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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 Windows Leon Kennedy
Resident Evil 2 Windows Claire confronts the not-too-stable Chief of Police Brian Irons, who has apparently decided that, when in Rome...
Resident Evil 2 PlayStation Many areas have unexpected enemy encounters, like dogs in this section of the lab
Resident Evil 2 GameCube Escaping a bunch of crazed zombies.

Promo Images

Resident Evil 2 Screenshot
Resident Evil 2 Render
Resident Evil 2 Render
Resident Evil 2 Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "惡靈古堡2" -- Traditional Chinese spelling
  • "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 PlayStation 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 (229787)
One of the scariest games of all time. GameCube Melvin Raeynes (26)
A worthy sequel. Windows Dr.Bedlam (56)
Day of the Dead anyone? Windows Gene Davison (805)
Resident the same Evil 2 Windows OlSkool_Gamer (102)
Zombie shooting action Windows Aapo Koivuniemi (46)

Critic Reviews

PSM PlayStation Mar, 1998 50 out of 50 100
Ultra Game Players PlayStation 1998 96 out of 100 96
GamePro (US) PlayStation Nov, 1998 4.5 out of 5 90
GamersMark Windows Nov 11, 2000 9 out of 10 90
Gaming Target Nintendo 64 Jun 22, 2000 8.9 out of 10 89
PC Soluces Windows Mar, 1999 89 out of 100 89
GamersMark GameCube Jan 27, 2003 8.6 out of 10 86
CyberJoy Windows Feb 05, 2000 4.2 out of 5 84
Dreamcast Magazine Dreamcast Jan 27, 2000 73 out of 100 73 (UK) GameCube Jun 09, 2003 4 out of 10 40


Topic # Posts Last Post
Surround sound PS1 2 Rwolf (19322)
May 18, 2021


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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  • 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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