Resident Evil: Revelations hit stores in North America today. The Nintendo 3DS game stars Resident Evil series mainstays, Chris Redfield and Jill Valentine, as they explore a troubled luxury cruise ship. The story takes place between the events of Resident Evil 4 and Resident Evil 5. Revelations‘ gameplay will be similar to earlier Resident Evil installments–limited ammo supply, exploration, and puzzle-solving–but will also contain features brand new to the franchise including underwater combat. Resident Evil: Revelations has been receiving positive acclaim from critics. Check out the launch trailer below.
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According to Deadline, Johann Urb (2012) and Kevin Durand (Real Steel) have joined the cast of Resident Evil: Retribution–the fifth film in the franchise based on the popular video game series. Urb and Durand join a large list of returning cast members who have appeared in previous installments of the Resident Evil movies, including Michelle Rodriguez as Rain Ocampo, Sienna Guillory as Jill Valentine, Oded Fehr as Carlos Olivera, Boris Kodjoe as Luther West, Colin Salmon as James “One” Shade, and Shawn Roberts as Albert Wesker. Milla Jovovich returns as the heroine, Alice, and her husband, Paul W.S. Anderson, is back as writer/director. Resident Evil: Retribution is slated for a fall 2012 release.
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Sony Pictures is holding a casting call for the “biggest Resident Evil movie fan.” The winner of their Face of the Fan contest will get to play a member of the undead in the fifth Resident Evil film, Resident Evil:Retribution. Fans must be between the ages of 18 and 34 and provide contact information, a headshot photo, and a video (1 minute or less) of the participant stating why he/she is the biggest Resident Evil movie fan and acting out a dialogue line from any previous film in the franchise. Visit www.FaceoftheFan.com to enter. The submission period ends 12:00pm PT on October 3, 2011.
Paul W.S. Anderson will write and direct Resident Evil: Retribution, and his wife, Milla Jovovich, returns as the franchise’s heroine, Alice. Other returning actors include Sienna Guillory as Jill Valentine, Colin Salmon as James “One” Shade, and Shawn Roberts as Albert Wesker. Fan favorite from the RE video game series, Leon S. Kennedy, will finally appear in film as well. Resident Evil: Retribution is slated for a fall 2012 release.
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Capcom released new trailers for both Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City and Resident Evil Revelations at this year’s E3 Expo. Raccoon City puts players in the shoes of the Umbrella Corporation’s security force during the original T-virus outbreak. It is the job of the players to cover up all T-virus evidence–eliminating zombies and survivors. The game will be released this winter for Xbox 360, PS3, and Microsoft Windows. Revelations features long-time Resident Evil stars, Chris Redfield and Jill Valentine, exploring a troubled luxury cruise ship. The game’s story takes place between the events of Resident Evil 4 and Resident Evil 5. Revelations will be released on the Nintendo 3DS in 2012.
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