Latest Resident Evil 2 Clips Are All About the Weapons
Check out the most recent batch of five short videos previewing the upcoming remake.
By Chris Morse
Capcom has released yet another round of short preview clips for Resident Evil 2 and the focus this time is on various weapons and their related items, such as grenade launcher rounds. One video also shines the spotlight on what looks like a short scene indicating that a puzzle has opened a door, teasing that classic style of puzzle solving will once again be present in this remake.
Also on display in particular on display are the shotgun, combat knife, and a hand-thrown grenade wielded by Claire. You can have a look at the latest clips below and read on for more information on pre-ordering and the bonus content that will be available.[relatedArticle-0]
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
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