What are the best Resident Evil games?

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    #1Resident Evil 4

    Resident Evil 4

    Resident Evil 4 (or Biohazard 4) is a survival horror video game which Capcom developed and published as the 6th installment in the series of Resident Evil games. Available to play on various platforms.

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    Amazon, Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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    Patrick Hall
    Written on January 7, 2019
    "Being such a huge fan of the RE books and since then, I started playing Resident Evil games. I don't know exactly why, but for some reason, RE4 is the best among the rest. And this list just backed up my opinion."
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    #2Resident Evil 7: Biohazard

    Resident Evil 7: Biohazard

    Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is a first-person survival horror game produced by Capcom Co., Ltd. In the game, players assume the role of Ethan Winters, a young man who receives an email from a woman claiming to be Ethan's wife Mia. 

    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    $29.99

    Sandra Ramos
    Written on January 7, 2019
    "Is this the latest installment on the Resident Evil game series?"
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    #3Resident Evil HD Remastered

    Resident Evil HD Remastered
    Considered to be a world-renowned series, the Resident Evil HD Remastered is a remake of the original game of the same name. It is a third-person, horror and adventure game that was developed and published by Capcom Ltd.
    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, eBay

    $19.99

    Gao Wei
    Written on January 7, 2019
    "Whether it is the remastered or the original released game, the first game's storyline sets it apart from its predecessors and successors."

DID YOU KNOW?

The Resident Evil game that we know and love here in the West is actually called Biohazard in Japan. It was being developed for the PlayStation back in 1996. Since then, it has become one of the most popular horror game franchise in the history of the console. Its success has spawned a total of 24 main titles and spin-offs. It also spawned complimentary movies to the main story. The story revolved around an abandoned mansion in the outskirts of Racoon City. It actually was a secret virus testing facility that our protagonists investigate. The events that transpired in this mansion was the main scope of the first couple of games.

The release of Resident Evil 2 helped popularize the survival horror genre. This game also marked a departure in the series' story. From relative isolation that it had in the mansion to overrunning the whole of Racoon City. Each iteration of the series pushes the story forward on to newer locations. As well as the introduction of new characters, new and old, minor and major. The story has become convoluted after the first trilogy. With an overabundance of new characters and storylines, it was hard to follow already. It was difficult to find the best resident evil games to play and follow the story along. The release of the recent Resident Evil 2 remake marks a return to the series' roots. Its reception was positive and shows what we can expect moving forward.

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    #4Resident Evil Revelations 2

    Resident Evil Revelations 2

    Resident Evil Revelations 2 is a cooperative horror game that explains what happened to Claire Redfield after the events of RE Code Veronica. It also offers a co-op mode wherein you can play with your friends.

    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One

    $5.99

    Ankita Sengupta
    Written on January 7, 2019
    "Resident Evil Revelations series got more intense on this second installment. I played and finished it last year and I can't wait for another game under this series!! ♥"
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    #5Resident Evil 3: Nemesis

    Resident Evil 3: Nemesis

    Resident Evil 3: Nemesis is a horror adventure game that was first released by Capcom for PlayStation 1 consoles. Re-released in 2009, the game can be played on Sony PlayStation 3 gaming consoles.

    Games

    PlayStation 3

    $5.99

    Nicholas Cox
    Written on January 7, 2019
    "I love this game so much! I hope that it will be ported to newer consoles like PS4 so that I can play it with mine. :("
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    #6Resident Evil 5

    Resident Evil 5
    Resident Evil 5, also known as Biohazard 5, is a video-game developed by Capcom which features a third-person shooter perspective. This game is available to play on PlayStation, Xbox, and MS PC.
    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    $19.99

    Christian Wong
    Written on January 7, 2019
    "idk why this game isn't even on the top 3 when this is one of the best Resident Evil games ever made. One simply can tell by its multiplayer mechanics. I hope that someday this game would climb the top of this list."
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    #7Resident Evil 6

    Resident Evil 6

    Resident Evil 6 offers you new gameplay and game options to make this survival horror experience even better. You can play solo or in different co-op options with your friends helping Ada Wong to survive the thrilling research.

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    Amazon, Windows

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    Shreyas Malik
    Written on January 7, 2019
    "Is it possible to play against friends? Or only in Co-Op?"
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    #8Resident Evil Revelations

    Resident Evil Revelations

    Resident Evil Revelations is a survival action and horror video game developed and published by Capcom. First released in 2013, the game can be played on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One gaming consoles.

    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    $29.99

    Pranav Dasgupta
    Written on January 7, 2019
    "Hei guys! I would like to ask your feedback on this Resident Evil game. Any replies will be highly appreciated. Thanks."

Summary

Best What are the best Resident Evil games
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Resident Evil 4Games 17 Paid
2Resident Evil 7: BiohazardGames 14 Paid
3Resident Evil HD RemasteredGames 10 Paid
4Resident Evil Revelations 2Games 4 Paid
5Resident Evil 3: NemesisGames 2 Paid
6Resident Evil 5Games 1 Paid
7Resident Evil 6Games 1 Paid
8Resident Evil RevelationsGames 0 Paid
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