Resident Evil 7 is in development and will make an appearance at the E3 2016 gaming expo next month, according to a gaming industry consultant in Japan.

According to Tokyo-based Dr. Serkan Toto, who is building a reputation for breaking big gaming news, the long-rumoured title will be make a triumphant return to the franchise's "horror roots.

Toto s impressive track record suggests the information is credible, but until Capcom makes the announcement at E3, we d treat this as a rumour.

The last game in the series, Resident Evil 6, was released in 2012 and earned a credible 7/10 rating from TrustedReviews.

Last summer Capcom also confirmed it is giving the classic 1998 Resident Evil 2 title a full remake, caving to years of demands from gamers.

Do you still hold out hope Capcom's flagship series can recapture its glory days?

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