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Resident Evil 2 remake devs worried about 'ridiculous' giant alligator fight

Joe Donnelly
 

The Resident Evil 2 remake will include Tofu, Hunk and that big bastard alligator, we learned last month. But the latter didn't come easy. In conversation the Daily Star, Capcom producers Tsuyoshi Kanda and Yoshiaki Hirabayashi, say they toyed with cutting the hulking crocodilian entirely as they felt it jarring against the remake's darker tone. They were always wary, though, of fan backlash. "It was tricky to do without changing the game’s tone a lot.

 
 
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We’re competing with people’s memories with this game, too, and that’s really hard," Hirabayashi tells the Daily Star. "Trying to make a convincing scene where a human-sized character—a guy with a knife—is taking on an alligator… that’s really silly. People don’t remember it as silly because the whole game was groundbreaking at the time, but that moment was ridiculous. It was a difficult process for us, making that work today. "Kanda adds: "I

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