Affectionately called “Resident Evil with dinosaurs” in the 1990s, Dino Crisis is arguably one of the greatest classics of the PS1 era. Unfortunately, to this day Capcom has not given the franchise the attention it deserves, but the Japanese giant did not fail to celebrate the title’s 25th anniversary this Monday (01).

That’s right, the first game in the franchise Dino Crisis is turning 25 this Monday. To celebrate the occasion, Capcom posted on X (formerly Twitter) that iconic image of the velociraptor’s paw — but didn’t say anything else about it. Of course, the comments are full of fans asking for the classic to return.

Capcom’s publication on X to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the release of the first Dino Crisis.Source: Capcom (X)

Fans have been clamoring for a Dino Crisis remake for years

It’s no secret that fans of Dino Crisis Capcom has been asked to develop a next-gen remake for years — and it seems the Japanese giant is well aware of this, to tell the truth.

In February of this year, the company conducted a survey to better understand the preferences of its audience around the world. When asked which property of the house players most want to see a sequel or a new game, the response from more than 80 thousand fans came loud and clear: Dino Crisis.

The first Dino Crisis is second on the list of best individual Capcom games, according to fans' preferences.The first Dino Crisis is second on the list of best individual Capcom games, according to fans’ preferences.Source: Capcom

That’s almost 20,000 more votes than the runners-up — Mega Man e Devil May Cryrespectively. When asked which individual Capcom game they liked the most, the dinosaur game came in second, amid DMC 5 and the remake of Resident Evil 4. Yes, there is demand!

Meet Dino Crisis

If for some reason you don’t know, know that Dino Crisis was released by Capcom in 1999 for the PlayStation 1 and is a survival horror game. The title mixes elements of action and adventure in a tense and scary atmosphere.

Developed by the same creators of Resident Evil, The game replaces biological weapons with dinosaurs of all sizes and species. Here, players control Regina, an agent of a task force sent to a remote island to investigate a research laboratory.

Dino Crisis is one of the greatest classics of the PS1 era.Dino Crisis is one of the greatest classics of the PS1 era.Source: Capcom

The plot involves a scientific experiment that went wrong and ended up resulting in the reanimation of dinosaurs that now roam freely around the facility. Like a good survival horror in the best style. Resident Evilplayers must also solve a series of puzzles and manage extremely scarce resources.

In addition, of course, players will also face dangerous prehistoric predators as they try to uncover the dark secrets of the plot and escape the island alive. For the time, the graphics of Dino Crisisas well as its gameplay, were overwhelming. The character’s movement is accompanied by classic and beautiful pre-rendered scenarios.

Where to play Dino Crisis?

Currently, it is only possible to play Dino Crisis officially if you have an original physical media and a PS1. Of course, it’s also possible to play it via emulators — but the hope is that Capcom will release a bundle of the classic for current platforms, just as it recently did with the original trilogy of Resident Evil.

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