The elite S.T.A.R.S (Special Tactics and Rescue Service) team of the Raccoon City Police Department are investigating some strange cannibalized corpses on the outskirts of the city. On its way, the Bravo S.T.A.R.S team go missing. The Alpha squad, Jill and Chris' team, are sent to locate them. While searching, they find the crashed helicopter but are set upon by mutated dogs, causing them to flee into a supposedly abandoned mansion.
Evil is Only a Word. The Reality is Much Worse.
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25 September 1997 (Japan)
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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The game series has worldwide sales of more than 24 million copies as of mid-2004. See more
After the start of the introduction, shows a newspaper with the word "bizzare" spelled wrong. See more
Alpha Team is flying around the forest zone situated in North-west Raccoon City, where we are searching for the helicopter of our compatriots, Bravo Team, who disappeared during the middle of our mission. Bizarre murder cases have recently occurred in Raccoon City. There are outlandish reports of families being attacked by a group of about ten people. Victims... were apparently eaten. Bravo Team went to the hideout of the group, and disappeared.
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Gameplay footage of each playable character is used while the credits roll, but is only available when you play the game that ends with the mansion blowing up. See more
The US version of Director's Cut was marketed as containing the same uncensored FMV footage as the original Japanese version of the game, but only contained the same censored footage as the previous US version. Reportedly, this was a localization error done by the developers in which the uncensored footage was erronously replaced by the edited footage according to Capcom USA. Despite this, Capcom never recalled the game to fix the alleged mistake, nor did they include uncensored footage in the US release of the Dual Shock version (despite having the opportunity of doing so). See more
Followed by Resident Evil
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven See more