20 years after the release of Resident Evil 2, the horror genre has changed a lot. Therefore, the characters and setting of the Resident Evil 2 remake arouse many nostalgic feelings, while inevitably breaking new ground in gameplay terms. Players slip into the role of Leon, with the Resident Evil 7 based graphics engine almost making it feel like a brand new game.
Nostalgia will flicker up again and again, as you meet Ada Wong for the first time or are surprised by the weapons shop owner - but even key moments known from Resident Evil 2 will turn out to be different than you remember them.The young policeman Leon S. Kennedy on and the student Claire Redfield try to uncover the reasons for the zombie epidemic in Racoon City.
Resident Evil 2 shows the events in Racoon City in a new over-the-shoulder camera perspective and a modernized control system - along with legendary game modes from the original.