After 16 years and nine full entries in the saga, Resident Evil may be at the point where it needs more than a fresh coat of paint. The series' producer hinted to Eurogamer that it may be due for "a slight reboot," to try to make it compelling again after Resident Evil 6 sank under poor reviews and disappointing sales.
Anyone who follows video games knows that action games are big — very big. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 shattered sales records far and wide in its first 24 hours on store shelves and raked in a billion dollars in well under three weeks. The American video game market loves shooting things, and we love doing it in a…
Today, Metro has dug up an older post from the horror site Rely on Horror in which Capcom's Masachika Kawata mentioned work on a new game in the series, theoretically Resident Evil 6. His statement was taken with a grain of salt, as well it should've been—it was posted in Spanish and translated into the following:
Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles is a game developed to one up Wii million-seller The Umbrella Chronicles with better design, better atmosphere, and the best graphics ever seen on the Wii.
Capcom's Masachika Kawata has admitted that Resident Evil 5 is heavily influenced by western-style gaming, placing particular emphasis on Bioshock.