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Rumor: Spike's Hidden Zombie Teaser is For Resident Evil

| 27 Nov 2010 15:07
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Could a new Resident Evil title be coming to the Spike TV Video Game Awards?

When Spike TV recently showed a teaser for its upcoming reveal of a new BioWare game, a hidden zombie-related image was discovered within it. The image was presumed to refer to a new Left 4 Dead title or something completely original, but a similarity to Resident Evil has brought speculation over to Capcom's long-running zombie franchise instead.

Gamerzines noticed that the graphic used in Spike's zombie teaser image is incredibly similar to the graphic used on an official piece of Resident Evil merchandise. A Resident Evil T-shirt's zombies, seen below, are exactly the same as the ones used in the teaser, though one is facing the opposite direction.

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So does this mean that the Spike TV Video Game Awards coming up on December 11 are going to reveal something Resident Evil related, or is this just re-purposed zombie imagery? Only Capcom and Spike TV know for sure, but there are two possible projects that could be unveiled.

In September, Capcom said that news on Resident Evil 6 was coming soon. Rumors were also flying earlier this month about a Slant Six-developed Resident Evil multiplayer title. These two possibilities make it more likely that the image is a Resident Evil hint, but we won't find out until the Video Game Awards air in two weeks.

Source: Gamerzines

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