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Resident Evil 2 Remake

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.

PC / Windows
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Resident Evil 2 Remake

Resident Evil 2 Remake | PC

Adventure, TPP, survival horror, zombie, Resident Evil, action adventure

Companies responsible for Resident Evil 2 Remake

Capcom | game developer

Capcom | publisher   Official website

Resident Evil 2 Remake release date for PC:

game language:
English

TBA | Worldwide

Game mode: single player
Expectations: 7.7 / 10 calculated out of 229 players' votes.  

Microsoft XBOX ONE
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Resident Evil 2 Remake

Resident Evil 2 Remake | XBOX ONE

Adventure, TPP, survival horror, zombie, Resident Evil, action adventure

Companies responsible for Resident Evil 2 Remake

Capcom | game developer

Capcom | publisher   Official website

Resident Evil 2 Remake release date for XBOX ONE:

game language:
English

TBA | Worldwide

Game mode: single player
Expectations: 9.8 / 10 calculated out of 177 players' votes.  

Sony PlayStation 4
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Resident Evil 2 Remake

Resident Evil 2 Remake | PS4

Adventure, TPP, survival horror, zombie, Resident Evil, action adventure

Companies responsible for Resident Evil 2 Remake

Capcom | game developer

Capcom | publisher   Official website

Resident Evil 2 Remake release date for PS4:

game language:
English

TBA | Worldwide

Game mode: single player
Expectations: 9.1 / 10 calculated out of 253 players' votes.  

Microsoft Xbox 360
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Resident Evil 2 Remake

Resident Evil 2 Remake | XBOX 360

Adventure, TPP, survival horror, zombie, Resident Evil, action adventure

Companies responsible for Resident Evil 2 Remake

Capcom | game developer

Capcom | publisher   Official website

Resident Evil 2 Remake release date for XBOX 360:

game language:
English

TBA | Worldwide

Game mode: single player
Expectations: 3.5 / 10 calculated out of 147 players' votes.  

Sony PlayStation 3
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Resident Evil 2 Remake

Resident Evil 2 Remake | PS3

Adventure, TPP, survival horror, zombie, Resident Evil, action adventure

Companies responsible for Resident Evil 2 Remake

Capcom | game developer

Capcom | publisher   Official website

Resident Evil 2 Remake release date for PS3:

game language:
English

TBA | Worldwide

Game mode: single player
Expectations: 3.7 / 10 calculated out of 153 players' votes.  

Residen Evil 2 Remake for PlayStation 3 is a legitimate remake of the second instalment of the classic survival-horror series by Capcom. The game was originally published on the first PlayStation in 1998 and then ported to PC/Windows, Dreamcast, Nintendo 64, and GameCube. Capcom’s main development studio – R&D Division 1 – was chosen to refresh the legendary production. The project is carried out under the watchful eye of Yoshiaki Hirabayashi – the producer who worked on e.g. Resident Evil HD published in 2015

Plot

The plot of Resident Evil 2 Remake corresponds exactly to the plot of the original title. The action takes place several months after the events of the first instalment. After a period of brief tranquillity, the deadly zombie epidemic strikes once again and the remaining civilians of Raccoon City start to turn into the bloodthirsty creatures. At the same time, a fresh police officer named Leon S. Kennedy arrives in the city along with a young girl – Claire Redfield – who is looking there for her lost brother. Right after the heroes face the first wave of zombies together, they are incidentally separated and subsequent events can be observed only from the perspectives of the two, independent characters. Depending on our choice, the plot develops quite differently, but all events and NPCs met during gameplay are closely connected to the situation in the city.

Technical aspects

In contrast to the mentioned Resident Evil HD, which was only a strongly boosted version of the original game, Resident Evil 2 Remake for PlayStation 3 is a true and major remake of the game published nearly two decades ago. This means that the title is not only refreshed – it is created from scratch for the newest gaming platforms. The game features the original plot and modified mechanics of the legendary Resident Evil 2.