Vancouver, B.C. – April 13, 2012 – Goldtooth Creative brings its unique creative vision to Capcom Co. Ltd.’s storied Resident Evil™ game franchise with its terrifying take on Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City in the title’s first SPEC OPS Campaign gameplay trailer.
Utilizing gameplay footage mixed with live action film and motion graphics to create the sense of danger and chaos awaiting those who venture into troubled Raccoon City after the deadly Tyrant virus outbreak, Goldtooth Creative has once again demonstrated how it continues breaking new ground for major game developers from around the world.
Working with Capcom Japan and Vancouver’s Slant Six Games, Goldtooth director Pablo Gonzalez and the talented staff at Goldtooth Creative also produced 13 in-game full-motion videos (FMVs) for the action-oriented Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City by employing a mixed-media approach including CG, motion graphics and gameplay footage along with live action shots. Company vice-president Tyler Weiss handled audio production duties.
“The Resident Evil franchise is one of the most popular in the world, so the opportunity to work on content with such a rich history was a real honour and challenge,” said Gonzalez. “The game is dark, terrifying and generally beyond the scope of human experience. We felt uniquely suited to this environment and we thrived in a place where life hangs in the balance between so many opposing factions.”
Set in 1998, the game focuses on ill-fated Raccoon City and the horrific consequences of the outbreak, which originated at the local Umbrella Corp. facility and transformed most of the local populace into violent zombies. To cover up the outbreak, Umbrella orders an elite team into Raccoon City to destroy the evidence and eliminate any survivors. However, the U.S. government has ordered the city quarantined and deployed its own elite soldiers to investigate the source of the outbreak. As an Umbrella Security Services soldier, players will compete alone or as one of up to four players in a co-op campaign in a battle against all the forces at work in Raccoon City. The SPEC OPS Campaign, which will be digitally distributed and is featured in the trailer, allows players to assume the role of U.S. government special forces.
Since its inception in 2008, Goldtooth Creative has emerged as an industry leader in the development and creation of full marketing campaigns for top-selling video games produced by some of the biggest names in the industry. As well as being a full-service production studio producing award-winning VFX, CG, live action and audio production work for film, television and the web, Goldtooth is also a creative agency offering editorial, music composition and postproduction services. With its roster of writers, directors and producers, Goldtooth Creative engages with clients as a creative partner to develop marketing and in-game content. Truly a one-stop shop, Goldtooth offers every service from conception to completion. Clients include Electronic Arts, Square Enix©, Activision, Microsoft, Capcom, Disney and Warner Bros.
Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless devices. Founded in 1983, the company has created hundreds of games, including best-selling franchises Resident Evil ™, Street Fighter ™, Mega Man ™ and Devil May Cry ™. Capcom maintains operations in the U.S., U.K., France, Germany, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Korea, with corporate headquarters located in Osaka, Japan. More information about Capcom and its products can be found at www.capcom.com or www.capcom-unity.com.
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