Resident Evil 2 follows rookie police officer Leon Kennedy on his first day on the job in Raccoon City, which unfortunately for him is also the same time that the deadly T-Virus is unleashed on the civilians turning majority into zombies. Spoiler: the game still looks incredibly scary and has clearly benefited from the changes that Capcom has made to its controls and visuals. It just holds its decayed dignity so well. The trailers and gameplay footage that have been released since then have answered a lot of questions fans may have had about the game, but they failed to address whether or not the Resident Evil 2 remake will bring back some of the more obscure characters, like Umbrella operative HUNK and Tofu. No sign of that prick reporter with the ponytail though. According to Capcom, the genre-defining masterpiece is completely rebuilt from the ground up for a deeper narrative experience. Both Leon and Claire have their own playable campaigns, allowing gamers to see the story from a different point of view.
Resident Evil 2 Remake is set to launch on January 25, 2019. To this day it has retained it's title as the best selling single platform game.
Of course, much has changed since Resident Evil 2 made its PlayStation debut, and the remake of Resident Evil 2 reflects many of those changes. In is an over-the-shoulder playstyle that resembles the one seen in Resident Evil 4.
Today during the PlayStation Live coverage from E3 2018 in Los Angeles, Capcom showcased some live gameplay of the Resident Evil 2 remake.
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