Resident Evil Video Game Series

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Resident Evil 2 Remake
Resident Evil 2 Remake

Adventure TBA

A remake of the second part of the famous survival-horror franchise Resident Evil, which debuted on the PlayStation console in 1998 and was later ported to other consoles and PC / Windows. Resident Evil 2 Remake was developed by the Capcom’s leading team, R&D Division 1, for the latest gaming platforms. The game is based on the original plot with slightly modified mechanics. The action takes place a few months after the events of the game’s first part, when after a moment of calmness, a deadly zombie epidemic once again plagues Raccoon City. The player follows the story of a rookie police officer Leon S. Kennedy and a young girl – Claire Redfield – who arrived in the city in search of her brother. Early into the story, the two protagonists are separated and from there on the action is seen from two different points of view, and the characters’ stories develop slightly differently.

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Resident Evil VII: Biohazard
Resident Evil VII: Biohazard

Action tomorrow, 24 January 2017

Seventh major installment in the cult series of survival horrors created by Capcom and launched in year 1996 on the PlayStation console. Subsequent parts of this long-standing series concentrate on a battle the humanity wages against a deadly virus which transforms those it infects into bloodthirsty monsters. The players accompany several characters who appeared in various installments of Resident Evil over the years as well as in many side installments. The game, being faithful to tradition, shows the action in third person perspective and the gameplay is based on exploration, fighting enemies and solving occasional logical puzzles. The game has a horror atmosphere which, across subsequent installments in the series, was gradually reduced in favor of action elements. Resident Evil 7 combines the best aspects of the old and new installments and is the first main Resident Evil game created for the eight generation consoles.

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Umbrella Corps
Umbrella Corps

Action 21 June 2016

An online FPP/TPP shooter from set in the survival horror universe of the Resident Evil franchise, developed by Capcom. Game mechanic combines the elements of the rather coldly received Operation Racoon City and popular online shooters like Counter-Strike. The gameplay revolves around fast and eye-catching skirmishes with teams of armed mercenaries representing powerful corporations competing on the field biological weapon development. The matches take place at relatively small maps, based on most iconic locations featured in Resident Evil games. Our arsenal is composed of a wide variety of standard and non-conventional weapons, both for melee and ranged combat. There are also zombies in Umbrella Corps, controlled by artificial intelligence. Interestingly, they are more than a simple decoration as they can be used to our advantage during fights.

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Resident Evil Origins Collection
Resident Evil Origins Collection

Action 19 January 2016

A set of two classic titles from the Resident Evil series by Capcom, thoroughly remastered with next-gen platforms in mind. The Resident Evil Origins Collection bundle consists of Resident Evil HD, in which we assume the role of Chris Redfield or Jill Valentine and go to Raccoon City in search of the Bravo unit, as well as the prequel to the entire series, Resident Evil Zero HD, that presents the fate of Rebecca Chamber, a member of the aforementioned unit who joins forces with an ex-marine convict, Billy Coen, to survive. Both games offer significantly better visuals and new 1080p textures. The game is complemented by a remastered 5.1 sound and the option to choose between 4:3 or 16:9 aspect ration, as well as the classic or the modern control scheme.

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Resident Evil 0 HD
Resident Evil 0 HD

Action 19 January 2016

Remastered edition of Resident Evil Zero, a game that was initially released in year 2002 on the Nintendo GameCube console. It was a spin-off to the very popular survival horror series developed by Capcom. The plot of the game takes place before the events shown in the main series and tells the story of Rebecca Chambers, a rookie S.T.A.R.S. agent who travels to Raccoon City in order to investigate a series of mysterious murders. When her helicopter crashes before reaching the destination, in order to survive the heroine is forced to join forces with Billy Coen, a former US marine convicted by the military court to life sentence for killing 23 people during a mission in Africa. The mechanics of Resident Evil Zero HD don’t differ greatly from previous installments of the series, focusing on exploring locations, solving riddles and fighting enemies. However, during the game player has access to two independent characters between who he can switch, taking advantage of their individual assets.

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Resident Evil: Revelations 2
Resident Evil: Revelations 2

Adventure 17 February 2015

A sequel the spin-off game from from the classic horror series Resident Evil, originally developed for 3DS and then brought to PC and seventh generation of consoles. Its story is set between the events of the fifth and sixth main entry in the series, featuring Claire Redfield and Moira Burton, the daughter of one of the side characters in Resident Evil, as main protagonists. After they were kidnapped, they find themselves abandoned in a facility on a gloomy, desolate island. Unlike previous Resident Evil titles, Revelations 2 focuses on the survival aspect rather than on pure action. As Claire, we have to fight against zombies, while playing as Moira comes down to supporting the Claire, for example by passing her equipment, healing herbs etc. Thanks to that, the game offers both single player and cooperation modes. Interestingly, we can let Moira die without any consequences, as the game ends only after Claire’s death.

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Resident Evil HD
Resident Evil HD

Adventure 20 January 2015

Modern remake of the first entry in the classic game series Resident Evil, which popularized the survival horror genre. The original game was released for PlayStation in 1996, but due to technical issues, the developers decided to base on the 2002’s remake for the GameCube console. Once again, we witness the origins of the deadly virus created by the Umbrella Corporation, which eventually got out of control. We play as two members of the elite unit S.T.A.R.S., sent in by the authorities to deal with the zombie plague and the crisis caused by it. The new remake preserves the feel of the original title while offering refreshed graphics in HD quality and surround 5.1 sound standards. To appeal to fans’ habits, players can choose between either classic or panoramic screen set-up and original or modern controls.

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Resident Evil 6
Resident Evil 6

Action 02 October 2012

Resident Evil 6 is the sixth installment of the popular action survival-horror game series. Resident Evil 6 was produced by a dedicated team of Capcom's developers led by Eiichiro Sasaki. Plot is set 10 years the after events of Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City. The world is threatened by terrorist attacks using the dangerous T virus. Resident Evil 6 features four campaigns in which we can play as Leon Kennedy, Chris Redfield, Jake Muller, and Ada Wong. Depending on the chosen hero, the gameplay's emphasis may differentiate between shooting or survival elements. Additionally, the game features a co-op mode for up to six players.

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Resident Evil: Chronicles HD
Resident Evil: Chronicles HD

Action 26 June 2012

A PlayStation 3 compilation of two Resident Evil games that were initially released for Nintendo Wii in years 2007-2009. The productions included in the bundle are quite different in terms of gameplay mechanics from the main installments of the series, as they are not classic TPP action games but first-person rail shooters. In them, we visit a number of well-known locations and fight incoming hordes of zombies. Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles is a kind of a synopsis of the events of the first and the third installment of the series as well as Resident Evil Zero. The other title, Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles, combines the story of Resident Evil 2 and Resident Evil: Code Veronica X. Both titles feature remastered graphics in the HD resolution and support the PlayStation Move controller in a similar way to the Wii Remote pilot.

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Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City
Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City

Action 20 March 2012

Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City is a spin-off installment of Resident Evil, a popular action game series. The title was developed by Slant Six Games under the supervision of Capcom. The players can assume the role of Umbrella Security Services (USS) agents and look at the events of Resident Evil 2 and Resident Evil 3: Nemesis from their perspective. The gameplay was designed mainly to support the cooperation mode, for up to four players, in which participants join forces to destroy the remains of the failed experiments with the t-Virus. The game features numerous characters of the Resident Evil series; some of them are also present in the multiplayer mode.

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Resident Evil: Revelations
Resident Evil: Revelations

Adventure 27 January 2012

A survival horror action game initially released exclusively for Nintendo 3DS. Resident Evil: Revelations is a spin-off installment of the Resident Evil series, created and developed by Capcom. The action takes place in 2005, between the events of Resident Evil 4 and Resident Evil 5. The players have the opportunity to accompany Jill Valentine and Parker Luciani in their search for Chris Redfield and Jessica Sherawa. The trail leads to a ship called Queen Zenobia, the people aboard of which were infected by the t-Virus. Apart from the story campaign, Resident Evil: Revelations also offers the Raid Mode, a set of missions to perform solo or in cooperation with another person.

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Resident Evil: Code Veronica X HD
Resident Evil: Code Veronica X HD

Action 27 September 2011

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Resident Evil 4 HD
Resident Evil 4 HD

Adventure 20 September 2011

A remastered edition of the fourth installment in the legendary Resident Evil series, regarded as the most important one in the franchise. The original title was published in 2005 on GameCube and PlayStation 2. In Resident Evil 4 you assume the role of Leon S. Kennedy, the famous policeman from the second installment, who travels to Spain in order to find the president’s lost daughter. The mission turned out to be more complicated than he thought – he has to fight hundreds of mutants infected with a virus and a mysterious sect ruled by Osmund Saddler. Gameplay is almost identical to the original title, as the developers decided not to alter mechanics and focused on converting graphics to HD. Most of textures and the lighting system are updated and an achievement system typical for contemporary productions was also implemented.

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Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D
Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D

Adventure 02 June 2011

3DS

Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition
Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition

Adventure 09 March 2010

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Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles
Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles

Adventure 17 November 2009

Wii

Resident Evil: Degeneration
Resident Evil: Degeneration

Action 12 May 2009

iOS

Resident Evil 5
Resident Evil 5

Action 05 March 2009

A TPP action game, another entry in the popular horror game series. Resident Evil 5 takes place 10 years after the destruction of Racoon City. Main hero – Chris Redfield – travels to Africa to investigate origins of the mysterious T Virus that changes humans into zombies. Gameplay combines dynamic shooting sequences with gory horror, as the player has to deal with hordes of enemies using various weapons: from pistols, shotguns and machine rifles, to knives and grenades. Resident Evil 5 offers several modes, including multiplayer cooperation for two players.

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Resident Evil Archives: Resident Evil
Resident Evil Archives: Resident Evil

Adventure 25 December 2008

Wii

Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles
Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles

Adventure 13 November 2007

Wii

Resident Evil: Director's Cut
Resident Evil: Director's Cut

Adventure 22 November 2006

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Resident Evil: Deadly Silence
Resident Evil: Deadly Silence

Adventure 07 February 2006

NDS

Resident Evil: Outbreak - File #2
Resident Evil: Outbreak - File #2

Adventure 26 April 2005

PS2

Resident Evil 4
Resident Evil 4

Adventure 11 January 2005

The fourth major installment of the cult series of survival horrors created by Capcom. In the game the player assumes the role of ex-cop Leon S. Kennedy, a character well known from the second entry in the franchise. As a special agent responsible for protecting the presidential family, he goes to Europe in order to find the missing daughter of the US president. The trail leads to a small village in Spain. The village is controlled by a mysterious sect and the citizens are infected with a virus which causes mutations. During the game one will face hordes of zombies as well as more demanding bosses, such as giant monsters or the powerful leader of the sect, Osmund Saddler. Resident Evil 4 retains the dark feel of the previous installments and the game contains puzzles, but gameplay mechanics were greatly changed and the new engine allowed the developers to create faster and more dynamic action sequences. The game also contains many quick-time events.

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Resident Evil: Outbreak
Resident Evil: Outbreak

Adventure 31 March 2004

PS2

Resident Evil: Dead Aim
Resident Evil: Dead Aim

Action 11 June 2003

PS2

Resident Evil Zero
Resident Evil Zero

Adventure 12 November 2002

A side entry in the classic survival horror series from Capcom; originally developed exclusively for Nintendo GameCube console, but later released for Nintendo Wii (under the name Resident Evil Archives: Resident Evil Zero). Story-wise, it is a prequel to the entire series, telling about the special force unit S.T.A.R.S. Bravo Team, which has been sent to Raccoon City, but never reached it. We take control of Rebecca Chambers, a lone survivor of the squad, after a helicopter crash forced her to join forces with former convict Billy Coen. Gameplay isn’t much different from previous games in the series, introducing tagging. We can freely swap between both protagonists, each of which has unique strong and weak points. This feature is crucial for gameplay, with some tasks requiring close cooperation of both characters.

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Resident Evil Code: Veronica X
Resident Evil Code: Veronica X

Adventure 21 August 2001

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Resident Evil 3: Nemesis
Resident Evil 3: Nemesis

Adventure 01 December 2000

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Resident Evil 2
Resident Evil 2

Adventure 21 January 1998

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Resident Evil
Resident Evil

Adventure 12 September 1997

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