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Capcom would 'consider' a Resident Evil 2 remake with fan support

Resident Evil 2 holds a fond place in many horror fans' hearts, and is well overdue for an HD brush up. Capcom isn't exactly against the idea, either.

Capcom's Yoshiaki Hirabayashi told Gamespot that a Resident Evil 2 remake is indeed a possibility.

"If the fans really clamor for it; if there's a groundswell of support for remaking that game, then I think that's something Capcom would take under consideration," he said.

Don't take that as any sort of confirmation, as he prefaced it with a flat-out denial.

"Just to lay all the cards on the table, that way there's no rumour-mongering or things like that, no, we are not working on a Resident Evil 2 remake as of now."

Resident Evil 6 revisits the urban US setting familiar to series fans, suggesting Capcom knows how much we miss Resident Evil 2's mean streets. It's due in November on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, with a PC version to follow.

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