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The Resident Evil 2 remake is getting an official typewriter-themed keyboard

Samuel Roberts
 

Capcom is releasing an Umbrella Corporation-themed keyboard to coincide with the launch of the Resident Evil 2 remake. Kotaku reports that the USB keyboard will cost 75,000 yen (about $675/£530), and carry Lexington branding. It's a pretty-looking thing that I will never own. Fans of the Resident Evil games, of course, will remember that typewriters were once the series' traditional save game mechanism. That was until Resident Evil 5 introduced autosaving, which is probably the real reason that some fans think it marked the point that the mainline series got too far from its horror-based origins, until last year's Resident Evil 7.

So far, it looks like the typewriter is just on-sale in Japan, through Capcom's official store. The American store, sadly, just has t-shirts for sale. Resident Evil 2's remake is out January 25, 2019. Make sure you check out the gameplay footage revealed back at E3—it's pretty serious-looking stuff compared to the s

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