Resident Evil (2002)
"Biohazard" (original title)

Video Game  -  Action | Horror | Mystery  -  30 April 2002 (USA)
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A special police squadron encounters the undead wandering around a mansion.

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Cast overview:
Heidi Anderson ...
Jill Valentine / Female Newscaster (voice)
Ed Smaron ...
Barry Burton / Kenneth J. Sullivan / Forest Speyer (voice)
Rebecca Chambers / Computer Voice 1 (voice)
Albert Wesker (voice)
Enrico Marini (voice) (as Dan Hagen)
Chiaki Shirato ...


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 Harry Jankel

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This is the only video game that lets the gamer use the M202A1 FLASH. See more »


During Jill's opening cut scene, when she and Barry investigate the shot, they are shown opening the dining room door quickly and entering. The next shot is of a black close up of the door slowly being opened which leads into the continuing shot of Jill and Barry entering the dining room on the other side. Once on the other side, neither character closes the doors behind them, but once the scene is over, the doors are closed. See more »


Albert Wesker: [laughing] You gotta love Barry. He must really be afraid of Umbrella.
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Moonlight Sonata
by Ludwig van Beethoven
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The best game ever made...
1 May 2002 | by (The Thuderdome, b**ch!!) – See all my reviews

Resident Evil for the Gamecube is a remake of the original that hit the Playstation in 1996.This game is a completely different game,it is alot harder and it has alot more areas.The graphics are revolutionary,the gameplay is excellent and the control is pretty good.Resident Evil has new updated graphics that are so far the best out there,you can see every little detail on the characters' clothing,and the lighting and fire effects are amazing.This one also has better sound effects,the gun shots sound more realistic,and the zombies/enemies sound more disturbing.The game is also very interactive,for example,you can burn zombies when they're on the floor,stab them in the head,shove grenades in they're throat,and shock them.The games controlling in my opinion is the same,the control scheme is the same as the previous games,the joystick is a little to sensitive,but it cant effect your gameplay.Capcom has completely remade Resident Evil,it has some new bosses,more areas,more items,different puzzles,and I think a new gun.From What I have heard,Resident Evil has lots more replay value,it has 10 different endings,and invisible enemy mode.The best part of this game is indeed the fun factor.You can now stab zombies in the head,shock them with a tazer,and put grenades down they're throat.The blood effects are more realistic,when you shoot a zombie,the blood will go on the carpets and soak into it,and when you stomp on zombies heads,blood splatters all over the floor.Really,Resident Evil is so far the best game on the Gamecube right now. Graphics:10/10 ; Control:10/10 ; Gameplay:10/10 ; Fun factor:10/10. Resident Evil is a great game that delivers everything you could possibly want in a game.10 out of 10.

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