Capcom's iconic survival horror series needed a fresh feel, and it's clear now Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is ready to deliver. Far from the goofy, over-the-top shooting that Resident Evil 6 featured, RE7 looks like it's going back to the series' roots with an ominous and foreboding tone.
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is still set in the same universe as the rest of the Resident Evil titles, and takes place 4 years after Resident Evil 6. Instead of taking the role of a cop or soldier, though, we're going to be playing as a regular civilian named Ethan. The game takes place in the already normally creepy bayous of Louisiana in the town of Dulvey.
As you can see from the eight-minute gameplay clip (via The Crazy Hunters), the Baker family, whose mansion you'll be spending the game in, are not entirely human. What exactly their history is, Capcom hasn't revealed yet, but the appearance of Licker/Hunter-like creatures says that Umbrella must have a hand in this somewhere.
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is coming out worldwide on January 24, 2017, for PlayStation 4 (compatible with PSVR), Xbox One, and Windows.