Resident Evil 2 remake – 5 things you need to know

The new and revamped Resident Evil 2 is coming out soon, and as an old die hard fan or a curious new fan, there are some things you need to know about the Resident Evil 2 remake! There has been alot of information being tossed around, but here you will find all the details summarized and analyzed for your easy reading! So if you want to know what to look forward too, you’ve come to the right place!

A completely new experience

The Resident Evil 2 game producer was interviewed and he had some very important things to say about the remake. Firstly, you can expect it to be a completely new game in terms of gameplay and feel. The storyline will be similar to the old game, but with a completely new take. Not only will there be updated graphics, but completely new map and game designs. Expect to play a fresh and whole new game!


Horror is coming

The original Resident Evil 2 was more of an arcade shooter type game, than a nitty gritty horror title. Yes, as kids, we would feel spooked at the scary monsters and zombies but… The creators behind the remake promise to deliver and extremely scary and horrifying experience. You will feel the chills from this game at an older age, just like you felt chills playing Resident Evil 2 all those years ago!

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Resident Evil has a new formula

Have you played Resident Evil 7: Biohazard? The Resident Evil 7 game was critically acclaimed by critics around the world to be an extremely immersive and scary experience. A true horror shooting game. It seems as if the remake will also be following a similar tried and tested formula as Resident Evil 7. The remake will have a similar inventory system and other game mechanics to Resident Evil 7. If you enjoyed 2017’s Resident Evil 7, then you will LOVE the remake too!

Time to explore!

Unlike the linear experience of the old Resident Evil 2 game. The remake will have a more hands off approach. You will be left to explore buildings and areas, trying to scavenge resources as well and determine where your objective is. Finding pieces of the map and running into some monsters in a dark abandoned building… These will be just some of the things you will have to deal with in the remake. Exploration and open world type games when combined with horror, are extremely scary. Due to the fact that you never know when the next evil monster or jump scare is coming!

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It’s going to get dark, VERY dark

According to the gameplay demos and other sources of early access footage, the new Resident Evil 2 remake will feature some very dark gameplay. Due to the monsters and zombies roaming the city, very few sources of light exist during the night, you are instead given a flashlight that you will use to help light up your path. But even with the flashlight, visibility will still be poor. It seems as if the game-developers have learned some tips and tricks from other horror games. Low visibility will help spook gamers. And you can be sure that trying to concentrate on trying to see where you are going, will make that incoming scare twice as frightening!

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Shooting up a storm

Not too big of a horror fan? Did you like the mindless fun of shooting zombies that only the old Resident Evil games could provide? Well don’t be worried! The guns and weapons system of the Resident Evil 2 remake will be much better than the previous game, Resident Evil 7: Biohazard. In the remake, you will be able to customize as well as equip a wide variety of weapons from very early on! Machine guns, shotguns, pistols and even flamethrowers! The pure joy of mowing down zombies with a machine gun will also be provided in the remake! So shooting fans, don’t worry! You’ll find plenty of fun to be had!

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