Resident Evil Resistance
Resident Evil Resistance adds in two more Masterminds for this online mode and one of them is the granddaddy of the Resident Evil franchise
It is time to meet the final two masterminds that will be hunting us down in Resident Evil Resistance when it drops on April 3rd. I guess that is a bit off as they will not specifically be doing the hunting but players will be using them to do the hunting. It is what it is and you should know it all too well by now as Capcom has been fairly forthcoming with all the details since they announced this new mode. More so as they have been hyping all of these fun adventures in the Resident Evil universe. Which is why it is also interesting to see that the last two masterminds here are some of the bigger bads we have seen in the franchise’s past.
Well, okay, maybe not Alex Wesker here as she only played her role in Resident Evil Revelations 2. She will be back in the mix and with the ability to drop her carnivorous Yateveo plant into the mix of things while setting up traps and other manipulations during the matches. This only makes the inclusion of Ozwell E. Spencer all that more interesting to Resident Evil Resistance as the big daddy of them all is showing his face for the game. Yeah, the man who owned the house that started it all is joining the ranks and doing what he can to test everyone out. All with the bleeding edge technology that we would expect him to have at his beck and call. I know I am excited to see this all play out a bit more.
In addition to these two new masterminds of Resident Evil‘s past, we also have a look at two more maps/levels we will be running around in. One of which is a new Casino in the middle of Raccoon City that will look just as we would expect after the outbreak. Then we also have an abandoned park that is a horror-themed amusement park that was left behind in Raccoon City as well. Not that every location in Resident Evil is not horror-themed already, this one just has the extra level of cheesiness mixed into the real threats that roam the area. April 3rd cannot get here fast enough in my book.
Today Capcom announced two additional Masterminds joining the roster for Resident Evil Resistance, the upcoming 4 versus 1 asymmetrical survival horror experience included with Resident Evil 3. Infamous Resident Evil villains, Alex Wesker and Ozwell Spencer, each brings a unique brand of terror to the game and a set of special abilities to thwart the Survivors trying to escape Umbrella Corporation’s devious experiments. This duo rounds out Umbrella’s team of Masterminds in Resident Evil Resistance, alongside the previously announced newcomer Daniel Fabron and the notorious Annette Birkin.
Fans who recognize Alex Wesker from Resident Evil Revelations 2 might remember she employs a more indirect means to achieve her goals. As a villain who enjoys putting her subjects through psychological horrors and experiments, she makes the perfect Mastermind. Alex’s playstyle puts an emphasis on using traps, while also manipulating the map to slow Survivors down with roadblocks and enhanced zombies. As if these were not intimidating enough, when Alex gets really serious, she can call upon a vicious carnivorous plant called Yateveo. This stationary bioweapon might not move, but in the right place it’s a powerful obstruction that keeps Survivors from their objective of escaping.
Ozwell E. Spencer has been a shadowy antagonist in the Resident Evil series, letting others do his dirty work. As the fourth Mastermind of Resident Evil Resistance, Ozwell is now taking a more hands-on approach. Enjoying his position as one of Umbrella Corporation’s founders, Ozwell uses the company’s cutting edge technology to torment Survivors. Unlike other Masterminds who summon controllable bioweapons (like Alex Wesker’s Yateveo, Annette Birkin’s G-Birkin and Daniel Fabron’s Tyrant), Ozwell instead generates a Disintegration Field that severely damages any Survivor who haplessly passes through it.
In addition to revealing new Masterminds, Capcom also shared new artwork showcasing two new maps where Masterminds and Survivors will try to outwit each other:
- Casino: An entertainment facility for thrill-seekers… and insidious Masterminds. Its still-operating slot machines and chips were strewn across the floor tell the eerie tale of how hastily it was deserted during the collapse of Raccoon City.
- Abandoned Park: A horror-themed park located on the outskirts of Raccoon City. It too was left abandoned when zombies and bioweapons overran Raccoon City. Now, monsters both real and imagined now patiently await visitors.
Are you excited to see what these two masterminds will bring to Resident Evil Resistance here or were you good with the first two we already had? Did you ever think you would get to play more as Spencer in the franchise or is this the addition we have all been waiting for? Do you suspect we will get to see more masterminds as time goes on or are these good enough for us all? Let us have all of those thoughts and feelings down in the comments and then feel free to discuss. As more for this or Resident Evil 3 drops on us, we will update you on the site. Be sure to keep checking back in for all of that and much more.