MCV:The next game in the Resident Evil series will return to the game's survival horror roots, Capcom says.
I hope so. Resident evil games has not felt like resident evil genres in quite some time now.
That's what they said before RE6, so don't get your hopes up lol
Haha they said this for 5 and 6
Meh,Resident Evil died shortly after Code Veronica. Anyways, thank zeus Shiji-mikami will save Surival horror game The Evil Within in 2014..
actually it didnt die after code veronica, you forgot two aweeome games on gamecube re:make and re 0
My bad... Resident Evil remake is pretty good really.
code veronica is one of the "true" survival horror games and I tell you, its a great game and I like the story. its challenging and difficult than RE 1-3. but for me RE 4 was the best even though it started some action elements but it is still scary. RE5 is when the downfall came.
Resident Evil CODE: Veronica was kind of boring after the first playthrough. Good game, but was too repetitive after that, with very little extras. Also, someone stated that co-op is one of the reasons Resident Evil is doing bad. Actually, I think it's one of the only things it does right. The game can be fun in co-op, alone it's boring as hell with almost no redeeming qualities. Survival-Horror can be made with co-op and still be scary, but it needs creativity rather than item and menu management for the players to feel really distressed as if they were alone.
Resident Evil hasn't felt very "Resident Evil" since 3. I'm sick of the Majin (or whatever the hell they're called) and I'm tired of the countless mutations and abominations. Let's get back to the scary camera angles, the surprise "I just crapped my pants when that dog jumped through the window" and the feeling of desperation.
RE changed in 2004 with RE4 and it's just been progression of that.Shocks me that people still talk about it changing when it hasn't been the same for quite some time now.
I agree.. It felt like RE4 was the last truly "great" game in the series. I thought RE5 was pretty good and enjoyed it, but it got panned by a lot of gamers and critics. I haven't even played RE6 yet, as I havent heard a single good thing about it from anyone, and the price hasnt dropped enought to warrant my own investigation into said claims.
The series lost its appeal after Resident Evil 4... Then the crappy "play by" chapters began, why the hell even do this? I want that feeling back when I was a young boy, playing RE2. Man those where days... creepy and atmosferic as can be. Now it seems, re-animated corpses can wield guns! And the protagonist can ninja kick the shit out zombies. Ow Yeah, the one who came up with the rope climbing in RE6, should be shot!
Where have I heard this before.... http://www.joystiq.com/2012... Oh yeah....Back to its roots, Revelations was fine with that 'Step in that direction' but then they made Resident Evil 6 which wasn't really on the rail with them talking about their roots in 2012....
I still have faith in Capcom! Bring RE back to what it once was! "September 28th, Daylight...the monsters have overtaken the city. Somehow, I'm still alive"
that quote brings back some good memories
I doubt it's going to be anything approaching survival horror unfortunately. I mean look at Resi 6. They totally abandoned the old fans. The game had four - FOUR - campaigns. Why couldn't they have made one of them old school survival horror. This is what I would have done with Resi 6. I would have kept Leon and Ada's campaigns. They were ok and had some moments that were kinda scary. I would have got rid of Chris and Jake's campaigns and replaced them with proper survival horror campaigns. Voila. The best Resi ever.
"Resident Evil 7" sounds off, they should reboot it and names it "Resident Evil" like Tomb Raider and Killer Instinct.
Yea I agree but the bad thing is if they call it Resident Evil and screw it up it will be know as a mega failure (like sonic the hedgehog or now know as sonic 06)
They should just start from ground zero/reboot the franchise and forget about the current story
But noooo! Lets reboot games that nobody asked for changing like DmC. cpapcom are clueless.
I don't know. If they decide to model the RE characters after Twilight characters, like they did with DMC, I would not play a reboot.
Whenever an author talks about his work returning to "its roots" it usually becomes a pale imitation. I wouldn't get my hopes up.
Good news but I won't believe it until I see it in action.
i haven't bought a resident evil game since 4 on my ps2. if they can make another zero, nemesis, or code veronica im in.
I remember playing Code Veronica and played that for hours. When I play RE5, finished the first level, put it down and didn't go back....very sad.
yeah, it has casual fever.
I didn't even get past the demo.
i've heard that before Capcoooooooom!!!! You better...
"Resident Evil 7 will return to survival horror roots" Didn't they say the same thing about 6?
Maybe capcom mean Leon Campaign
If they reboot the series, that will bring back lost fans to the series. I don't think many will forget how terrible 6 was and putting 7 in the title feels like the same mistakes will be made again. Starting fresh is their best option, bringing back Nemesis and other Tyrant models. Feeling underpowered against your enemies and in boss battles always gave that feeling of being scared and panicking in the older Resident Evil games. Anyone remember running away from Mr. X in Resident Evil 2 on playthrough B? Those were the days. :P
Hopefully seeing what happened with dark soul will make them realise that you don't have to make the game easy to draw the croud in.
I'll believe it when I see it !
hate to say it, but i lost faith in the series after playing RE5
Lol! Are they saying that again??? Cowshit!!! :P
I think 'The Evil Within' will be the game that returns to Resident Evil's roots, since it is being made by Shinji Mikami, the creator of Resi Evil. The footage shown of the game so far supports this theory.
Take this in your face capcom : Shinji Mikami
Believe none of what you hear and only half of what you see!
I am so fucking glad to read that. so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so glad. Don't fuck this one up this time Capcom. I'm guessing they saw Mikami's new work? ;) Resi 6 was god awful. Still not bought it, don't plan to either.
The only RE game I haven't played is 6 because it was just horrible. The controls were clunky and the story and gameplay elements were far removed from survival horror. From what I've read it did well at retail but bad enough to warrant Capcom to go back to the drawing board and reboot the series completely. I am a long time fan and out of principle I would love to play hardball and say I have moved on and won't look back but I really hope they can fix the franchise. I want to play a proper sequel to RE4.
...haha this is ironic ,they managed to see what the fans really wanted from an IP which mimicked them and borrowed lot of good stuff from them (LAst Of US)..i have said that (that basically Last of US is well made iteration of oldschool RE gameplay )even before Last of Us got a release ..now comes capcom to confirm me
Lol, watch them still add 4 player co op.
The Evil Within is the only resident evil game i am interested in, take your crap and go home Crapcom
i want to see them try it could be decent you never know. Without Mikami their lost that´s the real sad thing about it.
I think Capcom was inspired by games like The Last Of Us, & now they are all like "uum, we are going back to our roots, we're bringing the roots back, etc.", but they have been saying that for a while. I mean, are they searching for their "roots" lost in the back of some filthy basement closet or something? Just make a good RE already, daaamn! Oh, I agree with many that Capcom should just reboot the series from scratch, Tomb Raider style.
A reboot would be greatly needed. Resident evil 7? Lord no! I already suffered. Through two horrid games already!
I would love a rebooted Resident Evil that was "back to it's roots" but since the creater of that franchise is gone doing his own game..what chance does Capcom have of "harnessing the true essence" of what made the first few games great? Not much.
In my very humble opinion, i think RE 6 isn't that bad as some people said. Maybe Leon + Ada campaign are the only good campaign in RE 6, because it gave a couple of nod to classic RE. But Jake campaign also had decent moment when survive / hiding from Ustanak (who reminds me a lot of Nemesis). And Chris campaign...it's a bit better than his campaign in RE 5...i think. It's arguable of course, but despite it major flaw, i still had some fun with RE 6. And hopefully, Capcom hold their own words for RE 7. Surely the thing they must do in RE 7 is don't put too much action / QTE, make it more like Leon / Ada campaign, and only focus with one or two campaign (i don't mind RE have two campaign, just like RE 1 or 2) unlike RE 6 that had four campaign with eight playable characters and tons of QTE. And throw new main characters: a civilian, who doesn't have zombie outbreak experience, acrobatic kung-fu skill, or super human reflexes like Leon or Chris will help Capcom to infuse survival horror element in RE 7. Bring back any old characters will not make any sense, because they had experiences with zombie outbreak and obviously know how to fight B.O.W. Just like Isaac Clarke in Dead Space 2 / 3 who had many experiences with Necromorph and knew how to fight them.
Main Problem Re 6 is QTE
About fvcking time! But do they remember what thos roots are after all the bs they been putting out. Just dont bring back the you cant walk and shoot feature..
Resident Evil is dead. The Evil Within has been born
I've lost interest in this franchise
they might have looked at success of the last of us and thought hey i guess we dont have to sell our souls to make money off game.
Boy, when have I heard this before? Oh, that's right, around the time RE6 was announced.
The Evil Within says good luck, Capcom.
I'd still like to see something akin to that ORIGINAL Resident Evil 4 concept, close quarters, confined, not necessarily a mansion! but eerie and spooky. Have lots of things around you that can be "contextual" interactions, but smooth next gen ones not freaking quick time events. Uncharted 3 may be a lot of things, but it did this seemlessly with using environmental "melee," and Sleeping Dogs did this pretty well. Gore and violent/freaky stuff a must. Maybe a new story? No more Umbrella? IDK -- Separate story and game type, play as one of these scientist or something involved in creating this stuff! Viruses, creatures all that. Or just a complete non combatant personnel that got stuck in the middle of one of the big meltdowns/escapes/breakouts at one of these facilities. Helpless survivors. Or something more innovative altogether, RPG maybe?
I just hope they can get this franchise back on track
Revelations proved that they can do it without Mikami.
Give me the old scary feelings back!
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