The Xbox The Gathering 2011 has seen interviews with io Interactive
and Crystal Dynamics
regarding their new games, Hitman: Absolution
and Tomb Raider
respectively. Capcom's UK PR assistant, Adam Merrett, is the third person to be interviewed about their upcoming third person team based shooter, Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City
The game is a reinterpretation of the events depicted across Resident Evil 2
and Resident Evil 3
. Merrett covers the diferences between the gameplay across those two games and the gameplay that players can expect out of the upcoming title. Online multiplayer and the new enemies (B.O.W.s, lickers and human opposition) also get a bit of time in the spotlight.
Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City
is due to be released on March 20th, 2012 in North America and March 23rd in Europe. Check out the US pre-order bonuses here
. The bonuses for other regions are yet to be confirmed.