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Resident Evil: Survivor (PlayStation)

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Description

A man wearing white, a crashed helicopter, a pair of dog tags with the name 'Ark Thompson', and a pistol. These are the only clues a young man finds to his identity as he awakes on Sheena Island. On his journey through the island he will encounter many monsters as well as discover the terrible secrets of Umbrella's biological weapons programs.

Resident Evil: Survivor is set several months after Resident Evil 2 & 3 and is the first Resident Evil title to be rendered in real time as opposed to making use of pre-rendered backdrops. Levels are explored in first person, and when enemies are encountered the press of a button will bring up a targeting reticule for shooting. As with most light-gun games there is infinite pistol ammunition available, but limited ammunition for more powerful weapons. At the end of each level two doors are presented which both lead to different levels, although all paths eventually lead to the same ending.

Screenshots

Resident Evil: Survivor PlayStation tyrant in stasis
Resident Evil: Survivor PlayStation Dogs infected by the T-virus.
Resident Evil: Survivor PlayStation You are dead.
Resident Evil: Survivor PlayStation the hunter gets too close

Alternate Titles

  • "惡靈古堡:生存遊戲" -- Chinese title (traditional)
  • "Biohazard: Gun Survivor" -- Japanese title
  • "バイオハザード ガンサバイバー" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Not great, but the problems have been exaggerated. AkibaTechno (228) 2.43 Stars2.43 Stars2.43 Stars2.43 Stars2.43 Stars
Resident Evil never looked so bad. Sycada (175) 1.71 Stars1.71 Stars1.71 Stars1.71 Stars1.71 Stars
A Quick way for Capcom to make a buck... TwoDividedByZero (149) 2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars
This is a Resident Evil game?!? Grant McLellan (545) 3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars

The Press Says

Power The PlayStation Mag / Playstation Power Apr, 2000 8 out of 10 80
Original Gamer Mar 01, 2009 5.5 out of 10 55
Game Informer Magazine Mar, 2005 5 out of 10 50
VicioJuegos.com Feb 08, 2009 49 out of 100 49
Gamers' Republic Apr, 2000 C- 42
GameSpot Feb 04, 2000 4.1 out of 10 41
IGN Sep 13, 2000 4 out of 10 40
GamePro (US) Apr 20, 2006 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Gamekult Oct 03, 2000 3 out of 10 30
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Oct 07, 2005 2 out of 10 20

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Trivia

Unlike the Japanese and the European versions, the North American release does not support the Namco GunCon peripheral.

Related Web Sites

  • 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.)
  • Wikipedia: Resident Evil: Survivor (Information about Resident Evil: Survivor at Wikipedia)
Matthew Bailey (1143) added Resident Evil: Survivor (PlayStation) on Apr 05, 2001
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