Capcom's latest incarnation Resident Evil Revelations 2 has Claire Redfield looking very different to how she has appeared before. Some might argue she's more realistic, and others being morphed into a particular talk show host.
Would never know she was Claire Redfield if someone didn't tell me. That's a sign of terrible character design. They should have been able to increase the realism whilst maintaining her established appearance.
I'm going to be honest with ya. People will always complain with the changes they make to the character. When Code Veronica X came out, me and bros thought that Claire was kinda ugly (in the game), but we eventually got used to her new design. We had the same reaction for this version just like we did with Jill on Revelations, but we still moved on to finish the prequel. I'm certain people will forget about her new look because there are other things we should be concern about like the story and gameplay mechanics of the game. Let us keep in mind that the guy behind Revelations series is not really well known for character designs, but even Capcom as whole hasn't been very consistent with character modeling as of late. Take DmC for example.
Difference is every main resident evil used to be pretty good graphically , on top of a decent art design . And while your opinions and probably a few others diverged on Code veronica's calire , it was never widespread and the mixed bag of feelings we see here . This game , from a graphical point looks plain , not bad but very plain , and with a discutable design
Seriously? This Claire looked ugly to you?! :o http://38.media.tumblr.com/...
not as cute as the first game.
they follow the new pseudo-feminist idiotic trend of non-sexualized (aka non hot or attractive) women depictions in videogames which was heavily promoted by some ambiguous youtube personas who claim themselves to be critics ...Capcom you r getting from bad to worse...
@Baka-akaB It's not just Resident Evil mate, more like game in general. Ever since the internet boom and accessibility, opinions/criticisms have been spreading like disease. Just look at The Order, how much slack has it been getting? People questioning about graphics and length.
http://fc00.deviantart.net/... From super hot top model to super... ok-ish lady suckin a lemon.
They should have kept the Claire looks from the movie. She was hot! http://dvdmedia.ign.com/dvd...
I don't see anything wrong with her.......wouldn't she be in her mid to late 40s now anyways? I mean if you look at Chris and Leon in re6, it would only be realistic to see other people the same way.
Dunno, maybe she has just grown older.
Exactly. Nobody stays young forever.
she looks like someone who has a huge amount of stress put on her every day... not surprising she looks worn down and sleep deprived.
Damn it, now when I play this game I will be reminded about tobey McGuire .
It's just Capcom being Capcom
In the words of Ash "Hunny, you got real ugly"
anybody seen tomb raider between underworld, reboot, and definitive? :') even steroid chris from remaster to 5? XD ...i dont see anything wrong with it. she looks better in my opionion, she looks more distinguishing.
just different, but it appears to be the end of the world for some.
Steroid Chris didnT come until after code Veronica FYI... he had to fight wesker
To old for me, she looks 40-50 years old..
3d modeler s_ck ! that why.
She matured I guess, which makes sense, since she should be in her 40s by now. I'm guessing that the reboot of Tomb Raider also had influence over the new design.
Claire is 32 in Revelations 2, she was 19 in RE2. Just 6 years ago in continuity she looked like this http://cdn.myanimelist.net/...
in just 6 years you can change alot belive me.
In continuity, in those 6 years, she's also faced 3 different biohazard outbreak incidents: Raccoon City, Rockfort Island, and the events in Degeneration. Add working for TerraSave and she's bound to look "stressed". Maybe it's post-traumatic stress. Anyhow that's more realistic than her not aging at all.
@hot4play That picture is her from degeneration which took place in 2005. She hasn't done anything official since then so this is her latest iteration. In RE2/Racoon city she was 19, also add to the fact that jill, chris, leon, and Ada don't look anywhere near as bad despite having a larger leap in time
@Rachel_Alucard Jill's looks differ from one game to the next, yup every single one. Her Revelations model is a far cry from her PS1 live-action actress. Same with Chris, try switching from his default model to his RE5 model in REmake. Leon looks different in RE4 compared to RE2 (even his hair color was changed w/out explanation). Ada--well, i'll give you that, Ada looks the most consistent across all the games.
It's not just Claire, Barry looks completely different from his resident evil remake model.
But closer to his original PS1 model / live-action actor.
Both graphically and gameplay wise, their RE games have gone down in quality. Unfortunately, only mods can cure this kind of ugly design.
The graphics of the new re on the ps4 was a nice surprise. But the change in Claire. She looked chubby in the face and a slight method adicted on top. Didn't like the change in who she was. Barry seemed the same. A round face which would've suited a large build guy but instead his body perpotion looked slightly off from the old days to now. I could've accepted it. But his voice actor felt weak, where he should've had a husky dry voice.
She definitely looks different. It's weird and unnecessary, but oh well, I can accept it.
I'm thinking it's more because this isn't a big budget game. None of the character's faces look good in Rev 2.
The voice change bothers me more than the face change. Claire had the same voice actress for almost 15 years, so its strange that they would suddenly change it to something completely different.
Same here. I think more than the changes to her face (rounder cheeks, fuller lips, eyebags) it's her voice that feels so different.
This doesn't even come close to rivaling the s*** they pulled with Dante in DMC.
It got older and it looks more authentic.
People just have the "I don't like when they change the character" syndrome. I don't remember a single time when a character had its design changed and there wasn't a mob shouting that they love the original design. Max Payne, Dante, Lara Croft, Sarah Kerrigan, Link, Sonic, Samus... Even Naruto got tons of complaints when he got older. They've all been there receiving backslash because of their change in design. And we just get used to them. It'll happen the same with Claire.
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