Capcom’s unveiling of Exoprimal has been met with mixed reactions among gamers who were anticipating a Dino Crisis remake.
Capcom’s unveiling of Exoprimal has been met with mixed reactions among gamers. That is because due to its content and the design of a character, many were anticipating a Dino Crisis remake. While not the game fans wanted, many are open to experience while others aren’t confident in the title.
Exoprimal is set in the year 2043 in which mysterious vortexes open up and dump swarms of dinosaurs. Players are part of a special forces unit that are tasked with containing the dinosaur outbreak using power armor. Additional information about the story and gameplay will be announced in the future. For now, check out the trailer:
Right away the game has many references to Dino Crisis, the classic horror game from the creators of Resident Evil. Anyone who has played Dino Crisis could already see many references to the series in the trailer. Besides dinosaurs and teleportation, there is a character that looks exactly like Regina.
Thus the mixed reaction from those who were expecting a Dino Crisis remake. Especially since gamers (particularly Resident Evil and horror game fans) have been advocating for the series return. Also adding to the mix were rumors circulating prior to the State of Play that Capcom might announce a Dino Crisis remake.
Not the Dinosaur Game We Wanted
The overall response to Exoprimal has been a mix. Yes; many were hoping for and would have preferred a Dino Crisis remake or reboot. Many are also hoping the game is good because it does have an interesting premise. Others have brushed it off as basically “Anthem with dinosaurs”.
Here are some of the thoughts people had about Exoprimal after its unveiling:
Did you have the courage to make such a game? and still put a redhead? we want Dino crisis!!! pic.twitter.com/aTPlR9YPEf— fernando (@Fernand15413448) March 10, 2022
No! Capcom, sweetie. This isn’t what we want. We want ‘Dino Crisis’. Not Anthem vs. Dinosaurs.— 🕹️NeptuneSuperFan🎮 (@fan_neptune) March 10, 2022
Looks neat, could be a fun game, getting lost planet 2 vibes. I dont get the stink about it not being dino crisis. A new DC would be cool but bashing one game for not being something else, isnt the way to go about it lol.— Dennis (@DenDensetsu) March 10, 2022
“Dinosaurs causing a Crisis to humanity” you could say that’s a Dino Crisis… but it’s not 🙃😂— Christian5916 (@Christian_5916) March 10, 2022
A Game 65 Million Years in the Making
Exoprimal is set to launch for all major consoles and the PC sometime in 2023. Dino Crisis was released for the PlayStation back in 1999 followed by a PC and Dreamcast port. It was followed by Dino Crisis 2 which was also meet with praise. The the last game, Dino Crisis 3, was released in 2003 and was panned by fans and critics.
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