Resident Evil 2 Remake gets the green light from Capcom

Capcom has been relishing its past glory with the Resident Evil franchise. The latest instance of this came earlier this year when Capcom released Resident Evil HD, a remake of the original tale that started it all. So what's next for Capcom? Remake the sequel to the original tale that started it all.

Producer Yoshiaki "H" Hirabyashi confirmed today that Capcom has given the green light to create what is tentatively titled Resident Evil 2 Remake. Hirabyashi credits the fanbase's passion for allowing this project to see the light of day and pledges to use player feedback to help shape the eventual game. However, he also notes the extensive resources that this endeavor will require, noting that it will be "some time before we can bring you can update on this project."

Of course, in the meantime, Hirabyashi notes that fans can tide themselves over with the upcoming Resident Evil 0 HD remake. The full announcement for the Resident Evil 2 Remake can be found below.

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