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Resident Evil 6: Bro-Splosion Announced, Nov 20 PS3/360, PC Later, PR/Trailer In OP

Kagari

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Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BmC1lZeQad4&hd=1

Stream: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/ハギトコ-...sang.com&utm_source=4764198&utm_medium=social

Quick Info Guide:
-Ashley is the blonde female character [Or not? Capcom U.S. says the page isn't official. IGN says it's Sherry Birkin.]
-Splitscreen returns (for two people)
-2-6 player co-op
-2-8 player online
-Moving/shooting is in
-Cover system is in
-Game takes places in 2013 *and* 10 years after Raccoon City (this is conflicting...)
-Info on a demo will arrive in the coming months
-It is implied co-op is seen in the trailer
-150 person development team, 600 total with all outsourcing/support staff
-In development for 2 years so far
-Note: When it says 1-2 offline, the same is listed on Gears of War 3's page, which has AI co-op partners: http://marketplace.xbox.com/en-US/P...acd000-77fe-1000-9115-d8024d5308ab?nosplash=1
-If you would like to debate race representation in Resident Evil 6, please use this thread instead: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=459793

Source: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=459781

PR:
SAN MATEO, Calif. — Jan. 19, 2012 — Capcom®, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, is very proud to announce that Resident Evil® 6 is in full development and scheduled for release on the Xbox 360 ® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system on November 20, 2012 with a Windows PC version to follow. Blending action and survival horror, this latest instalment in the multi-million selling franchise is the most ambitious, immersive and feature rich title of the series to date and promises to be the dramatic horror experience of the year.

It has been ten years since the Raccoon City incident and the President of the United States has decided to reveal the truth behind what took place in the belief that it will curb the current resurgence in bioterrorist activity. Due to be by the President’s side is his personal friend and Raccoon City survivor, Leon S. Kennedy, but when the venue suffers a bioterrorist attack, Leon is forced to face a President transformed beyond recognition and make his hardest ever decision. At the same time, Bioterrorism Security Assessment Alliance member Chris Redfield arrives in China, itself under threat of a bioterrorist attack. With no country safe from these attacks and the ensuing outbreaks, the entire world’s population is united by a common fear that there is no hope left.

In a first for the franchise, Resident Evil 6 sees series favorites Leon and Chris come together to face this unprecedented threat. They will be joined by new characters, each with their own unique perspective and involvement, in this relentless dramatic horror experience enacted on a global scale.

“Resident Evil 6 represents a giant stride forward in the evolution of the series,” commented Katsuhiko Ichii, Head of R&D and Global Marketing. “The development team, led by Hiroyuki Kobayashi, is working tirelessly to deliver the most impressive Resident Evil® title ever both in terms of scope and production values. We are all genuinely excited by the title and cannot wait to share it with the world.”

Hiroyuki Kobayashi, Resident Evil 6 Executive Producer added: “From the outset the team’s intention was to create an experience that delivers a gripping storyline, tense single-player and co-op action all set against a constant theme of horror. We are calling this fusion dramatic horror and are confident it will resonate with both existing fans of the series as well as newcomers.”

Courtesty of SunhiLegend:



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http://uk.ps3.ign.com/articles/121/1216842p1.html



IGN said:
Resident Evil 6: Chris Redfield and Leon Kennedy Playable
As a potential announcement approaches, more details about Capcom's next horror game emerge.
January 19, 2012
by Richard George

For the first time in Resident Evil history, Leon Kennedy and Chris Redfield will both be playable characters in Capcom's ambitious six main entry in its survival horror series. Sources within the development team have started to give IGN a broad picture of the game's scope, which certainly seems larger than any Resident Evil title we've seen so far. This news comes on the heels of the leaked logo and release date for the game.

Chris Redfield and Leon Kennedy will not be alone in this new game. Both Chris and Leon will have unnamed partners of their own, teaming up in similar fashion to the Chris Redfield/Jessica Sherawat and Jill Valentine/Parker Luciani pairings in Resident Evil Revelations. Sources tell us Chris and Leon will have seperate stories in the game that will eventually overlap in some capacity.

We're also told Ada Wong will have a playable role in the game, though not immediately. It appears as though the Ada storyline will become available to players after the Chris and Leon arcs have been completed, plus a third primary narrative featuring a new character. Any of the three main story branches will be selectable early on in the game, allowing players to see each storyline through to completion before starting another one.

Resident Evil 6 is also set to take place across the globe, including China, which has been an often-rumored location for months. VentureBeat reports the RE6 development team is the "same internal Japanese team that has worked on previous entries." That same report suggests this game is being styled after both Resident Evil 4 and 5, attempting to find a middle ground between horror and action.


When contacted, Capcom stated it would not comment on rumors, reports or speculation. IGN sources have also given us the Resident Evil 6 logo and release date.

Capcom is expected to officially reveal - or continue to tease - Resident Evil 6 later today through its viral "No Hope Left" site. Stay tuned for more.
Source: http://ps3.ign.com/articles/121/1216844p1.html

 

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You got to love game announcements within one year of the release date. The 3 and half years after RE5's initial trailer was quite a long time to wait.
 

5amshift

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They say they are going back to their roots with this one? I want to believe this, because I really want to get back into Resident Evil since Code Veronica.
 

Pooya

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This might be coming out on same day as possible Assassin's Creed III and likely tons other games.
 

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Wii U release still seems possible to me. That would most like be something unknown/kept secret until this years E3.
 

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Quite possibly, but it still runs the risk of doing less than having the entire field to itself.

Depends on just how big November gets this year.

That's true... it could get dicey with this, Call of Duty, Halo 4, and the Wii U launch all around the same time. We'll see.


Wii U release still seems possible to me. That would most like be something unknown/kept secret until this years E3.
Given that Nintendo and Capcom are pretty close these days, I'd be surprised if it wasn't on Wii U. But Nintendo seems to be clamping down on any announcements until E3.
 
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Quite possibly, but it still runs the risk of doing less than having the entire field to itself.

Depends on just how big November gets this year.

If they wait until early 2013, they may have to deal with GTA V or maybe the Xbox 3. Tough to judge the release date at this point.
 

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Hell to the yeah!

(Wii U version, please? I'd like to see what they can do with the Wii U controller for a Resident Evil.)