Did you join the crowds of people who stood in line to be among the first to own Apple’s new iPad? If so, and you also happen to be a Resident Evil video game fan, you’ll be happy to know that Capcom has announced Resident Evil 4: iPad Edition is now available.
From the Press Release:
The game features a new high-resolution art set designed to take full advantage of iPad’s larger display. The improved graphics capture the Resident Evil world in terrifying detail, making the gaming experience even more immersive.
It has been six years since the destruction of Raccoon City. Leon S. Kennedy, formerly Raccoon City Police Department’s idealistic rookie cop, is now a U.S. agent with a top-secret mission to rescue Ashley Graham, the President’s daughter. Leon begins his investigation in an undisclosed Spanish-speaking village in Europe, where he encounters a horde of unruly villagers who pledge their lives to Los Illuminados, the cult that perpetrated Ashley’s kidnapping. As Leon encounters unimaginable horrors, he must find out who or what is behind everything.
Since its inception, the Resident Evil series has sold more than 42 million copies worldwide, including the recently released Resident Evil: Degeneration and Resident Evil 4 Apps for iPhone and iPod touch. For the iPad version Capcom has leveraged user feedback from the App Store and added numerous platform specific enhancements to create the finest portable Resident Evil game to date.
Additionally, Resident Evil 4: iPad Edition uses an enhanced Visual Pad control system that makes gameplay a more fluid and intuitive experience. Players can engage in running gun fights against crowds of enemies, climb ladders, equip binoculars, and jump out windows.
Resident Evil 4: iPad Edition is available for $12.99 from the App Store on iPad or from iTunes.
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