Suppose you’ve seen every thing Raccoon Metropolis has to supply? Suppose once more, as The Ghost Survivors involves PS4 on February 15 as a free replace for Resident Evil 2. This set of tales supplies “what if” eventualities for characters you encounter all through the primary recreation, offering an alternate have a look at what issues might need been like in the event that they survived the horrors of Raccoon Metropolis.
There’s likelihood you’ve seen or performed The 4th Survivor, a tough-as-nails further mode that follows Umbrella Safety Companies (U.S.S.) agent Hunk as he escapes from the depths of the town with a purpose to full his mission, or The Tofu Survivor, a non-canon gameplay mode which follows a very decided block of bean curd doing its finest to keep away from sure dying (and possibly being sautéed with some greens and spices). The Ghost Survivors has the same premise – escape from Raccoon Metropolis by any means mandatory – however this time, you’ll be enjoying as three characters that by no means survived that fateful evening:
No Time to Mourn options Robert Kendo, proprietor of the well-known (and aptly named) Gun Store Kendo. Those that have performed the sport could already know the way his unhappy story ends, however in The Ghost Survivors, he’s given a second likelihood when an previous buddy with a helicopter radios in to select him up. Packing up what weapons he can, Kendo units out into the streets to hunt a manner out from the contaminated metropolis. On his manner, a brand new kind of toxic zombie stands between him and freedom.
Manner earlier than the occasions of Resident Evil 2 happened, the destiny of the mayor’s daughter, Katherine, was already sealed. In Runaway, her story takes her down a really completely different path. Searching for to flee Raccoon Metropolis with a sure somebody, Katherine Warren should navigate the streets whereas avoiding a unusually mutated kind of zombie that may solely be stopped with significantly highly effective ammunition. Play rigorously, and also you may survive.
Out of the shadows comes a forgotten U.S.S. agent. Thought to have been worn out along with his squad, the appropriately named Ghost makes his debut in Forgotten Soldier. Deep throughout the laboratory beneath the town, one other soldier (apart from Hunk) makes an attempt his escape. Having to cope with hordes of monsters is dangerous sufficient, however what do you do once they’re lined in armor? This particularly difficult state of affairs will put even The 4th Survivor veterans to the take a look at.
End every state of affairs on its common problem, or give them a shot within the distinctive Coaching mode. Not like different modes, Coaching will decrease the problem a bit by providing you with further objects and merchandise slots to begin out with, and makes a good way to be taught enemy positions and routes earlier than you sort out every state of affairs on their customary, tougher problem. It’s additionally a good way to know a few of the mechanics of The Ghost Survivors. Not like The 4th Survivor and The Tofu Survivor, you may decide up greater than the objects you begin with, however as a substitute of discovering objects within the surroundings, you’ll discover pickups by defeating particular zombies with backpacks, or grabbing objects out of merchandising machines. Select rigorously, although; as soon as you are taking an merchandise from a merchandising machine, you’re locked out of the opposite two objects for that run! Plan forward, and also you simply may make it by means of.
There’s lots to do throughout these three “what if” eventualities. Alongside bragging rights for finishing every state of affairs, you’ll even have entry to enjoyable new challenges and trophies particular to The Ghost Survivors. Finishing challenges will unlock equipment to brighten your character, together with a tiger masks, a cuddly raccoon that sits in your character’s head, and extra! Go for the excessive rating, the quickest time, or see what number of challenges (and equipment) you may unlock.
Three imaginative eventualities await you in The Ghost Survivors, out February 15 as a free replace for Resident Evil 2 on PlayStation four. Don’t neglect to swing by the PlayStation Retailer to seize free ’98 Costumes for Claire and Leon, additionally accessible on the 15th. These costumes are simply as polygonal as you bear in mind from the unique Resident Evil 2 on PlayStation, and make for an incredible nostalgia journey. See you all in Raccoon Metropolis.