After 21 years of development, Resident Evil game has become the iconic horror game series of all time. Eleven main games of Resident Evil left a deep impression on players for years. This review of Gurugamer.com will look back to the Resident Evil all parts of the main series.
Resident Evil series is a survival horror game franchise developed and published by Capcom, a game company in Japan. These games feature both third-person perspective and first-person perspective gameplay. With thrilling and amazing storyline, exciting gameplay, and continuous improvements in quality, Resident Evil deserves the title ‘the best horror game series of all time’. It contains eleven main games and a lot of spin-offs, collections, remakes, and mobile versions. Let’s look through a brief summary of resident evil all parts in this review.
Resident Evil 1996
Capcom launched this first game of the resident evil series to PS1 and Sega Saturn platforms in 1996. Since its successful release date, this first resident evil game received lots of praise and an impressive grossing at that time. As the first part of the whole series, Resident Evil 1996 is the beginning of the story when a bizarre murder series starts a nightmare in Raccoon City. After the successful launch of this game, Capcom continues to release two sequels of resident evil 2 in 1988 and resident evil 3 in 1999 for PS1. Now, the PC version of these three games is available.
Resident Evil 2 1998
This sequel was launched in January 1998 after the success of the first resident evil game. It was another success of Capcom when lots of gamers and game reviews had good feedback on it. Resident Evil 2 features the classical action-horror gameplay and fixed camera angles. It made the game more thrilling and exciting when you have to focus to listen to the sound and spot the zombies around you. This game has a high level of difficulty, making this sequel a good choice for gamers who seek for something challenging and fearful. Check out some reasons why this game is an iconic horror game in the world here.
Resident Evil 3: Nemesis 1999
Following the success of the two sequels, Capcom launched RE3: Nemesis on September 22, 1999, to PS and PC platforms. In comparing with two previous games of Resident Evil all parts, RE3 features action-oriented gameplay with lots of strange and cruel evils. RE3 is estimated to be friendly with fans of this series but challenging with beginners.
Resident Evil: Code Veronica 2000
In 2000, the publisher continued to release the fourth resident evil game titled Resident Evil Code: Veronica to the Sega Dreamcast platform. Then, the developer released the game to PS2 and GameCube with the title Code: Veronica X. On the adventure to find her brother Chris, the protagonist Claire Redfield followed clues that led her to the Headquarter of Umbrella Organization in France.
However, the girl couldn’t escape from the dense security system here. She was captured, taken to another lab of Umbrella on Rockfort Island and imprisoned there. Soon after, the T-virus epidemic occurred and took over the island. Claire had to use her skills and find a way to survive and escape.
Resident Evil Zero 2002
Resident Evil Zero, the fifth game of Resident Evil all parts brought players to the year 1998. Reports about the abnormal murders on the outskirts of Raccoon City came constantly. The S.T.A.R.S team sent Bravo Team to investigate these murders. Throughout the game, you will control two characters, Rebecca and Billy to explore the mysteries and try to survive. In this Resident Evil game, you play from the third-person perspective. You can switch to play as the police officer Billy or the medic Rebecca. Each character has unique abilities. Follow their steps and explore the nightmare in Raccoon City in Resident Evil Zero.
Resident Evil 4 2005
Most RE fans agreed that RE4 launched in 2005 is the best game of Resident Evil all parts. It was a perfect combination of horror-action gameplay and a great cast of characters. Moreover, a cinematic plot and excellent graphics quality make the game more attractive like a Hollywood movie. Capcom didn’t let their fans down when making such an excellent game.
Resident Evil 5 2009
This is another third-person shooter game in this series. Five years after the story in RE4, the two protagonists Chris Redfield and Sheva Alomar were sent to Kijuju. This is a fictional place in Africa. Chis and Sheva came to investigate a terrorist threat and a new bio-weapon sold on black markets in Kijuju. On arriving there, they explored a new type of parasites taking over the locality which can control people and co-operate in attacks.
Two characters had to find out the origin of these parasites. By completing side missions, Chris got clues leading him to his old enemy, Albert Wesker. In Resident Evil 5, players will control one of two protagonists while AI takes over the other. You can use the money you earned from mission completes to purchase or upgrade your weapons, too.
Resident Evil 6 2012
RE6 is the next game in Resident Evil all parts and another amazing combination of horror and action-adventure gameplay. It brings you oppressive combat, cinematic story, and horror scenes. RE6 is the story of Leon S. Kennedy, Chris Redfield, Ada Wong, and a new character Jake Muller. They have to confront a super-dangerous virus while traveling constantly between China and the US. The core elements of this game are bio-war, epidemics, and horrible zombies.
Resident Evil: Revelation 2012
This game is also a part of the main series, not a spin-off. Resident Evil: Revelation took place between RE4 and RE5 events. You control two main characters Chris Redfield and Jill Valentine in a survival horror adventure. Besides, players have to explore the mysteries and solve puzzles while fighting against zombies with a limited source of ammo. Unlike previous games in Resident Evil all parts, the game less focuses on shooting and action scenes. It features both the first-person perspective and the third-person perspective.
Resident Evil: Revelation 2 2015
This part features the escape of two protagonists Clair Redfield and Moira Burton. Claire, the survivor escaping from Raccoon City in the previous Resident Evil game was working for Terra Save anti-terrorist organization. And Moira was in a welcome party of Terra Save when an anonymous arm force suddenly attacked them. Two characters woke up in an abandoned prison. Your mission is controlling one of two characters to finding out the kidnapper and the jiggery-pokery hidden behind.
Resident Evil 7 2017
This is the latest part of this horror game series. In Resident Evil Biohazard 7, players control the male character Ethan who is finding his wife in an ancient villa. You will have the most horrible, haunting, and thrilling experience in this Resident Evil the final chapter. This story is also used to make a movie. So, you can watch the movie featuring Resident Evil the final chapter in Hindi Khatrimaza to have more horror experience.
This game is available on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. The publisher lets you experience the Resident Evil final chapter on your mid-range computer. Here are some Resident Evil 7 system requirements before downloading the game.
Minimum PC requirements
- OS: Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 64-bit.
- RAM: 8GB.
- Processor: Intel Core i5-4460, 2.70GHz or AMD FX-6300 or better.
- Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 or AMD Radeon R7 260x.
- DirectX: Version 11.
A decent computer with these features allows you to attend and explore the story of the Resident Evil final chapter. However, if you want to immerse in a really horrible and haunting atmosphere of this game with more realistic graphics and sound quality, you need a better PC with the recommended system requirements below. It depends on your budget and your choice. But it will definitely give you more horrible experience.
Recommended PC requirements
- OS: Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 64-bit.
- RAM: 8GB.
- Processor: Intel Core i7 3770 3.4GHz or AMD or better.
- Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 or AMD Radeon R9 280X or better.
- DirectX: Version 11.
Those are some system requirements to install and play RE7 on PC. If you don’t have a console, you can download and enjoy Resident Evil all parts on your computer. Being the lastest part of the series, RE7 has the most vivid graphics and realistic sound. It makes players feel like they were living in that dead world and facing real monsters in real life.
The article has given you brief reviews of eleven games in the Resident Evil horror series, this greatest horror game series of all time. With haunting stories, realistic sound and graphics quality, these games will take you to a really fearful world and bring you the most thrilling and scary feelings. To update the latest game news and more interesting game reviews, let’s visit Gurugamer.com.