I’ve posted previously on the power of the game franchises. Here’s a corker from Brothers & Sisters in London – as they say:
We’ve made a proper scary advert. 20 watches and it’s still chilling the bones
Few can compete with Resident Evil.
The movies and games are guaranteed to sell by virtue of the strength and quality of the franchise.
Most studios would bite off their right arm for this sort of selling power.
As we near the release of Resident Evil 6, this quietly terrifying trailer is hitting cinema screens (not to mention the viral overload).
It is brilliant in it’s understated and chilling simplicity and in the way it portrays the point we have reached in the story.
Production values are top class, but like any horror genre, it’s what you don’t see that scares you senseless…and it also looks like the game.
Here’s what they say in the pre-order blurb:
Resident Evil 6 is the dramatic and horrific fear inducing blockbuster entertainment experience of 2012, delivered by The Godfather of Survival Horror.
• 4 closely interwoven scenarios each with their own protagonists and challenges, come together in Resident Evil to reveal the truth about a global bio terrorist attack
• Experience the horror of Resident Evil 6 from three different perspectives. Feel the intense fear as Leon investigates the President’s murder; the horrific action as Chris fights in China and the tension as Jake escapes from Eastern Europe.
• Team up and share the horror of Resident Evil 6 with online co-op action for up to 4 players
• Face unpredictable enemies in Resident Evil 6. Zombies that run, jump and wield weapons plus the deadly J’avo that, when hit mutate into any number of hideous forms.
• Check online stats, progression and compare to friends on the free residentevil.net service
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