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Resident Evil 2

MobyRank MobyScore
GameCube
62
3.9
Nintendo 64
87
3.9
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 GameCube No respect for the law when they bite.
Resident Evil 2 GameCube Intro, teaming up with Claire.
Resident Evil 2 GameCube You'll encounter many files on your adventure, some may prove useful, some only informative.
Resident Evil 2 Dreamcast Loot the gun shop since everyone else obviously has

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 (70549)
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

IGN Nintendo 64 Nov 24, 1999 9.1 out of 10 91
games xtreme Nintendo 64 Mar 02, 2000 9.1 out of 10 91
PC Zone Windows Aug 13, 2001 9 out of 10 90
GamersMark Windows Nov 11, 2000 9 out of 10 90
IGN Dreamcast Jan 13, 2000 8.5 out of 10 85
CyberJoy Windows Feb 05, 2000 4.2 out of 5 84
SegaFan.com Dreamcast Jan 29, 2002 8.2 out of 10 82
Super Play Nintendo 64 Jan, 2000 8 out of 10 80
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Apr, 1999 78 out of 100 78
GamePro (US) GameCube Apr 02, 2003 3.5 out of 5 70

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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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