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

For the last year modder Mr. Curious has been posting about the Resident Evil Remix project, 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, while rumor has it Capcom have their own Resident Evil 4 Remake in the works, although not everyone thinks it needs one. 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 that brings the old PC port up to date with all sorts of quality of life updates and new features. 

Thanks, PCGamesN.

Jody Macgregor
Weekend/AU Editor

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, Five Out of Ten Magazine, and, whose cheques with the bunny logo made for fun conversations at the bank. Jody's first article for PC Gamer was about the audio of Alien Isolation, published in 2015, and since then he's written about why Silent Hill belongs on PC, why Recettear: An Item Shop's Tale is the best fantasy shopkeeper tycoon game, and how weird Lost Ark can get. Jody edited PC Gamer Indie from 2017 to 2018, and he eventually lived up to his promise to play every Warhammer videogame.