Resident Evil 2

CAPCOM Co., Ltd.

Mighty Man
OpenCritic Rating
92
Top Critic Average
98%
Critics Recommend
Based on 171 critic reviews
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Resident Evil 2

Rating Summary

Based on 171 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

92

Top Critic Average

98%

Critics Recommend

Based on 171 critic reviews
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Reviews Summary

Sense of Fear
Tense Gameplay
True to the Original

Summary: Resident Evil 2 is a gold-standard for how to do a remake, combining the original's nostalgia with modernized and fresh gameplay to bring an awesome experience for players old and new. This may be the best Resident Evil game ever released.

Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Jan 25, 2019
Xbox OneJan 25, 2019
PCJan 25, 2019

Developer: CAPCOM Co., Ltd.

A deadly virus engulfs the residents of Raccoon City in September of 1998, plunging the city into chaos as flesh eating zombies roam the streets for survivors. An unparalleled adrenaline rush, gripping storyline, and unimaginable horrors await you. Witness the return of Resident Evil 2.

Trailers

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Resident Evil 2 - Announcement Trailer

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Resident Evil 2 - E3 2018 Developer Interview & Community Reaction

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Resident Evil 2 - E3 2018 Gameplay Video

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Capcom finds the perfect middle ground between old and new in this sterling remake.

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A tense, challenging, and beautiful remake of a classic survival horror game, and with enough fresh ideas to make it feel excitingly new.

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Now THIS is how you remake a classic. Resident Evil 2 expertly reanimates the horrifying atmosphere and moments of extreme tension that made the original so revered.

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A fantastic big budget remake of one of Resident Evil’s most popular entries, that manages to look state-of-the-art but in terms of gameplay finds a perfect balance of old and new.

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