Capcom has confirmed that they have started development on Resident Evil 2 Remake. This statement was released after Capcom shared an update on a possible Resident Evil 2 Remake project on their Facebook page, asking the fans to give them ideas on how to approach a potential remake of the cult classic.
Resident Evil 2 is a fan favorite in the series. It was directed by Hideki Kamiya and produced by Shinji Mikami. It featured the debut for Leon Kennedy and Claire Redfield.
Capcom released a new video from producer Yoshiaki Hirabyashi who made an official announcement about the Remake being in development. Check it out below.
Capcom shared a statement to Videogamer confirming the release of the game and stating that it is still in early stages of development so we won’t see it for quite a while.
“We’re pleased to confirm that Resident Evil 2 has been approved for development, as the title is only just starting its development cycle we unfortunately don’t have any additional information or assets to share at this time. However, for now we want our fans to know that we appreciate all the feedback and support we’ve received on this title. We’re looking forward to delivering this highly anticipated Resident Evil experience that fans have been waiting for.”
Resident Evil 2 was originally released on the PlayStation 1 and Nintendo 64. Capcom later ported the same game to the Nintendo GameCube but without any significant enhancements. This is the first time when the game is actually getting a proper remake
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