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Resident Evil 2

CAPCOM Co., Ltd.
Jan 25, 2019 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5
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OpenCritic Rating

92

Top Critic Average

97%

Critics Recommend

PC Gamer
89 / 100
IGN
9 / 10
Eurogamer
Recommended
GamesRadar+
4 / 5
Easy Allies
9 / 10
Metro GameCentral
9 / 10
Game Informer
9.5 / 10
GameSpot
9 / 10

Review Summary

MightyCritic Consensus

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.

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Tense Gameplay

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Resident Evil 2 Trailers

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Resident Evil 2 - 1-Shot Demo

Resident Evil 2: Claire Gameplay - Unstoppable Tyrant thumbnail

Resident Evil 2: Claire Gameplay - Unstoppable Tyrant

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Resident Evil 2: Leon Gameplay - Familiar Faces


Resident Evil 2 Screenshots



Critic Reviews for Resident Evil 2

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

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A beautifully made and reverent take on the original game that works both as a remake and a completely new game.

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Metro GameCentral

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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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For Resident Evil fans this is a must-play, but even those without nostalgia for RE 2 will have a good time

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Capcom's reimagining of Resident Evil 2 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One embraces its past in a fresh, exciting way.

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OpenCritic Coverage

Resident Evil Movie Reboot Will Debut This Fall

Resident Evil Movie Reboot Will Debut This Fall

Resident Evil is one of the longest-tenured video game-turned-movie franchises in Hollywood history, and as the previous series has run its course, it's time for the reboot, naturally.

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Resident Evil 4 Remake Shifts to a Different Team at Capcom

Resident Evil 4 Remake Shifts to a Different Team at Capcom

The Resident Evil 4 Remake hasn't even been officially announced yet, but it's moving along as Capcom's worst-kept secret. Now the publisher has reportedly put a new lead studio on the project too.

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A New Resident Evil 3 Teaser Can Now be Found in Resident Evil 2

A New Resident Evil 3 Teaser Can Now be Found in Resident Evil 2

A small Resident Evil 3 teaser can now be found in the newly re-released Resident Evil 2 demo

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Resident Evil 2 is Getting a Resident Evil 3 Tease in a New Update

Resident Evil 2 is Getting a Resident Evil 3 Tease in a New Update

Resident Evil 2 is getting a Resident Evil 3 tease in an upcoming update

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