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Resident Evil 6 is a survival horror game which continues the struggle against the series' signature bio-terror-inducing zombies. Players can select between three scenarios featuring multiple characters and intertwined storylines. Within these scenarios both stories and action cross paths.

Unlike in some previous Resident Evil games where different scenarios meant different characters going through the same storyline and locations, in Resident Evil 6 each scenario has its own scenes, locations, weapons, and unique enemy types. The main three scenarios are for Leon (the protagonist of Resident Evil 2 and 4), Chris (Resident Evil, Code Veronica and Resident Evil 5) and Jake (new character in the series). Each of those scenarios is a two-player story, either in co-op or with a computer-controlled partner. After finishing all three scenarios, a bonus scenario becomes available, where it is possible to play through Ada Wong's story.

Additional features include zombies as well as new enemies, upgradable firepower and characters, vehicle based options, the mini-game based Mercenaries mode, and single-player and co-op play options.


Resident Evil 6 PlayStation 3 You can't help your partner until she unlocks the door from the other side.
Resident Evil 6 PlayStation 3 Opening campaign starts with Leon running for the safety through the zombie horde all the while trying to save his partner
Resident Evil 6 PlayStation 3 Trying to outrun the chain reaction.
Resident Evil 6 PlayStation 3 Leon doesn't go down easily

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Resident Evil 6 Screenshot
Resident Evil 6 Screenshot
Resident Evil 6 Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "RE 6" -- Common abbreviation
  • "Biohazard 6" -- Japanese title
  • "バイオハザード6" -- Japanese spelling

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Gamegravy PlayStation 3 Oct 09, 2012 9.25 out of 10 92 Xbox 360 Oct 01, 2012 17 out of 20 85
TrueAchievements Xbox 360 Oct 11, 2012 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60 PlayStation 3 Oct 01, 2012 59 out of 100 59
IGN Germany Windows Mar 27, 2013 5 out of 10 50
Thunderbolt Games PlayStation 3 Nov 04, 2012 5 out of 10 50
Gaming Nexus Windows May 14, 2013 4.9 out of 10 49
GameSpot PlayStation 3 Oct 11, 2012 4.5 out of 10 45
Giant Bomb Xbox 360 Oct 03, 2012 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
The Video Game Critic Xbox 360 Dec 11, 2012 D 25


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According to publisher Capcom, Resident Evil 6 has sold 6.6 million copies worldwide since its initial release (as of June 30, 2016).


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