Resident Evil (1996 video game)

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Resident Evil
Developer(s)Capcom[a]
Publisher(s)
Director(s)Shinji Mikami
Producer(s)
Designer(s)
  • Takahiro Arimitsu
  • Isao Ōishi
Programmer(s)Yasuhiro Anpo
Writer(s)
  • Kenichi Iwao
  • Yasuyuki Saga
Composer(s)
  • Makoto Tomozawa
  • Koichi Hiroki[2][3]
  • Masami Ueda
SeriesResident Evil
Platform(s)PlayStation, Windows, Sega Saturn, Nintendo DS
Release
Genre(s)Survival horror
Mode(s)Single-player

Resident Evil, known in Japan as Biohazard (バイオハザード), is a survival horror video game developed and published by Capcom. It is the first game in the Resident Evil series. It inspired a wave of zombie movies since it's release and a long-lasting franchise including several sequels, a prequel and a remake.

Gameplay[change | change source]

The game can let players play as either Jill Valentine or Chris Redfield of S.T.A.R.S.

Reception[change | change source]

The game is known for its cheesy dialogue, particularly the "Jill sandwich" line from Barry.

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Ported to Sega Saturn by Nextech[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Products". Nex Entertainment Co., Ltd. Archived from the original on January 15, 2012. Retrieved November 14, 2010.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  2. "VGMdb Forums - View Single Post - TYCY-5511: BIO HAZARD SOUND TRACK REMIX". Vgmdb.net. November 14, 2011. Archived from the original on February 2, 2014. Retrieved November 14, 2013.
  3. "VGMdb Forums - View Single Post - TYCY-5511: BIO HAZARD SOUND TRACK REMIX". Vgmdb.net. November 20, 2011. Archived from the original on February 2, 2014. Retrieved November 14, 2013.
  4. Staff (September 17, 1997). "Releases and Masterings". PC Gamer. Archived from the original on February 18, 1998. Retrieved December 5, 2019.
    "New games continue to hit the shelves every day. Now available:...Resident Evil..."

Other websites[change | change source]

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