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All Articles: Resident Evil Revelations 2
Today is Cyber Monday, so your wallet should prepare for DOOM as stores hurl their best discounts in your direction. But your PS4 should also prepare for Doom, as Bethesda and id Software will launch Doom VFR for the platform this week. Because the game requires the PlayStation VR attachment, Sony has teamed up with Bethesda to also offer a special PlayStation VR + Doom VFR Bundle.
Blasting away at monsters on Mars never goes out of style, and neither does Capcom’s Resident Evil franchise, which makes the leap to the Nintendo Switch this week. Fans will be able to blast away at monsters on a cruise ship in the Resident Evil Revelations Collection, which includes both Resident Evil Revelations and Resident Evil Revelations 2.
And speaking of the Switch, Nintendo themselves will launch Xenoblade Chronicles 2, the third game in the well-loved Xenoblade saga, this week.
Finally this week, the New 3DS XL: Super NES Edition will be available for fans who like it when their handheld has a neat connection to the past.
A complete look at this week’s new retail releases can be found after the break. (more…)
Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, Resident Evil Revelations 1 + 2, Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney, more coming to Nintendo eShop this week
Nintendo rests for no holiday! Because it’s Thursday, the consolemaker just dropped a massive update on the Nintendo eShop.
This week, iOS and Android users will be able to download Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, Nintendo’s “free-to-start” entry in the whimsical life simulation series.
But Nintendo fans should be extra thankful for Capcom this week. Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney, which was originally released for the DS in 2008, will receive a 3DS re-release. And Resident Evil Revelations and Resident Evil Revelations 2 will make their Switch debut this Tuesday, November 28.
You can learn more about all of this week’s additions to the Nintendo eShop (including a few Wii U games) after the break. (more…)
Super Meat Boy coming to Switch this year… Resident Evil Revelations will get exclusive minigames on the Switch
More re-releases are coming to the Nintendo Switch this Fall, and that means updates for Super Meat Boy and both Resident Evil Revelations games.
You can learn more about Super Meat Boy’s Switch debut and new minigames for both Resident Evil Revelations games after the break. (more…)
Resident Evil Revelations officially coming to PS4, Xbox One on August 29; Revelations 1 and 2 also coming to Switch in Late 2017
Just a day after announcing that they’re “starting to prepare” more games for the Switch, Capcom has confirmed that Resident Evil Revelations and Resident Evil Revelations 2 will be released for Nintendo’s newest console in Late 2017.
Now updated for current generation consoles, Resident Evil Revelations is the acclaimed survival horror title featuring series veterans Jill Valentine and Chris Redfield as they investigate the reportedly abandoned “Queen Zenobia” cruise ship. This new version features a smoother 1920×1080 resolution, an improved framerate, increased environmental detail and refined creature movement, defining the best-looking version of the game to date. All previously released downloadable content is also included in the game as unlockable rewards.
The publisher also clarified that Resident Evil Revelations will be available for the PS4 and Xbox One, as a retail release and a digital download, on August 29. A new trailer to go along with the announcement has been embedded above.
Zombies are overtaking the PlayStation Store! It’s unlikely this is a stealth tie-in with the premiere of AMC’s Fear the Walking Dead, but three new Zed-themed games are now available through the online storefront:
- Zombi was one of the Wii U’s most-acclaimed launch titles in 2012 (where it was known as ZombiU) and its now available on the PS4 thanks to Ubisoft. Inventory management with the Wii U GamePad is obviously a thing of the past, but Ubisoft still won’t let players pause the action when they’re rummaging around in their ruck sacks.
- Curses N Chaos is also available for the PS4 (and the Vita as a Cross-Buy title), but its quite a different type of zombie game. As a side-scrolling arena fighter, players are forced to battle it out with all manner of ghouls (including the walking undead) as an evil Wizard King cackles over his evilness.
- Finally, Resident Evil Revelations 2 makes the jump to the Vita by giving up its episodic release schedule. The game’s structure still includes distinct chapters, but players will have to pay for the whole thing up front if they want to partake in the further adventures of Claire Redfield.
Also available this week is Volume (PS4), Mike Bithell’s stealthy follow-up to Thomas Was Alone; The Bridge (PS4/PS3/Vita Cross-Buy), a side-scrolling puzzle platformer inspired by M.C. Escher; and Dungeon Travelers 2: The Royal Library & The Monster Seal, a first-person turn-based RPG for the Vita. And if you’re into episodic gaming, Telltale’s Tales From the Borderlands: Escape Plan Bravo brings the series closer to its conclusion on the PS3 and PS4.
Capcom and Sony have announced that Resident Evil Revelations 2 will be released for the Vita on August 18. The portable edition of the zombie sequel will do away with the episodic release schedule that PC/console players had to put up with. Instead, Vita owners will be able to obtain the entire game with one $39.99 purchase.
Developed by Frima Studio, the Vita version of Resident Evil Revelations 2 will include two bonus episodes (“The Struggle” and “Little Miss”) and two extra Raid Mode characters (Hunk and Albert Wesker). The PlayStation Network will also support a two-player co-op option for Raid Mode.
Resident Evil Revelations 2’s “Launch Trailer” has been embedded above… even though we’re still nearly a month away from the game’s launch.
Capcom promises “exclusive reveals” for 2015 San Diego Comic-Con… and they’re selling a wearable Mega Man helmet
The San Diego Comic-Con kicks off this weekend and Capcom plans to be in attendance with playable demos of several upcoming games at their booth.
The publisher will give players the chance to try out Resident Evil 0, a remastered version of the franchise’s origin story; Mega Man Legacy Collection, a remastered collection of the Blue Bomber’s 8-bit history; and Street Fighter V, the next entry in the seminal fighting series. Kiosks for a few currently available titles will also line the Capcom booth including Resident Evil Revelations 2, Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition, and Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate.
Capcom will also host a pair of panels this weekend, including their semi-annual “World of Capcom” panel, which will include an overview of the publisher’s upcoming game schedule. In addition to updates on Street Fighter V and Resident Evil 0, fans should be on the lookout for “exclusive first-looks, reveals, and special surprises.”
Panel: Street Fighter V
Thursday, July 9 at 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM (Room 6BCF)
Capcom’s Street Fighter experts will share the latest news on Street Fighter V, which will include a special guest appearance from Yoshinori Ono (Executive Producer, Street Fighter franchise). Learn how you can earn big money and everlasting fame by competing in the Capcom Pro Tour culminating in the Capcom Cup Finals later this year. Plus, get a first look at all the must-have Street Fighter licensed goods in store for the rest of the year.
Panel: World of Capcom
Thursday, July 9 at 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM (Room 7AB)
The Capcom team will share the latest updates on all the new and upcoming Capcom games including Street Fighter V, Resident Evil 0 and more, plus sneak peeks at all the latest Capcom merchandise and licensing products coming your way soon. There will also be some exclusive first-looks and reveals just for SDCC.
Finally, Capcom will erect a portable version of their Capcom Store, which will be packed the Capcom-iest merchandise around including two differnt light-up Ryu statues, a Street Fighter-branded PS3/PS4 fight stick, Monster Hunter clothing and pillows, and a Mega Man mini-helmet collection. Capcom’s Comic-Con store will give fans the chance to pre-order a life-size Mega Man helmet with working LED lights. And in case you were wondering, yes, you can wear it. Be sure to visit the Capcom-Unity blog for a few pictures of the Mega Man helmet in action.
If I’m being completely honest… I completely forgot that Resident Evil Revelations 2 was in development for the Vita. But my faulty memory hasn’t stopped progress on the portable port, and now Capcom is ready to share that the game will be available as a PlayStation Store download sometime this Summer.
Speaking to the PlayStation Blog, Sony’s Gio Corsi said that RE Revelations 2 on the Vita will include all four episodes and all downloadable content. Single-player Raid Mode will definitely be available at launch, but online and wireless play might have to be patched in later. The Vita version will also receive an exclusive “gyroscopic targeting” option.
Corsi closed by saying that we should hear about a final release date “soon.”