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The next Resident Evil showcase will be in April

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Capcom has 'a whole lot more planned' for the 25th anniversary

We got a few minor Resident Evil announcements this morning, including news about a Re:Verse open beta in early April and RE7 and Village coming to Stadia, but what about the big 25th anniversary blowout? Are fans going to materialize a Resident Evil "classic collection" through sheer willpower?

That remains to be seen, but we do have a glimmer of hope. Capcom announced the next Resident Evil Showcase for April and confirmed that today is "just the start of the [25th anniversary] celebration."

"We've got more surprises for Resident Evil Village in store that you won't want to miss at the Resident Evil Showcase, so keep an eye on our social channels and be ready to mark your calendar, set an alarm on your phone, and take the day off this April," Capcom wrote in a vague but well-meaning blog post.

Outside of the possibilities for the series at large, which I'll try not to get my hopes up thinking about, the April event should cover the new "all platforms" demo for Village. The latest word, courtesy of Famitsu, is that unlike Maiden, the second demo will have content taken directly from the full game. The other day, I saw Maiden sitting on the edge of my PS5 home screen – just about to be bumped out of the row – and I started visualizing how I'm gonna wreck my sleep schedule with Village in May.

Celebration-wise, I'm ready for anything and everything Capcom might toss our way. This is a huge milestone for the franchise, and while there are always going to be missteps, Resident Evil rules right now. After watching that ridiculous truck-crashing egg clip on Friday, I ended up nearly getting through the castle in Resident Evil 4 this weekend. Something tells me it won't be my only replay this year.

Realistic or not, what are you hoping to see in Resident Evil's 25th year?

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