Later this month, Resident Evil 4’s huge, fancy remake can be launched on consoles and PC. And it seems to be nice! Nonetheless, somebody has remade the long-lasting opening of the sport as a Lego online game and now I need to play this completely different however awesome-looking tackle an RE4 remake.
Launched again in 2005, Resident Evil 4 took the long-running horror franchise from Capcom in a brand new path. Starring Leon from Resident Evil 2, this beloved sequel ditched the static cameras and tank controls of the older entries and moved to an over-the-shoulder third-person perspective whereas additionally upping the motion. The top outcome was an outstanding sport that I nonetheless take into consideration (and purchase) all these years later. And a brand new video reveals what would occur if you happen to took that very same fundamental setup, however changed the dingy maps and realistic-visuals with lots of digital Lego bricks.
Created by Cara Aleatorio, the clearly titled “LEGO RESIDENT EVIL 4 ANIMATION” might not win any awards for its to-the-point identify, however the whole lot else about this quick video is great. Within the video, uploaded yesterday, Aleatorio makes use of audio from the unique sport (not the upcoming remake or its latest demo) to recreate the primary jiffy of RE4.
And this isn’t only a recreation of the cutscenes. As an alternative, Aleatorio truly contains Lego-ifed gameplay that includes Leon strolling round and taking pictures birds and enemies alike. The pistol he’s utilizing isn’t an precise Lego piece so far as I can inform, however I’ll let that slide as a result of it seems to be so good and feels appropriately Lego-y. I additionally recognize all of the tiny particulars included within the video, like the best way the laser may be seen reflecting off close by Lego bricks and gadgets. Or the small fingerprints and scratches seen on some bricks. At occasions, this looks like it was made with actual bricks!
Nonetheless, in accordance with Aleatorio, this was truly created digitally in Blender. They are saying it took about two months and 3000 pictures to create the quick four-minute video. And on the very finish of the quick, you possibly can spot some behind-the-scenes footage of them manually animating this superior Lego recreation.
Now, we simply must persuade everybody concerned to approve and make a Lego model of Resident Evil 4 so I can truly spin-kick a maniac villager utilizing the minifig model of Leon. Till then, I assume I’ll simply be pleased with the soon-to-be-released remake arriving on March 24 for PS5, PS4, Xbox Sequence X/S, and PC. That’s good too, I assume…