Resident Evil 0 GameCube

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8.7

Generally favorable reviews- based on 141 Ratings

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  • Summary: Before the events of Resident Evil, the residents of Raccoon City lived their lives unaware of the dark fate that surrounded them. Now, along with your S.T.A.R.S. Bravo Team, you're sent in to investigate a series of grisly murders in the area. As Rebecca Chambers, a rookie cop, or BillyBefore the events of Resident Evil, the residents of Raccoon City lived their lives unaware of the dark fate that surrounded them. Now, along with your S.T.A.R.S. Bravo Team, you're sent in to investigate a series of grisly murders in the area. As Rebecca Chambers, a rookie cop, or Billy Cowen, an escaped convict, you'll fight zombies, solve challenging puzzles, and slowly uncover the truth behind the murders. A new Partner Zapping System lets you quickly switch between each character. Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 33 out of 36
  2. Negative: 0 out of 36
  1. Play Magazine
    100
    No Resident Evil has established such gloomy mood as effectively as Resident Evil Zero, which paints every screen with a decadent artistry that is unmatched in its extraordinary detail and inspired darkness. [Dec 2002, p.70]
  2. Zero's sound effects are mighty impressive.
  3. A fantastic achievement and a must buy for any Resident Evil fan. The new gameplay additions may even sway those of you who couldn’t get to grips with Remake.
  4. The complex inventory and quick enemies might have you screaming, but most of the time it’s in a good way.
  5. Where it scores above other games is simply the emotions it inspires.
  6. I didn't find it very scary. Maybe after so many games we're on to its tricks, but there seem to be far less boo! moments than in other RE games.
  7. The bottom line is that Resident Evil Zero's title perfectly describes the content and play value of the game itself.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 43 out of 48
  2. Negative: 1 out of 48
  1. NaomiM.
    Nov 1, 2004
    10
    YES!! I really like all the RE games and this one blew all the other ones away! The graphics made this game 100 times more scary then the YES!! I really like all the RE games and this one blew all the other ones away! The graphics made this game 100 times more scary then the others. The way you can play with Billy and Rebecca is one of a kind and I hope that others will come out just like it. I love this game!!! Expand
  2. TronchoBill
    May 13, 2003
    10
    Nice, Ace, Cool! Let's rock.
  3. GrahamM.
    Dec 29, 2002
    10
    This game is brilliant. I love it!
  4. someguy
    Apr 4, 2009
    10
    Great gameplay and fantastic graphics to boot. The simultaneous control adds a new dimension to Resident Evil, with two person puzzles and Great gameplay and fantastic graphics to boot. The simultaneous control adds a new dimension to Resident Evil, with two person puzzles and gameplay being a breath of fresh air. This game doesn't lose any of the atmosphere of previous Resident Evil games, either, and the brilliant pre-rendered graphics only add to this. Expand
  5. Kmaeve
    Nov 16, 2002
    9
    I like the fact that you can switch between Rebecca and Billy. It looks amazing and it's an awesome game!
  6. RyanM.
    Jun 8, 2004
    9
    This game gives you something that no many games mangaged to pull off...a connection with the characters. you feel like you have to care forThis game gives you something that no many games mangaged to pull off...a connection with the characters. you feel like you have to care for them, and make sure there alright. That may sound strange, ut it's true...and only a couple of minutes with these characters will leave you connected, an wanting to play more. If these characters were in any other setting, it wouldn't be the same way. The incredible pre-rendered graphics are just a bonus. Expand
  7. Jan 3, 2015
    0
    This game is the most boring resident evil game ever. Lame story, stupid puzzles, dull environments and settings, not fun, and notThis game is the most boring resident evil game ever. Lame story, stupid puzzles, dull environments and settings, not fun, and not interesting. So disappointing and it doesn't deserve that high score it got. Expand

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Awards & Rankings

#8 Most Discussed GameCube Game of 2002
#8 Most Shared GameCube Game of 2002