Aside from finally giving a guaranteed get-out clause against at least Resi’s lowliest foes, an unbreakable knife also unlocks the potential of a knife-only run. These challenge playthroughs have been common amongst Resident Evil fans since the series began, but was near enough impossible in Resident Evil 2 remake because of the break system. Now not only is a knife-only run of Resident Evil 3 possible, but some members of the development team have even done it.
Resident Evil 3
For more, check out our hands-on with Resident Evil 3, where we discovered how terrifying Nemesis truly is. If you want to play, too, you can also jump into the Resident Evil 3 demo right now, where you can take on the challenge to find all 20 Mr. Charlie dolls.
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