Later this month, Capcom is releasing a virtual-reality prequel to Resident Evil 7, however you in all probability cannot play it. More particularly, on October 26, Resident Evil 7: Walkthrough the Fear will launch, a new virtual-reality expertise that acts as a prequel to the latest entry within the survival-horror sequence. Unfortunately although, it is solely going to be out there in Japan, not less than for now. According to Capcom, the story of the prequel takes customers again to Louisiana, with Jack, and traps them in a basement. The identify of the sport? Escape, after all.
A co-operative arcade expertise, the VR prequel might be out there solely at The Plaza Capcom Ikebukuro VR-X sales space, which is situated in Tokyo, Japan. And in the meanwhile of publishing, there’s been no phrase of the expertise coming west, and it seemingly will not, as these kind of experiences out of Japan hardly ever do. What we do know is the expertise is round 40 minutes lengthy, and requires not less than two gamers.
Unfortunately, that about wraps up all we all know concerning the expertise. Presumably, it is going to be shared on-line in some capability — so when you’re actually determined to know extra — you in all probability can later this month, however, for now, if you wish to really expertise the prequel, you will must a purchase ticket to Tokyo.
While this new Resident Evil 7 VR expertise is out of attain, there’s a new Resident Evil sport releasing subsequent yr: Project Resistance, a uneven horror coming to PS4, Xbox One, and PC. If you need, you could find extra concerning the sport right here.
That’s not all, not too long ago two new demos for 2 of Resident Evil’s hottest video games launched on Nintendo Switch. Meanwhile, earlier this yr, Resident Evil 2 Remake launched, and it stays probably the greatest experiences of the yr.
“Resident Evil 2 is a survival horror expertise in its truest sense,” reads a snippet from our evaluation of the sport. “From a consistently teased false sense of safety, to horrifying situations that go far past a easy bounce scare, this remake is one that each fan of the unique must play. For those who aren’t aware of the Resident Evil franchise in its humble beginnings, it is nonetheless a deal with, albeit imperfect, and one which requires no earlier information of the opposite video games.”
Thanks, Games Radar.