A fan-made Resident Evil remake is now underway. The team at RE Biohazard are using the new Unreal Engine 5 to breathe new life into the iconic survivor horror game. The game is considered by many to be a pioneer in the survival horror genre. The Resident Evil franchise has also seen much success from its many installments over the last 25 years.
Alongside its eight main games, Resident Evil has seen many adaptations including movies and remakes. Since 2019, fans saw the remake of Resident Evil 2 and Resident Evil 3. Both games were overall well received by fans. Resident Evil 2 Remake was praised for maintaining the original atmosphere of the game, while improving the combat and graphics significantly. Resident Evil 3 Remake got the same treatment as fans fight for their lives to escape Nemesis.
Now, with the remake of Resident Evil 4 in production, fans have taken the first Resident Evil into their own hands.
Capcom is not the only one who wants to recreate their own games. Earlier this year, there was an announcement that a fan-made remake of Resident Evil: Code Veronica was in the works. And now the team at RE Biohazard have begun working on the first Resident Evil.
In a trailer posted to their YouTube channel, fans can catch a glimpse of the iconic Spencer Mansion in eye-catching high definition. Most notably, Unreal Engine 5 brings contemporary updates to lighting and textures in the game. This is not exclusive to just the environment either. The zombies also got a makeover and are more gruesome than ever. In terms of character feel, it seems the tank controls and gunplay remain true to the original.
The Resident Evil remake is still in production and there is no release date as of late.
SOURCE: RE Biohazard (YouTube)