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Resident Evil 2 (1998)

Biohazard 2 (original title)
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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

On January 21, Fear has a new face. Terror a new name. And the world a new threat. RE2 Winter '98 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:

Resident Evil 2 See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

First Resident Evil game released on a Nintendo console. The original had a game boy color version but it was never officially released. See more »

Goofs

There's a part where your playing character hears a window crashing and zombies pour in after entering the library. But from the distance between the library and either of the two hallways where the zombies crash the window, you wouldn't be able to hear a window crash at all. See more »

Quotes

Ada Wong: Are you telling me that he injected the G-virus into his own body?
Dr. Annette Birkin: The G-virus has the ability to revitalize cellular functions.
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Alternate Versions

Several months after the initial PlayStations version was released, Capcom issued a second release of the game known as the "Dual Shock version". Released to coincide with the release of Sony's Dual Shock controller (hence the title), this version also contained an Arrange Mode with new difficulty levels and a new unlockabled mini-game known as the "Extreme Battle" mode (which became a standard feature for all subsequent releases, excluding the N64 port), in addition to vibration and analog control support. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Onimusha: Warlords (2001) See more »

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User Reviews

 
The best of the now 5 game series. Scary, Suspenceful, and plot twists that will leave you in awe!
31 March 2002 | by Shadow HawkSee all my reviews

To many people, video games are just that...games. A lot of people feel that way. I will tell you that you don't play this game... you live it. In the many hours you will spend playing this game, you will either find: (A)You think its an ok game (B) You like this game (C) You love this game. I bought this game the first day it came out which was 4 years ago, and I still play it over and over. That, my friends is the mark of an awesome game. I have to say... I'm 16, I've seen every zombie movie known to man, and I never had a nightmare on the subject or been afraid after the movie....this game scared the living @$#% outta me. There is not a better shoot em up zombie game on the market. This is the ultimate achievement in survival horror!


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