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News: Capcom Offering Spooky Savings In North America On Resident Evil eShop Titles

Capcom Offering Spooky Savings In North America On Resident Evil eShop Titles

Three games available for absolutely killer prices

If you live in North America and want to ramp up the scare factor this Halloween, then Capcom might have just the offer to get you in the mood. In a special Nintendo Halloween sale, Capcom will be offering three Resident Evil titles at significantly reduced prices across both the Wii U and 3DS...

News: Resident Evil Creator Shinji Mikami Is A Fan Of Strong Female Characters

Resident Evil Creator Shinji Mikami Is A Fan Of Strong Female Characters

"I don’t like female characters who are submissive to male characters"

Shinji Mikami is the man behind The Evil Within, a new survival horror epic which has recently launched on PS4 and Xbox One. However, his most famous creation has to be Resident Evil, a game which has sold millions and spawned numerous sequels, many of which have made their way...

News: Capcom Is Remastering The GameCube Resident Evil, But It's Not Coming To Wii U

Capcom Is Remastering The GameCube Resident Evil, But It's Not Coming To Wii U

Headed to PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Capcom has confirmed that it is producing a HD remaster of the 2002 GameCube Resident Evil remake, and that the title won't be coming to the Wii U despite previously being a Nintendo exclusive. Set for digital launch next year, this new version of Resident Evil is coming to PC,...

Forgotten Classics: Resident Evil Code: Veronica

Resident Evil Code: Veronica

Itchy. Tasty.

Resident Evil, Capcom’s iconic and much lauded multi-million unit selling series needed to change. By 1999 the PlayStation was beginning to feel a little long in the tooth and just about every developer around had had a go at creating their own form of adventure-ish horror game, with Konami arguably putting up the best opposition...

News: Resident Evil Revelations And Mercenaries Are Half Price On The eShop Over Halloween

Resident Evil Revelations And Mercenaries Are Half Price On The eShop Over Halloween

A nice treat for North American Wii U and 3DS owners

It's that time of year again where people dress as werewolves and other spooky monsters, carve scary faces into pumpkins and dish out candy on Animal Crossing. Yes, it's Halloween and there are plenty of frightful franchises out there to get stuck into over the season, with Resident Evil being...

News: No Updates Planned For Resident Evil: Revelations On 3DS

No Updates Planned For Resident Evil: Revelations On 3DS

New features limited to HD version

3DS players wishing to play as the hairtastic Rachel in Resident Evil: Revelations will have to move on to the upcoming console version of the game, according to Capcom Senior VP Christian Svensson. Answering a fan request on the Capcom Unity forums, Svensson denied that any new content would come for the 3DS...

News: Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D Price Slashed For North American eShop Release

Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D Price Slashed For North American eShop Release

Digital copy will cost just $20, releases March 7th

Capcom has confirmed that Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D will be hitting the North American 3DS eShop on March 7th, and will cost just $20 to download. Originally released as a retail title in 2011, the game has already been made available for download in Japan. As you'll know if you read...

News: Fan Feedback Prompted Capcom's Resident Evil: Revelations HD Development

Fan Feedback Prompted Capcom's Resident Evil: Revelations HD Development

Giving the fans what they want

Resident Evil: Revelations has been out on 3DS for just over a year, and soon we'll be able to play it in full HD as the game is now in development for Wii U, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Many people have wondered why Capcom made the decision to make the switch to home consoles, and whether or not this was all part of...

News: Wii U Resident Evil: Revelations Will Not Support Wii Remote and Nunchuk

Wii U Resident Evil: Revelations Will Not Support Wii Remote and Nunchuk

One less way to kill a zombie

Earlier on in the week we reported on the controller options that will be available to players in the upcoming Wii U version of Resident Evil: Revelations. It turns out the game will feature off-screen play and will also support the Pro Controller. However, those hoping for the ability to play with the Wii Remote and...

News: Wii U Resident Evil: Revelations To Feature Off-Screen Play and Pro Controller Support

Wii U Resident Evil: Revelations To Feature Off-Screen Play and Pro Controller Support

Exclusive features coming to Nintendo's console

Details relating to the Wii U version of Resident Evil: Revelations have been divulged in the latest issue of Official Nintendo Magazine, and it has been confirmed that the game will allow off-screen play and will also offer Pro Controller support. It has also been confirmed that the GamePad screen...

News: Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D Rises From The Dead For Japanese eShop Release

Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D Rises From The Dead For Japanese eShop Release

Updated version also allows you to wipe save data

Capcom has confirmed that 3DS title Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D is getting an eShop release in Japan, alongside a "Best Price" physical release. The game was an early release for the 3DS back in 2011, and is possibly more famous for its undeletable save data than the quality of its...

Feature: Staff Memories of the Resident Evil Series

Staff Memories of the Resident Evil Series

Remembering the horror

This week we've been celebrating the Resident Evil franchise, a series of games that has set the benchmark for survival horror and is perfect for this spookiest of months. Before we move onto our next Halloween horrors, some of the Nintendo Life team have cast their minds back to their experiences with Resident Evil titles and...

Feature: Resident Evil's Most Nightmare-Inducing Moments

Resident Evil's Most Nightmare-Inducing Moments

Playing from behind the sofa

The Resident Evil franchise has forged a reputation for inducing fear in the bravest of gamers. While the series has flirted with a more action-orientated focus, it's the survival-horror aspects that often stay in the memory. Features Editor Thomas Whitehead and writers/Resident Evil experts Zach Kaplan and Marcel van...

Feature: Resident Evil's Nintendo History

Resident Evil's Nintendo History

Undead on the big N, past, present and future

The claustrophobic darkness. The creeping undead. The hideous monsters. The Resident Evil series has brought such thrills and chills to our TVs since 1996, and it’s taken quite a unique path when it comes to Nintendo consoles. With the month of All Hallows’ Eve upon us, we decided to take a look at...

Feature: How to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse

How to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse

The Resident Evil way

As we get closer to Halloween and all of the ghouls and ghosts that come with the spookiest of holidays, we feel it’s time to start focusing on what’s important at this time of year: survival. With all of these monsters preparing to rise from their graves, or wherever they’ve been hiding, perhaps we should all plan for...