Resident Evil 2

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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 GameCube Intro, Leon getting into firefight with some zombies.
Resident Evil 2 Windows Crikey! Now that is one BIG alligator! Let's see the Crocodile Hunter deal with THIS guy...
Resident Evil 2 Dreamcast Finally made it to the cop shop
Resident Evil 2 GameCube Intro, Claire's side of the story

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 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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User Reviews

You just don't know how good this is until you try. Windows MAT (108566)
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 (729)
Resident the same Evil 2 Windows OlSkool_Gamer (99)
Zombie shooting action Windows Aapo Koivuniemi (43)

Critic Reviews

games xtreme Nintendo 64 Mar 02, 2000 9.1 out of 10 91
Game Over Online Windows Feb 28, 1999 87 out of 100 87
Svenska PC Gamer Windows Apr, 1999 85 out of 100 85
CyberJoy Windows Feb 05, 2000 4.2 out of 5 84
GameSpot Dreamcast Jan 28, 2000 7.9 out of 10 79
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Apr, 1999 78 out of 100 78
GameSpot Windows Mar 26, 1999 7 out of 10 70
Planet Dreamcast Dreamcast Dec 13, 2000 7 out of 10 70
IGN Windows Mar 22, 1999 6.8 out of 10 68
GameSpot GameCube Jan 21, 2003 5 out of 10 50


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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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