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Capcom Clarifies Resident Evil Rumors, Gives Details on New Title

Earlier this week we reported on a story from Japanese
gaming magazine Famitsu that Capcom was working on enhanced versions of both
Resident Evil: Code Veronica and Resident Evil 4 for the Xbox 360 and
PlayStation 3. Capcom has come out and released official details, saying that
they will not only be released separately, but will be downloadable titles
through Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network, and will include the extra
content that was once exclusive to their PlayStation 2 releases.

If that wasn’t enough, in this month’s Official Xbox Magazine, Capcom finally revealed information on the latest console-bound Resident Evil title from former SOCOM developer Slant Six called Resident Evil: Raccoon City.

The game takes place during the Raccoon City T-Virus
outbreak, but instead of a reboot or remake where you’re still playing on the
side of the good guys, you’ll actually be part of a four-person team from Umbrella
Security Services Squad, destroying evidence of the outbreak, which includes
any survivors.

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the
original release of Resident Evil, so a trip back to Raccoon City and a fresh
coat of paint on its most celebrated title seems like a decent way to mark the
occasion.

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