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Generally favorable reviews- based on 923 Ratings

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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: 26 out of 27
  2. Negative: 0 out of 27
  1. Jan 22, 2019
    100
    This re-imagining of Resident Evil 2 is everything a Resident Evil fan could ask for, taking the series back to its roots without feeling old. It is single-player survival horror at its finest, and quite possibly the best Resident Evil game ever made.
  2. 100
    Quite simply, this is Resident Evil at its finest.
  3. Official Xbox Magazine UK
    Feb 27, 2019
    100
    Perfectly captures the essence of the original while offering something completely new.
  4. 95
    The new Resident Evil 2 is everything the original was; tense, scary, brilliant and filled with secrets and additional content to find. But it's also a game perfectly suited to 2019, not just because of its cutting edge look and sound; but because we don't get games like this anymore, and that's a shame.
  5. Feb 1, 2019
    90
    Resident Evil 2 comes in 2019 in all the glory you'd expect from such a mammoth franchise, bringing players new and old the same magnificent story but with spine-chilling new graphics and mechanics that will make even those of you with nerves of steel to experience the occasional lift-off from your gaming couch. Nothing negative can be said regarding the game, except for the difficulty and sense of dread and helplessness you get sometimes, but then again, that is the recipe for a good survival-horror title!
  6. Jan 22, 2019
    90
    After reinventing the series with Resident Evil VII, returning to Raccoon City to relive past glories proves more than welcome. Calling Resident Evil 2 a remake, however, almost seems reductive. It looks and plays like a brand-new game, prodding the nostalgia glands while delivering something that feels fresh. Resident Evil 2 is expertly executed and bloody sublime.
  7. Jan 25, 2019
    70
    If one were to judge a horror title solely on its ability to suspend its audience in a state of dreadful tension, Resident Evil 2 would be quite accomplished.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 6 out of 142
  1. Nov 10, 2019
    10
    The best game I have ever played in my life. I love Resident evil 2 and others.
  2. Jan 25, 2019
    10
    Once a masterpiece, always a masterpiece!!

    Capcom has really done it with this amazing masterpiece and have gained themselves the title of
    Once a masterpiece, always a masterpiece!!

    Capcom has really done it with this amazing masterpiece and have gained themselves the title of King of Remakes!! This game is absolutely what I could've asked for. It has got RE4's view that actually fits perfectly! This game is a must play for everybody!!!
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  3. Feb 8, 2019
    10
    Um jogo que faz jus ao original em todos os sentidos. Ótimo gameplay, ótima história e a ambientação maravilhosa. Um verdadeiro SurvivalUm jogo que faz jus ao original em todos os sentidos. Ótimo gameplay, ótima história e a ambientação maravilhosa. Um verdadeiro Survival Horror e com certeza um dos melhores jogos do ano. Extremamente indicado. Expand
  4. Dec 26, 2019
    10
    A masterpiece of a game. So much more than a remake. If you are on the fence at all jump off and go for it.
  5. Sep 20, 2019
    10
    Game of 2019 so far:
    + Fantastic remake
    + High quality production in all aspects + Very enjoyable with a great replay value and lots of
    Game of 2019 so far:
    + Fantastic remake
    + High quality production in all aspects
    + Very enjoyable with a great replay value and lots of content.
    + Probably the best zombie game ever. The zombie design, details, animations and graphics are easily the best of all time.
    - The B scenarios could have been a bit more different.

    Still an incredible game and everyone should play it. 10/10
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  6. Aug 30, 2020
    9
    Great game. Never played RE before but Wow. my first experience with the franchise Was amazing. Finish it with Claire and I’m sure I will giveGreat game. Never played RE before but Wow. my first experience with the franchise Was amazing. Finish it with Claire and I’m sure I will give it another try with Leon Expand
  7. Dec 28, 2020
    0
    Es el primer resident que juego y sin duda alguna, es el mejor, el remake está super super bien hecho!!! le doy 10/10 a este juego!!!

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