Capcom Teases Resident Evil 2 in Five New Clips
This round of short clips should get you ready to return to Raccoon City in January.
By Chris Morse
A handful of new, albeit short, clips from Resident Evil 2 have been released on the Japanese Biohazard YouTube channel, showing off some quick teases of gameplay and memorable moments from the upcoming remake. We've seen some of this imagery throughout the trailers, but each of these previews are self-contained and only focus on one quick scene.
There are five clips in total that you can have a look at below. While you're here, don't forget to pre-order the game if you have not already done so. And now, for the clips!
In case you missed it, you can find a recap of the game's bonus content below, including a look at the deluxe edition, which features additional costumes, reversible slipcover artwork, a special weapon, and even a throwback to the original game’s soundtrack. All pre-orders will also include the classic Jill and Chris models of the Samurai Edge handgun.
The most interesting bonus costume for the deluxe edition, in our opinion, is Claire’s "Elza Walker" outfit. Long-time fans of the series may remember this name and look from the unreleased beta version of Resident Evil 2, dubbed Resident Evil 1.5 by fans. Back then, the game was far along in development before the concept was scrapped and Capcom settled on the classic game we all know and love, which is, of course, the one now being remade.
Claire also has a military outfit while she and Leon both have a special "Noir" costume. The latter very much gives us a vibe for The Evil Within. Leon's other bonus costume, the "Arklay Sheriff" outfit, pays homage to The Walking Dead and gives our rookie police officer the more polished look of Rick Grimes.
Also included in the deluxe edition is Albert Wesker's Samurai Edge, which seems to always make an appearance in newer Resident Evil games, a reversible slipcover featuring Leon on one side and Claire on the other, and finally, a retro soundtrack swap that allows you play through this remake while listening to the classic ambience of the original game