List of Resident Evil media

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Resident Evil (Biohazard in Japan) is a Japanese multimedia horror franchise owned by the video game company Capcom. The franchise was created in 1996 with Resident Evil, a survival horror video game developed and published by Capcom for the PlayStation console. The game's critical and commercial success drove Capcom to continue developing the series. Due to Resident Evil's extended success, Capcom licensed more media based on the franchise including live action and animated films, novels, and comics.

Video games[edit]

Main series[edit]

Title Details

Original release dates:[1]
  • JP: March 22, 1996
  • NA: March 30, 1996
  • PAL: August 1, 1996
Release years by system:
1996 - PlayStation
1996 - Microsoft Windows
1997 - PlayStation (Director's Cut)
1997 - Sega Saturn
1998 - PlayStation (Director's Cut Dual Shock Ver.)
2006 - Nintendo DS (Resident Evil: Deadly Silence)
Notes:
  • The Director's Cut and Director's Cut Dual Shock Ver. feature additional game modes. The latter also supports the PlayStation Dual Shock controller analog sticks
  • Deadly Silence features several new gameplay modes



Original release dates:[2]
  • NA: January 21, 1998
  • JP: January 29, 1998
  • PAL: April 29, 1998
Release years by system:
1998 - PlayStation
1998 - PlayStation (Dual Shock ver.)
1998 - Microsoft Windows
1999 - Nintendo 64
1999 - Dreamcast
2003 - GameCube
Notes:
  • The Dual Shock Ver. supports the PlayStation Dual Shock controller analog sticks



Original release dates:[3]
  • JP: September 22, 1999
  • NA: November 11, 1999
  • EU: February 21, 2000
Release years by system:
1999 - PlayStation
2000 - Microsoft Windows
2000 - Dreamcast
2003 - GameCube



Original release dates:[4]
  • JP: February 3, 2000
  • NA: February 29, 2000
  • EU: May 26, 2000
Release years by system:
2000 - Dreamcast
2001 - PlayStation 2
2003 - GameCube
2011 - PlayStation 3 & Xbox 360
Notes:
  • All versions after the first Dreamcast release are titled Code: Veronica X and include additional cutscenes
  • PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 releases are remastered in high definition



Original release dates:[5]
  • NA: November 12, 2002
  • JP: November 21, 2002
  • AU: February 28, 2003
  • EU: March 7, 2003

Release years by system:
2002 - GameCube
2008 - Nintendo Wii
2016 - Playstation 3, Playstation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, & Microsoft Windows
Notes:
  • Titled Resident Evil Archives: Resident Evil Zero on the Wii
  • 2017 releases are remastered in high definition



Original release dates:[6]
  • NA: January 11, 2005
  • JP: January 27, 2005
  • PAL: March 18, 2005
Release years by system:
2005 - GameCube
2005 - PlayStation 2
2007 - Microsoft Windows
2007 - Nintendo Wii
2008 - Zeebo
2009 - iOS
2011 - PlayStation 3 & Xbox 360
2013 - Android
2016 - PlayStation 4 & Xbox One
Notes:
  • PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 releases are remastered in high definition
  • There are two versions for Windows, the original and the Ultimate HD Edition



Original release dates:[7]
  • JP: March 5, 2009
  • AU: March 12, 2009
  • NA: March 13, 2009[8][9]
  • EU: March 13, 2009
Release years by system:
2009 - PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, & Microsoft Windows
2010 - PlayStation & Xbox 360 (Gold Edition)
2015 - Microsoft Windows (Gold Edition)
2016 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, & Shield Android TV
Notes:
  • Gold Edition features extra content



Original release dates:[10]
  • WW: 2 October 2012[11]
  • JP: 4 October 2012
Release years by system:
2012 - PlayStation 3 & Xbox 360
2013 - Microsoft Windows
2016 - PlayStation 4 & Xbox One



Original release dates:[12]
  • WW: January 24, 2017
  • JP: January 26, 2017
Release years by system:
2017 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One & Microsoft Windows


Remakes[edit]

Title Details

Original release dates:[13]
  • JP: March 22, 2002
  • NA: April 30, 2002
  • EU: September 13, 2002
Release years by system:
2002 - GameCube
2008 - Wii
2014 - PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
2015 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows
Notes:
  • A remake of the original Resident Evil
  • Re-released on Wii under the title Resident Evil Archives: Resident Evil
  • Remastered for X360, PS3, PS4 and Windows



Original release date:[14]
January 25, 2019
Release years by system:
2019 - PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
Notes:
  • A remake of Resident Evil 2


Spin-offs[edit]

Console[edit]

Title Details

Original release dates:
  • JP: January 27, 2000
  • EU: March 31, 2000
  • NA: August 30, 2000
Release years by system:
2000 - PlayStation, Microsoft Windows
Notes:
  • Part of the Gun Survivor series



Original release dates:
  • PAL: December 14, 2001
  • JP: March 29, 2002[15]
  • NA: June 3, 2002
Release years by system:
2001 - Game Boy Color



Original release dates:
  • JP: November 8, 2001
  • EU: March 22, 2002
Release years by system:
2001 - Arcade
PlayStation
Notes:
  • Part of the Gun Survivor series



Original release dates:
  • JP: February 13, 2003
  • NA: June 17, 2003
  • PAL: July 9, 2003
Release years by system:
2002 -PlayStation 2
Notes:
  • Part of the Gun Survivor series



Original release dates:
  • JP: December 11, 2003
  • NA: March 31, 2004
  • PAL: September 17, 2004
Release years by system:
2003 -PlayStation 2



Original release dates:
  • JP: September 9, 2004
  • NA: April 26, 2005
  • PAL: August 26, 2005
Release years by system:
2004 -PlayStation 2



Original release dates:
  • NA: November 13, 2007
  • JP: November 15, 2007
  • EU: November 30, 2007
  • AU: December 13, 2007
Release years by system:
2007 - Wii
2012 - PlayStation 3



Original release dates:
  • NA: November 17, 2009
  • AU: November 26, 2009
  • EU: November 27, 2009
  • JP: January 14, 2010
Release years by system:
2009 - Wii
2012 - PlayStation 3



Original release dates:
  • JP: June 2, 2011
  • NA: June 28, 2011
  • AU: June 30, 2011
  • EU: July 1, 2011
Release years by system:
2011 - Nintendo 3DS
2012 - Nintendo eShop



Original release dates:
  • JP: January 26, 2012
  • EU: January 27, 2012
  • NA: February 7, 2012
Release years by system:
2012 - Nintendo 3DS
2013 - Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows
2017 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch



Original release dates:
  • NA: March 20, 2012
  • AU: March 22, 2012
  • EU: March 23, 2012
  • JP: April 26, 2012
Release years by system:
2012 - PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows



Original release dates:
  • NA: February 24, 2015[16]
  • EU: February 25, 2015
  • JP: February 25, 2015
Release years by system:
2015 - PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Xbox One, & Microsoft Windows

2017 - Nintendo Switch



Original release dates:
  • NA: June 21, 2016
  • EU: June 21, 2016
  • JP: June 23, 2016
Release years by system:
2016 - PlayStation 4, & Microsoft Windows


Mobile phone[edit]

Title Details
Resident Evil: The Missions

Original release dates:
2D version
  • JP: December 1, 2003
3D version
  • JP: June 2, 2005
  • NA: April 19, 2006
Release years by system:
2003 - Mobile Phones


Resident Evil: Confidential Report

Original release dates:
  • JP: January 14, 2004
Release years by system:
2004 - Mobile Phones


Resident Evil: Genesis

Original release dates:
Release years by system:


Resident Evil: Mercenaries Vs.

Original release dates:
April 14, 2011
Release years by system:
2011 - iOS


Resident Evil: Degeneration

Original release dates:
Release years by system:


Resident Evil Assault The Nightmare

Original release dates:
Release years by system:


Resident Evil Zombie Buster

Original release dates:
Release years by system:


Resident Evil Uprising

Original release dates:
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Resident Evil Outbreak Survive

Original release dates:
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Films[edit]

Live action series[edit]

Title Release Director Producers Writer
Resident Evil 2002 Paul W. S. Anderson Paul W. S. Anderson, Bernd Eichinger, Jeremy Bolt, Samuel Hadida Paul W. S. Anderson
Resident Evil: Apocalypse 2004 Alexander Witt Paul W. S. Anderson, Jeremy Bolt, Don Carmody
Resident Evil: Extinction 2007 Russell Mulcahy Paul W. S. Anderson, Jeremy Bolt, Robert Kulzer, Bernd Eichinger, Samuel Hadida
Resident Evil: Afterlife 2010 Paul W. S. Anderson Paul W. S. Anderson, Jeremy Bolt, Robert Kulzer, Don Carmody, Bernd Eichinger, Samuel Hadida
Resident Evil: Retribution 2012 Paul W. S. Anderson, Jeremy Bolt, Samuel Hadida, Don Carmody, Robert Kulzer
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter 2016 Paul W. S. Anderson, Jeremy Bolt, Robert Kulzer, Samuel Hadida

Animated films[edit]

Title Release Director Producer(s) Writer
Biohazard 4D-Executer[17] 2000 Koichi Ohata Kenji Yoshida, Naoki Miyachi Daisuke Okamoto
Resident Evil: Degeneration[18] 2008 Makoto Kamiya Hiroyuki Kobayashi Shotaro Suga
Resident Evil: Damnation[19] 2012
Resident Evil: Vendetta[20] 2017 Takanori Tsujimoto Hiroyuki Kobayashi, Hiroyasu Shinohara, Takashi Shimizu Makoto Fukami

Novels[edit]

Written by S. D. Perry[edit]

Title Release Notes
Resident Evil: The Umbrella Conspiracy[21] 1998 Novelization of the original Resident Evil
Resident Evil: Caliban Cove[22] 1998 Original story set after the events of the first novel
Resident Evil: City of the Dead[23] 1999 Novelization of Resident Evil 2
Resident Evil: Underworld[24] 1999 Original story after the events of the third novel
Resident Evil: Nemesis[25] 2000 Novelization of Resident Evil 3: Nemesis
Resident Evil: Code Veronica[26] 2002 Novelization of Resident Evil - Code: Veronica
Resident Evil: Zero Hour[27] 2004 Novelization of Resident Evil Zero

Novelizations of the live action films[edit]

Title Release Author Notes
Resident Evil: Genesis[28] 2004 Keith DeCandido Novelization of the first Resident Evil film
Resident Evil: Apocalypse[29] 2004 Novelization of the film of the same name
Resident Evil: Extinction[30] 2007
Resident Evil: Retribution[31] 2012 John Shirley
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter[32] 2017 Tim Waggoner

Other novels[edit]

Title Release Author Notes
Resident Evil: The Book 1997
  • Released in Japan as "Biohazard: the beginning"
  • Part of the book "The True Story of Biohazard", which was given away as a pre-order bonus with the Sega Saturn version of the original Resident Evil video game.
  • The story serves as a prelude to the events of the original Resident Evil video game, in which Chris investigates the disappearance of his missing friend, Billy Rabbitson.
Biohazard: to the Liberty[33] 2002 Japanese
Biohazard: Rose Blank[34] 2002 Japanese

Comics and manga[edit]

Title Type Release Publisher # of issues or volumes
Resident Evil: The Official Comic Magazine Comics 1998 - 2001 Image Comics 5
Resident Evil - Code: Veronica Comics 2002 Wildstorm 4
Resident Evil: Fire and Ice Comics 2008 Wildstorm 4
Resident Evil Comics 2009 - 2011 Wildstorm 6
Resident Evil: The Marhawa Desire Manga 2014 - 2015 Viz Media 5
Biohazard: Heavenly Island Manga 2015 - 2017 5

References[edit]

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  3. ^ "Resident Evil 3: Nemesis Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved March 3, 2011.
  4. ^ "Resident Evil Code: Veronica Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved March 3, 2011.
  5. ^ "Resident Evil 0 Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved March 3, 2011.
  6. ^ "Resident Evil 4 Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved March 3, 2011.
  7. ^ "Resident Evil 5 Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved March 3, 2011.
  8. ^ Snow, Blake (14 July 2008). "Resident Evil 5 coming March 13, 2009!". GamePro. p. 1. Archived from the original on 15 July 2008. Retrieved 15 January 2015.
  9. ^ IGN Staff (26 November 2008). "Resident Evil 5 Demo Hits Next Week". IGN. p. 1. Archived from the original on 6 January 2015. Retrieved 6 January 2015.
  10. ^ "Resident Evil 6 Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved March 3, 2011.
  11. ^ "Resident Evil 6 PC dated and detailed". New Game Network. 17 December 2012.
  12. ^ "Resident Evil 7 biohazard Ushers in a New Era of Fear". capcom-unity.com.
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  14. ^ Romano, Sal. "Resident Evil 2 announced for PS4, Xbox One, and PC". Gematsu. Retrieved June 12, 2018.
  15. ^ "全作品一覧". Capcom Co., Ltd. Archived from the original on 21 February 2009. Retrieved 24 January 2009.
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  18. ^ "Biohazard Degeneration Blu-ray Box (Blu-ray w/ Figure) (First Press Limited Edition) (English Subtitled) (Japan Version)". YesAsia.
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  20. ^ Alex Osborn (15 October 2015). "CG-Animated Resident Evil Movie Announced". IGN.
  21. ^ Perry, S.D. (1999). The umbrella conspiracy. New York: Pocket. ISBN 978-0-671-02439-0.
  22. ^ Perry, S.D. (1999). Caliban Cove. New York: Pocket. ISBN 978-0-671-02440-6.
  23. ^ Perry, S.D. (1999). City of the dead. New York: Pocket. ISBN 978-0-671-02441-3.
  24. ^ Perry, S.D. (1999). Underworld. New York: Pocket Books. ISBN 978-0-671-02442-0.
  25. ^ Perry, S.D. (2000). Nemesis. New York: Pocket Books. ISBN 978-0-671-78496-6.
  26. ^ Perry, S.D. (2002). Code Veronica. New York: Pocket. ISBN 978-0-671-78498-0.
  27. ^ Perry, S.D. (2004). Zero hour (Pocket Book ed.). Sydney: Pocket. ISBN 978-0-671-78511-6.
  28. ^ Anderson, Keith R.A. DeCandido ; based on the screenplay by Paul W.S. (2004). Resident evil : genesis : a novelization (1st Pocket Books printing ed.). New York: Pocket Books. ISBN 0-7434-9291-9.
  29. ^ DeCandido, Keith R.A. (2004). Apocalypse (1st Pocket Books printing ed.). Sydney: Pocket. ISBN 0-7434-9349-4.
  30. ^ DeCandido, Keith R.A. (2007). Extinction : a novelization (1st Pocket Star Books paperback ed.). New York: Pocket Star. ISBN 1-4165-4498-4.
  31. ^ Shirley, screenplay by Paul W.S. Anderson ; based on Capcom's videogame Resident evil ; novelization by John (2012). Resident evil, retribution : the official movie novelization (1st ed.). London: Titan. ISBN 1-7811-6315-4.
  32. ^ Waggoner, Tim (2017). Resident Evil: the Final Chapter. ISBN 1-7856-5296-6.
  33. ^ Suiren, Kimura (2002). Biohazard to the liberty. Tōkyō: Mediawākusu. ISBN 978-4-840-22093-4.
  34. ^ Tadashi, Aizawa (2002). Baiohazādo rōzu buranku. Tōkyō: Mediawākusu. ISBN 978-4-8402-2080-4.

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