Capcom's Resident Evil 3: Nemesis will be published by Eidos Interactive for PC throughout Europe and Australia.
"Since its release in 1996, the Resident Evil series has sold nearly 10 million units world-wide, making it one of the biggest selling games franchises of all time," says
Mike McGarvey, chief operating officer of Eidos Interactive.
" Eidos is delighted to have been appointed the publisher of choice for the PC version in Europe and Australia. We're sure we'll be able to replicate with the PC release, the chart-topping success we had with the PlayStation, which was number one for three weeks."
In Resident Evil 3: Nemesis, Jill Valentine, heroine and survivor of the nightmare that began in the original Resident Evil game returns as a member of the S.T.A.R.S (Special Tactics and Rescue Service) team. This action-adventure game also reveals more details of the evil Umbrella Corporation and its corrupt plans of genetic mutation for use in biological warfare. The G-Virus that has been developed by the corporation turns people into flesh-eating zombies.
The plot in Resident Evil 3 begins just hours before the events of Resident Evil 2. Resident Evil 3: Nemesis will allow gamers to take advantage of "live selection", a feature that enables them to make decisions that affect the story's outcome. The Random Item Placement feature means that items appear in different places each time the game is played, allowing many more outcomes and hours of gameplay.
Enhanced gameplay includes a new "dodge" feature, enabling attacks to be avoided more effectively. Players will also be able to interact with the environment by using background objects defensively.
Random Item Replacement. Each time the game is played, items appear in different places providing many more hours of gameplay.
Hidden bonus game - The Mercenaries: Operation Mad Jackal.
More zombies, more terror and even more evil.
More challenging enemies that come back to life at any time.
More detailed character actions, such as the dodge move used to avoid an enemy's attack.
Interaction with the environment enabling use of background objects defensively.
A unique new drama which reveals more details of Umbrella Corporation's devious activities from the Resident Evil series.
Resident Evil 3: Nemesis for PC will be released in the UK by Eidos Interactive on November 10th 2000.