A brand new fan challenge seeks to remaster the unique, uncensored Resident Evil intro. That’s proper, YouTube channel Marcelus Castle Rain is making an attempt to enhance upon one of many worst (and finest) online game intros ever, and so they’re doing it with the assistance of machine studying AI.
While the specifics of that course of are a bit past us, the upshot is that all of us get to benefit from the Resident Evil intro within the highest high quality that we’ll seemingly ever see it. This remastered intro remarkably upscales the unique to 4K and 60 FPS. This permits us to witness simply how insane, corny, and low-budget the intro actually was.
If you are not acquainted with the uncut Resident Evil intro, then please be part of us for a chunk of historic housekeeping. When Resident Evil was launched in Japan as BioHazard, it featured a live-action intro sequence well-known for its brutality, terrible costumes, and even worse appearing. While the dangerous appearing and costumes made it to the Western model of the sport, a lot of the unique violence was reduce. Strangely, the uncut intro wasn’t included within the PlayStation launch of Resident Evil‘s director’s reduce re-release (presumably as a result of a mistake), nevertheless it was included within the PC launch of the sport.
Until now, most individuals who needed to observe the intro have been compelled to endure a poorly ripped model of it that just about by no means survived the add course of absolutely intact. While the tough nature of the footage type of compliments how dangerous it’s, it has been irritating to be unable to observe the intro in its full, supposed glory all these years later. That intro was by no means speculated to look fairly this wonderful, nevertheless it’s nice to see it so clearly in any case these years.
It must be famous that this YouTube channel has additionally remastered different traditional cutscenes over time. While not all of them wanted it fairly as dangerous because the Resident Evil intro, their channel is value exploring should you’re in search of up to date Final Fantasy VIII cutscenes and different gems from the period.
It additionally must be talked about that this intro goes to indicate why folks nonetheless love the traditional Resident Evil video games in any case these years, even when this intro is now not the weirdest factor to be featured in a Resident Evil recreation.
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