||(Win95/98/Me/XP) (Jewel Case) (RESEVILPJ)
Mature: Ages 17+ - Animated violence, blood and gore.
A from Just Adventure
Evil Has a New Address.
Your special tactics and reserve squad has been choppered to
a remote mansion to investigate a biotechnical experiment gone hideously wrong.
Before you can say "mass murder", you're plunged straight into a deathtrap
writhing with man-eating freaks, swarming crows and rabid dogs.
Arm yourself with knives and flame-throwers scavenged from
dead teammates. Solve puzzles, disarm traps and unearth mysteries. But beware:
every move you make draws you deeper into the deadly embrace of Resident
with even more blood, graphic violence and gory scenes than the worldwide
monster hit version on PlayStation.
A swarm of unknown horrors prowl the mansion's hundreds
of rooms, including its underground lairs, the graveyard and some very
unwelcoming guest houses.
Unprecedented, detail-intense texture maps, shadows and
lighting effects, plus ever-changing camera angles, create a frighteningly rich
Choose to play tough guy marksman Chris Redfield or
hardcore demolition expert Jill Valentine, both brought to life with realistic
polygon character graphics.
Ominous digital surround soundtrack features haunting
music that intensifies the action.
Windows 95/98/Me/XP, 3D card with 4MB video RAM, P90 (P133
recommended), 16MB (32MB recommended), 16 bit sound card, 4x CD-ROM.
Requires one of the following 3D cards: Matrox Mystique,
Diamond Monster, Orchid Righteous, Canopus Total 3D, Creative 3D Blaster or
Adventure by Daniel Riley
"In short, the gameplay in RE spawned a genre. It has been
imitated but never surpassed. Keeping in mind that this game was released first
in 1996, it is incredible."
"The puzzles and obstacles are all very well-done, from
collecting pieces of a puzzle to putting aging pictures in order. There is no
really hard part of RE and also no really easy one. RE represents the perfect
challenge, free of frustration."
"Resident Evil is a rare commodity in several ways. First,
it is one of the few titles that can jump from a console to the PC and back
with no loss of quality or experience. Second, it a game that can be picked up
three years after its release and still have the same impact it did on day one.
Finally, very few games can claim to have spawned a genre. Resident Evil can
make this claim, as well as the unique claim of near perfection on the first
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