Early this year Namco Bandai yanked the remake of classic coin-op Splatterhouse from the original developer Bottlerocket Entertainment and handed it to their own internal team (responsible for Afro Samurai). Originally due out this year, the game was given more time in development and now Namco Bandai have sent out a bunch of fresh assets while confirming the game for release in Europe in 2010.
New screens: (originally delivered in a higher resolution and then resized)
Some old screens: (for comparison)
It certainly seems like Namco Bandai have beefed Rick up a bit and made everything look slimy.