Capcom Labels Resident Evil 6 As "Dramatic Horror"
The survival/horror genre may be dead. Or perhaps it's just undergoing a simple name change or re-branding.
Resident Evil 6 was recently unveiled and with the debut video, it seemed clear to gamers that more action was the order of the day. Capcom then stated it only "made sense" for RE6 to have a bit more action.
Therefore, the die-hard fans are saying Resident Evil just doesn't qualify as survival/horror anymore. Capcom would agree, because according to executive producer Hiroyuki Kobayashi, RE6 is being called "dramatic horror.". He added that the game is by far the most ambitious in the series, and the end result will boast a "larger world" and a "deeper experience." It certainly sounds entertaining; we just hope the creepiness hasn't been replaced by nonstop in-your-face gore.
We can get that from God of War, after all. Survival/horror has always been a very unique genre, one that really makes your skin crawl. RE6 seems to be going for something a little different...
Related Game(s): Resident Evil 6
1/26/2012 10:43:32 AM Ben Dutka