Resident Evil 6 announced by Capcom
Andy Ruffell / 5 years ago
Capcom has recently announced a follow up on the popular series Resident Evil.
The multi-million selling franchise has been said to be in full development and should see the day of light on November 20, 2012 for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 with a Windows PC version following not long after.
“Resident Evil 6 represents a giant stride forward in the evolution of the series,” commented Katsuhiko Ichii, Head of R&D and Global Marketing. “The development team, led by Hiroyuki Kobayashi, is working tirelessly to deliver the most impressive Resident Evil™ title ever both in terms of scope and production values. We are all genuinely excited by the title and cannot wait to share it with the world.”
This action and survival horror themed game is the most ambitious, immersive and feature rich title of the series to date. It certainly promises to be the dramatic horror experience of the year.
At the same occasion, a trailer was release to give a taste of what’s to come.
It has been ten years since the Raccoon City incident and the President of the United States has decided to reveal the truth behind what took place in the belief that it will curb the current resurgence in bioterrorist activity. Due to be by the President’s side is his personal friend and Raccoon City survivor, Leon S. Kennedy, but when the venue suffers a bioterrorist attack, Leon is forced to face a President transformed beyond recognition and make his hardest ever decision. At the same time, Bioterrorism Security Assessment Alliance member, Chris Redfield arrives in China, itself under threat of a bioterrorist attack. With no country safe from these attacks and the ensuing outbreaks, the entire world’s population is united by a common fear that there is no hope left.
In addition to the series’ favourites, Leon and Chris, face their unprecedented threat together, while more characters join them, each with a unique perspective and involvement in this relentless dramatic horror experience enacted on a global scale.
“From the outset the team’s intention was to create an experience that delivers a gripping storyline, tense single-player and co-op action all set against a constant theme of horror. We are calling this fusion dramatic horror and are confident it will resonate with both existing fans of the series as well as newcomers,” added Hiroyuki Kobayashi, Resident Evil 6’s Executive Producer.