• Capcom confirmed Resident Evil 7 during the E3 2016 event and it will be available for the PS4, Xbox one and PC platforms.

Capcom confirmed Resident Evil 7 during the E3 2016 event and it will be available for the PS4, Xbox one and PC platforms. (Photo : Facebook/Resident Evil)

The latest updates for "Resident Evil 7" will feature new main character details, a ghost story plot and a "Resident Evil 2" remake demo in the game.

It seems that Capcom has revealed several new details regarding the main character in "Resident Evil 7" as game producer Masachika Kawata and game director Koshi Nakanish stated in the official Capcom-Unity blog that main hero will be a "powerless" person as compared to the past "Resident Evil" characters.

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Kawata explained that in order to gain the proper horror experience to the gamers, the first person features of "Resident Evil 7" will make them feel like they are actually the main character in the story. They cannot look at the perspective of a "macho" hero character when playing the game knowing they are also scared in doing so.

When asked about who is the main character in "Resident 7", Kawata answered that for now they are not going to tell in full detail, but assured that the character is an ordinary person stuck in an extraordinary situation. He added that having that element will brings the horror in the sequel as they the players themselves will be thinking what will happen next and how will he/she cope with the situation happening to him/her right now.

Despite the absence of famous "Resident Evil" characters and first person gameplay, Nakanishi clarified that "Resident Evil 7" is not a reboot of the series, but an existing sequel to the main games. Nakanishi cited that several gamers are not convinced that the demo is nothing like the previous "Resident Evil" titles, but he stated that they wanted to have a bit of "mystery" into it as to mak gamers wonder, what story is it all about.

Lastly, Nakanishi confirmed that "Resident Evil 7" will not be some sort of supernatural "ghost story" as anyone thinks as he confirmed that they are still sticking with elements of series, namely bio weapons and mutated zombies. For now, Capcom will not reveal any further details about it, but urge fans to wait for further updates for the game soon.

In other news, its seems that "Residnet Evil 7" will be getting a demo of "Resident Evil 2" remake when the game is launched next year.

Someone from NeoGaf claimed that the strip numbers on the left hand side of the "Beginning Hour" demo featured clues on "Resident Evil 2" remake.

The second string of numbers corresponds to the product ID of the first "Resident Evil" in the PlayStation console specifically the "Director’s cut" which that included a demo "Resident Evil 2". Gamers speculated that Capcom will put a demo of "RE2" remake in "Resident Evil 7" as soon as the game is finished and will likely be added in a bundle pack.

However, Capcom has not yet made statement regarding the "Resident Evil 2" remake demo in the "Resident Evil 7".

"Resident Evil 7" will launch on Jan. 14, 2017 for the PS4, PS VR, Xbox One and PC platforms.