First Trailer for ‘Resident Evil 7’ and a Demo Could Be on the Way

Jason McDonald

E3 is back and videogames are here to stay for at least another year, so prepare yourself for an onslaught of trailers and gameplay demos.

Tonight we kick things off with the return of a classic horror video game franchise.  Capcom has unveiled a trailer for “Resident Evil 7” and the series looks to be taking on a new direction with a trailer that seems to take inspiration from the short-lived “PT” demo.  Check it out down below.

Meanwhile if you’re interested in getting your hands on “Resident Evil 7”, it would appear that Sony is releasing a demo for it tonight for Playstation Plus members.  So be sure to check the store to see if it shows up.

Set in modern day rural America and taking place after the dramatic events of Resident Evil® 6, players experience the terror directly from the first person perspective. The Resident Evil® 7 Teaser: Beginning Hour demo, also announced today, portrays events leading up to the main game and ties directly into the impactful PlayStation VR “KITCHEN” tech demo first shown at E3 2015. In the new teaser demo, the player awakens inside a dilapidated cottage on an ominous plantation mansion. Can they make it out alive?

Resident Evil 7 embodies the series’ signature gameplay elements of exploration and tense atmosphere that first coined “survival horror” some twenty years ago; meanwhile, a complete refresh of gameplay systems simultaneously propels the survival horror experience to the next level. Terrifying fans at events across the globe last year, the PlayStation VR “KITCHEN” tech demo was developed utilizing the RE Engine’s VR oriented tools, and is the foundation on which the talented Resident Evil team has crafted the immersive horror experience inResident Evil 7. Powered by the RE Engine in tandem with industry leading audio and visual technologies, Resident Evil 7 is poised to deliver a disturbingly realistic experience that will define the next era in horror entertainment.

PlayStation®Plus subscribers can now download the standalone teaser demo for PlayStation 4 called Resident Evil 7 Teaser: Beginning Hour and will have first access before it is available on other platforms at a later date.

“Resident Evil 7” hits shelves on January 24th, 2017 for PS4, XBox One, and PC.


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