Five More Short Clips of Resident Evil 2 Surface
Capcom has released another batch of short previews for the upcoming remake.
By Chris Morse
It looks like the earlier round of preview clips for Resident Evil 2 was not a one-time feature of the official Japanese YouTube channel for the series. Capcom has released another batch of these short clips, this time showing off footage of a few items, such as gunpowder and the game’s trademark healing herbs, more of Claire Redfield (including combat with the Licker enemy), and the pre-order bonus Samurai Edge weapon. Just like the previous batch of videos, there are five in total that you can have a look at below.
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.
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
Weekly Horror News Round-Up September 19: Resident Evil, Stranger Things, Demon's Souls
Plus, check out the full trailer for Scare Me, Blumhouse and Amazon pull back the curtain on 4 movies, Scream 5 gets another star, and more.
Review: Boss Fight Books' Resident Evil Explores the Storied Origins of Survival Horror
Philip J Reed's deep dive into the video game that started a legendary horror franchise is more than just a trip down memory lane.
Resident Evil 7: A Late-Bloomed Love Story
A new review from our Awesomely-late-to-the-game contributor.
Weekly Horror News Round-Up August 29: The Haunting of Bly Manor, Resident Evil, The Stand
Plus, American Horror Story sets a date to resume production, the Texas Chainsaw Massacre reboot goes awry, watch Making The Witcher, and more.