Resident Evil 6 gets first trailer and official release details


Good news for Resident Evil fans – with a veritable tidal wave of information about the next game in the series – Resident Evil 6 – relased over the weekend. We’re talking a trailer. We’re talking plot details. And we’re talking a release date. Read on for the run-down.

Along with the official announcement by Capcom that Resident Evil 6 will be coming to a console near you in the not too distant future, a bunch of extra tidbits were also announced. Here’s what was stated in a handy bullet-point format:

  • The game will be produced by Hiroyuki Kobayashi (of Resident Evil 4 production fame)

  • The current release date is November 20th (for the PS3 and Xbox360 versions)

  • The game will be coming to PS3, Xbox 360 and PC, although the PC version of the game will be released after the console versions are released

  • Singleplayer and co-op gameplay will be included

  • Retailers will be offering pro-order bonuses, with each retailer receiving “an exclusive map that will function with various modes in the game”

And the plot? According to IGN, the game will see the return of two of the series’ most well-known male protagonists – Leon S. Kennedy and Chris Redfield.

“It has been ten years since the Raccoon City incident and the President of the United States has decided to reveal the truth behind what took place in the belief that it will curb the current resurgence in bioterrorist activity.

Due to be by the President’s side is his personal friend and Raccoon City survivor, Leon S. Kennedy, but when the venue suffers a bioterrorist attack, Leon is forced to face a President transformed beyond recognition and make his hardest ever decision.

At the same time, Bioterrorism Security Assessment Alliance member Chris Redfield arrives in China, itself under threat of a bioterrorist attack.

With no country safe from these attacks and the ensuing outbreaks, the entire world’s population is united by a common fear that there is no hope left”

Capcom, you had me at ‘Chris Redfield’. Talk about your hot male video game characters…

And to end with, here’s the Resident Evil 6 reveal trailer.

Source: IGN

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