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Capcom is closing popular Resident Evil Fan Editions

Capcom is closing popular Resident Evil Fan Editions

Three anxious, gun-wielding young men, who are supposed to fend off zombies.

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The developers behind the fan remake vampire And the Resident Evil Code: Veronica announced that development on both projects had ceased after Capcom contacted them claiming they had told the developers to cancel the project.

1996 vampire It was the beginning of modern “survival horror” games, and the year 2000 Resident Evil Code: Veronicathe third sequel, It debuted for the Sega Dreamcast in 2000. Capcom quickly ported an updated version to the PlayStation 2 and GameCube and later created HD versions for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Resident Evil 4 Producer Yoshiaki Hirabayashi recently confirmed to IGN There are no new plans Code: Veronica remake. Two years ago, Briins Croft, Matt Croft, and animator DarkNemesisUmbrella started their projects to remake both games.

in a Video Announcing Code: Veronica Project cancellationBriins Croft said that 90 percent of Code: Veronica The fan remake used existing assets from Capcom’s recent “Remake” games, such as 3D models, animations, and textures. masses released first Code: Veronica The demo appeared in June 2021and planned to roll out a more significant one at the beginning of 2023.

On December 23, Briins Croft announced on the projects Discord server that Capcom had sent them two cease and desist emails. Someone was “very nice” and asked where the animations and models came from. The second was “hostile, with a more aggressive tone.” Kotaku I reached out to Croft to request a copy of the emails. He didn’t send the emails, but he did tell Kotaku Capcom started asking about the project on December 12th.

Fan developers believe Capcom scrapped their unofficial remakes for being too visual and official-looking. “[The Code: Veronica remake] Croft said in the video announcing the cancellation. The publisher seems to disagree. Capcom allegedly cited copyright factors and licensing agreements as reasons for not continuing the project.

has passed General speculation targeted by the project Accepting financial donations via Kofi and PayPal. While they have accepted such donations, the developers have refuted it as a reason for canceling the project on both Discord and Facebook. via RT on their Twitter account. Kotaku She reached out to Capcom to inquire about their policies regarding fan projects, but had not received a response by the time of publication.

I was personally surprised by Capcom’s decision. But hey, we were used to it [their] Croft said in the video, “If we agree. We can understand the cancellation.”

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The developers’ announcements in their Discord were noticeably less geeky. “[Capcom] He abolished it from the pure evil, since there are no indications that he was responsible Code: Veronica Prinz wrote on the server. he is too Post a meme that compared Capcom to Nintendo, which is notorious for aggressively enforcing its copyright.

The team will no longer work on vampire remakes, but they intend to continue developing the games. We will continue with a new project that will have a story based on Code: Veronica But without the copyright issues.”

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