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OG Resident Evil officially gets surprise modern re-release

OG Resident Evil officially gets surprise modern re-release

The OGs are back

The first Resident Evil games have finally been re-released, allowing a whole new generation to enter the survival horrors.

I’m shocked and amazed Capcom hasn’t done a collection title of the OG Resident Evil games, something akin to Konami’s Metal Gear Solid: Master Collection Vol. 1.

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However recent events do suggest Capcom is taking a trip down memory lane and revisiting some of its most iconic titles, like the first Dead Rising game which is suddenly getting an official remaster as if from nowhere.

But enough about that, we’re talking about Resident Evil, the first three of which are now available on PC via GOG for the first time ever, and they’re worth a go whether you’re an OG fan or not.

The first three Resident Evil games released for the original PlayStation, and have since seen remakes on the Nintendo GameCube and more modern platforms, but the three on GOG are the raw, original versions albeit with a few improvements.

The biggest change is support for current-gen controllers, meaning while you can play with a mouse and keyboard if you’d like to, you can also connect your PlayStation, Xbox or any other controller that can connect to your PC.

Another change is several cutscenes can be skipped, as well as the speed of certain cutscenes has been increased.

Now while I’m sure PC players are reeling at the addition of these retro titles, I’m afraid console players have missed out this time around.

That being said, there's every chance Capcom is also working on bringing these titles to current-gen Xbox, PlayStation and maybe even Nintendo platforms, so watch this space and hope for the best I suppose.

Resident Evil, Resident Evil 2 and Resident Evil 3: Nemesis are now available on PC via GOG, and they’re worth a revisit if it’s been a while since you played them.

Featured Image Credit: Capcom

Topics: Resident Evil, Capcom, PC