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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 Item box lets you store stuff you cannot carry with you... strangely, all the item boxes in the game seem to be connected somehow.
Resident Evil 2 GameCube Chief! Chief!! Where did everyone go?
Resident Evil 2 GameCube To save on bullets outrun the ever-so-slow zombies.
Resident Evil 2 GameCube Getting the upper hand will make your aiming slightly harder.

Promo Images

Resident Evil 2 Concept Art
Resident Evil 2 Render
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Resident Evil 2 Render

Alternate Titles

  • "Обитель зла 2" -- Russian spelling
  • "Resident Evil 2 (PSOne Classic)" -- US PlayStation 3 and PSP release
  • "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

One of the scariest games of all time. Melvin Raeynes (26) 3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars

Critic Reviews

GamersMark Jan 27, 2003 8.6 out of 10 86
Game Informer Magazine Apr, 2003 8 out of 10 80
GamePro (US) Apr 02, 2003 3.5 out of 5 70 Jun 03, 2003 13 out of 20 65
Consolemania Sep, 2003 6 out of 10 60
GameSpy Jan 31, 2003 60 out of 100 60
Deaf Gamers 2003 6 out of 10 60
IGN Jan 29, 2003 5 out of 10 50
GameSpot Jan 21, 2003 5 out of 10 50 (UK) Jun 09, 2003 4 out of 10 40


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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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Kartanym (12782) added Resident Evil 2 (GameCube) on Feb 16, 2003
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