The Facts • Developer: Capcom Production Studio 4 • Publisher: Capcom • Version reviewed: PC • Price: $19.99 • Get it here: • Review copy provided by: The publisher What's the point of an HD remake? Is it just a spit-and-polish job, moving the graphics into high-definition for classic fans and a new audience? Or perhaps it's a chance for a developer to improve on what came before in slight ways without destroying the core that fans love? Maybe it's full retune, with every aspect of the old title getting a new look and an overhaul if need be. At their core, HD remakes are a chance for publishers and developers to repackage what worked before for more sales. Visual Basic 5.0 Setup Toolkit Download there.
We've seen a number of different versions of HD remakes; some are drastic, while others are simple repackagings of old concepts.,, and are recent entries in the form, with games like coming soon. At the high-end, you get works of art like Bionic Commando: Rearmed, while the bottom is owned by travesties like Silent Hill HD Collection. Which brings us to Resident Evil 4 Ultimate HD Edition on PC. This is actually the latest in a long line of Resident Evil 4 re-releases and ports. Resident Evil 4 was originally a GameCube exclusive, but a PlayStation 2 port came out later in the same year. Then there was the first PC port, the motion-controlled Wii Edition, Mobile Edition for iOS, the iPad Edition, and the first HD digital release on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Capcom doesn't want to let RE4 sleep because it was one of the franchises' critical high points.