Trailer Prepares Gamers For ‘Resident Evil Village’ Debut

Drumroll, please! The latest addition to the survival horror game arena is almost here–and Capcom is stirring the pot by releasing yet another trailer to herald the debut of Resident Evil Village.

This 10th major installment in the Resident Evil video game franchise will hit stores May 7 for Windows, PlayStation4, PlayStation5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and Stadia, as reported by comicbook.com. And check out the video on this page to get a small taste of the chills ‘n thrills to come.

As the trailer shows, Resident Evil Village–a first-person perspective game that acts as a sequel to Resident Evil 7Biohazard–features protagonist Ethan Winters brandishing shotguns, sniper rifles and even a silver dagger–which will come in handy against the werewolves prowling around this game.

The new game’s storyline, as explained by Capcom, is set a few years after Biohazard and finds Winters living quietly with his wife Mia and daughter Rosemary when Chris Redfield pops up, kidnaps him and spirits him away to a mysterious European village.

As Winters tries to escape and rescue Rosemary, he is confronted by the menace of the supernaturally tall vampire Lady Alcina Dimitrescu and a character known as Heisenberg. And that’s when the action gets hot and heavy.

Peter Fabiano, the game’s producer, painted a rosy picture of Resident Evil Village, calling it “an accumulation of all the best elements of Resident Evil games from the past 25 years–with everything fans love about survival horror, plus new surprises.”

Resident Evil is Capcom’s best-selling video game franchise–with more than 107 million units sold worldwide–and the best-selling horror game series ever. In addition, the film adaptations of the games constitute the highest-grossing video game film series of all time.

Keep reading Horror News Network for any and all revelations from the ever-expanding Resident Evil universe.

Thomas Tuna
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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