… and Leon Kennedy looks really shiny. There’s another Resident Evil game with a rather uninspired name on the way, and it looks like we’ll be playing it as a whole new cast of multi-lingual super-secret Umbrella soldiers – also they don’t seem very nice.
I’m honestly not sure what I think about the look of this new Resident Evil, but then again I was never sure what I thought about Resident Evil 5 either. It was a great coop experience, and there was a lot of fun to be had shooting zombies and other such things with a friend online or via split-screen, but it was definitely more action-based than fear-based, and unlike its classic fixed-position-camera predecessors, I wasn’t scared by it once.
While it’s clearly set in the original location of the series – Raccoon City – we’re going to be seeing it from the perspective of these brand new characters, who seem to have an interweaving story to that of Leon Kennedy’s in the time of Resident Evil 2. It kind of looks like they’re pushing even further in the action gameplay direction with this new game, too. However, at least it doesn’t appear to be all bright, sunny, day-time weather in this one: