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Resident Evil 4 remake first-look lacks what made the original special


Spot Dodge Podcast discusses Resident Evil 4 and Silent Hill 2 remakes

Welcome again! It’s a new Tuesday, which suggests tonight there will likely be a brand new episode of Spot Dodge: A Stay Nintendo Podcast completely on Destructoid. Subjects: The crew discusses the current showcases for the Resident Evil and Silent Hill franchises. Resident Evil Village Gold Version seems to be wonderful and Capcom lastly exhibits off a ton of Resident Evil 4 remake. Bloober Group has been tasked with a substantial job remaking Silent Hill 2 — Can they pull it off? We’re additionally getting much more new Silent Hill experiences.

Resident Evil 4 remake seems to be to be shaping up properly in some ways. First, it’s completely jaw-dropping. Second, I’m so glad they’re bringing again Leon’s acrobatic follow-up assaults within the fight. And third, Leon’s hair is ideal.

Nonetheless, one destructive factor that stood out to me was the shortage of camp and comedic undertones within the footage we noticed. It seems to be so rattling critical. And whereas the unique had its critical moments, it was all wrapped in corny but lovable dialogue and characters. The unique Resident Evil 4 has so many memorable characters from Leon, Ada, and Luis, to whacky bosses like Bitores “the massive cheese” Mendez, Salazar, and the massive unhealthy himself Roman Sadler. All got here geared up with tacky dialogue, hilarious one-liners, and all-around charming personalities.

The dialogue in RE4 completely toed the road between corny and cringey and dropped at life a forged of characters which have caught with so many players to this present day. Optimistically, Capcom is just retaining issues grounded for the advertising, however within the precise recreation, issues are batshit insane like OG Resident Evil 4.

Our beautiful forged from across the net: Brett Medlock (me) and Mary Stowe from Destructoid, John Friscia from The Escapist, Greg Bargas from PC Invasion, and Brett Larsen, our further particular visitor. Behind the scenes, Gamurs’ Eric Weichhart is live-editing this week’s present.

Spot Dodge is a weekly Nintendo Podcast right here at Destructoid the place we dedicate an hour or two to go over the newest Nintendo information and focus on the video games we’re taking part in. In case you’re a fan of Nintendo Swap, RPGs, or having a superb time, Spot Dodge will likely be a fantastic addition to your podcast rotation.

Spot Dodge is streaming stay each Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. PT / 7:00 p.m. ET on Destructoid’s YouTube and Twitch channels. Don’t be afraid to hitch the chat and be a part of the present!

Afterward, the present will likely be out there on-demand for audio listeners through Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and extra. The stay video model will stay on each YouTube and Twitch (don’t neglect to observe and subscribe). So many choices!

Brett Medlock

Head of video at Destructoid


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