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    Resident Evil 4 Remake vs Original: Graphics & Characters compared

    If you are following the recent gaming news then you probably know what the hype is all about. One of the biggest surprises of Friday night’s State of Play was the Resident Evil 4 Remake. We are finally getting a remake of our childhood love Resident Evil 4, Nostalgic right? who would’ve thought that we would get to see our very own Leon Kennedy in such amazing graphics of the modern era?

    Thanks to the technology of the modern era and the RE Engine graphics engine, we will be experiencing our childhood once again with much better graphics and gameplay. The trailer of the Resident Evil 4 Remake is finally out with a release date of 24th March 2023 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, and PC.

    However, we haven’t been able to see it in motion YET! the trailer does give us a glimpse of how some of the most amazing locations and characters of Resident Evil 4 have been restructured.

    According to the Playstation’s recent blog – This time, the game is being developed to achieve state-of-the-art quality for a survival horror suitable for 2023, while preserving the essence of the original game. We aim to make the game feel familiar to fans of the series, while also providing a fresh feeling to it. This is being done by reimagining the storyline of the game while keeping the essence of its direction, modernizing the graphics, and updating the controls to a modern standard.

    Resident Evil 4 Remake vs Original

    But how much does the remake actually differ from the original? Have a look for yourself because here we have a list of Resident Evil 4 Remake vs Original: Graphics & Characters comparison.

    Leon from Resident Evil 4 / Via ElAnalistaDeBits

    ElAnalistaDeBits here has done a really good job in comparing both the original and the remake. One of the most remarkable differences between the two games is the opening sequence in which Leon S. Kennedy leans on his hand while waiting to reach USAtown: in the original game, the protagonist appears to arrive at a time close to noon, whereas in the remake, it appears to be morning.

    Leon from Resident Evil 4 / Via ElAnalistaDeBits

    How can we not appreciate the amount of details that have been added to this scene, it just keeps getting more and more realistic.

    Leon from Resident Evil 4 / Via ElAnalistaDeBits

    The jacket worn by Leon in the remake is strikingly identical to that worn by Leon in the beta version of the original, known as Resident Evil 3.5.

    Character from Resident Evil 4 / Via ElAnalistaDeBits

    Quite an impressive level of detail can be seen in the Remake when it comes to Locations and Ganados.

    Resident Evil 4 Remake vs Original
    Leon from Resident Evil 4 / Via ElAnalistaDeBits

    The entire environment on the footpath to the village has been totally changed.

    Resident Evil 4 Remake vs Original
    Ashley from Resident Evil 4 / Via GameXplain

    Here are some more of the Original vs Remake comparisons from GameXplain. We are sure that one will never get back to the original after watching this trailer of the Remake, and how remarkably they worked on Ashley.

    Resident Evil 4 Remake vs Original
    Luis from Resident Evil 4 / Via ElAnalistaDeBits

    Seeing Luis with the same gun but way more realistic is something that fans can’t wait to get their hand on.

    Resident Evil 4 Remake vs Original
    Lake from Resident Evil 4 / Via GameXplain

    The lake monster appears to have made an appearance in the remake as well.

    Resident Evil 4 Remake vs Original
    Ada from Resident Evil 4 / Via ElAnalistaDeBits

    Ada has also gone through quite an appreciable change.

    The trailer of Resident Evil 4 Remake briefly depicts some of the most memorable characters from the fourth installment, including Luis Sera, Ada Wong, Ashley Graham, and more. However, all of them have gone through quite a lot of change with the details. Let us know what you think about the Resident Evil 4 Remake in the comment section below.

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    Rehan Muzammil
    Rehan Muzammil
    A gaming and film enthusiast who loves to guide, discuss and share his ideas/views on Retrology.
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