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The saga of Resident Evil started in 1996 and reaped speedy dividends for Capcom. Already a longtime title within the online game world, the Osaka-based developer and writer gambled on releasing a extra violent, mature recreation for the then-new Sony PlayStation, a far cry from the likes of Mega Man or Street Fighter. The recreation moved hundreds of thousands of copies and established a brand new style: Survival Horror.
26 years later, Capcom has continued to wager massive on Resident Evil, releasing ten “major” video games but in addition twice as many spin-offs, ports, and remakes. The sequence stays wildly in style to at the present time, however even probably the most die-hard of followers will admit that not all scares are created equal. Which Resident Evil video games are top-tier shriekers, and that are forgettable snoozers? It’ll take an old school hootenanny to determine that out! While we could not presumably rank each single Resident Evil recreation ever made, we did slim down the choice to fifteen releases, together with the Twenty first-century remakes of the unique trilogy.
Joining host Diamond Feit this week are common contributor Stuart Gipp and returning horror recreation knowledgeable SuperGreatFriend. We additionally reached out to Resident Evil superfan Alex Aniel for his ideas, on condition that he has written a whole e book titled Itchy, Tasty on the sequence’ origins and has sturdy opinions concerning its highs and lows. Unfortunately, he was unable to affix our recording, however he nonetheless despatched alongside his private rankings of the video games, including his precious knowledge to our personal. And if there’s one factor the Resident Evil sequence is all about, it is observing and gathering knowledge from battle.
Description: Wow, what a hootenanny! Host Diamond Feit recruits Stuart Gipp and SuperGreatFriend to enter the world of survival horror and rank each canonical recreation within the Resident Evil sequence.
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Artwork for this episode by Leann Hamilton and enhancing thanks go to Greg Leahy.