There’s no doubting that the ‘Resident Evil’ franchise is one of the most loved in video games history and after a return to form with ‘Resident Evil VII’, it’s no surprise that the next instalment was chosen as one of the first games coming out for the PS5.
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The trailer for the game was one of the many features of the big reveal presentation yesterday and thankfully it looks like it’s building on the positive feedback for RE7 and going to be another classic. Dive right in below and read the official synopsis below that:
In the debut cinematic trailer released today, Capcom revealed a glimpse of the evocative new setting and storyline of Resident Evil Village.
Set a few years after the critically acclaimed Resident Evil 7 biohazard, the all-new storyline begins with Ethan and his wife Mia living peacefully in a new location, free from their past nightmares. Just as they are building their new life together, tragedy befalls them once again.
Chris Redfield, the legendary hero from the Resident Evil™ series who made a brief appearance in Resident Evil 7 biohazard, is reacquainted with the couple and horribly disrupts their life, leaving Ethan devastated and thrown into an entirely new nightmare.
The first-person action in Resident Evil Village begins when players assume the role of a distraught and shattered Ethan as he seeks to uncover the mysterious new horrors that plague a once peaceful village.
Throughout this terrifying journey, players will fight for every breath as they are hunted by vicious new enemies that have infested the snow-capped locale.
Channeling the capabilities of next generation consoles, the detailed realism and relentless feeling of fear will increase with each desperate battle for survival, while moments of calm will leave players wondering what new horrors await.
Basically sounds like it’s going to be a next gen, even more terrifying version of ‘Resident Evil 4’, moving the franchise away form the claustrophobic corridors of a mansion into a terrifying open world game. Looks like they’re going to nail it as well.
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