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The latest updates for "Resident Evil 2" reveal a new gameplay demo at the Gamescom 2018 event. The video will feature Claire Redfield fighting off a berserk mutated William Birkin as she rescues his daughter, Sherryl, from his clutches. Claire's campaign was teased at the event after several screenshots of her character were posted online.

Game director Kazunori Kadoi and producer Yoshiaki Hirabayashi also talked about the possibility of working on "Resident Evil 3: Nemesis" for the new consoles and PC. The revamped sequel will feature players returning to Raccoon City in the midst of the T-Virus outbreak.

Claire Redfield vs William Birkin

According to Polygon, the new "Resident Evil 2" gameplay demo takes place in the boiler room at Raccoon City Police HQ as the player controls Claire Redfield in the scenario.

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She explores the area and discovers a scared little girl hiding from the covers. The girl happens to be Sherryl and she warns Claire about the monster chasing after her.

Claire finds out that the G-Virus infected William Birkin is after her daughter and fights him off. She is equipped with three weapons: a revolver handgun, sub-machine gun, and a grenade launcher. The two guns did not work on him, but the grenade launcher was able to drive him off.

William became more enraged as he further mutated, making him almost unstoppable. The boss fight cut off to Claire and Sherryl as they escaped the boiler room and they ended up in the RPD HQ's parking lot. As they tried to escape, they were met with Police Chief Brian Irons and he held them at gunpoint.

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Both Claire and Leon S. Kennedy are treated differently in the revamped sequel, but they have more encounters as they progress through the story. Capcom used the RE Engine from "Residence Evil 7" to design each characters' look, making them more photorealistic.

'Resident Evil 3' remake next?

According to Game Rant, Kazunori Kadoi and Yoshiaki Hirabayashi are open to the possibility of reviving "Resident Evil 3" in the future. But for now, they are working hard to develop and promote "RE2" before it reaches its release date in January next year.

“We are currently focused on "Resident Evil 2" remake, getting it out of the door and seeing how everyone receives it in January, but who knows what the future holds,” Kadoi and Hirabayashi told the press at Gamescom 2018.

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"RE3" takes place within the Raccoon City incident and players assume the role of former S.T.A.R.S. officer Jill Valentine as she escapes the city, unaware that Umbrella Corp released a monster called Nemesis after her.