Capcom might have teased their follow-up to this 12 months’s profitableResident Evil 2 remake with a cryptic reference toResident Evil 3: Nemesis. Released in January, theResident Evil 2 remake was a extremely anticipated fashionable replace of the 1998 installment within the long-running survival horror collection. The remake acquired optimistic critiques and have become an early contender for a lot of sport critics’ “Game of the Year” award.
Since the remake was first introduced, followers of the franchise have been clamoring for the same replace to what many followers contemplate top-of-the-line video games in collection: 1999’sResident Evil 3: Nemesis.The similar sort of fan demand performed a big function in getting theResident Evil 2 remake greenlit, and Capcom has expressed curiosity in giving followers what they need.Resident Evil 3is seen as a high-point within the collection for emphasizing a special sort of horror than what the collection had offered earlier than. In it, gamers took management of Jill Valentine, one of many two protagonists of the uniqueResident Evil, as she evaded the grasp of a super-strong, RPG-wielding undead large referred to as Nemesis. Nemesis’s solely aim was to chase down Jill and her surviving allies by any means mandatory to kill them earlier than they escape Raccoon City, the sport’s setting. Nemesis tracked gamers room-by-room, smashing via partitions and relentlessly stalking the participant till the ultimate showdown.
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Capcom now has followers speculating that the Resident Evil 3remake could also be on its approach resulting from a current tweet it put out. The officialResident Evil Twitteraccount tweeted out a mysterious picture ofResident Evil 2 protagonist Claire Redfield standing in entrance of a gap within the Raccoon City Police Department with the caption, “Clearly one thing or somebody does not perceive the idea of doorways…” Though the sport has its personal wall-smashing stalker enemy within the type of Mr. X, gamers ofResident Evil 2’s remake will acknowledge this space as one which they go to earlier than Mr. X arrives. SinceResident Evil 3 takes place not solely on the similar location, however roughly the identical time asResident Evil 2, the implication is that one thing else broke via that wall.
Just someday earlier, the corporate despatched out a tweet that depicted Jill Valentine from theResident Evil 1 remake being considered from beneath a mattress with the caption studying, “Ever really feel like anyone’s watching you…?” Given that Jill is the protagonist ofResident Evil 3, each pictures are from remakes of earlier video games, and each appear to trace at a wierd presence stalking the participant and smashing via partitions, followers are connecting the 2 pictures as a suggestion that Capcom will quickly unveil the following remake for the franchise. Of course, Capcom nonetheless intends to proceed the mainline entries after the vital success ofResident Evil 7: Biohazard, however whether or not or not which means pushing aside any additional remakes for now stays to be seen.
After falling off a bit when it comes to vital reception, the collection is again in avid gamers’ good graces, and its final two entries have posted spectacular gross sales numbers. Capcom is certainly going to attempt to proceed capitalizing on the franchise’s optimistic momentum, as seen by the developer working with Netflix to flipResident Evil right into a TV collection. Fans are hoping remake ofResident Evil 3: Nemesis can fulfill an curiosity that’s underserved in fashionable mainstream gaming: real slow-paced survival horror.
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