Resident Evil 7: No More Double Talk

Tekrieg writes:

The VP of Capcom earlier this month at the DICE summit was talking about Resident Evil and he put foundations down when it comes to Resident Evil 7.

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TrevorPhillips1702d ago

Bring back the Survival horror we once knew Capcom! Look at the DLC pack "lost in nightmares" that was more of Survival horror then the actually RE5 game and RE6...why can't you do that.

avengers19781701d ago

With so many interesting new horror games on the horizon, RE 7 would really have to step up there game, from there last couple of releases. RE4 was good but the series has declined IMO

kreate1701d ago

"With so many interesting new horror games on the horizon"

like what?

Salooh1701d ago

Evil Within
dying light
pc have more too ^^

Reverent1701d ago

And don't forget Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs.

Mounce1700d ago (Edited 1700d ago )

@kreate, &to branch off 14Febs titles.

Amnesia: A machine for pigs, DUH.

And don't forget some underhyped, HIGHLY ANTICIPATED Horror games such as:

'Routine' - <SERIOUSLY, Check out this game and more videos, it's on Steams' Greenlight program as well as the one below.

'The Forest' -

There're many more, many of them are from small studios, not Giant-EA-like companies that have the marketing and advertisement behind it. Just remember, just because you don't know of it, doesn't mean none exists when it comes to the Horror genre, TONS of dedicated developers and gamers who want to make a frightful game exist out there. I want a Next-gen and official game of SCP: Containment Breach -Hnnngng-

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Jessica_VazquezGR1701d ago

I didn't even bother with 6 or 5. It just stopped being scary because of how much it was diverting from it's survival horror roots.

fardan851701d ago

I truly wish to play a new resident evil which feels just like the original.
I still have Code Veronica, Zero, 1 Remake, 1,2,3.. Best RE titles ever.

Mounce1700d ago (Edited 1700d ago )

I agree, that DLC pack was a great fan-service but for that reason, it shouldn't BE should be WHAT IS....Resident Evil.

They said they were bringing RE6 back to its roots, they didn't. Revelations sorta did, AND it did well and was received happily with fans! SO, RE7 better infact be back to their roots and have barely any relation to the stupidity that is the story in RE4-5-6. They should've just kept it as awesomely as it was as a Virus outbreak of T/G and the like that 'went wrong' with people like William Burkin being essentially insane scientists. All before they pulled a Dead-Rising story-breakthrough of. IT CAME FROM BEEEES!


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bjmartynhak1701d ago

RE3 was the last one I played. At this point I would just rather have a reboot.

TrevorPhillips1701d ago

Just finished RE3 Nemesis again on my PC, still love it :)

j-blaze1701d ago

i'm not against rebooting RE, but they could make RE7 like old RE games again without rebooting if they had the right director and writer, now that Mikami is busy with his project, i say they should collaborate with Platinum games' Hideki Kamiya, he directed one of the best games in the series RE2, he also hates online and that's a plus!

Venox20081701d ago

play re 0 and re:make and code veronica..all 3 amazing games

British_Knight1701d ago

Code Veronica was my favorite.

SpaceGhost1701d ago

You have to play RES4, there is a reason why it is considered one of the greatest games of all time. It was the first and only time a RES game mixed horror with controls that actually did what you wanted them to do. Granted the new ones suck so much suck its not even considered a horror genre any more. just another "zombie" shooter

lnvisibleMan1701d ago (Edited 1701d ago )

When they were making the first game they orginally planned on using an over-the-shoulder camera similar to the one used in RES 4. But later dropped the design as the psone 64 bit hardware was incapable of such a feat.

[Source Play magazine issue 177 Shinji Mikami interview]

kostchtchie_1701d ago

re4 is what killed the series, and people that actually liked that garbage are who Capcom have been catering to all these years with 5 & 6 and all the other spinoffs, only guys that have been getting good RE games are Nintendo fans

fossilfern1701d ago

I have disagree I don't think RE4 is the best game of all time and its not the best RE game either but I'm not saying its a bad game, I just feel its criminally over rated. I liked the look of the RE4 beta compared to the final game.

What bjmartynhak needs to play is the remake of RE1 on the GC or the Wii port! Such a fantastic re-imagining and also play RE0.

bjmartynhak1701d ago

I'll give RE4 a try one day.

Now, the Wii version of RE1 seems a good idea! I just took a look and it is really worth!
Cheers fossilfern

fossilfern1701d ago

no problem, bjmartynhak.

Also try and get RE0 there is a Wii port of that too and its really good.

SpaceGhost1697d ago

FYI I did not say it was MY favorite game of all time, I said it was considered by a lot of people to BE. @kostchtchie_ how was it the one that killed the series their are games before RES4 that were terrible and RES5 was in a category all on its own. Granted it is NO 3, but you have to give 4 a go, it is the last good next gen RES game we are going to get for awhile. *fyi my favorite game of all time is NOT a horror game, It is Beyond Good and Evil.

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leahcim1701d ago

try the first two, and do yourself a favour, especially the 2nd one is by far the best resi to date.

Biohazard88601701d ago

Ill agree RE2 is amazing, but imo REmake is the best :)

Inception1701d ago

They don't have to reboot it. Just put normal civilian as main character who doesn't have kungfu / super-human reflexes or experiences with Umbrella / B.O.W outbreak, lower the ammount of herb / ammo, and give instant death when some monster bite you than they're all set.

One of the reason why RE gone the action route is because the main characters already got lots of experiences when fighting zombies / monsters. Do you think it makes sense if you play as a cop / soldier like Leon, Jill, or Chris who pissing in their pants when fighting a slowpoke zombies for a thousand times, when they already had history beating bad ass monsters like Tyrant or Nemesis? Think about it.

And look at TloU for example. You got high tense when your hiding from clickers as Joel / Elie, who doesn't have much training with guns because they're only normal civillians. I hope Capcom got some hint from TloU and apply the right atmosfer in RE 7.

Kyosuke_Sanada1701d ago (Edited 1701d ago )

It's one of the reasons why some fans requested that Capcom re-released Biohazard: Outbreak because it puts you in the role of ordinary citizens. Capcom could have easily appeased both fanbases by having Resident Evil main entries for the action/horror crowd while having the Outbreak series for the old school.

Another route could have been having story elements to hamper character abilities. Shinji Mikami did a smart move in Resident Evil 3.5 by infecting Leon Kennedy withe Progenitor Virus to affect his combat skills and sense of reality which could still leave players feeling helpless.

Even The Thing for PlayStation 2 made monsters with challenging weakness of burning them alive with the little resources of fire located in the Arctic Base. The genius monster design balanced out the highly skilled soldiers to still achieve a sense of dread even though the player would be fully armed with bullet weapons.

Inception1701d ago

@Kyosuke Sanada

I never play RE: Outbreak but i think this is the right time to put normal civies as main characters in the main series. Maybe make it two campaign with Leon, Claire, Rebecca, or Barry so old RE fans not complaining for the absence of popular RE characters.

And i love the idea from RE 3.5. But too bad Shinji Mikami scrap it and made RE 4 more action minded. I'm not saying RE 4 is a bad game, far from it, but RE 3.5 really nailed the survival horror atmosfer compare to RE 4.

Ah The Thing, i really love this game (and the movie). The fear and trust system when your companions got attack by monster or when you made some bad / good decission are some of the best system i ever played in survival horror game. It really unique and nailed the survival horror atmosfer from the movie. Capcom should apply this system in RE 7, along with little resources to kill the monster.

But dude, you had some good idea there. You should posted it in capcom official forum. Maybe capcom staff will read it and got some enlightment of how making RE 7 as one of the best survival horror game in the future ^^

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CocoWolfie1701d ago

yeah i missed the days when bodies would stay on the ground and you were unsure if they were dead.. but now they just evaporate?

anyway hopefully this doesnt disappoint, if not we have the evil within from the original resident evil director :)

ritsuka6661701d ago

Too late crapcom.. the damage is already done after horrible game RE6.

DarkBlood1701d ago

if this is going to be the end they should go all out by brining every known characters especially from zero as well

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