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Resident Evil 2 (1998)

Biohazard 2 (original title)
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Two months after the mansion events, the deadly T-virus escapes into the streets of Raccoon City. Leon Kennedy and Claire Redfield find the police office left abandoned. In an underground facility the story of Umbrella Corp. gets unfolded.

Director:

Hideki Kamiya

Writer:

Noboru Sugimura (scenario)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Paul Haddad Paul Haddad ... Leon S. Kennedy (voice)
Alyson Court ... Claire Redfield (voice)
Sally Cahill Sally Cahill ... Ada Wong (voice)
Lisa Jai Lisa Jai ... Sherry Birkin (voice) (as Lisa Yamanaka)
Jennifer Dale ... Annette Birkin (voice)
Rod Wilson ... Marvin Branagh / Ben Bertolucci (voice)
Gary Krawford Gary Krawford ... Brian Irons / Robert Kendo (voice)
Diego Matamoros Diego Matamoros ... William Birkin (voice) (as Diego Matamores)
Katsutoshi Karatsuma Katsutoshi Karatsuma ... Tofu (voice)
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Storyline

In this sequel to Resident Evil (1996), the genetically made zombies are back and it's up to two new heroes to stop them. Leon S. Kennedy picked a bad day to join the Raccoon Police Department. He finds the town of Raccoon City crawling with zombies. Along the way, he meets Claire Redfield (the sister of Chris Redfield from the first game). Claire has come to the town to find Chris. On their way to the police station Leon and Claire decide to separate and search for survivors . Along the way, they meet some interesting characters. Leon meets Ada Wong, a mysterious woman who doesn't like talking about what she is up to; Claire meets Sherry Birkin, a troubled little girl searching for her parents. Written by Pat McCurry <ccgrad97@aol.com>

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Can You Survive The Horror? See more »


Certificate:

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Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Capcom

Country:

Japan

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 January 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

It's never mentioned where in the US Raccoon City is located, but in the novels based on the games written by S.D. Perry, it's said to be located in Pennsylvania. See more »

Goofs

In the Claire A Scenario Claire sees Leon on the security monitor and Leon isn't bandaged from the gunshot wound he received from Annette, See more »

Quotes

Truck Driver: That guy's a maniac! Why'd he bite me?
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Alternate Versions

The Nintendo 64 version lacked Extreme Battle Mode, but contained many new features not in any versions. The intro clip shown before the main menu contained different footage. Ex Files, a new set of documents were added along with the previous files and detailing events from Resident Evil 0, 1, 3, Code: Veronica and other info involving the series. Violence Control and a Blood Color mode were also added. New sets of hidden costumes were given to both Leon and Claire replacing the previous ones. A 3rd person controller system, Auto-Aim, and Rumble and Expansion Pack support were added. Randomizer Mode which gives more replay value and difficulty, gets unlocked on the menu by completing a scenario. The Randomizer always sets different items in every new game to make it feel more brand new and unpredictable. Passwords have been changed and files have been corrected in this version. Plus, a dead monster is given a cameo appearance. See more »

Connections

Followed by Resident Evil 5 (2009) See more »

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User Reviews

Enter the world of survival horror...

Resident Evil 2 is a brilliant game packed in with the most horrific proportions. The game itself is mind-boggling with tight puzzles packed into an action-adventure. Since it's horror, it has liberal amounts of gore and blood from zombies... But those lapses can't take you out of the game. I just played the Playstation version, but I can't wait for the N64 one, it may be better even if it's the same game. Hands down the greatest horror game of all time and everyone who owns a Playstation or Nintendo 64 (later this Christmas) should have it!*

*Not recommended for the young and/or squeamish


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