- Main article: [Resident Evil]
- See also: Resident Evil: Director's Cut, Resident Evil (remake), and Resident Evil: Deadly Silence
|Developer:||Capcom Production Studio 4|
Nextech (SS port)
Westwood Studios (PC Port)
|Genre:||Survival horror |
|Engine:||Modified Goof Troop engine|
|Platforms:||PlayStation, Sega Saturn, PC|
|Media:||1 × CD-ROM (PS, Saturn, PC)|
|Requirements:||Windows (PC): Windows 95, Pentium 90 CPU, 3D card with 4 MB RAM, 4X CD-ROM drive, 16-bit sound card|
JP 22 March 1996
|Ratings:||ESRB: M (Mature)|
CERO: 18 and up
Resident Evil (バイオハザード, spelled Baiohazādo or simply Biohazard in Japan) is a survival horror game by Capcom and is the first game in the Resident Evil series. It was originally released in 1996 for the PlayStation and has been subsequently ported to the Sega Saturn and PC, then re-released twice on the PlayStation in the form of a Director's Cut. A Game Boy Color version of Resident Evil was planned for release in 1999, but was later canceled by Capcom, citing that the port was of poor quality. Capcom later released a new game in the series for the platform titled Resident Evil Gaiden. In 2002, a remake of the game was released for the Nintendo GameCube featuring new graphics and voice acting among other significant changes. A Nintendo DS port of the original, with added modes and the subtitle Deadly Silence, was released in early 2006.
While not the first survival horror game, its success propelled the genre to new heights of popularity and was the first game to coin the term.
- ↑ Tim Rogers (August 31, 2012). I love Final Fantasy VII: Now Watch Me Pretend I Hate It.. Kotaku. Retrieved on OCtober 19, 2012.
- biohazard official GameCube version website (Japanese)
- Resident Evil official European GameCube version website
- BIOHAZARD: Deadly Silence official website (Japanese)