The Resident Evil 4 remake is in the starting blocks and is expected to be released on March 24th. A quick preview into the game has now given us some juicy details that are new – and three of those details already give me chills in anticipation.
So far, Capcom hasn’t disappointed me with their remakes of Resident Evil titles – and the stars are pointing in the right direction that fans can look forward to Resident Evil 4 without much reservation. Are you ready to finally watch your ammo again and shoot down horrible monsters? Then you are like me, who can hardly wait for the release of the fourth part. A 17-minute gameplay video revealed a few to us and other gaming editors around the world new details about the remakewhich make me particularly impatient (in a good way).
1. Your friend the knife
In all Resident Evil parts, the knife was always your loyal friend and companion, which you could always bring out when things got dicey. In the remake of Resident Evil 4, the knife will play an even bigger role: you can fend off almost all attacks with the knife – flying hatchets, kick attacks and even slimy tentacle attacks. Leon is a real pro with a knife!
However, this time the knife is not indestructible: a bar shows the current state of the knife, and you can use the knife throughout the game repair and upgrade. In general, this new feature should ensure that you simply have more freedom in gameplay.
2. Various suitcases and lucky charms
Resident Evil 4 remake will be a Storage system with a suitcase offer that you can access at save points. You can also upgrade the case yourself, with Suitcases in different colors and lucky charms, which you attach to the suitcase. Both upgrade options provide various in-game bonuses.
As I personally love crafting and upgrade opportunities, I’m looking forward to assembling my own perfectly matched case. Besides, it will be fine new collection and upgrade quests give that offer variety next to the monster battles.
3. Improved interactions with Ashley
Ashley will join you for part of the game – as some of you may know from the original game. In the remake, interactions with her will be integrated into the game in a more believable way: you will be able to ask her to either stay close to you or to distance yourself. She also no longer has a life bar, which should make combat a little less stressful. If she gets hit, all you have to do is run to her and help her back up.
Resident Evil 4 is expected to be released on March 24th, 2023 for PC, PS5, PS4 and Xbox Series.