Resident Evil Producer Says ‘Perhaps’ To A Code: Veronica Remake

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Claire and Chris Redfield pose in a Resident Evil Code: Veronica promo image.

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That is the season of the spooky online game remake—Alan Wake got remastered, Konami is working on Silent Hill 2, and Capcom is making ready a Resident Evil 4 remake, among many other things. However you gained’t discover Resident Evil Code: Veronica within the latter developer’s excellent pile of initiatives, no less than not but.

This revelation comes from a brand new interview Resident Evil 4 producer Yoshiaki Hirabayashi gave to gaming site Noisy Pixel. When requested about the potential of a refreshed Code: Veronica, Hirabayashi stated that he’s at the moment targeted on the Resident Evil 4 remake undertaking Nevertheless, he did depart the door open to a attainable future remake, saying that, “[if the] alternative comes, possibly.”

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The unique Resident Evil from 1996 obtained a critically acclaimed remake in 2002, 1998’s Resident Evil 2 was remade in 2019 (also to great success), and 1999’s Resident Evil 3 obtained a similar 2020 revamp. Right here we’re right this moment with Resident Evil 4 on the horizon, however no Code: Veronica in sight. Followers usually are not shocked.

Resident Evil Code: Veronica, forgotten however nonetheless canon, first got here out in 2000 for Sega’s Dreamcast, and Kotaku staffer Zack Zwiezen notes that “for some followers of the collection, that is the actual sequel to Resident Evil 2.”

The basic survival horror journey splits gamers’ time between Claire Redfield, caught on a jail island, and her brother Chris, who’s looking for her. The Dreamcast recreation was bewitching and ghostly, with loads of stately grey halls, checkerboard flooring, and good brick-red blood spatter. In 2000, IGN gushed in a evaluate that the “recreation’s excellent visuals mix with the collection’ trademark music and audio to create a scene so energetic, so horrifying, that getting sucked into this nightmare is simpler than ever earlier than.”

It was a formidable recreation, however obtained labeled as a spin-off due to “political causes between Capcom and the console manufacturing firm,” recreation designer Shinji Mikami stated in a 2020 interview with YouTube channel Archipel. “Personally, I needed it to be a numbered title,” he stated.

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And so do loads of followers, a few of whom are at the moment devoting themselves to making a Code: Veronica remake themselves. It has no set launch date but.

Till Hirabayashi’s alternative comes knocking, followers’ ardour must be sufficient to maintain Code: Veronica.

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