NEWS - Wednesday, July 18, 2007


New Resident Evil 5 Details

Being able to see new footage of Resident Evil 5 was one of our E3 highlights, even though the new trailer didn’t really tell us too much about the game. Enter the latest issue of Famitsu, which is home to an interview in which producer Jun Takeuchi shared some of the details we were looking for. Takeuchi only provided vague hints about the storyline. As many have guessed from the insignia that appears in the footage, main character Chris Redfield is a member of a group called BSAA. According to Takeuchi, something has happened in the desert area that serves as the game’s setting, and BSAA has dispatched Chris to investigate. Once on the scene, Chris encounters a new form of enemy. Takeuchi described the game’s enemies as something of human form that has intelligence. However, the foes are neither zombie nor ganado (in reference to the creatures from RE4). In addition to the new enemy, a certain girl will make an appearance in the game. She’s someone whom fans of the series will recognize. In the full version of the E3 trailer (which will be distributed on Xbox Live and PSN later this month), she appears just briefly, but Takeuchi expects her to have a more significant role in the next trailer (no ETA given on that, unfortunately). In the game proper, she will have a big part both in the story and as part of the gameplay. On the topic of gameplay systems, Takeuchi admitted to the magazine that the hardest part of development so far has been in mixing new elements with part 4’s basic gameplay. For the most part, RE5 will be played from a perspective similar to that of part 4, with Chris appearing on the left side of the screen. However, Takeuchi also promised a big surprise addition that he believes is an obvious evolution for the gameplay. According to Takeuchi, if, after seeing the E3 trailer, you feel RE5 looks like RE4 now, you’ll be left with a completely different impression following the next trailer. Previously, Takeuchi has spoken about the importance of light in the game. In this latest interview, he offered an example of how light will play a role. Say Chris enters a doorless building. The surroundings are bright and the interior is dark, so it takes Chris a few moments to adapt before he can see. The game will replicate this, along with the opposite effect of going into a bright area after being in the dark for an extended period. This is where you can expect to encounter some of the series’ trademark fear, this time from the inability to aim or see. Takeuchi wouldn’t provide a solid release date for RE5, but there seemed to be some consensus of it appearing some time before 2010. It will be a long wait, but then again so was the wait for RE4, and that one turned out pretty good.
Source: http://www.ign.com

Comments

Site Statistics

Registered Members: 44,323
Forum Posts: 725,653
Xbox One Titles: 1,081
Xbox 360 Titles: 1,085
Xbox 360 Kinect Titles: 95
Xbox 360 Arcade Titles: 585
Original Xbox Titles: 987
Staff Reviews: 1,643
Member Reviews: 10,339
News Articles: 14,074
Screenshots: 30,717
Xbox 360 Achievements: 45,112
Xbox 360 Faceplates: 2,016
Cheat Codes: 1,706

Latest News








See News Archives

Community Forum Activity

Xbox One Assassins Creed Origins
Post by oryanphine
1 Replies, 326 Views

Xbox One S Porsche 919 Hybrid Edition
Post by oryanphine
3 Replies, 399 Views

OG Xbox on Xbox One now live!
Post by Kamshaft
2 Replies, 622 Views

Xbox One S Renault F1
Post by oryanphine
2 Replies, 460 Views

Xbox One S Wolfenstein 2 The New Colossus
Post by oryanphine
1 Replies, 624 Views

Xbox One S Prey
Post by oryanphine
0 Replies, 428 Views

Xbox One S Cuphead
Post by oryanphine
2 Replies, 719 Views

Xbox One S Shadow of War a gagner
Post by oryanphine
0 Replies, 414 Views

I Buy Very Rare XBox 360 Faceplates
Post by Smill
8 Replies, 1014 Views

Xbox Wire desormais disponible en francais
Post by oryanphine
0 Replies, 778 Views

Manette Xbox 360 Gamestop Radioactive
Post by oryanphine
1 Replies, 1089 Views

Xbox One Moratl Kombat X sur Ebay
Post by oryanphine
0 Replies, 1055 Views

Console Xbox 360 et faceplate Xbox 360 in package blue
Post by oryanphine
0 Replies, 1010 Views

Seagate Fanfest External Drive Scorpio
Post by oryanphine
2 Replies, 1366 Views

Ultimate Game Face
Post by oryanphine
3 Replies, 1253 Views

© 2000-2017 XboxAddict.com - All rights reserved. All trademarks are properties of their respective owners.
Xbox is a registered trademark of Microsoft. XboxAddict.com is not affiliated with Microsoft.

Made in Canada
Site Design by Cameron Graphics