SPHE Press Release: Resident Evil: Degeneration (DVD/Blu-ray)

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  1. Ronald Epstein

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    CAPCOM® and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
    Re-ignite the Mega Hit Resident Evil Franchise
    With a Full-Length CG-Animated Feature

    Resident Evil
    Degeneration

    Based On Capcom’s Multi-Million Dollar Video Game Series

    Generating Thrills On DVD, Blu-ray™ High-Def & PSP December 30th

    Culver City (10/20/08) – The war against the zombies rages on as you’ve never seen it before in RESIDENT EVIL: DEGENERATION, arriving on Blu-ray™ High-Def, DVD and PSP this December 30, 2008, from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. RESIDENT EVIL: DEGENERATION is a spectacular, CG-animated thrill-ride that takes the terrifying zombie action of the blockbuster Resident Evil franchise to a whole new level with jaw-dropping visual effects and heart-pounding suspense. Seven years after the Raccoon City incident, a horde of zombies is unleashed at a major US airport. Fan favorites Claire Redfield and Leon Kennedy quickly arrive on the scene to combat the zombie rampage in classic, high octane Resident Evil style.

    RESIDENT EVIL: DEGENERATION comes equipped with an arsenal of exciting special features, including a sneak peek at the Resident Evil 5 video game, the official “The Generation of DEGENERATION” featurette, character profiles, voice bloopers, a trailer collection, and a special interview with the character “Leon.” Exclusive to the Blu-ray Disc™ is the groundbreaking Interactive Picture-in-Picture (I-PIP), which gives viewers real-time access to multiple picture-in-picture streams. Flip through feature-length animatics, motion capture and storyboard channels as they run concurrent to the movie. Fans won’t want to miss the excitement when RESIDENT EVIL: DEGENERATION arrives this December 30, available at an SRP of $39.95 (Blu-ray™), $27.96 (DVD) and $24.94 (PSP).

    Synopsis
    Responding to a Level 5 Alert, Special Agent Leon Kennedy, joined by Claire Redfield, discover flesh devouring zombies rampaging throughout Harvardville Airport. After rescuing Senator Davis from a grisly death, the pair learn that Curtis, a revenge-seeking terrorist, has masterminded the attack. Before they can catch him, Curtis injects himself with a sinister G virus and morphs into a monster. Can Leon and Claire take down the mutated man-creature before he annihilates the planet or will the infectuous, deadly virus take over the world?

    RESIDENT EVIL: DEGENERATION was produced by Hiroyuki Kobayashi (associate producer of Resident Evil: Apocalypse and video game producer of Resident Evil® 4 and Devil May Cry® 4) and directed by Makoto Kamiya (special effects director of L: Change The World, Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All Out Attack). It has a run time of approximately 95 minutes and rating pending.

    DVD and Blu-ray™ High-Def Bonus Material
    Resident Evil 5 video game trailers
    The Generation of DEGENERATION Featurette
    Character Profiles
    Voice Bloopers
    Faux Leon Interview
    Resident Evil: Degeneration Trailers

    Also, Only on Blu-ray™ High-Def:
    “BonusView” Interactive PiP: Viewers will have the unprecedented ability to access one of three picture-in-picture streams at any point during the film.
    Pop-Up Trivia Track
    BD-Live Enabled
    • Picture-in-Picture (I-PIP)Compatible Blu-ray™ players and PlayStation 3 use an Ethernet or wi-fi connection to access a remote, studio supported web portal where exclusive content and previews can be downloaded directly to the BD player.


    DVD Catalog #: 26129
    DVD UPC Code: 0-43396-26129-7
    DVD SLP: $ 27.96

    Blu-ray™ Catalog #: 26132
    Blu-ray™ UPC Code: 0-43396-26132-7
    Blu-ray™ SLP: $ 39.95 ($25.95 MAP)
    UMD Catalog #: 26133
    UMD UPC Code: 0-43396-26133-4
    UMD SLP: $ 24.94
    Order Date For All: 11/27/08
     
  2. Chad Ferguson

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    Cant wait to see this but I find the release date a touch weird and the price of the Blu Ray a touch high! Cant wait
     

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