Resident Evil 2 Remake for Wii?

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Can it be true? Now that the Wii is confirmed as the new home of violent hardcore gaming is the time right for a remake of good old Resi 2? Japanese fan board 2ch has popped up a rumor concerning a possible remake of Biohazard 2 (aka Resident Evil 2 - but you knew that, right?) that will be exclusive to the Wii. If the rumor is correct — and when has a random post on a Japanese fan site ever been wrong? — then we will be treated to a full Wii-ified remake, with some additional story elements. There will be a new 'swordsman' enemy (sword waggling minigame, anyone?) and 'Resident Evil 4 Viewpoints', which could mean anything - possibly 3rd-person over-the-shoulder stuff? Its more than likely just bobbins, but even the slightest hint of RE2 is better than no RE2 at all. Biohazard 2 Remake on the way? [The Horror Is Alive via N-Europe]



A remake would be killer (pun intended) and if they made it RE4 style, I'd most certainly buy it, but the original was on so many systems and on the market for such a long time, that it'd be much nicer to let this title die and perhaps *ehem* port RE5 to the Wii (or at least an RE game that has yet to be on a Nintendo system (Code:Veronica, anyone?).