works as a standalone experience, but the remake of the original game is widespread and absolutely excellent.
If you want to see how the series evolved, 2005 Resident Evil 4 and last year Resident Evil 7: Biohazard are the big milestones.
In Resident Evil 4, the angle of view changed from fixed camera angles to over-the-shoulder style, and the gameplay became action-oriented as a survival horror. It is one of the best games ever. It has won 9.6 from GameSpot and an average of 96 at Metacritic.
It also came out on almost everything after a nine-month stint as a Nintendo GameCube and hit the PS2 ($ 196.00 at Amazon.com) PC, Wii, PS3, Xbox 360, PS4 and Xbox One.
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard shifted things back to survival horror with a first-person perspective. It's scary, and the really brave. It has an 8 from GameSpot and sits at 86 on Metacritic.
You can get it on the PS4, Xbox One and PC. In Japan, Nintendo Switch ($ 293.00 at Amazon.com) Owner .
What do we know about the Resident Evil 2 remake?
Virtually nothing. The 2015 announcement video featured Yoshiaki Hirabyashi, producer at Capcom's R & D Division 1, who described the remake's existence in a shirt labeled "WE DO IT!"
However, he also warned that we would not hear about this project for a while … and he was not kidding.
In January, original Resident Evil 2 director Hideki Kamiya tweeted his belief in his counterpart to the remake.
"I heard that my friend directs RE2 remake, let's trust him and wait for new information," he wrote , "I drank with him last year and told him 'Do what you want' – that's the way directors should do it – I trust him and his team."
In the midst of this silence, rumors surfaced in late May from the fan site rely on horror, a source "close to the project". They suggest that the remake will take Resident Evil 4's exaggerated perspective and run on an improved version of the RE engine that was first used for Resident Evil 7.
If that's true, the remake's gameplay would look very different from the original and suggestive of impressive visuals.
On the promotional page, users in the Resetera forums highlighted that the Resident Evil 2 web domain, first registered in 1997, was updated in April. This indicates that the game will be officially revealed soon.
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