The entirely CGI E3 premiere trailer for Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City found its way to the Internet sometime this morning via Europe. You may see it here. No gameplay, but it deals with the game's story through the eyes of Umbrella operatives tasked with cleaning up their little T-virus mess. You may also play as the good guys trying to expose their actions. The game's events are set between Resident Evil 2 and 3. [via Nowhere Else]
Resident Evil is just a name now. It no longer resembles anything the series is known for, even the zombies only appear at the end of the video and they offer little to no threat. Resident Evil is just a name CAPCOM uses to sell games that would otherwise have generic titles and unappealing gameplay. I don't think this game will be bad, I just can't find a reason to care anymore.
What is so appealing about this franchise anymore? Or at least this game? Seriously let me know.
EDIT: you know it's lost any of it's themes and story when people are liberally comparing it to SOCOM and other shooters. I don't remember people playing RE for being a great shooter.