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January 26
2013

Resident Evil: Revelations HD Port Skipping Vita

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Resident Evil:  Revelations

You may have heard that the well-received Resident Evil:  Revelations, the first original RE title for the 3DS, is being remastered and packaged with extra content for PC, Wii U, Xbox 360, and PS3 release later this year.  You may notice that means that the game will be released for every current console except one.  This could be seen as a bit of lemon in the eye of Sony’s latest handheld, but Capcom’s official line holds otherwise.  “When we were developing ‘Revelations’ for new platforms we really wanted to hone in on the experience you get with a large format screen, surround sound, etc.,” Mike Lunn, Capcom project manager said in the talkbalk on the official Playstation blog‘s announcement of the PS3 release of Revelations.  When pressed as to how it follows that a bigger screen was the point of the port, and Vita offers a much bigger screen than the 3DS, Lunn responded that the 3DS and Vita are “different beasts” with screens offering “different resolutions” and functions.  Not every talkbacker was happy with the official Capcom response.  Understandably.

Lunn was also tasked with delivering the news that 3D won’t be available for any of the HD releases, which are coming on 21 May, 2013 to North America, and a few days later on 24 May to European stores.

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(Writer) is GayGamer.net's resident Canadian and a life-long photographer. He likes to spend time in the woods, in the water, and in hammocks, and has read the Iliad in the original Greek.

2 Responses

  1. avatar Shin Gallon says:

    I’m really happy they’re giving this game a wider release. It’s the game RE6 *should* have been, and I hope it does well. I’ll probably be getting the PC version when it hits.
    As for not having 3D, that’s like hearing that your hamburger won’t be including e-coli, so no loss there.

  2. avatar Chris says:

    I honestly don’t mind that it won’t be on Vita. Sure, it could use some more high quality games, but I’m still glad that Revelations is being ported to other consoles.
    And as far as the 3D: it’s not REALLY necessary, so either way~

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