The year is 1998 and the place is Raccoon City, a small, reserved town in the American Midwest. In the heavily forested surroundings of this peaceful town a series of bizarre murders have been reported to have occurred, with both increasing ferocity and rate of occurrence. When a surviving pair of hikers were discovered at the outskirts of the city and laid claims of a dozen or so attackers who feasted upon their live victims, Raccoon City's police department decide to send in the Alpha Group from their resident specialists, STARS (Special Tactics and Rescue Squad). Alpha Squad set off into the Forest by helicopter, only to lose contact with base ten minutes into their flight. Beta Squad, consisting of Marksman Chris Redfield, Escape Specialist Jill Valentine, Weapons Specialist Barry Burton and Team Leader Albert Wesker amongst others, were subsequently dispatched to investigate their colleagues' disappearance. Ten minutes into their own flight the serious malfunction on the ... Written by
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In June 2009, Capcom will release this game as another remake for the Wii system with the name Resident Evil Archives, making it the 6th Resident Evil 1 remake release. See more
When you play as Chris and fight Lisa along with Wesker, if Lisa should knock Wesker off and falls to his death, the games ending does not change, and both Chris and Wesker acts as if the event never happens. See more
You gotta love Barry. He must really be afraid of Umbrella.
After the credits, a screen shows up telling you what your play time was. Wesker's voice can be heard telling your character that you did well, which is strange he said that because in this game series, Wesker prefers Chris and Jill dead. See more
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