Capcom has launched an ARG (alternate actuality sport), titled Child Eagle is Lacking, to advertise the launch of the upcoming Resident Evil 4 remake. This serves as a foreword to the principle sport’s story, letting you tackle the function of a authorities agent investigating the kidnap of ‘Child Eagle’, in any other case generally known as Ashley Graham, the US president’s daughter and secondary protagonist of Resident Evil 4.
Child Eagle is Lacking: The Resident Evil 4 remake ARG
The ARG is ready straight earlier than the occasions of the long-lasting horror sport, placing the participant accountable for a authorities handler who should sift by means of paperwork and different assorted clues as a way to observe down Ashley Graham’s kidnappers. It includes a low-tech espionage vibe that matches the unique sport’s 2004 setting properly, and basically consists of a sequence of puzzles for gamers to resolve.
These embrace reassembling shredded paperwork for location intel, hacking into one of many kidnappers’ telephones, and extra. By progressing by means of the Resident Evil 4 remake ARG, gamers can glean some insights into the sport’s story and world, and acquire a deeper understanding of the narrative catalyst that kicks off the occasions of the sport: Ashley’s kidnapping.
It’s an fascinating train in artistic sport advertising, following within the footsteps of Halo 2‘s I Love Bees ARG from 2004, and mixing in a little bit of 2014’s P.T. (Playable Teaser) for good measure. Whereas it might be a major departure from the gameplay model of Resident Evil 4 itself, Child Eagle is Lacking will nonetheless give followers one thing to maintain them busy earlier than the Remake correct launches later this month.
Resident Evil 4 remake might be launched on March 24. You’ll be able to try the Child Eagle is Lacking ARG free of charge right here.