Resident Evil 6 announced and dated

By on January 20, 2012

Kennedy and Redfield return.

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Capcom today officially announced Resident Evil 6, promising it to be the most “immersive” and “dramatic” of the series.

As rumored, Leon S. Kennedy and Chris Redfield does make a return, with the game once again featuring co-op multiplayer along with the story campaign.

Here’s a bit about the story:
“It has been ten years since the Raccoon City incident and the President of the United States has decided to reveal the truth behind what took place in the belief that it will curb the current resurgence in bioterrorist activity. Due to be by the President’s side is his personal friend and Raccoon City survivor, Leon S. Kennedy, but when the venue suffers a bioterrorist attack, Leon is forced to face a President transformed beyond recognition and make his hardest ever decision. At the same time, Bioterrorism Security Assessment Alliance member Chris Redfield arrives in China, itself under threat of a bioterrorist attack. With no country safe from these attacks and the ensuing outbreaks, the entire world’s population is united by a common fear that there is no hope left.”

“From the outset the team’s intention was to create an experience that delivers a gripping storyline, tense single-player and co-op action all set against a constant theme of horror. We are calling this fusion dramatic horror and are confident it will resonate with both existing fans of the series as well as newcomers,” says exec producer, Hiroyuki Kobayashi.

Resident Evil 6 is slated to release on November 20, 2012 (worldwide) on PS3 and Xbox 360. A PC version is planned for a later release.

Announcement trailer below:


Mufaddal Fakhruddin is the Editor for IGN ME and thinks writing in third person about himself in an about me section is weird.

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