Resident Evil 2

CAPCOM Co., Ltd.

Mighty Man
OpenCritic Rating
92
Top Critic Average
97%
Critics Recommend
Based on 199 critic reviews
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Resident Evil 2

Rating Summary

Based on 199 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

92

Top Critic Average

97%

Critics Recommend

Based on 199 critic reviews
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Resident Evil 2 Reviews Summary

Sense of Fear
Tense Gameplay
True to the Original

Summary: Resident Evil 2 is a gold-standard for how to do a remake, combining the original's nostalgia with modernized and fresh gameplay to bring an awesome experience for players old and new. This may be the best Resident Evil game ever released.

General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Jan 25, 2019
Xbox OneJan 25, 2019
PCJan 25, 2019
Xbox Series X/SNov 10, 2020
PlayStation 5Nov 12, 2020

Developer: CAPCOM Co., Ltd.

A deadly virus engulfs the residents of Raccoon City in September of 1998, plunging the city into chaos as flesh eating zombies roam the streets for survivors. An unparalleled adrenaline rush, gripping storyline, and unimaginable horrors await you. Witness the return of Resident Evil 2.

Resident Evil 2 Critic Reviews

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Capcom finds the perfect middle ground between old and new in this sterling remake.

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A tense, challenging, and beautiful remake of a classic survival horror game, and with enough fresh ideas to make it feel excitingly new.

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Now THIS is how you remake a classic. Resident Evil 2 expertly reanimates the horrifying atmosphere and moments of extreme tension that made the original so revered.

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9 / 10
Metro GameCentral

A fantastic big budget remake of one of Resident Evil’s most popular entries, that manages to look state-of-the-art but in terms of gameplay finds a perfect balance of old and new.

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Audience Reviews

This is my game of the year and possibly game of the generation. I loved the original back in the 90’s. The remake captured the same terrifying magic and gave me the same feeling that the original did. The modernization is impressive while staying true to its source material. If you’re reading this and are remotely curious about this game, then you need to play it!

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Trailers

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Resident Evil 2 - 1-Shot Demo

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Resident Evil 2: Claire Gameplay - Unstoppable Tyrant

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Resident Evil 2: Leon Gameplay - Familiar Faces

Screenshots

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