With Resident Evil fans crying out for a true return to survival horror, is the risk too great for Capcom to invest in such a game?
If Dead Space can sell 3million then so could Resident Evil.
Dead Space is hardly Survival Horror though. You couldn't run out of ammo in that game if you tried.
same with resident evil.... people don't call dead space a survival horror when it is based off the same pop n scares as resident evil has. If your saying DS isn't scary then you should most certainly say the old resident evils aren't scary.
Why would they want to go back to selling 3 million when RE5 sold about 8 million? I like the older games as much as anyone else, but I've accepted that this series will probably never be what it once was, especially after the recent sales trends.
I agree I hope Capcom learn their lesson from RE6
Like said above.....Dead Space? Doom 4 also had horror elements, and the re-release is picking up steam. The issue? A COD action oriented clone with monsters mixed in will sell better, so Capcom prefers that route.
id buy 2 copies if it meant RE would go back to its roots. hell 3 if thats what i had to do to show capcom what re should be! i mean lets be honest, RE should be deadspace except with zombies, set in raccoon city and following two seperate campaigns that eventually intertwine while getting chased by a giant evolving creature. complete with puzzles but ones that make sense, like say you get stuck in a room and need to find a crowbar to pry the bars off the windows and escape or something. and as far as weapons go you would just get ones you find from exploring different houses or something but you could always find other pieces to upgrade them. perhaps make it open world to some extent. that would eb evolution, making it gears of war is not evolution. thats using the name to sell a different game
Well said. I spammed the bubble+ button for ya.
thanks lol. its unfortunate that what i said will likely never happen though. i loved re4 but ive always wanted a true sequel to re2/3, at this point i seriously doubt we will ever get it
Me too. They could make a really awesome co-op campaign too. Where ea character starts off away from ea. other and has to find one another or help ea. other out of certain situations. Like you said about getting stuck in a room, just imagine your co-op partner outside being attacked while your in the room with the only weapon, you need to get out of that room to save him/her!
I would like to think so, look at Dayz, I know its a mod, but over a million people signed up for it, that right there shows me there is definitely a market for survival horror, its wide open for a new killer experience, someone just needs to show some guts and put it out there with good media coverage.
It would sell! I promise and just to make sure I would buy 20 copies and give them to strangers so they can play Resident Evil and see how great Survival Horror is!
Games need to sell millions of copies to be successful nowadays. That means catering to what people really want. If people really wanted a true survival horror RE game then RE5 would not have sold better than all the other RE games. Despite the uproar going on right now, I strongly think that RE6 will turn out to be the highest selling RE game. If that is true after this strong negative reaction, then developers and game publishers have to ask 1 question. What is the point in listening to fan feedback? If the feedback says your game sucks because of X, but your game sells incredible well inspite of X than the "hardcore" fans are out of touch. People hate on CoD all day, yet MW3 sold 9 million copies immediately. People still hate on CoD and something tells me Blops 2 will sell incredibly well also.
at this point they should just remake the old ones with updated graphics engine and maybe tweak whatever they have to because clearly there incapable of making a new game that people want to play (old re fans anyway)
They have a strong enough brand to sell any RE game but ever more so if it is actually GOOD. They built this whole series with survival horror so sort answer yes.
yeah everyone it's way to risky to make something ppl want... It's much better to make what they don't and spend millions in marketing telling them they do. ;)
I tried the first RE years ago when it came out, i was a like 12 it scared the crap out of me & i hated the controls. The controls were what ruined it for me. I gave up on it. I ignored the series until someone got me Code Veronica as a christmas present i tried but again hated hated hated the controls. I broke down & finally gave RE5 a try while i still wasnt a fan of the plant & shot aspect, I actually enjoyed the game. I am getting my RE6 in the mail today & will play it. This is a long winded way of saying if they remade the series RE1-RE4 into current gen current graphics & most importantly current controls i would happily pick them up day one!
ZombiU looks like the closest game to be a true survival horror game. If folks really want survival horror than they should try that game out.
Yeah that's basically why im buying a wii u. Zombi u...
Doubtful it would matter at this point, too many strikes against the company, they have lost the trust of the people.
But it seems that they haven't lost the trust of the mass market with the 4.5 million copies they just shipped, or so it's being reported.
if they gone back and learn from RE 1,2 and 3 then yes they can
I don't even think enough people will give capcom any more chances you know? I'd definitely buy a real resident evil game but that's me. Captainyesterday will (he'll buy 2 extra copies lol) But if 90% of resident evil fans are burned by res 5 and 6 now then they won't feel the same.
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