Friday, 20 January 2012

Resident Evil 6 officially announced by Capcom


Earlier this week rumors surfaced that Resident Evil 6 would be coming soon.

The rumors made the rounds due to a website that showed pictures of a building that had the words "No hope left" written on the side, along with the Bioharzard symbol (The Japanese name for the Resident Evil series).

There was also a video clip of a chinese woman who appeared to be terrified of an unknown threat that she was hiding from.

Discussed briefly in our podcast recorded yesterday evening (and to be posted this weekend), the news hit today that this is in fact a reality.

Capcom has officially announced that Resident Evil 6 is indeed on it's way to Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and PC on 20th of November.

Details of the story have been revealed as taking place 10 years after the Raccoon City incident from the first 3 games. It will follow both Leon Kennedy (from Resident Evil 4) and Chris Redfield (Resident Evil 5) as they take on bio-terrorist attacks set in America as well as China.

The President of the United States chooses to finally reveal the truth behind the Raccoon City Incident, believing it would help in preventing a series of current Bio-terrorism threats from continuing.

Leon Kennedy (The President's close friend and one of the survivors from the orginal threat) is by his side when the venue is subjected to a bio-terrorist attack where the President is transformed. Leon is faced with the daunting task of dealing with his close friend and leader as a monster.

At the same time, Chris Redfield (another survivor from the first game) is busy investigating terrorist attacks in China, eventually leading to other worldwide locations with the rest of the world being under similar threat.

I will be posting the first trailer for the game later this evening.

 

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