When it comes to what has been proven so removed from Resident Evil 8: Village, one of many issues that has many followers excited for the upcoming sport is its lead villain. Woman Dimitrescu, the near-ten-foot-tall vampire woman, has been the topic of a lot Web adulation since she was revealed. Now, the developer who initially created the character for Resident Evil 8 is stunned by how a lot consideration she has acquired.
Whereas followers have technically recognized of the character’s existence ever for the reason that reveal trailer that premiered in the course of the PS5 console design showcase, Woman Dimitrescu began to obtain widespread Web recognition just some months earlier than the sport was set to launch. Since that point, the character has change into a meme in her personal proper and has definitely gained lots of consideration. This sort of response was one which her creator didn’t essentially count on.
Tomonori Takano is the artwork director of Resident Evil 8, and the one who created Woman Dimitrescu. In a latest interview with IGN the place he discusses the characters origins, he defined that after the workforce determined to create a setting constructed on the “vampire in a citadel” motif, they did not wish to be restricted by what had come earlier than by way of that type of format. Nonetheless, he did go on to say how excited he and the remainder of the workforce was by way of how properly she has been acquired on-line.
Takano mentioned he was notably struck by feedback saying individuals “wish to get chased by her.” That is not one thing that may essentially be mentioned of many different online game monsters. Whereas creatures like Pyramid Head, Nemesis, and Mr. X are beloved by the horror gaming neighborhood, they are not precisely characters that followers actively wish to be chased by.
It’s wonderful how a lot consideration and recognition this character has acquired in such a brief period of time. The truth that the sport hasn’t launched, but KFC has created crossover artwork with Woman Dimitrescu within the type of its courting sim, is cool to say the least.
In any case, will probably be fascinating to see what function Woman Dimitrescu performs within the bigger story of Resident Evil. The trailers have performed an excellent job of preserving story particulars near the chest, however identical to Resident Evil 7, it is arduous to see what any of this has to do with overarching narrative of Resident Evil – outdoors of the truth that characters like Chris Redfield and Ethan Winters can be returning. Followers will simply have to attend and discover out.
Resident Evil 8: Village is about to launch Could 7 for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Sequence X/S.