Looks like the longest running survival-horror franchise is finally taking steps to change with the times. We’ve already heard from various reports that run-and-gun will now be included in gameplay, however from the looks of this new character trailer, Resident Evil: Raccoon City will also have multiplayer modes.
Is this something you are pining for as a fan of the series? Do you think this will turn any long time fans of the series off, or help to bring new gamers in?
If you were up late last night on twitter you might have caught a piece of my Resident Evil vs. Silent Hill discussion with various folks. While I agreed principly that Resident Evil was the overall stronger series, I do feel Silent Hill deserves a lot of credit in it’s own right, going for a darker atmospheric type game. There may be less action in a Silent Hill game, but I feel the franchise has the superior “creepy” factor while playing the game. Check out this extended trailer that just debut at E3:
Between this game, Resident Evil:Raccoon City, Rise of Nightmares, & Dead Island, my video game funds are going to be severely dried up by the end of 2011. (Although there is no way I am not saving cash for Uncharted 3, as well)
Thirsty for more Silent Hill: Downpour footage? Check out this behind-the-scene footage of the game, which includes a snippet of gameplay footage as well as a small blip on Silent Hill: Book of Memories for the PSP: