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Chris and Jill

Chris Redfield (Right) and Jill Valentine (Left), the main characters of the series

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.

Video games

Main Series

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Resident Evil 4 (January 11, 2005). GameCube. Later released on PlayStation 2, PC, Wii, mobile phones, iPhone, Zeebo, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
  • Resident Evil 5 (March 5, 2009). PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Later released on PC.
  • 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 on PC.
  • 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.
    • 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.

Side Games

  • 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.

Minor Games

  • 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. Also part of the Minna to series.
  • Umbrella Corps (June 21, 2016). PC and PlayStation 4.
  • 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.

Compilations

  • 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.

Cinema

Live action

  • 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)

CGI

  • Biohazard 4D-EXECUTER (2000)
  • Resident Evil: Degeneration (October 18, 2008)
  • Resident Evil: Damnation (September 25, 2012)
  • Resident Evil: Vendetta (2017)

Publications

Novels

  • 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.

Comic Books

  • 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.

Links to other series

Direction Series Date Description Type


4Arrow L Sweet Home19960322 March 22, 1996Resident Evil was inspired in large part by Sweet Home.3


5Arrow R Pocket Fighter1997094 September 4, 1997Zombies from Resident Evil appear in Akuma's ending from Pocket Fighter. Chun-Li also cosplays as Jill Valentine in some of her attacks.1


5Arrow R Mega Man19980831 August 31, 1998There's a minor reference to Resident Evil in the English version of Mega Man Legends and the manga Rockman Zero 3, while a rescuable Reploid in Mega Man X6 is named after Leon from Resident Evil 2.2


5Arrow R Dragonseeds19980930 September 30, 1998Having a saved data of Resident Evil 2 unlocks the special "Zombie" dragon in Dragonseeds.3


5Arrow R Trick'N Snowboarder1999024 February 4, 1999Resident Evil 2 characters Leon Kennedy, Claire Redfield and a Zombie Cop are selectable in Trick'N Snowboarder.1


5Arrow R Dino Crisis19990701 July 01, 1999Crates 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


5Arrow R Spaced19991008 October 08, 1999In several episodes of Spaced, the characters can be seen playing Resident Evil 2 and making references to the series.2


5Arrow R SNK vs. Capcom19991021 October 21, 1999An 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


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Gun Survivor20000127 January 27, 2000The Gun Survivor series is a spin-off of the Resident Evil series.1


4Arrow L Darkstalkers20000127 January 27, 2000A Darkstalkers poster can be found in Resident Evil: Survivor, while the stage "Urban Chaos" from the Mercenaries mode in Resident Evil 6 features several Vampire Hunter: Darkstalkers' Revenge Arcade cabinets.2


4Arrow L Ghosts 'n Goblins20000127 January 27, 2000A Ghosts 'n Goblins poster can be found in Resident Evil: Survivor, while the stage "Urban Chaos" from the Mercenaries mode in Resident Evil 6 features several Makai Mura Arcade cabinets.2


5Arrow R Marvel vs. Capcom200002 February 2000Resident Evil characters are playable in all games following Marvel vs. Capcom 2.1


5Arrow R Fur Fighters20000623 June 23, 2000There's a parody of Resident Evil in the Gamequack store from Fur Fighters.2


5Arrow R Cannon Spike200010 October 2000The Cannon Spike stage "The Unholy Dwelling" is inspired by Resident Evil, including an appearance of Cerberus zombie dogs as enemies.1


5Arrow R Devil May Cry20010821 August 21, 2001The first Devil May Cry was originally developed as an entry in the Resident Evil series.3


5Arrow R The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy20030620 June 20, 2003The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy episode "Brown Evil" features "President Evil", a video game parody of Resident Evil.2.5


5Arrow R Under the Skin2004085 August 5, 2004Under the Skin features a stage based on Raccoon City from Resident Evil.1


5Arrow R Namco × Capcom20050526 May 26, 2005Namco × Capcom features Bruce and Fong-Ling from Resident Evil: Dead Aim as playable characters.1


5Arrow R Viewtiful Joe20051102 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


5Arrow R Grandma's Boy20060106 January 06, 2006A Resident Evil 4 poster can be spotted in the 2006 film Grandma's Boy.2


4Arrow L Haunting Ground20050111 January 11, 2005A dog greatly resembling Hewie from Haunting Ground appears in Resident Evil 4.3


5Arrow R Robot Chicken20060511 May 11, 2006There's a Resident Evil reference in the Robot Chicken season 2 episode "Lost for Puppets".3


5Arrow R Capcom Girl's Mind Puzzle2007 2007Capcom Girl's Mind Puzzle features appearances of Jill Valentine from the Resident Evil series.1


5Arrow R Bionic Commando20090625 June 25, 2009Boxes and banners with the TriCell logo from Resident Evil 5 appear in the 2009 Bionic Commando.1


5Arrow R Superman20091009 October 09, 2009There are several references to Resident Evil in the Smallville season 9 episode "Rabid".2


5Arrow R Bayonetta20091029 October 29, 2009Bayonetta features a reference to Resident Evil 4.2


5Arrow R Left 4 Dead20091117 November 17, 2009Left 4 Dead 2 and Resident Evil 6 feature the same skin of zombies but with different names.3


5Arrow R Lost Planet20100511 May 11, 2010Lost 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


5Arrow R Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt20101119 November 19, 2010There's a minor reference to Resident Evil in the 8th episode of Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt.3


5Arrow R Breaking Bad20110724 July 24, 2011Characters discuss Resident Evil in the Breaking Bad season 4 episode "Thirty-Eight Snub".2


5Arrow R Dead Island20111020 October 20, 2011The name of one trophy/achievement in Dead Island is a reference to Resident Evil.3


4Arrow L Jaws20120126 January 26, 2012Jaws is referenced by name in Resident Evil: Revelations.2


5Arrow R Dragon's Dogma20120522 May 22, 2012The 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


5Arrow R Onimusha20120628 June 28, 2012Jill, Claire, Ada, and a few zombies from Resident Evil appear in Onimusha Soul.1


5Arrow R Borderlands20120918 September 18, 2012The "Infection" gun from Borderlands 2 features a minor reference to Resident Evil.3


4Arrow L Vulgus20121002 October 02, 2012A TV brand in Resident Evil 6 is named after the Yashichi enemy from Vulgus.3


4Arrow L Commando (Capcom)20121002 October 02, 2012The stage "Urban Chaos" from the Mercenaries mode in Resident Evil 6 features several Senjou no Ookami Arcade cabinets, while Billy's pre-order costume for the Resident Evil Zero HD Remaster is a "Wolf Force" uniform from Mercs.2


4Arrow L SonSon20121002 October 02, 2012The stage "Urban Chaos" from the Mercenaries mode in Resident Evil 6 features several SonSon Arcade cabinets.2


4Arrow L Star Gladiator20121002 October 02, 2012The stage "Urban Chaos" from the Mercenaries mode in Resident Evil 6 features several Star Gladiator Arcade cabinets.2


5Arrow R Project X Zone20121011 October 11, 2012Project X Zone and Project X Zone 2 feature characters from the Resident Evil series.1


5Arrow R Guild Wars20121022 October 22, 2012Two Halloween special quests in Guild Wars feature several references to the Resident Evil series.3


5Arrow R Minna to Series20121025 October 25, 2012Minna 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.1


5Arrow R The Last of Us20130614 June 14, 2013The name of one trophy in The Last of Us is a reference to Resident Evil.3


5Arrow R Angry Video Game Nerd20130630 June 30, 2013The Angry Video Game Nerd plays the Game.Com version of Resident Evil 2 in the episode "Tiger Electronic Games".2


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Sengoku BASARA20131112 November 12, 2013As 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


5Arrow R Street Fighter20131119 November 19, 2013Several 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.
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5Arrow R Strider20140218 February 18, 2014The name of one trophy/achievement in the 2014 Strider references Resident Evil.3


5Arrow R Hyperdevotion Noire20140529 May 29, 2014Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart features a character called Vio, that parodies the Resident Evil series.3


5Arrow R Dead Rising2014069 June 9, 2014Stores 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.1


5Arrow R Sabagebu!20140706 July 06, 2014Kayo Goutokuji from Sabagebu! cosplays as Jill Valentine in the first episode of the anime.2


5Arrow R Deadman's Cross20140715 July 15, 2014As 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


4Arrow L Final Fantasy20140725 July 25, 2014Final 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


5Arrow R Clarence20141030 October 30, 2014There's a Resident Evil 4 poster in the Clarence episode "Belson's Sleepover".2


5Arrow R Monster Hunter20150625 June 25, 2015MonHun 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


4Arrow L Ajin20160219 February 19, 2016The Resident Evil Zero HD Remaster features a DLC T-Shirt for Rebecca with artwork from Ajin: Demi-Human.2


5Arrow R Breath of Fire20160906 September 06, 2016Breath 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


5Arrow R Dragon Poker20160425 April 25, 2016Several Resident Evil characters and monsters are featured in Dragon Poker as part of two collaboration events.1


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Tensai Bakabon20161025 October 25, 2016Bakahaza is a video game crossover reimagining the original Resident Evil with the cast of Tensai Bakabon.1


5Arrow R Hide and Fire20170828 August 28, 2017Chris, Jill and Leon from Resident Evil are featured in Hide and Fire as part of two collaboration events.1


5Arrow R Puzzle Fighter20171122 November 22, 2017Jill Valentine from Resident Evil 5 and Ada Wong are playable characters in Puzzle Fighter.1


5Arrow R Black Command20181228 December 28, 2018Several characters and items from Resident Evil are featured in Black Command as part of a special collaboration.1


5Arrow R PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds2019 2019Elements from Resident Evil 2 appear in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Mobile as part of a special collaboration.1