Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles News for Wii

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Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles screenshot
Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles screenshot

Capcom has announced that Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles has shipped over 1 million units worldwide since its November 2007 release. The game, which VideoGamer.com gave a respectable 7/10 on its European release, is part of the 34.5 million selling Resident Evil franchise and the second game in the series to be released on Wii.

In the press release issued by Capcom, the Japanese video game publisher stated that it "will continue to strive to develop new and original games that appeal to a broad audience around the world while expanding our properties for single content multiple usage."

Multi-platform development isn't going anywhere either, with Capcom stating: "We believe that by bringing this to multiple platforms, it will help the franchise reach an even greater number of users eager for its unique game play."

Next up for the Resident Evil franchise looks to be a port of Resident Evil Zero to Wii, although a release outside of Japan currently looks unlikely. Our next taste of zombie slaying might have to wait until Resident Evil 5, scheduled for next-gen systems late this year.

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Game Stats

Release Date: 30/11/2007
Developer: Capcom
Publisher: Capcom
Genre: Survival Horror
No. Players: 1-2
Rating: BBFC 15
Site Rank: 4,217 20
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