Resident Evil 7 Will Have Green Herbs, If You Know What We Mean

What're ya buyin'?


Capcom has confirmed Resident Evil 7: Biohazard will have Green Herbs. And by that we mean the medicinal plant that has been used to recover health in the survival horror franchise since its inception and definitely not marijuana. If you inferred that we were talking about weed based on the headline, that's on you because everyone knows what Green Herb is used for in the context of Resident Evil.

Anyway, Capcom sent images to those that have signed up for the Resident Evil newsletter. "Take a first look at the healing items in the game! Oh wait... what's this coin doing here?," reads the message. Along with it is the picture below, courtesy of NeoGAF.

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The presence of a coin suggests there may be an in-game vendor to buy and sell items from, however this has not been officially confirmed as of yet. Here's hoping Resident Evil 4's Merchant makes his triumphant return.

Following its debut at E3 2016, Capcom released Resident Evil 7 Teaser: Beginning Hour, a short demo of the game that was available on PS4. The demo set a record for the most downloaded single-player PS4demo in the first week of its release for North America.

Resident Evil 7 is scheduled for release on PS4, Xbox One, and PC on January 24, 2017.

GameSpot recently interviewed Resident Evil 7 producer Masachika Kawata at E3, who talked to us about what the full game will actually be like. Kawata was also producer for Resident Evil: Revelations, and Umbrella Corps.

Kawata said Resident Evil 7 represents a "return to horror" for the series, but noted that combat and gun-play will also be a focus of the game. The game will be playable from start to finish using PlayStation VR.

In terms of story, it takes place after the events of Resident Evil 6 and is set in the modern day setting. The story centres on a "foreboding, derelict plantation mansion in rural America. Players must explore and survive the horrors within the mysterious, sprawling estate.

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