Chris and Albert – the amazing duo behind Resident Evil 4 HD Project – have released some new comparison screenshots between the vanilla and the modded versions of RE4.
its very sad indeed that resident evil 4 hd needs to be fanmodded. what the hell was capcom doing with this rerelease?
Exactly. For a game that has been released almost a dozen times, it's sad that there's hardly been any real changes and upgrades made to it. This looks fantastic.
Didn't they release a HD remaster of this a few years ago on PS3 and 360?
That only upscaled the resolution to 720p. This is a fan mod retexturing Everything. And it looks fantastic! Capcom did a half ass job.
The recent PC version included the master textures for the game (not just upscales). People are simply pissed that even the masters weren't that detailed to begin with. Although they do look marginally better than the originals (compare the textures in the main story mode vs those in the Ada campaign where they are indeed just upscales). Now if you meant it was half-assed that they only used the masters for the main game? Yeah, that I agree with. The backlash strikes me as odd as at no point did Capcom claim they were remaking the game.
Yeah right, and how much time have these people WASTED on this....Capcom NEVER said they were remaking the game only that it was being remastered for PS3/360......Upscale is exactly what your doing when you remaster a game Why don't they do things like this, derp its that simple this has been worked on for quite some time, no company with half a brain is going to spend that much time effort and money unless they are actually remaking the game,
I have to applaud anyone who does texure/material reconstruction in any form, such a long and tedious process.
It looks much better now.
I'm not sure if it's entirely accurate to even call this a strict texture mod. There's some creativity that has to go into working out what those mushy details are even supposed to be! Take the sign which the modder has given readable pin sharp text. The awesome bit? They made the new version of the sign Spanish in keeping with the setting of the game.
Problem is, that there is a limit at how far you can get with textures alone. At one point you will need to improve models, and later lightning as well. If Capcom were to improve such features as well, the difference would be like day and night.
Which is exactly why Capcom REMASTERED the game for PS3/360 not REMADE the game.... These people have been working on this forever, and its a huge waste of time, the character models look like crap now because we needed to be able to read that watch your step sign, as if that mattered.... NO company is going to spend that much time, effort or money on a remaster, especially not for something they are only going to sell for $19.99
No way is this a waste of time. It's coming from people who love the game. The HD release of RE4 was not true HD and was a rubbish job. If 2 people can do this I feel bad for Capcom as it shows they dont care nor do they have the talent. This is how the HD version should of been released.
Ive been following this for quite some time. And to say this isnt worth 20 bucks? Well id pay forty for the completed hd mod by these guys because it breathes new life into an already solidified classic of our time.
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