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Resident Evil, known as Biohazard in Japan, is a horror game series by Capcom. Since its introduction as a video game, the series has branched out into several other media, the most popular of which being a series of live-action movies.
Note: Unless noted otherwise, the Japanese name of any game in the series only swaps "Resident Evil" with "Biohazard".
- Resident Evil (March 22, 1996). PlayStation. Later released on PC and Sega Saturn. Re-released in 2006 for PlayStation Network.
- Resident Evil: Director's Cut (September 25, 1997). PlayStation. An updated version. Re-released in 2018 within PlayStation Classic.
- Resident Evil: Deadly Silence (January 19, 2006). Nintendo DS. An enhanced port of the original.
- Resident Evil 2 (January 21, 1998). PlayStation. Later released on PC, Nintendo 64, Game.com, Sega Dreamcast and GameCube. Re-released in 2007 for PlayStation Network.
- Resident Evil 3: Nemesis (September 22, 1999). PlayStation. Later released on PC, Sega Dreamcast and GameCube. Re-released in 2008 for PlayStation Network. Known in Japan as Biohazard 3: Last Escape.
- Resident Evil Code: Veronica (February 3, 2000). Sega Dreamcast.
- Resident Evil Code: Veronica X (March 22, 2001). Sega Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, GameCube, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Updated version with new cutscenes.
- Resident Evil (March 22, 2002). GameCube, later released on Wii. Remake of the original. An HD remastered version was released in 2015 for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PC, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Also released in 2019 for Nintendo Switch.
- Resident Evil Zero (November 12, 2002). GameCube. Later released on Wii. An HD remastered version will be released in 2016 for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PC, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Also released in 2019 for Nintendo Switch.
- Resident Evil 4 (January 11, 2005). GameCube. Later released on PlayStation 2, PC, Wii, mobile phones, iPhone, Zeebo, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Also released in 2019 for Nintendo Switch.
- Resident Evil 5 (March 5, 2009). PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Later released for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox ONe, and Nintendo Switch.
- Resident Evil: Revelations (January 26, 2012). Nintendo 3DS. Later released on PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and WiiU.
- Resident Evil 6 (October 2, 2012). PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Later released for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox ONe, and Nintendo Switch.
- Resident Evil: Revelations 2 (February 4, 2015). PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC.
- Resident Evil 7: Biohazard (January 24, 2017). PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. In Japanese the title is reversed, Biohazard 7: Resident Evil.
- Resident Evil 7 Teaser Demo: Beginning Hour (June 13, 2016). A hour-long demo of Resident Evil 7 which serves as its prologue.
- Resident Evil 2 (January 19, 2019). PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC. A complete remake of the original game. Known in Japan as Biohazard RE:2.
- Resident Evil 3 (April 03, 2020). PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC. A remake of Resident Evil 3 in the same vein as the previous one. Known in Japan as Biohazard RE:3.
- Resident Evil: Village (2021). PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and PC. The word "Village" is stylized as "VII.I.AGE", making the first three letters look like a roman eight (VIII).
- Resident Evil Survivor (January 27, 2000). PlayStation. The first installment in the Gun Survivor spin-off series.
- Resident Evil Survivor 2 Code: Veronica (2002). Arcade and PlayStation 2. Second installment in the Gun Survivor spin-off series
- Resident Evil: Dead Aim (February 13, 2003). PlayStation 2. The fourth (and final) installment in the Gun Survivor spin-off series.
- Resident Evil Outbreak (December 11, 2003). PlayStation 2.
- Resident Evil Outbreak: File #2 (September 9, 2004). PlayStation 2.
- Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles (November 13, 2007). Wii.
- Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles (November 17, 2009). Wii.
- Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City (March 20, 2012). PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Later released on PC.
- Resident Evil Resistance (April 03, 2020). PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC. A co-op survival horror game packaged with the remake of Resident Evil 3. Originally known as Project Resistance.
- Resident Evil Gaiden (December 14, 2001). Game Boy Color.
- Biohazard A.T.N. Assault The Nightmare (2002). Mobile phones.
- Resident Evil Confidential Report (February 13, 2003). Mobile phones.
- Biohazard The Stories (2004). Mobile phones.
- Resident Evil: The Missions (December 1, 2005). Mobile phones.
- Biohazard The Operations (2007). Mobile phones.
- Biohazard The episodes (2007). Mobile phones.
- Resident Evil: Genesis (2008). Mobile phones.
- Biohazard: Survival Door (2010). Mobile phones.
- Biohazard ZombieBuster (2011). Mobile Phones.
- Biohazard Outbreak Survive (2011). Mobile devices.
- Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D (June 2, 2011). Nintendo 3DS.
- Minna to Biohazard Clan Master (October 9, 2012). Android and iOS. Part of the Minna to Series of "mobage" or social mobile games.
- Minna to Biohazard Team Survive (July 30, 2013). Android and iOS. Part of the Minna to Series.
- Umbrella Corps (June 21, 2016). PC and PlayStation 4. Known in Japan as Biohazard Umbrella Corps.
- Bakahaza (2017). Android. Portmanteau of "Bakabon" and "Biohazard", a crossover game which sees the cast of manga/anime series Tensei Bakabon in a recreation of the original Resident Evil.
- Pure Evil 2-Pack (December 16, 2004). Nintendo GameCube. A game pack including the Resident Evil remake, Resident Evil Zero and a trial version for Resident Evil 4.
- Resident Evil 10th Anniversary Collection (October 24, 2006). Nintendo GameCube. A box set including Resident Evil Zero, the Resident Evil remake and Resident Evil 4.
- Resident Evil: The Essentials (September 11, 2007). PlayStation 2. A bundle including Resident Evil CODE: Veronica X, Resident Evil Outbreak and Resident Evil 4.
- Resident Evil Chronicles HD Collection (June 2012). PlayStation 3's PlayStation Network. A compilation of The Umbrella Chronicles and Darkside Chronicles.
- Resident Evil Origins Collection (January 22, 2016). PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PC, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. A compilation of the HD remasters of Resident Evil and Resident Evil Zero.
- Resident Evil (March 15, 2002)
- Resident Evil: Apocalypse (September 10, 2004)
- Resident Evil: Extinction (September 20, 2007)
- Resident Evil: Afterlife (September 2, 2010)
- Resident Evil: Retribution (September 3, 2012)
- Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (January 27, 2017)
- Biohazard 4D-EXECUTER (2000)
- Resident Evil: Degeneration (October 18, 2008)
- Resident Evil: Damnation (September 25, 2012)
- Resident Evil: Vendetta (2017)
- Resident Evil: The Book (1998).
- Biohazard: The Wicked North Sea (1998).
- Resident Evil: The Umbrella Conspiracy (September 18, 1998). Novelization of the first game.
- Resident Evil: Caliban Cove (1999)
- Resident Evil: City of the Dead (1999). Novelization of the second game.
- Resident Evil: Underworld (1999)
- Resident Evil: Nemesis (2000). Novelization of the third game.
- Resident Evil Code: Veronica (2001). Novelization of Code: Veronica.
- Biohazard Rose Blank ( March 25, 2002).
- Biohazard To the Liberty (March 25, 2002).
- Resident Evil: Zero Hour (2004). Novelization of Resident Evil Zero.
- Resident Evil: Genesis (2004). Novelization of the first live-action movie.
- Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004). Novelization of the second live-action movie.
- Resident Evil: Extinction (2007). Novelization of the third live-action movie.
- Biohazard The Umbrella Chronicles (December 25, 2007). A two-part novel of Umbrella Chronicles.
- Resident Evil (April 1996). A single issue comic book series by Marvel Comics, a prologue to the first game.
- Biohazard 2 (1998). A 60-issue Chinese manhua by SkyWalker.
- Resident Evil: The Official Comic Magazine (March 1998). A 5-issue comic book series by WildStorm.
- Biohazard 3: Last Escape (1999). A 26-issue Chinese manhua by SkyWalker.
- Biohazard 3: Supplemental Edition. A 9-issue Chinese manhua.
- Biohazard Code: Veronica (2000). A 18-issue Chinese manhua by SkyWalker. Adapted in 2002 to English.
- Resident Evil: Fire and Ice (December 2000). A 4-issue comic book by WildStorm.
- Biohazard Zero (2002). A 6-issue Chinese manhua by SkyWalker.
- Biohazard Umbrella Chronicles: Prelude to the Fall (November 8, 2007). A 2-issue miniseries by Akita Shoten.
- Resident Evil (May 2009). A 4-issue comic book by DC Comics, a prologue to Resident Evil 5.
- Resident Evil: The Marhawa Desire (June 8, 2012). A 5-issue manga series by Akita Shoten. Licensed by Viz Media to be published in English in 2014-2015.
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|Sweet Home||March 22, 1996||Resident Evil was inspired in large part by Sweet Home.||3|
|Pocket Fighter||September 4, 1997||Zombies from Resident Evil appear in Akuma's ending from Pocket Fighter. Chun-Li also cosplays as Jill Valentine in some of her attacks.||1|
|Dragonseeds||September 30, 1998||Having a saved data of Resident Evil 2 unlocks the special "Zombie" dragon in Dragonseeds.||3|
|Trick'N Snowboarder||February 4, 1999||Resident Evil 2 characters Leon Kennedy, Claire Redfield and a Zombie Cop are selectable in Trick'N Snowboarder.||1|
|Dino Crisis||July 01, 1999||Crates in Dino Crisis are marked with Umbrella's logo. One of the costumes found in Resident Evil 3: Nemesis Boutique room includes a costume based on Regina from Dino Crisis. Additionally, a Dino Crisis poster can be found in Resident Evil: Survivor.||1|
|Spaced||October 08, 1999||In several episodes of Spaced, the characters can be seen playing Resident Evil 2 and making references to the series.||2|
|SNK vs. Capcom||October 21, 1999||An attraction designed after the Spencer Mansion is featured in SNK vs. Capcom: Card Fighters Cards, including an actor dressed as Chris Redfield and several zombies one can duel with. Several characters also appear as cards in the series.||2|
|Gun Survivor||January 27, 2000||Gun Survivor, Gun Survivor 2, and Gun Survivor 4 are format crossovers between the two series.||3|
|Darkstalkers||January 27, 2000||A Darkstalkers poster can be found in Resident Evil: Survivor, the stage "Urban Chaos" from the Mercenaries mode in Resident Evil 6 features several Vampire Hunter: Darkstalkers' Revenge Arcade cabinets and a statue of Victor appears in one map from Resident Evil Resistance.
|Ghosts 'n Goblins||January 27, 2000||A Ghosts 'n Goblins poster can be found in Resident Evil: Survivor and Resident Evil 3, while the stage "Urban Chaos" from the Mercenaries mode in Resident Evil 6 features several Makai Mura Arcade cabinets and Umbrella Corps features several decals based on Ghost 'n Goblins.
|Marvel vs. Capcom||February 2000||Resident Evil characters are playable in all games following Marvel vs. Capcom 2.||1|
|Fur Fighters||June 23, 2000||There's a parody of Resident Evil in the Gamequack store from Fur Fighters.||2|
|Cannon Spike||October 2000||The Cannon Spike stage "The Unholy Dwelling" is inspired by Resident Evil, including an appearance of Cerberus zombie dogs as enemies.||1|
|Devil May Cry||August 21, 2001||The first Devil May Cry was originally developed as an entry in the Resident Evil series.||3|
|The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy||June 20, 2003||The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy episode "Brown Evil" features "President Evil", a video game parody of Resident Evil.||2.5|
|Capcom Black Jack||July 01, 2003||Capcom Black Jack features appearances of Claire Redfield from Resident Evil.
|Under the Skin||August 5, 2004||Under the Skin features a stage based on Raccoon City from Resident Evil.||1|
|Capcom Girl no Mind Puzzle||September 09, 2004||Capcom Girl no Mind Puzzle features appearances of Jill Valentine from the Resident Evil series.
|Namco × Capcom||May 26, 2005||Namco × Capcom features Bruce and Fong-Ling from Resident Evil: Dead Aim as playable characters.||1|
|Viewtiful Joe||November 02, 2005||"Horror World" from Viewtiful Joe: Double Trouble! features several references to the Resident Evil series, including an appearance of Cerberus zombie dogs as enemies.||1|
|Grandma's Boy||January 06, 2006||A Resident Evil 4 poster can be spotted in the 2006 film Grandma's Boy.||2|
|Haunting Ground||January 11, 2005||A dog greatly resembling Hewie from Haunting Ground appears in Resident Evil 4.||3|
|Pico (Newgrounds)||April 30, 2006||Resident Pico is a parody of Resident Evil.||3|
|Robot Chicken||May 11, 2006||There's a Resident Evil reference in the Robot Chicken season 2 episode "Lost for Puppets".||3|
|Bionic Commando||June 25, 2009||Boxes and banners with the TriCell logo from Resident Evil 5 appear in the 2009 Bionic Commando.||1|
|Superman||October 09, 2009||There are several references to Resident Evil in the Smallville season 9 episode "Rabid".||2|
|Bayonetta||October 29, 2009||Bayonetta features a reference to Resident Evil 4.||2|
|Lost Planet||May 11, 2010||Lost Planet 2 features Albert Wesker from Resident Evil as a selectable character, while "BSAA" is one of the unlockable Nom de Guerres in Lost Planet 2.||1|
|Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt||November 19, 2010||There's a minor reference to Resident Evil in the 8th episode of Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt.||3|
|Breaking Bad||July 24, 2011||Characters discuss Resident Evil in the Breaking Bad season 4 episode "Thirty-Eight Snub".||2|
|Dead Island||October 20, 2011||The name of one trophy/achievement in Dead Island is a reference to Resident Evil.||3|
|Jaws||January 26, 2012||Jaws is referenced by name in Resident Evil: Revelations.||2|
|Dragon's Dogma||May 22, 2012||The Xbox 360 version of Dragon's Dogma included a download code for a Resident Evil 6 demo. The list of generic monickers in Dragon's Dogma features "Barry", "Claire, "Chris", "Jill", "Leon", "Rebecca", "Tyrant" and "Wesker" as possible monickers.||2|
|Borderlands||September 18, 2012||The "Infection" gun from Borderlands 2 features a minor reference to Resident Evil.||3|
|Commando (Capcom)||October 02, 2012||The stage "Urban Chaos" from the Mercenaries mode in Resident Evil 6 features several Senjou no Ookami Arcade cabinets, Billy's pre-order costume for the Resident Evil Zero HD Remaster is a "Wolf Force" uniform from Mercs and a poster referencing Wolf of the Battlefield appears in Resident Evil 3.
|SonSon||October 02, 2012||The stage "Urban Chaos" from the Mercenaries mode in Resident Evil 6 features several SonSon Arcade cabinets and Umbrella Corps features a decal of Son Son's sprite.||2|
|Star Gladiator||October 02, 2012||The stage "Urban Chaos" from the Mercenaries mode in Resident Evil 6 features several Star Gladiator Arcade cabinets.||2|
|Project X Zone||October 11, 2012||Project X Zone and Project X Zone 2 feature characters from the Resident Evil series.||1|
|Guild Wars||October 22, 2012||Two Halloween special quests in Guild Wars feature several references to the Resident Evil series.||3|
|Minna to Series||October 25, 2012||Minna to Biohazard Clan Members and Minna to Biohazard Team Survive are format crossovers between the two series, while Minna to Capcom All Stars and Street Fighter × All Capcom feature characters from the Resident Evil series.||1a|
|Onimusha||February 07, 2013||A number of creatures from Resident Evil appear in Onimusha Soul as part of a "Capcom Title Collaboration" limited event quest, while Jill, Claire and Ada appear as part of the "Capcom Heroines" limited event.||1|
|Left 4 Dead||April 04, 2013||Characters from Left 4 Dead 2 are playable in Resident Evil 6 as DLC. Enemies from Resident Evil 6 are seen in Left 4 Dead 2 as DLC.||1|
|The Last of Us||June 14, 2013||The name of one trophy in The Last of Us is a reference to Resident Evil.||3|
|Angry Video Game Nerd||June 30, 2013||The Angry Video Game Nerd plays the Game.Com version of Resident Evil 2 in the episode "Tiger Electronic Games".||2|
|Sengoku BASARA||November 12, 2013||As part of a crossover collaboration, playing Minna to Biohazard Team Survive unlocks a card of Masamune Date in Sengoku BASARA Card Heroes Matsuri, while playing the latter unlocks cards of Leon Kennedy and Claire Redfield in the former; additionally Sengoku BASARA 4 Sumeragi features a DLC costume pack based on characters from Resident Evil.||2|
|Street Fighter||November 19, 2013||Several Resident Evil characters are selectable in Street Fighter × All Capcom and also appear in Street Fighter Battle Combination; additionally a Street Fighter poster can be found in Resident Evil Survivor, the HD version of Resident Evil 0 features a costume based on Cody from the Street Fighter series and costumes of Resident Evil characters are DLC in Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition.
|Strider||February 18, 2014||The name of one trophy/achievement in the 2014 Strider references Resident Evil.||3|
|Hyperdevotion Noire||May 29, 2014||Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart features a character called Vio, that parodies the Resident Evil series.||3|
|Dead Rising||June 9, 2014||Stores in Dead Rising named "Jill's Sandwiches" and "Chris' Fine Foods" references Chris and Jill from Resident Evil, while weapons and the joke character Tofu from Resident Evil 2 appear as items in Super Ultra Dead Rising 3' Arcade Remix Hyper Edition Ex Plus Alpha; Dead Rising 4 features several art books in its backgrounds, while its update Dead Rising 4: Frank's Big Package features a Jill Valentine costume in "Capcom Heroes" mode, along with her actual moves.||1a|
|Sabagebu!||July 06, 2014||Kayo Goutokuji from Sabagebu! cosplays as Jill Valentine in the first episode of the anime.||2|
|Deadman's Cross||July 15, 2014||As part of a limited promotion, Racoon City from Resident Evil became available as a hunting area in Deadman's Cross, together with unlockable cards based on characters and creatures of the series; in a second collaboration, the island from Resident Evil: Revelations 2 became available as well.||1|
|Final Fantasy||July 25, 2014||Final Fantasy IX features a reference to Resident Evil 2, while Minna to Biohazard Clan Master features costumes from Final Fantasy Brigade Break the Seal in a special collaboration event, as well as a shared event between both games which gift Final Fantasy character cards.||2|
|Spooky's Jump Scare Mansion||October 23, 2014||The Mansion used by Specimen 12 in Spooky's Jump Scare Mansion is inspired by Resident Evil.||3|
|Clarence||October 30, 2014||There's a Resident Evil 4 poster in the Clarence episode "Belson's Sleepover".||2|
|Monster Hunter||June 25, 2015||MonHun Big Game Hunting Quest features characters and a story event from Resident Evil Revelations 2 as part of a special collaboration, while Monster Hunter Explore features two collaborations including costumes of a zombie, Jill, Rebecca and Tyrant as well as weapons and monsters designed after the Resident Evil HD Remaster.||1|
|Ajin||February 19, 2016||The Resident Evil Zero HD Remaster features a DLC T-Shirt for Rebecca with artwork from Ajin: Demi-Human.||2|
|Vulgus||June 21, 2016||Umbrella Corps features a decal of the Yashichi, and a TV brand in Resident Evil 6 is named after the Yashichi enemy from Vulgus.||2|
|194X||June 21, 2016||Umbrella Corps features two decals of airships from the 194X series, while a poster referencing 1942 appears in Resident Evil 3.
|Side Arms||June 21, 2016||Umbrella Corps features a decal of Mobi-chan from Side Arms: Hyper Dyne.||2|
|Breath of Fire||September 06, 2016||Breath of Fire III enemies Yawn (Foul Weed in English) and Plant 42 are named after monsters in Resident Evil, while Breath of Fire 6 features special costumes of Chris, Jill, HUNK and Claire.||2|
|Dragon Poker||April 25, 2016||Several Resident Evil characters and monsters are featured in Dragon Poker as part of two collaboration events.||1a|
|Tensai Bakabon||October 25, 2016||Bakahaza is a video game crossover reimagining the original Resident Evil with the cast of Tensai Bakabon.||1|
|Hide and Fire||August 28, 2017||Chris, Jill and Leon from Resident Evil are featured in Hide and Fire as part of two collaboration events.||1|
|Puzzle Fighter||November 22, 2017||Jill Valentine from Resident Evil 5 and Ada Wong are playable characters in Puzzle Fighter.||1|
|Death Battle!||May 23, 2018||Leon Kennedy has been a subject for Death Battle!||2|
|Black Command||December 28, 2018||Several characters and items from Resident Evil are featured in Black Command as part of a special collaboration.||1|
|PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds||February 19, 2019||A collaboration event with the Resident Evil 2 remake is included with Update 0.11.0 of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Mobile, featuring costume sets, weapons and enemies from the game.||1|
|TEPPEN||July 04, 2019||TEPPEN features characters from the Resident Evil series.||1|
|Castle & Dragons||August 30, 2019||Several characters from Resident Evil are featured in Castle & Dragons as part of a special collaboration.||1|
|Super Smash Bros.||November 29, 2019||Resident Evil spirits are featured in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.||1a|
|Mega Man||April 03, 2020||There is a reference to Dr. Wily and Dr. Light in the Resident Evil 3 remake, plus a set of toys based on "Bad Box Art" Mega Man; while there are many small references to Resident Evil in Mega Man games.
|Captain Commando||April 03, 2020||A movie poster referencing Captain Commando appears in Resident Evil 3.
|Terminator||April 03, 2020||A movie poster referencing Terminator appears in Resident Evil 3.||3|
|Alien (film)||April 03, 2020||A movie poster referencing Alien appears in Resident Evil 3.||3|
|Solar Opposites||May 08, 2020||Korvo mentions Resident Evil in the Solar Opposites episode “ The Lavatic Reactor”.||2|
|LifeAfter||August 27, 2020||Characters from Resident Evil appeared in LifeAfter during a collaboration event.||1|
|The Division||February 02, 2021||Weapons and costumes based on Resident Evil appear in The Division 2.||2|