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Resident Evil: Revelations tops 1 million sales on console, PC

Proving that fan affection for Resident Evil is as undying as the franchise's hordes of shambling corpses, Capcom has announced that the high-definition remake of Resident Evil: Revelations has surpassed 1 million total sales. Our review of Revelations, a console and PC remake of the original...

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Teacher claiming to be Resident Evil ghost composer says Samuragochi isn't deaf

Part-time music teacher Takashi Niigaki said during a televised press conference in Tokyo that he was the ghost composer for Mamoru Samuragochi, the musician credited with scoring Resident Evil and Onimusha, among numerous famous symphonies. Samuragochi, known as "Japan's Beethoven," admitted this...

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Resident Evil, Onimusha soundtrack creator hired a ghost composer

Japanese musician Mamoru Samuragochi has admitted to hiring a ghost composer to assist in scoring the soundtracks for Onimusha, Resident Evil: Director's Cut, and other works that he previously claimed to have written himself. Samuragochi, whom Time magazine once described as a "digital-age...

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Capcom polishes Resident Evil 4 for HD Steam debut

After seven years, Resident Evil 4 is returning to the PC, only this time the hordes of maniacal backwoods villagers bearing down on you will be rendered in modern, high-definition graphics. This version of Resident Evil 4 is described by Capcom as the "Ultimate HD" iteration of the game....

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Japanese Resident Evil Outbreak, File No. 2 playable online again

Capcom's online multiplayer adaptations of the Resident Evil series, Resident Evil Outbreak and Resident Evil Outbreak File No. 2, are online again thanks to an effort on the Outbreak Server forum led by "the_fog." Unfortunately, you'll need a Japanese copy of the game to join up with a band of...

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Prices plummet on 3DS, Wii U Resident Evil games

To celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year, Capcom has slashed prices on its Nintendo 3DS and Wii U Resident Evil games by a sizable 50 percent. From now until the end of October, prospective bio-weapon slayers will find the Wii U version of Resident Evil Revelations priced at $20 on the...

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PSN chops prices on Walking Dead, Last of Us during Halloween sale

Sony announced an upcoming PlayStation Network sale coinciding with October's spooky festivities, bringing a selection of steep price drops and additional discounts for PlayStation Plus members. During the Sale of the Dead, the first five episodes in Telltale Games' The Walking Dead series can...

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Why Mikami shifted Resident Evil from horror to action

There is a clear line of delineation within the Resident Evil series that splits the games into either the survival-horror camp of the originals, or the more action-focused affairs of Resident Evil 4 and beyond. Series creator Shinji Mikami says this switch in tone was fueled by the reception of...

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Resident Evil haunted maze joins Universal Halloween Horror Nights

Resident Evil: Escape from Raccoon City is the latest maze added to Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights 2013, starting on September 20. Capcom is in on the fright fest, and it's helping Universal craft a world that begins on the streets of Raccoon City, in the area that kicks off...

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Next Resident Evil likely aimed at core fans, says ex-Capcom SVP

Capcom is taking its cue from fan feedback for Resident Evil 6, and the next game in the series is "likely" to appeal more to core fans, according to former senior vice president of marketing Michael Pattison. Speaking to MCV while employed at Capcom, Pattison said the company took notice of calls...

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