Resident Evil 2 Remake Story Trailer Reveals Familiar Faces

A bite of nostalgia and something entirely new.

Resident Evil 2 Remake Story Trailer Reveals Familiar Faces

The Resident Evil 2 remake just released its story trailer this year’s Tokyo Game Show and it involves familiar faces like Ada Wong and Annette Birkin.

These familiar faces have a lot of history. Take Ada Wong, for instance. She was first introduced in the 1998 version of Resident Evil 2, where she was a supporting character. She encountered Leon Kennedy while searching for John, who was her boyfriend and an employee at Umbrella Corporation.

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Ada Wong in the Resident Evil 2 remake story trailer. Image provided by Capcom

In the new trailer, she is actively searching for more information and the people responsible for the her boyfriend’s disappearance and the horrifying mess in Raccoon City. She encounters the Leon Kennedy, who is suspicious of her intentions, and even Annette Birkin’s family while trying to unveil the mystery behind the T-Virus.

At the same time, Sherry Birkin, Annette’s daughter is overwhelmingly concerned for her father’s monstrous state and how her family is being ripped apart.

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Resident Evil 2 remake story trailer screenshot. Image provided by Capcom.

Released in 1998, the survival horror classic has since then sold over 4,960,000 copies. It featured Leon Kennedy, a rookie cop, and student Claire Redfield fighting together in order to survive Raccoon City’s outbreak.

The horror and tension will be amplified with the re-imagined version returning next year. This will be in the form of terrifying zombies around every corner. Driven by hunger, they will act on instinct and attempt devour players.

Resident Evil 2 players will get to feel the bite of the undead if they’re not careful or fast enough. This will be made possible with the remake’s new and immersive camera.

As for Raccoon City itself, it will be rebuilt with better details in its characters, environments, and story, giving players a feeling of nostalgia while also offering them something new yet just as terrifying.

The Resident Evil 2 remake will be available for the PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox One on January 25, 2019.


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