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InvaderGames shuts down Resident Evil 2 Reborn project

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It was almost inevitable as soon as Capcom revealed that it was developing a remake of its own, but InvaderGames has cancelled its fan-made project Resident Evil 2 Reborn.

The team had been working on Reborn for over a year, but all that hard work hasn't gone to waste. Though Capcom asked them to remove the mod, this was far from your usual cease and desist order.

Capcom officially announces that a Resident Evil 2 Remake is in the works

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Capcom has announced that its remaking classic survivor horror sequel Resident Evil 2. I am currently performing the dance of joy, because skipping off school on a Friday to play Resi 2 all day was one of my formative gaming experiences.

The company hasn't lifted the lid on exactly what fans can expect from the remake, but I would think it's a safe bet that we're looking a total overhaul in the style of the Resident Evil HD Remake. Or they could announce that it's a pinball spin-off if they wanted literal riots on the streets.

Capcom looking for "honest and frank" feedback regarding Resident Evil 2 remake

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With the Resident Evil Remake recently popping back up in shiny new HD format, and mod team Invader Games doing a fantastic job with fan project Resident Evil 2: Reborn (video below), it's not surprising that Capcom's weighing up its options concerning an official remake of that classic second entry in the long-running survival horror franchise.

In fact, the company's research team has taken to Facebook to ask fans their "honest and frank opinion" about the possibility of remaking Resident Evil 2.

This Resident Evil 2 fan remaster is very impressive

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Eventually Capcom might get around to remastering the peerless survival horror of Resident Evil 2, but until that happens we've got the fine work of modder Rod Lima to look forward to.

Lima's work is pretty impressive; he's taken models and model animations from Capcom's original game and updated them using Epic’s free Unreal 3 Development Kit.

Capcom offer fans chance to be featured in upcoming game

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Want people to see your mug in a Capcom title? The studio is offering fans the chance to do just that by reciting your favourite Resident Evil moments. Capcom are accepting entries until April 14th.

They are taking nostalgia submissions through the Resident Evil Facebook page, tweets with tag #REmemory, or by linking them YouTube videos. It's unclear if it would be a Resident Evil title.

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