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NYCC: Capcom Announces Hands-On Demos for ‘Resident Evil 7’ and More

Capcom has announced their lineup of New York Comic-Con game demos. They appear to be sticking with a spooky Halloween theme for October. Attendees will get the chance to experience the horrifying Resident Evil 7 VR experience. Then they will encounter more zombies than you can shake a stick at (or a flaming scythe-katana combo thing, for that matter) in the Dead Rising 4 demo. Finally, they will face their worst nightmare — the terrifying sight of Street Fighter V‘s newest character, Urien, in a mankini. These Capcom demos will be available to all show attendees in booth #1420.

This isn’t the first time some of these Capcom demos have been available to the public. All three games were in the Capcom booth at PAX West last month or appeared at Gamescom earlier this year. However, this is the first time this particular Resident Evil 7 VR demo is playable in North America. It is also the first time people will get to see the upcoming Street Fighter V Halloween costumes in action. Here are the full demo details from the press release:

Resident Evil 7 biohazard


Platforms: PlayStation 4 with optional PlayStation VR mode, Xbox One, PC

Release Date: Jan. 24

Experience a disturbingly realistic PlayStation VR demo that delivers an intense up close and personal look at the game. In the demo, explore the sinister plantation mansion and encounter Marguerite Baker of the disturbed Baker family. Resident Evil 7 is the next major entry in the renowned survival horror franchise, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. This demo is making its North American event debut at NYCC.

Dead Rising 4


Platforms: Xbox One, PC

Release Date: Dec. 6

Frank West makes his heroic return to Willamette to investigate a new zombie outbreak during the holiday season. Equipped with his wit, his camera, and a whole lot of duct tape, tear up the zombie hordes with a huge number of combo weapons and vehicles, or just tear up the landscape with all-new EXO Suits.

Street Fighter V


Platforms: PlayStation 4, PC

Release Date: Available Now

Vice President of the Illuminati and recent roster addition Urien, plus, the upcoming Halloween costumes and themed stage are all playable at the event. Fans ready for a challenge can also sign up for tournaments throughout the weekend at the Capcom booth for a chance to win prizes.

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Matthew Allen

Matthew Allen is Executive Editor, Games at Fandom. He's been working in the entertainment industry for several years at companies like 20th Century Fox, Vivendi Games, Activision, and Ubisoft. When he isn't trying to play through all the big end-of-year releases, he spends his time obsessing over 'Destiny: Rise of Iron' and all things Dark Souls.

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