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Resident Evil 2 (Windows)

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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 Windows Ada Wong, on the other hand, is a big girl who can look after herself
Resident Evil 2 Windows Chris is a real chick magnet, unfortunately for him they tend to be of the undead variety...
Resident Evil 2 Windows Claire is attacked by one of the G-Type's mutant embryos
Resident Evil 2 Windows The bonus Extreme Battle Mode allows you to play as several characters, including Chris Renfield

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. MAT (72576) 4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars
A worthy sequel. Dr.Bedlam (53) unrated
Day of the Dead anyone? Gene Davison (730) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
Resident the same Evil 2 OlSkool_Gamer (99) 2.8 Stars2.8 Stars2.8 Stars2.8 Stars2.8 Stars
Zombie shooting action Aapo Koivuniemi (43) unrated

The Press Says

Just Adventure Mar 29, 2003 A+ 100
PGNx Media Oct 05, 2002 9.5 out of 10 95
Svenska PC Gamer Apr, 1999 85 out of 100 85
Jeuxvideo.com Jun 07, 1999 17 out of 20 85
CyberJoy Feb 05, 2000 4.2 out of 5 84
PC Player (Denmark) 1999 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot Mar 26, 1999 7 out of 10 70
IGN Mar 22, 1999 6.8 out of 10 68
Freak May, 1999 60 out of 100 60
Computer Games Magazine Mar 28, 1999 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 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.)
Derrick 'Knight' Steele (2156) added Resident Evil 2 (Windows) on Mar 04, 2000
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