Capcom announces Resident Evil 4 in Japan

The latest game in the Biohazard series has finally been officially announced.


Resident Evil 4

At a recent Japanese press conference, Capcom Japan unveiled plans to release Biohazard 4 for the GameCube. The series, known as Resident Evil outside of Japan, is known for pitting various members of the special operations task group, named S.T.A.R.S., against hordes of zombies that were created by an evil corporation known as Umbrella.

Not much is known about the game at this time other than that it will star Leon S. Kennedy, who appeared in Resident Evil 2. The company's info on the game states that the story will take place "deep inside the very heart of Umbrella."

No release info is available at this time for the game's Japanese release, and no plans to release the game in the US have been announced at this time. Stay tuned for more information as we receive it.

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