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  • Summary: In Resident Evil 2, the classic action, tense exploration, and puzzle solving gameplay that defined the Resident Evil series returns. Players join rookie police officer Leon Kennedy and college student Claire Redfield, who are thrust together by a disastrous outbreak in Raccoon City thatIn Resident Evil 2, the classic action, tense exploration, and puzzle solving gameplay that defined the Resident Evil series returns. Players join rookie police officer Leon Kennedy and college student Claire Redfield, who are thrust together by a disastrous outbreak in Raccoon City that transformed its population into deadly zombies. Both Leon and Claire have their own separate playable campaigns, allowing players to see the story from both characters’ perspectives. The fate of these two fan favorite characters is in players hands as they work together to survive and get to the bottom of what is behind the terrifying attack on the city. Will they make it out alive? Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 79 out of 80
  2. Negative: 0 out of 80
  1. Feb 1, 2019
    100
    Resident Evil 2 on PlayStation in 1998 was one of the most enjoyable survival-horror games ever released. The remake continues that tradition and improves on all the aspects that made it great and the result is what could be the best Resident Evil ever made. It may even be the best horror title ever made just going by the sheer level of craftsmanship and detail. Is it the scariest? It is scarier than the 1998 original, but on current platforms such as PlayStation 4 one would be hard-pressed to find anything that's even half of its calibre. This is one that keeps on giving; highly repayable and full of interesting ways to keep playing, even after completing two campaign variations.
  2. 100
    As a fan of the original game, this Resident Evil 2 remake has been an utter joy to play. During my time with it, I was constantly in awe of the love and reverence the developers clearly have for the original. The spirit of Resident Evil 2 has been distilled down, concentrated, and reconstituted into this beautiful, hideous experience that completely undermined all my preconceptions. Resident Evil 2 remade is not the cheap B-movie of its predecessor. It eschews the horror-kitsch stylings that made the original games instantly memorable, cuts down the weird, and plays it entirely straight. It can be off-putting. It can feel too serious. But this package delivered by Capcom is undeniably brilliant in its own right. It’s a love letter to survival horror, delivered direct like a bullet to the head.
  3. Jan 22, 2019
    95
    More than simply a remake, this new Resident Evil 2 takes the whole classic experience from 1998 to a new level. Such a superior experience in every aspect.
  4. Jan 22, 2019
    90
    Resident Evil 2 is exactly what it was supposed to be, what we wanted it to be: a stunning reincarnation of some of our best videogame memories. Welcome back to Raccoon City.
  5. Jan 23, 2019
    90
    Resident Evil 2 is not only an entirely new game - it is also a great one. The sudden jump-scares are perhaps a bit unsophisticated, but they get the job done. Furthermore, the game offers a well-written story and over a dozen hours of pure fun, action, and puzzles. Amazing job.
  6. Jan 22, 2019
    90
    The sense of fear and terror when playing Resident Evil 2 never leaves you. It’s unlike anything else I’ve encountered in a Resident Evil game previously. I’m just going to go ahead and call it: Resident Evil 2 is the best Resident Evil game in the franchise and represents a series and developer at its peak. Don’t be distracted by the pretty graphics and gore, Resident Evil 2 is straight-up dangerous.
  7. Jan 22, 2019
    70
    By trying to please so many different players the game will probably not satisfy anyone completely. Resident Evil veterans will feel like it is a bit too simple and unfaithful. New players will wonder about the 90s logic in spending so much time looking for keys so you can politely unlock doors when your backpack is loaded with rocket launchers and oversized shotguns which could just as easily have blown them off their hinges.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 13 out of 285
  1. Feb 12, 2019
    10
    un juegazo en toda la regla un survival horror como pocos encumbrando al genero como ya paso con el original de 1998 una joya en todo elun juegazo en toda la regla un survival horror como pocos encumbrando al genero como ya paso con el original de 1998 una joya en todo el sentido de la palabra como lo fue el original de hace 21 años con gráficos actualizados una jugabilidad actualizada lo convierte en un imprescindible para todos los fanaticos de los juegos de terror y una buena opción para el que quiera adentrarse en el genero por primera vez justo cuando algunas compañías que son basura decían que los juegos de historias para un solo jugador no eran rentables en hora buena capcom continua con tu buen trabajo Expand
  2. Jan 25, 2019
    10
    Omg, this game is absolutely amazing and awesome game ever i playing.. it is very scary. i have no problem with shooting zombies with manyOmg, this game is absolutely amazing and awesome game ever i playing.. it is very scary. i have no problem with shooting zombies with many bullets.. Sound and voice acting are great.. graphic look stunning especially atmosphere details on everything i see.... Story and opening intro are great.. Thank You : Capcom for incredible job on this game. Please do remake for RE 3 Nemesis with Jill Valentine for PS4 and PS5 Expand
  3. Feb 1, 2019
    10
    Resident Evil 2 es un remake genial!!! Juego obligatorio para todos los dueños de una PS4!!!
  4. Jan 25, 2019
    10
    Я начал ждать Resident Evil 2 ещё лет 5 назад. А когда Capcom анонсировали её, я очень сильно обрадовался. Прошло пару лет, и было чувство,Я начал ждать Resident Evil 2 ещё лет 5 назад. А когда Capcom анонсировали её, я очень сильно обрадовался. Прошло пару лет, и было чувство, что Capcom забили на ремейк. Ровно год назад, на 20-тилетие Resident Evil 2 1998-ого года, я думал и верил, что ремейк неожиданно или выпустят, или скажут что он доделывается. Ничего из этого не произошло. Началось лето, и вместе с ним E3 2018. На нем окончательно и официально анонсировали ремейк. Я был просто счастлив. Но в придачу к этому, ремейк объявили лучше игрой выставки E3 2018. Я чувствовал такую гордость за Capcom, что не могу передать словами. А трейлеры игры я пересматривал за день десятками раз.

    Перейдем к самой игре. Capcom идеально совместили стиль Resident Evil 4 и саму Resident Evil 2. Игра и страшная, и бодрая, и интересная, и с загадками, в общем, как мы любим. Игре вроде 21 год, но такое чувство, что это совсем другая игра. В чём-то это так и есть. Некоторые места ты сразу узнаешь, что в той или другой комнате поменяли. Но есть и совершенно новые комнаты. Сюжет идет совсем другой дорогой (в буквальном смысле). Если тут, играя за Клэр, ты на лифте Шефа Айронса возвращаешься в R.P.D., то в оригинале наоборот, ты выбираешься с его помощью. Не буду сильно спойлерить и портить ощущения от игры. Игру обязательно покупайте. Capcom в последнее время начала просыпаться и делать превосходные игры, как в былые времена.
    Оценка: 10/10
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  5. Jan 26, 2019
    10
    One of the best games I've EVER played. Just fantastic level design, great enemy AI, great cutscenes and voice acting, runs great on pc, greatOne of the best games I've EVER played. Just fantastic level design, great enemy AI, great cutscenes and voice acting, runs great on pc, great 3d audio on pc atmos, I love it. It's scary watch out! Expand
  6. Feb 3, 2019
    9
    I have to laugh looking through the negative user reviews and seeing that it's literally 100% trolls and people who obviously didn't even playI have to laugh looking through the negative user reviews and seeing that it's literally 100% trolls and people who obviously didn't even play the game.

    Best RE game since the 2002 REmake, period. Full stop. Zombies are an actual thread instead of bullet fodder, pacing is phenomenal and the atmosphere has a thrilling level of intensity that manages to stay present through most of the campaign (aside from some unavoidable cheap deaths).
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  7. Feb 17, 2019
    0
    Shiji Mikami fez um Remake INCRÍVEL do 1, tinha uma ambienntação perfeita, tinha um audio excelente e era fiel 90% ao original do PSX. EsseShiji Mikami fez um Remake INCRÍVEL do 1, tinha uma ambienntação perfeita, tinha um audio excelente e era fiel 90% ao original do PSX. Esse RE2 Remake, foi feito para agradar os modinhas do RE4.
    O pior de tudo é que ele NÃO chega a ser fiel ao RE2 nem por 40%... É como se fosse um outro jogo.
    A voz dos zumbis NÃO tem aquela pegada clássica sinistra dos RE 1, 2, 3 e code, é uma voz clichê de series como TWD.. Sem falar que a música é PÉSSIMA. O rosto da claire... Ela perdeu aquele carisma doce. Esse jogo só tá sendo elogiado por causa de [email protected] de gráfico e de historinha sentimentalista do TLOU. The Last of US fez mudar GOW e agora RE2... Será que um Remake do Dino Crisis tbm vai ter historinha sentimentalista Hollywodiana?

    PS: O remake do brasileiro Rod Lima é mil vezes melhor do que este. ;)
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