Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D starting body count June 28

New trailer reveals launch date for first 3DS entry of Capcom's horror survival series.

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Last September, Nintendo announced that 10 titles would be ready during the "spring 2011" launch period of the 3DS. One of the highest-profile games was Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D, the first game from Capcom's horror survival series to debut on the three-dimensional handheld.

Gamers better stock up on zombie repellent before June 28.
Gamers better stock up on zombie repellent before June 28.

Now, with the 3DS having gone on sale on March 27 in the US, Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D has slipped from its initial release window. According to a trailer for the game released today, the game will debut on June 28, one week after the official start of the summer season. The game's premiere will also come after the Electronic Entertainment Expo, which was initially the bookend for the 3DS's launch period.

The Mercenaries 3D is inspired by the game modes of the same name that were featured in Resident Evil 4 and 5. In the title, players try to beat each other's zombie kill counts in timed rounds. Specific missions from those two games will be included, along with new modes and additional characters. The game will also feature online cooperative play, as well as a demo of the upcoming 3DS title Resident Evil: Revelations.

Check out GameSpot's previous coverage of Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D for more information, as well as the brand-new trailer below.

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LOL awesome trailer

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hell yeah just pre oredered this and it better come withat revelations demo that capcom promised!

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Seems like a waste of time if you already own RE4 and 5. Otherwise, go for it. It looks pretty good for short bursts of gaming.

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Capcom.... I am disappoint....

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Capcom... I am disappoint...

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What a rubbish trailer. Looks like it was done by amateurs.

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thetravman Actually thats not the death man normally they nom you straight up to put you into dying status. The second hit then kills you

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wears leon?

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i love news;)

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cool, zelda comes out a week before, but ive run through that game so many times, im sure I'd be done with it in a week or two, then its RE time, June is gonna be a good month :)

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@BloodMist While I agree the game does have the demo of the other resident evil coming out and in the end the mercenaries mode isn't quite as aimless as on the other games since you can build up characters stats apparently now (hopefully works well). The demo is what clinched it for me though as I think it's a nice way of giving both the mercenaries and singleplayer style gameplay in this one package.

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@OverlordEX LOL It must be your destiny by the sound of things!

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Never mind this I want to know when revelations is coming out!

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man, this trailer is f****d up

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not saying that the game will be bad, but that trailer was completely terrible

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Not enough cash, stranger.

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Well i guess i'll b getting my 3DS on that date.

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@zzamaro In RE5, the top half would still be intact if the player is not completely dead. That may be the case that was showcased on the video.

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Well, June is undoubtedly going to be the time to finally get a 3DS. Zelda and Mercenaries 3D are going to be must haves.

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Can't wait to see how this game will handle the hardware, from the looks of things it's going to be a good example of what the 3DS can do.

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Lol that's the day after my birthday! :D And what's funny is, I believe (and/or hope) I'll be getting a 3ds as a gift!

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Seems like a good game to pick up for my 3DS

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If you stop the video at 0:57, you can actually see that death is censored. In RE5, that Duvalin(don't remember the name) Plaga eats you half-way and leaves the legs on the floor. In the video, the body gets out of it completely.

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"Gamers better stock up on zombie repellent before June 28." *looks at pic* ...but zombies =/= Plagas

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I would prefer an actual storyline, so I think I'll pass on this one.

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Seems like the 3DS is finally starting to pick up speed :)

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Brilliant!

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I've never played Resident Evil before but I'm tempted to play this one. Just have to see if i have the money.

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Nine days after Ocarina of Time? Dammit, now I have to find forty more dollars! Too many 3DS games at once!

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The 3DS is fun. :)

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first comment awesome

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