Talking Movies: Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City

Released: 24 November 2021Director: Johannes RobertsDistributor: Sony Pictures ReleasingBudget: $25 millionStars: Kaya Scodelario, Avan Jogia, Donal Logue, Robbie Amell, Hannah John-Kamen, Tom Hopper, and Neal McDonough The Plot:In the year 1998, the grim post-industrial town of Raccoon City has just lost its biggest employer, the Umbrella Corporation. While college student Claire Redfield (Scodelario) believes Umbrella … Continue reading Talking Movies: Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City

Game Corner: The Evil Within 2 (Xbox One)

Released: 13 October 2017Developer: Tango GameworksAlso Available For: PC and PlayStation 4 The Background:After a long and illustrious career at Capcom in which he created and spearheaded the Resident Evil franchise (Capcom/Various, 1996 to present), Shinji Mikami left to help found Tango Gameworks in a bid to develop new properties and titles, such as The … Continue reading Game Corner: The Evil Within 2 (Xbox One)

Game Corner: The Evil Within (Xbox One)

Released: 14 October 2014Developer: Tango GameworksAlso Available For: PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 The Background:Shinji Mikami joined Capcom in 1990 and worked on a number of successful handheld, 8- and 16-bit titles during his first six years with the company. In 1996, though, Mikami developed the first Resident Evil (Capcom, 1996) videogame, which … Continue reading Game Corner: The Evil Within (Xbox One)

Back Issues: Resident Evil (2009)

Issue OneStory Title: One if by Land, Two if by Space…Published: May 2009Writer: Ricardo SanchezArtists: Kevin Sharpe, Jim Clark, et al Issue TwoStory Title: Dirty JobsPublished: June 2009Writer: Ricardo SanchezArtists: Kevin Sharpe, Gabe Eltaed, and Randy Mayor Issue ThreeStory Titles: If You Meet the Zombie on the Road… and Holiday Sugarman: Special Operations AgentPublished: January … Continue reading Back Issues: Resident Evil (2009)

Game Corner: Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City (Xbox 360)

Released: 20 March 2002Developer: Slant Six Games/CapcomAlso Available For: PC and PlayStation 3 The Background:By 2012, the Resident Evil series (Capcom/Various, 1996 to present) had undergone many changes since debuting as a cheesy survival/horror title hampered by “tank controls”; Resident Evil 4 (Capcom Production Studio 4, 2005) famously switched the game to a more action-orientated, … Continue reading Game Corner: Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City (Xbox 360)

Game Corner [Bite-Size]: Devil May Cry 4 (Xbox 360)

Released: January 2008Developer: CapcomAlso Available For: Mobile, PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 (Remaster), Xbox One (Remaster) A Brief Background:Long before the God of War franchise (Various, 2005 to present) cornered the market when it came to hack and slash videogames, Capcom released a trilogy of titles that saw you cutting demons and angels alike into … Continue reading Game Corner [Bite-Size]: Devil May Cry 4 (Xbox 360)

Back Issues: Resident Evil: Fire and Ice #4

Well, we’re in the last week of October and Halloween is this weekend. If you’ve been following my blog this month, you’ll know that, as a means to generate some fitting content for the season, I’ve been taking a look back at Resident Evil: Fire and Ice, a four-issue comic book series published by WildStorm … Continue reading Back Issues: Resident Evil: Fire and Ice #4

Back Issues: Resident Evil: Fire and Ice #3

It’s October and Halloween is right around the corner and what better way to mark the occasion and bring some extra views of any self-respecting content creator’s blog than by taking a look back at Resident Evil: Fire and Ice, a four-part comic book series published by WildStorm between 2000 and 2001. WildStorm had previously … Continue reading Back Issues: Resident Evil: Fire and Ice #3

Back Issues: Resident Evil: Fire and Ice #2

It’s October, which means it’s Halloween and it’s the duty of every content creator to do some kind of horror-themed content. As a result, I’m taking a look back at WildStorm’s second series of Resident Evil comic books, the four-issue Fire and Ice series published between 2000 and 2001. This time around, WildStorm have ditched … Continue reading Back Issues: Resident Evil: Fire and Ice #2

Back Issues: Resident Evil: Fire and Ice #1

Earlier this year, in a shameless attempt to grab more views around the release of the slightly disappointing Resident Evil 3 remake (Capcom, 2020), I did a weekly review of a five-issue comic series based on Capcom’s popular survival horror franchise which was published between 1998 and 1999. The original comics struggled a bit with … Continue reading Back Issues: Resident Evil: Fire and Ice #1