Resident Evil Revelations Coming [UPDATE]

By Michelle Balsan, 3 years ago
There's no doubt that Resident Evil is one of the most popular gaming franchises out there. After all, it was all about zombies before games about zombies was the 'in' thing.

Sure, many of you have played Resident Evil 5 (Xbox 360) and Resident Evil 6 (Xbox 360), but how many of you took the time to play the 3DS entry, Resident Evil Revelations? Probably not quite as many of you as a result of the platform it was released on.


Today, Capcom has announced that Resident Evil Revelations will come to the Xbox 360, and like you might expect from such ports, the new system will mean some new features. The 360 release will include HD visuals, and enhanced lighting. Not all of the upgrades will be aesthetic, as new content, including a new enemy, an extra difficulty, and upgrades to the game's Raid mode, will also be included.

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Raid Mode allows gamers to play online in co-op mode or alone against waves of enemies. This game mode lets players level up their character and also grants weapon upgrades. Among the upgrades to Raid Mode for this release will be "new weapons, skill sets and the opportunity to play as Hunk and other characters from the series".


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Resident Evil Revelations takes place between the events in Resident Evil 4 HD (Xbox 360) and Resident Evil 5 (Xbox 360), and stars series favorites Jill Valentine and Chris Redfield, as well as their partners, Parker Luciani and Jessica Sherawat. The setting for the game is the 'Queen Zenobia', a persumedly abandoned cruise ship. Players will have to contend with limited weapons and ammo as they eventually head for the mainland and discover the devastated city of Terragrigia. As the story unfolds, they will eventually learn the truth about the T-Abyss virus.



In addition to all the new features in game, Revelations will fully take advantage of By using the site, gamers can access content for the game once it launches. Pre-registration for the website will begin on January 24th.

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Edit: We also have an announcement trailer for you -- take a look:

Resident Evil Revelations will be released in North America on May 21st and across Europe on May 24th.

Thanks to all the community members who sent this one in!
Michelle Balsan
Written by Michelle Balsan
Michelle is the Assistant Manager of the Newshounds at TrueAchievements and has been a member of staff since 2010. When not contributing to gaming websites, she makes her living as a mild-mannered librarian. She can be compelled to play just about anything if there's a co-op component, and has been playing games with friends and siblings since the Atari 2600. As it's reportedly healthy to have hobbies outside of gaming, she also roots for some of the most difficult sporting franchises to root for, the New York Mets and New York Jets, but offsets that by rooting for the New Jersey Devils. She's also seen pretty much none of the movies you have, but she's working on that.