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Score Breakdown Based on 14435 ratings
  1. 10 (4278)
  2. 9 (6177)
  3. 8 (2724)
  4. 7 (798)
  5. 6 (189)
  6. 5 (99)
  7. 4 (38)
  8. 3 (22)
  9. 2 (31)
  10. 1 (79)

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  • Rating:8

    Great start to the series

    Great start to the series. I loved the horror aspect mixed with action. The storyline was solid. So good that, look, it broke off into a never ending series! The whole build up of the zombies, the danger and the threat,... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Deadly and smart for the Nintendo DS

    Resident Evil these days has not aged well. In the horrorsphere letting it's darker and more innovative successors take the totem. But however I love this video game no matter what people say. Resident Evil 1 is one of t... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Survival horror classic.

    In 1996 was born one of the best sagas of all, considered by much the king of the games of survival horror, Resident Evil that would change the history of video game forever, a game that for the time has impressive graph... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Mr. J's Mini Resident Evil: DC Review!

    Tonight I decided to do a mini review of one of my all time favorite video games. One I most certainly have in my own collection, and every sequel that followed it. Resident Evil: Directors Cut. If you want to talk abou... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Virus Active

    Remember that there's an entire game page that should already be full of story details and other facts about the product you're reviewing. We welcome full-on professional reviews, but if you're interested in keeping it s... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    *Insert dumb as rocks Barry Burton quote here*

    If there's one constant throughout all of Resident Evil, it's that Hunters will mess you up real good.The original Resident Evil has certainly seen quite its share of re-releases over the years, some more drastic than o... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    The original Resident Evil is still a unique game among its sequals.

    Resident Evil is one of the most influential games so far. It borrowed what was so great about 'Alone In The Dark' and helped to pioneer what the genre of survival horror is today. It is still creepiest in the series. Th... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    The original Resident Evil is great on PS1, but the Sega Saturn version is the definitive version of this classic.

    Highs: Great gameplay and controls, excellent music, voice acting so bad it's good, many weapons to choose from, unlockable battle minigame w/ zombie Wesker and Gold Tyrant, new enemies, exclusive outfits for Chris and J... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    An impressive port of an excellent game.

    Resident Evil: Deadly Silence is a port of the original Resident Evil on the PS1. What's truly impressive is that everything - the FMV cutscenes, the gameplay and the sound - all of it from the PS1 is intact. This is an ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    It's aged, but runs on charm

    This game back in the day would of scared your pants off. Now on the other hand you laugh at it, but not because it's bad. Because it's aged. But it still has that PS1/Saturn era charm to it. The story is basic with ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful