‘Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon Metropolis’ trailer is stuffed with zombies

Written by Jeff Lampkin

Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon Metropolis, a reboot of the film collection, will hit theaters on November twenty fourth, and Sony Footage has supplied a style of what is in retailer with the primary trailer. Author and director Johannes Roberts (47 Meters Down) indicated earlier this yr that he was taking issues again to the franchise’s horror roots and the trailer presents some optimistic indicators that he is achieved his objective.

The movie relies on the primary two video games within the traditional collection and it is a full reset following the six (6) Paul W.S. Anderson films. In case there was any ambiguity about Roberts beginning over, the trailer’s opening voiceover places that firmly to mattress. “Each story has a starting,” one character, maybe Claire Redfield, says. “Uncover the origin of evil.”

Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon Metropolis is about in 1998, and we see the primary recreation’s creepy mansion in addition to a number of the metropolis the place the sequel takes place. The trailer hits loads of the precise beats and it contains some memorable moments from the video games. There is a nod to the opening scene of Resident Evil 2, through which an contaminated truck driver plows his tanker into Raccoon Metropolis. Regardless of a few iffy CGI photographs, there’s some stable creature design too, together with zombie canine and even a licker. Add in some bounce scares, and it is a promising first look.

In the event you’re craving extra Resident Evil till the film arrives, you possibly can take a look at a virtual-reality model of Resident Evil 4 on Oculus Quest 2 later this month. Elsewhere, a live-action present primarily based on the franchise is coming to Netflix. The delayed multiplayer recreation Resident Evil Re:Verse will arrive subsequent yr, and Capcom is engaged on DLC for Resident Evil Village.

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Jeff Lampkin

Jeff Lampkin was the first writer to have joined He has since then inculcated very effective writing and reviewing culture at GamePolar which rivals have found impossible to imitate. His approach has been to work on the basics while the whole world was focusing on the superstructures.