Capcom Entertainment announced the release of Resident Evil Ã˜ (Zero), the first original Resident Evil title created specifically for the Nintendo GameCube and the prequel to the entire series that established the survival horror genre. Utilizing the Nintendo GameCube's advanced processing power, Resident Evil Ã˜ promises to amaze players with flawless animation, living environments and the best graphics in a video game ever. The Resident Evil series, now more than 20 million units strong worldwide, has launched an original major motion picture, a line of action figures, comic books, original soundtrack, trading cards and a series of novels since its introduction in 1996. Resident Evil Ã˜ carries a "M" rating for mature audiences from the ESRB (Entertainment Software Rating Board).
"There are millions and millions of Resident Evil fans around the world who can now experience the events leading up to the terrifying outbreak from the original Resident Evil," said Todd Thorson, director of marketing, Capcom Entertainment. "And, that is only the beginning, Resident Evil Ã˜ for GameCube is simplythe best looking game ever. Capcom will show the world the GameCube is capable of producing graphics at an entirely new level."
News source: Nintendo