The remake has so far sold significantly lower than its predecessors…
Well when you don't take the time and put in as much love and care like you did with RE2 Remake its not surprising at all. You rushed out another remake only a year later. You bundled it with a multiplayer no one wanted so you could charge $60 instead of a lower price point since you knew the remake was short and much of the original was cut. It would've done really well at a $30-40 price point. But instead this seemed like a cheap cash grab compared to what you released only a year prior.
To be fair, I wouldn't say it was a "cheap cash grab". However it was definitely rushed to cash in on the success of the RE2 Remake.
"However it was definitely rushed to cash in" Sounds like a cash grab
It also came on the heels of the RE2 remake; what a year between. If they'd have pushed it back, given it more polish and perhaps even focused on making a next gen compatible/upgraded version and releasing in early '21 I think they'd have done better. 2 cents
"I wouldn't say it was a 'cheap cash grab' " Very next sentence defines cash grab: "However it was definitely rushed to cash in on the success of the RE2 Remake." LMAO, should go into politics.
Take a look at the Resident Evil franchise and you'll see there's been plenty of cash grab games remade. I wouldn't even say CAPCOM is a major player in gaming anymore.
@ Chard and C-H-E-F fair points lol, however what is in the Resi 3 Remake is polished and fluid so there is definitely quality in the game. The issue at hand is its length which was also the issue with the original version back in the day too. They could have done a better job sure, but I wouldn't call it a pure "cash grab". I'd claim that title for shitty licensed games that are only there to piggyback off of successful movies and TV shows, or legitimately broken sequels rushed out the door. The Resi 3 Remake isn't really any of those things, its just short and they charged too much, however, while nobody actually wanted the multiplayer mode, it wasn't that bad and actually quite fun.
If only they had taken their time and given it the same care as RE2 remake it would have sold much better. Instead of adding content to na already short original game they took out even more
Thing is they were made back to back as far as I’m aware the main problem was resi 2 was always brilliant and I’m sorry but 3 never was it’s a good Resi I appreciate some people really enjoyed it but prob the worst of the original few (up to code veronica) plus it’s short and had all its extra bonus modes for completing it removed that’s just stupid. Add to it few extra modes but don’t take out from what was already a pretty bare bones game even back in the day.
Ros They could have changed that and made proper improvements to make the game bigger and better
As a kid Resi 3 was always my preferred game of the two. However when it comes to the remakes, there was so much that was cut out from Nemesis that it just seems like such a missed opportunity to bring another beloved classic to the new generation of gamers. A remixed Mercenaries: OMJ would have been tremendous, instead we got Resistance... Less said the better.
Downgrade the Physics Massively That’s what made RE2 Remake so good. Make the game 4 hours long cut a lot of content From the original game that made it so special Tack on a MP game that nobody wanted to justify the full price The nemesis was underwhelming This is what happens if you get a 2nd team in with not as much talent as the 1st team... people don’t buy it
I didn't know a second team made this one. How do you know? Was it like a different internal team within Capcom or some third party like a Bluepoint Games or something? Edit: Just did some research, RE3 was made by an internal team under the name Red Works. The studio that lent a hand in that RE3 development is M-Two, they are in charge of RE4 Remake.
How is having a fraction of the original dev's team time to make the same game, a fair judgement of the new teams "talent"?
RE2 Remake was also rushed. Scenario B was lacking and lazy. The story between the two secanrios did not make sense. The game was still phenomenal if you consider a single scenario. The Zombies looked really nice, the game physics and body damage and deformation was fantastic. The atmosphere was great.
Personally I enjoyed the game. But I can definitely tell it was rushed. I do understand why it was rushed though. It had a lot to do with resident evil 8 village.
"Personally I enjoyed the game. But I can definitely tell it was rushed" the game was made at the same time as resident evil 2.
Just about everyone saw this coming. They dropped a well manicured game in RES2, then 2 seconds later they rushed out RES3 at the same price.
I mean, it's not that surprising. Wasn't RE3 considerably less popular than RE2?
The old RE 3 game was just as great as RE 2 on PS1, Game Cube, and Dreamcast it was a full game unlike the remake. The RE3 remake is the one that is terrible they just rushed a half built game and pushed it out the door and charged full price for it.
It was less popular but i wouldn't say considerably
Yes, it sold millions less, and was a shorter game. It's still the lowest selling main RE game, other than Code Veronica. Two of the areas that were missing for the remake as well were never intended to be in the original, but were added in by orders from higher ups as padding to increase the game's length. RE3 was also released a little over a year after 2, and had the same problems back then as people have now with the remake lol.
Why didn't they just take their time and do Resident Evil 3 properly with the main team Get the second team to remake Outbreak or something smaller like a short Ada Wong side game and how she escaped Racoon City.
I am sure if Capcom actually took the time and built a full game the game would have sold great. But being half built pushed out the door felt more like DLC for RE2 remake and charging full price I am glad this came back an bit Capcom in the ass.
Obviously the decline in quality is an issue, but I think it also suffered from being released too soon after RE2: Remake.
Well it was horrible.. glorified DLC. SHAME ON YOU, Capcom!
Lol this is exactly what it was like on ps3....how does anyone who played the game before not understand this?
ps3? Did you play the game? You're about 15yrs off on its release on ps1
Capcom, don't get comfortable in your greedy ways. You've been exceptional with many titles this generation. Just put that passion you put into RE 2 Remake with everything else you do. RE 3 Remake was great with what was there, but waaaaaay too short. It should've had all the content from the original game including decision making choices.
I wouldn't either, having known I just released a substandard product, just trying to piggyback off of a much more quality product.
Missing the clocktower area and having no giant spiders was a bit of a letdown.
I am still playing the game and loving it especially the visuals.
Why didnt limbs get blown off? Like in RE2r
They rushed the game, and left out so much content.
Wasn't RE3 considerably less popular than RE2
Yes, the original is still the lowest selling in the main, numbered series, if you're not including Code Veronica.
yeh resi3 remake was ruuuushed, they should have waited atleast a year or so. but i do get why they rushed it
Why don't they try to do something like No Man's Sky dev' "Hello Games" or better They can add cut content and even expand the game further than the original Nothing too late and for sure they have money/team/time etc for that.
If Capcom would stop making these dumb mistakes, then people would be happy again with RE. We can hope that the next RE is actually going to be a fun and long game.
Wouldn't surprise me if CAPCOM releases the Resident Evil games on next gen consoles. It's beyond belief how the franchise has been milked. Surprised there's never been a Resident Evil Karts game and a Resident Evil Golf game. Rezzzzzzzzzzzzzident Evil as I call it. The mighty CAPCOM, along with SEGA and NAMCO, lost their ways. After the Dreamcast/PS2 era of console, these Japanese gaming giants died.
I hope the RE:4 remake will change that since its usually considered by many to be the best.
#wehalfassedit 🤷🏻♂️😂 it was already a short game to begin with so removing extras was never gonna help.
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