We are only a couple of months away from the release of Resident Evil 7 Biohazard. The trailer that premiered earlier this year caused mixed fan reactions. Some super pissed that there were no zombies anywhere to be seen, and some loving the new approach and aesthetics. Whichever side of the fence you are on, you can’t deny that it pretty exciting to have the series coming back.
To celebrate the release, Gamestop has announced an exclusive Special Edition for the game. The creepiest bit of the whole thing has to be a replica of the Baker Mansion that stands at 8 inches. The mansion comes complete with creepy music box sounds and some cool looking LED lights to reveal an ominous silhouette in an upstairs window.
In addition, the special edition box comes with a dummy finger that doubles as a USB stick, a VHS box, a metal game case and a lithograph of the Baker family.
The game trailer that was reveled at E3 earlier this year featured a protagonist waking in a dark mansion, he was surrounded by creepy mannequins, a ton of roaches and a mysterious figure that looked to be the antagonist, or at least one of the antagonists. So far, Capcom has remained pretty tight-lipped about what the game is going to be about, or if any fan favorite characters will return. Back when ‘Resident Evil 4’ was released it managed to reinvent the wheel of familiar Resident Evil gameplay. By doing that it is still considered one of the best of the series.
The trailer for 7 looks to be very different. While we wait, lets take comfort in the fact that different is sometimes the best way to go. The last couple of Resident Evil games amped up the action in place of the more popular survival horror mechanics. Maybe, this entry will take us back to basics and change the landscape once again.
Resident Evil 7 Biohazard’s Special Edition will set you back $179.99 and can be pre ordered over at Gamestop.