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Resident Evil 2

MobyRank MobyScore
Nintendo 64
87
3.9
PlayStation
...
4.1
Dreamcast
77
4.0
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Description

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.

Screenshots

Resident Evil 2 Dreamcast Cruising by the basketball court
Resident Evil 2 PlayStation An R.P.D. member is injured.
Resident Evil 2 GameCube When playing Arrange Mode, you'll have unlimited ammo so don't save on bullets.
Resident Evil 2 Windows Run!

Alternate Titles

  • "Обитель зла 2" -- Russian spelling
  • "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 Version" -- 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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User Reviews

You just don't know how good this is until you try. Windows MAT (71124)
One of the scariest games of all time. GameCube Melvin Raeynes (26)
A worthy sequel. Windows Dr.Bedlam (53)
Day of the Dead anyone? Windows Gene Davison (730)
Resident the same Evil 2 Windows OlSkool_Gamer (99)
Zombie shooting action Windows Aapo Koivuniemi (43)

The Press Says

Jeuxvideo.com Nintendo 64 Feb 10, 2000 18 out of 20 90
PC Zone Windows Aug 13, 2001 9 out of 10 90
IGN Dreamcast Jan 13, 2000 8.5 out of 10 85
Eurogamer.net (UK) Nintendo 64 Apr 22, 2000 8 out of 10 80
Super Play Nintendo 64 Jan, 2000 8 out of 10 80
GamePro (US) GameCube Apr 02, 2003 3.5 out of 5 70
HappyPuppy Dreamcast Jan 15, 2001 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxvideo.com GameCube Jun 03, 2003 13 out of 20 65
Computer Games Magazine Windows Mar 28, 1999 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameSpy GameCube Jan 31, 2003 60 out of 100 60

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Trivia

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!)

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.)
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