Close to midnight, one thing evil was lurking in the dead of night: Resident Evil 2 launched. Under the moonlight, gamers noticed a sight that just about stopped their hearts: Capcom’s 1998 survival horror game remade with the sheen and glisten that 21 years of technological development have introduced us. Whether that’s one thing to scream about or not might rely upon how a lot you need a game enjoying largely like a 1998 survival horror. Young Matt didn’t fairly click on with a few of 1998’s conventions in his Resident Evil 2 review, although I’m not totally positive he was even alive in 1998 and ooh the youth of right now and so on.
As a youth of right now, Matt preferred among the spookings and violence although it took him some time to acclimatise to its slim steerage and longer to resolve a few of these daft puzzles. It’s a worthwhile opinion; in case you did play RE2 again then you definitely already know what you consider it. Back in 1998, we performed Resident Evil 2 within the snow uphill each methods and we preferred it that approach, however context adjustments over time.
For one other perspective, our Matthew, who I’m pretty sure was alive in 1998 (although he does have a kind of faces which make his age tough to peg), shared his personal ideas in video format:
Resident Evil 2 is out now on Steam for £45/€60/$60. It does have a demo nevertheless it’ll be deactivated on January 31st, so hie thee to Steam sharpish in case you fancy a go – and bear in mind you’ll want some technical trickery to reset the demo’s timer (sure, it’s on a timer too).
Goodness me, they’ve bought a live-action trailer and all: