As a Silent Hill
guy, it almost shames me to say that I’m excited for the next iteration of the Resident Evil
franchise. Resident Evil 4
and its much-improved mechanics revitalized my hope that Capcom will eventually create a near perfect action/horror game. Today, Capcom released eight new screenshots for the upcoming Resident Evil 5
and I was shocked to find a lack of gore. How could Capcom do this to us?
The screens seem to dictate that Capcom is spending a lot of time with the cooperative play. Almost every capture has the mystery girl and Chris getting ready to do something cool like shoot a zombie or help each other across an obstacle. I pray to Denis Dyack’s Norse gods that the cooperative play doesn’t boil down to the travesty that was Army of Two
. Please Capcom, hold off on the ledge grabbing and add more chainsaw. It’s for the children.
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