‘Resident Evil 4 VR’ Set To Launch Before Halloween

Attention gamers: Resident Evil 4 VR is only weeks away.

The game–from Capcom, Oculus Studios and Armature Studio–will be available Oct. 21 exclusively for the Oculus Quest 2, as reported by comicbook.com. Check out the gameplay trailer on this page for a sneak peek of all the action.

The game, according to Oculus, will feature “support for both teleportation and room-scale movement.” Players will still be able to move by using the analog stick, “but Armature has added a full upper-body rig on top of Leon’s character to combine his movements with the dual-handed interactivity achieved with Touch controllers.”

In addition, weapons and other items have been re-engineered as physical objects, so players can pick them up and interact with them. Also, rather than navigating a menu to swap out weapons, players can grab them off their bodies.

In the game, as explained, special agent Leon S. Kennedy is on a mission to rescue the President’s abducted daughter. “Finding his way to a rural village in Europe, he faces new threats that are a departure from the traditional lumbering zombies of the earlier installments in the series,” according to the official description.

Kennedy battles horrific new creatures “infested by a new threat called Las Plagas and faces off against an aggressive group of enemies–including mind-controlled villagers who are tied to Los Illuminados, the mysterious cult behind the abduction.”

Keep reading Horror News Network for any updates on Resident Evil 4 VR.

 

Thomas Tuna
Thomas A. Tuna is a comic book veteran who began his writing career back in the ’70s with Charlton Comics, contributing to such horror titles as Ghost Manor, Haunted, The Many Ghosts of Dr. Graves and Ghostly Haunts. Most recently, he has served as a writer and editor (with more than a smattering of horror yarns) for such comic book websites as Hyper Epics and Red Moon Features. Some of his favorite horror flicks include Jaws, Salem’s Lot, Dracula (with Frank Langella) and Blade. His favorite horror comic books? Tomb of Dracula (by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan) and Swamp Thing (by Len Wein and Berni Wrightson).

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