Capcom To Release Original Resident Evil Again


Capcom announced today that they will be doing another remake of the original Resident Evil game that was first released in 1996.

The Resident Evil series has sold over 61 million units to date, returns to its roots  with a remastered version of the game that started it all. Resident Evil originally released in 1996 and was remade in 2002. This Remastered version will release early 2015 as a digital title on PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

1080p support for next gen consoles resulting in characters and backgrounds coming to life in greater detail than ever before. Sound effects have been totally revamped as well with 5.1 surround support. You will also be able to choose your aspect ratio between 4:3 or widescreen 16:9. Classic controls will still be there with other control schemes available as well.


  • Remastered highly requested fan favorite horror title – return to the Mansion to experience the beginning of the Resident Evil saga
  • Upgraded visuals – using the latest resolution enhancement and 3D model technology, game resolutions and textures have been significantly upgraded, including 1080p support on next-gen consoles
  • Fully remastered sound effects – 5.1 surround support provides a greater gaming atmosphere
  • Toggle visual and control scheme options at any time:
    • Experience the terror at the classic 4:3 ratio or a stunning 16:9 widescreen mode
    • Purists can choose to play with the classic control scheme or enjoy a new alternative scheme in line with current standards where the character moves directly in the direction of the analogue stick, utilizing the standards of the current generation of gaming. Both the control scheme and the display options can be toggled between at any time during gameplay.



Written by Dave Hunt

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