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A man wearing white, a crashed helicopter, a pair of dog tags with the name 'Ark Thompson', and a pistol. These are the only clues a young man finds to his identity as he awakes on Sheena Island. On his journey through the island he will encounter many monsters as well as discover the terrible secrets of Umbrella's biological weapons programs.

Resident Evil: Survivor is set several months after Resident Evil 2 & 3 and is the first Resident Evil title to be rendered in real time as opposed to making use of pre-rendered backdrops. Levels are explored in first person, and when enemies are encountered the press of a button will bring up a targeting reticule for shooting. As with most light-gun games there is infinite pistol ammunition available, but limited ammunition for more powerful weapons. At the end of each level two doors are presented which both lead to different levels, although all paths eventually lead to the same ending.


Resident Evil: Survivor PlayStation Title screen
Resident Evil: Survivor PlayStation He's close.
Resident Evil: Survivor PlayStation Mr. X. attacks!
Resident Evil: Survivor PlayStation The tyrant's second form

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Alternate Titles

  • "惡靈古堡:生存遊戲" -- Chinese title (traditional)
  • "Biohazard: Gun Survivor" -- Japanese title
  • "バイオハザード ガンサバイバー" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Not great, but the problems have been exaggerated. PlayStation AkibaTechno (254)
Resident Evil never looked so bad. PlayStation Sycada (191)
A Quick way for Capcom to make a buck... PlayStation TwoDividedByZero (149)
This is a Resident Evil game?!? PlayStation Grant McLellan (622)

Critic Reviews

Power The PlayStation Mag / Playstation Power PlayStation Apr, 2000 8 out of 10 80
PSX Nation PlayStation Jul 20, 2000 76 out of 100 76
Video Games PlayStation Mar, 2000 5 out of 10 50 PlayStation Jun 02, 2000 10 out of 20 50
Gamer's Pulse PlayStation Jan 04, 2001 47 out of 100 47
Power Unlimited PlayStation Jun, 2000 4.6 out of 10 46
Gamers' Republic PlayStation Apr, 2000 C- 42
HonestGamers PlayStation Dec 21, 2010 4 out of 10 40
IGN PlayStation Sep 13, 2000 4 out of 10 40
GamePro (US) PlayStation Apr 20, 2006 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


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Unlike the Japanese and the European versions, the North American release does not support the Namco GunCon peripheral.

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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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