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See Resident Evil 1 remade in Resident Evil 4's engine

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For the last year modder Mr. Curious has been posting about the Resident Evil Remix project (opens in new tab), in which he recreates the original Resident Evil's Spencer Mansion in the engine of Resident Evil 4 Ultimate HD Edition. Now it's almost ready for release he's made the game available to YouTuber Residence of Evil for a playtest.

It's great seeing those locations and characters from an over-the-shoulder perspective. Some item locations have been changed too, so you won't automatically know where every single key is even if you've finished the original 100 times. You'll have to go around smashing boxes and pot plants with your knife, as well as shooting down objects from high locations, then popping them in the suitcase inventory system from RE4. Fortunately quest items, like ink ribbons for saving your game at typewriters, don't take up space that you could be using for spare herbs. There are RE4-style weapon upgrades too.

Fans are also working on Resident Evil 4 HD Project (opens in new tab), while rumor has it Capcom have their own Resident Evil 4 Remake in the works (opens in new tab), although not everyone thinks it needs one (opens in new tab). And if you're looking to fill out the rest of your classic survival horror game experience, some fans whipped up a great Dino Crisis patch (opens in new tab) that brings the old PC port up to date with all sorts of quality of life updates and new features. 

Thanks, PCGamesN (opens in new tab).

Jody's first computer was a Commodore 64, so he remembers having to use a code wheel to play Pool of Radiance. A former music journalist who interviewed everyone from Giorgio Moroder to Trent Reznor, Jody also co-hosted Australia's first radio show about videogames, Zed Games. He's written for Rock Paper Shotgun, The Big Issue, GamesRadar, Zam, Glixel, and, whose cheques with the bunny logo made for fun conversations at the bank. Jody's first article for PC Gamer was published in 2015, he edited PC Gamer Indie from 2017 to 2018, and actually did play every Warhammer videogame.