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Offline wyldephang

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Evolution of a Logo: Resident Evil
« on: August 14, 2014, 08:54:47 AM »

When Biohazard was localized in the West, the name was changed to Resident Evil due to copyright concerns, but the minimalistic logo design remained the same.

Code Veronica (Dreamcast), and was utilized for a number of offshoot titles, like Resident Evil Survivor and Gaidencomic books, toys, and novels.

The "classic" logo underwent a minor transformation for Resident Evil 2, where the R and the V are stretched slightly below the baseline.

Meanwhile, the West got localizations of Resident Evil and Resident Evil 0 on the GameCube with this "typewriter" style logo.

It wasn't until Resident Evil 4 was localized in the West that the logo finally matched the Japanese design.

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Re: Evolution of a Logo: Resident Evil
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2014, 14:47:31 PM »
That is actually interesting.  You have to wonder how the decisions get made to make these type of changes to logo designs. 

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