Resident Evil Remake Coming to Xbox One, Xbox 360 in 2015
Posted by Ken Barnes
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Capcom has confirmed that a HD version of 2002's Gamecube remake of the original 1996 PSOne Resident Evil will be made available in 2015 via digital means, for Xbox One and Xbox 360.
If that opening line confuses you, let us clarify. 1996's Resident Evil was released on the original Sony PlayStation. In 2002, Capcom gave the game a bit of a lick of paint and an overhaul, and re-released it on Nintendo's Gamecube. That game was also just called Resident Evil, but is commonly known as REmake or REbirth. It's that overhauled version that is getting ANOTHER overhaul and being dragged, kicking and screaming, into 1080p HD for release on Xbox 360 and Xbox One.
The remake will allow you to play in 4:3 or 16:9, and the original "tank" control system will be in place. However, if you'd like a more modern control scheme, a more functional "push-to-walk" layout will be available. A few other unannounced features will be thrown in, we're told, and the game will be available to download early next year.