Differences Between the Original and Remake | Resident Evil 3 Remake (RE3)

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This page contains information on the differences between the original and Remake versions of Resident Evil 3. Keep reading to find out how this new release refreshes the original!

Differences Between the Original and Remake

Over the Shoulder Camera

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In the remake, instead of the fixed camera and tank controls of the original, the camera is now over the shoulder like most modern third person shooters.

Collectibles

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Similar to the Resident Evil 2 Remake, there are now a variety of collectibles scattered across Raccoon City for you to find and collect (or destroy) as you progress through the story.

Dodge Mechanic

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The dodge mechanic has been redesigned for the remake to make the game feel more action oriented and to give players a better defensive tool to protect themselves from enemy attacks.

Nemesis Encounters

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In the original, encounters with Nemesis forced you to choose your next action in a quick time event to determine the flow of the story. However, in the remake, this feature has been removed in favor of a linear story with a singular ending regardless of your decisions.

From Mercenaries to Resistance

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The popular game mode Mercenaries did not make the cut and was removed in the remake. However, a new online game mode called Resistance was added in its place.

Character Redesigns

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Many of the characters had their designs changed in one way or another, like Jill's outfit no longer looks like she's about to go dancing and Carlos is less of a pretty boy.

Reloading

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To reload your weapons in the original game you had to do it from the inventory screen. However, due to the changes made to the gameplay in the remake, reloading is done in the same way as any other third-person shooting game.

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41 Anonymous5 months

>>40 Any idea on what year are they going to release re8? i also finished re7 and it is so good!

40 Anonymous5 months

>>39 they are actually creating re8 also and they're making it as a first person shooter game which is really nice just the same way they did for the re7

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