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An update of Resident Evil 2, this time with Dual Shock support, a few new extras, and an added battle mode upon completion of the game.


Resident Evil 2 Dreamcast Cruising by the basketball court
Resident Evil 2 Dreamcast Leon holds his on in the intro cutscene
Resident Evil 2 Dreamcast Loot the gun shop since everyone else obviously has
Resident Evil 2 Dreamcast Claire meets a overly friendly gun shop owner

Promo Images

Resident Evil 2 Render
Resident Evil 2 Render
Resident Evil 2 Concept Art
Resident Evil 2 Render

Alternate Titles

  • "Обитель зла 2" -- Russian spelling
  • "Resident Evil 2 (PSOne Classic)" -- US PlayStation 3 and PSP release
  • "Resident Evil 2: Platinum" -- Windows title
  • "Resident Evil 2: Dual Shock Ver." -- PlayStation In-game title
  • "Resident Evil 2" -- European title
  • "Biohazard 2 Value Plus " -- Japanese Dreamcast title
  • "Biohazard 2: Dual Shock Ver." -- Japanese title
  • "バイオハザード 2 デュアルショックバージョン" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

IGN Jan 13, 2000 8.5 out of 10 85 Jan 29, 2002 8.2 out of 10 82 (UK) Apr 16, 2000 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot Jan 28, 2000 7.9 out of 10 79
Dreamcast Magazine Jan 27, 2000 73 out of 100 73
HappyPuppy Jan 15, 2001 7 out of 10 70
Planet Dreamcast Dec 13, 2000 7 out of 10 70 May 02, 2000 14 out of 20 70


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The "Platinum" adittion to the title refers to a series of goodies added exclusively for the pc version, these include:

-the "Arrange" mode (which was originally available only on Resident Evil 3: Nemesis) which starts you off with more guns, etc. and changes the pace of the game a little.

-the "Extreme Battle" mode, which actually allows you to play your way backwards through the game.

-a gallery featuring images, conceptual drawings, movies, individual 3d models, etc...

-and a windows theme plus some wallpapers, screensavers, etc.

The secret features of the original game (such as alternate clothes, etc.), remain locked however, and you must do the nessesary actions in order to unlock them. (the upcoming pc version of Resident Evil 3: Nemesis has all its hidden features unlocked right from the start!)

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  • Resident Evil Fan (With tons of videos, artwork, interviews and a Resident Evil encyclopedia, this fansite contains everything that the passionate fan could ask for.)
Matthew Bailey (1280) added Resident Evil 2 (Dreamcast) on Apr 04, 2001
Other platforms contributed by GTramp (59829), Kartanym (12782), Grant McLellan (623), Derrick 'Knight' Steele (2425), BurningStickMan (18027) and Matthew Bailey (1280)