Random Thoughts: Biohazard/Resident Evil edition

I’ve been wondering what Newsbot and TheBatMan think of the recent remakes. Bats has been hard at work finishing up his Chronology project but I haven’t heard from Newsbot. I miss their arguments and fact bombing on the classic site.

I learned a lot from them.
 
I still dont like the fact that the voice acting in rerev is so weak. One of the reasons why ı couldnt immerse myself in the story that much is due to everyone except chris ( And that's cause of roger craig smith. ) sounding so bored. Especially jill.

" Jill where are you? "
" Idk. A room ı think. "

Really?

Going from re5 and re6 to rerev; it's like a huge step down. Plus why didnt they bring back patricia ja lee? Rerev is a prequel to re5 and she doesnt voice jill. I mean r.c.s. comes back but not p.j.l.

Another thing ı dont like is the amount of forced jumping the game does to non-jill chapters. Especially when it's done to terragrigia at the end. I wished the story was structured better. Plus you cant even play the game in canonical order, not enough save slots.

Honestly ı'm glad re6 has a different story structure method with its 4 campaigns. It feels so much better. Plus you can play the chapters in canon order and each campaign has 5 chapters so it feels more focused. ( Though ı wished jake's and ada's campaigns were longer. )

The voice acting in re6 is pretty good as well. Some of the best and most polished character dialogue ı've seen in a game.
 
So ı know that ı talked about this before but ı want to talk about 4thsnake's jill video again since it came into my mind.

While it's not bad and has some interesting ideas; the video doesnt work cause of the following reasons:

1. He only changes re6's story. Why isnt he starting the change from re5, the game that has jill in it which handles her poorly by making her wesker's slave? She isnt in re6 cause capcom wanted to give her some rest due to what wesker did to her in re5. He could have changed re5's story by adding barry and rebecca into the game while making jill chris' partner right from start instead of sheva. Sheva would be josh's partner.

2. He doesnt take the canon games / movies / mangas etc. between re5 and re6 into account. Like he puts alex into re6's story while not taking rerev2 into account. What's gonna happen to simmons and carla then? They appear in marhawa desire manga.

3. The " Jill leaves bsaa hq " part. How would she even leave the bsaa hq that easily? And why would barry help her to do so? At least chris escaped from a random hospital.

I'm not against jill appearing in re6 but the only way to do so would be to change re5's story. Otherwise her appearing in re6 wouldnt make sense.

Another thing that bugs me is that rerev2 file. Why is she so happy while talking to barry? Wesker literally ruined her life by making her a blonde. I wouldnt be so happy if that's happened to me.
 
This might be weird for me to say this but ı just realized that the hospital in re3 2020 isnt the same as the one in og game and outbreak's the hive scenario. Idk why they changed it tbh; ı wished they expanded on the old hospital instead of changing it away.
 
" Yes the remakes should not be considered canon if you are deep into the lore. They are reimaginings, a parallel modern retelling to draw in the new fans who have no desire to play the old originals. They do not replace the originals. Remake 3 also has file dates that makes the events of both Outbreak games impossible to occur too. "

" OG RE3 has all the hospital staff dead by Sep 26th. Remake 3 files has the hospital still operating and treating patients on Sep 29th, the same day Leon and Claire arrive in town, meaning The Hive scenario in Outbreak physically cannot occur. Likewise the newspaper in Remake 3 reports only the third zombie attack incident this month on Sep 25 - thats a whole day after the military blockaded the city in OG 3 and two days after the army of zombies was blown up on Main St.

Remake 3 treats Outbreak like it never happened, yet compensates by throwing in easter egg references with its locations etc. "

Thebatman's statements.
 
" Yes the remakes should not be considered canon if you are deep into the lore. They are reimaginings, a parallel modern retelling to draw in the new fans who have no desire to play the old originals. They do not replace the originals. Remake 3 also has file dates that makes the events of both Outbreak games impossible to occur too. "

" OG RE3 has all the hospital staff dead by Sep 26th. Remake 3 files has the hospital still operating and treating patients on Sep 29th, the same day Leon and Claire arrive in town, meaning The Hive scenario in Outbreak physically cannot occur. Likewise the newspaper in Remake 3 reports only the third zombie attack incident this month on Sep 25 - thats a whole day after the military blockaded the city in OG 3 and two days after the army of zombies was blown up on Main St.

Remake 3 treats Outbreak like it never happened, yet compensates by throwing in easter egg references with its locations etc. "

Thebatman's statements.
It’s a damn shame it has come to this with these “remakes.” While I still like REmake 2 from a gameplay perspective, it cannot replace the original without retconning everything that came before it. I don’t know why Capcom refuses to do justice to OG RE3.. they pulled this same stunt in Umbrella Chronicles with reused assets and enemies. The original introduced more new content than the remake did.

It will forever stand side by side with MGS Twin Snakes on how NOT to remake a game. They never remade RE3 and probably never will, it’s infuriating.
 
I think this happened cause of the re6 backlash. ( Which imo doesnt make sense. ) If that game received a better reception; then it's possible re7 would have been a better game and capcom could have faithfully remade re2, re3 and recv instead of reimagining excuses.
 
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