Which Resident Evil game is your favorite?

#1 Posted by smeff6969 (14 posts) -

I have played and beat most of the Resident Evil games made and Resident Evil 1 is deffinitely my favorite. The controls were never all that great so I was very happy when they updated them for the Gamecube remakes. So the remake of Resident Evil 1 is the best.
What Resident Evil game is your favorite?

#2 Posted by Brucie (136 posts) -

Resident Evil 4 is the best

#3 Posted by TimeWaffle (967 posts) -

RE 4

#4 Posted by suneku (3005 posts) -

I love 3 the most.. great memories when I played it... 4 is close behind though.

#5 Posted by Mourne (798 posts) -

The original, most likely. Two is the one I played most often in my youth, though. Absolutely loved it, but the first one was so unique that it's hard to pass it up.

#6 Posted by Damonation (573 posts) -

RE 4 is my favorite, but of the older ones I have to go with 3 because that was the first one I ever played.

#7 Posted by jayclassic (26 posts) -

Part 2 as that was the first one I finished

#8 Posted by dofuss (21 posts) -

1 and Rebirth, actually they are high on my all time favorites.

#9 Edited by Meowayne (6168 posts) -

I have played each game when it was released, and my favourite is Resident Evil 4. I love survival horror, but Resident Evil is just cheap with its scares and difficulty. RE4, while simply a good action game, at least is honest.

I admire the style of the REmake, though. Looking at this game, it hurts even more that developers have abandoned the concept of preprendered backgrounds. To think of a JRPG with prerendered backgrounds brought to life by modern technology! *sigh*

#10 Posted by RHCPfan24 (8663 posts) -

RE4.  I also enjoyed the first and second.  RE4 was the only one I actually finished and that is probably my favorite game ever.

#11 Posted by WilliamRLBaker (4941 posts) -

2 most definately.

#12 Posted by GMan (489 posts) -

2 holds a special place for me.  I played both characters.  I always wanted to play the others but time never let me finish.  I even got 1 again when it came out on Gamecube.  Maybe someday when I'm an old man with a lot of time I can sit around and play them all.  By then games will be a whole different thing though.

#13 Posted by guiseppe (2843 posts) -

Well I want to say Resident Evil 4, but I don't think you can compare that with the rest of them. So out of the "original concept" ones, I'd have to say the first, even though I like the second one as well.

#14 Posted by Solid_SnakeXx (1838 posts) -
DrDemon said:
"RE 4
"
This!
#15 Posted by Tanuki (275 posts) -

Resident Evil 3 is the best one for sure.  I'm trying to think of words that can express my love for it... but I can't.  :P

Resident Evil 2 and then 1 (Directors Cut, not REmake) come afterwards.  I'm probably in the minoritity here, but I dislike 4 a LOT.  Yeah the controls were WAY better, but it wasn't even a horror game, it was just a shooter with infinite "zombies".  And escorting Ashley was just a pain.  I guess I had fun with it, but I've never really thought of it as a Resident Evil game.  (probably because of it emphasis on killing instead of atmosphere and survival)

#16 Posted by TheGreatGuero (8882 posts) -

RE4. Though, I must admit that survival horror games scare the heck out of me. RE4 doesn't have the same level of scariness as the others, mainly because you're much more capable of fighting off bad guys and you're armed with lots of awesome weapons. Also, it doesn't rely on fixed camera angles to keep you guessing as to what may be lurking just out of sight.

#17 Posted by iGaboru (247 posts) -

REbirth and RE2, those are freaking SURVIVAL HORROR games and that's what this franchise is supposed to be all about , not the travesty that RE4 was, don't get me wrong, it's an amazing ACTION game but not a Resident Evil game.

#18 Posted by Lemegeton (812 posts) -

Code Veronica

#19 Posted by get2sammyb (6686 posts) -

Love the remake of the original but: Resident Evil 4.

#20 Posted by Kush (9089 posts) -

Even though I've never finished a RE game I'll have to go with #2. I enjoyed what I played of that game and would like to go back someday and try to finish it. I would have said RE4, but escort that ho around seriously brought down that game for me.

#21 Posted by get2sammyb (6686 posts) -
Kush said:
"Even though I've never finished a RE game I'll have to go with #2. I enjoyed what I played of that game and would like to go back someday and try to finish it. I would have said RE4, but escort that ho around seriously brought down that game for me."
LEON!!!!
#22 Posted by Kush (9089 posts) -
get2sammyb said:
"Kush said:
"Even though I've never finished a RE game I'll have to go with #2. I enjoyed what I played of that game and would like to go back someday and try to finish it. I would have said RE4, but escort that ho around seriously brought down that game for me."
LEON!!!!"
I love me some Leon...I wish he was in RE5 just because I llke his character so much :P ...it's one of the reasons I'm really looking forward to the CGI film.
#23 Posted by Shasam (494 posts) -

I like Resident Evil 3 the best, I think. I liked the story and the variety in the puzzles, weapons and bosses. Plus, Nemesis is a badass.

From a critical standpoint I think RE4 would walk away with it, but in terms of my personal favourite it's definitely 3.

#24 Posted by get2sammyb (6686 posts) -
Kush said:
"get2sammyb said:
"Kush said:
"Even though I've never finished a RE game I'll have to go with #2. I enjoyed what I played of that game and would like to go back someday and try to finish it. I would have said RE4, but escort that ho around seriously brought down that game for me."
LEON!!!!"
I love me some Leon...I wish he was in RE5 just because I llke his character so much :P ...it's one of the reasons I'm really looking forward to the CGI film."
LEONNNNNNN!!!

Did anyone unlock the Ashley bottlecap in RE4? If you keep pressing the button you can have immense fun with her shouting "LEON!"?

Wesker is totally the best character though.
#25 Posted by PureRok (4268 posts) -

RE5

#26 Posted by Demilich (2648 posts) -

I'm going to jump on the bandwagon of people who didn't play 1-3 and say 4.

#27 Posted by chronicsmoke (1032 posts) -

2 by far

#28 Posted by brukaoru (5134 posts) -

This is a real tough one. I will say that I loved RE1-3 equally, but then REmake stood over them just because of it's super awesomeness. I also loved RE4 as well... I can't choose between the two. Remake and RE4. :S

#29 Posted by SymbolliC (338 posts) -

Resident Evil 2 always stuck out as my favorite. Birkin was also my favorite of the villains.

#30 Posted by clubsandwich (3965 posts) -

REmake, that was just super awesome win, also RE2 because it was my first RE game.

#31 Posted by Knives (756 posts) -

Toss up between the REmake on the Gamecube and RE4.

#32 Posted by Fearsome121 (65 posts) -

REmake and RE2 for sure for me. Now THAT'S pure terror cubed!

#33 Posted by Junior_AIN (325 posts) -

Hard to tell exactly, but I believe the Resident Evil Remake for GameCube still stands as the best RE.
RE0 and RE2 are close calls, and RE3 too. RE4 is also amazing and pretty addictive. Also the portable version of the first RE for the DS is great to have it anywhere you go.

#34 Posted by Al3xand3r (7912 posts) -

I loved the first and Code Veronica.

#35 Posted by Black_Rose (7772 posts) -

4 definitely. 2 and 3 are close though, they both hold a special place in my heart.

#36 Posted by bryan10 (9 posts) -

RE2 is my favorite, but closely followed by Code Veronica. Code Veronica is probably the better game, but I have a lot of nostalgia associated with RE2.
 
I didn't like where they took the series with RE4. The best thing about the older games is that you get into situations where you're low on ammo, almost out of health, haven't saved your game in an hour, and you're pressing on into unknown territory where a zombie can jump out of anywhere - very tense and exciting. RE4 felt like a sort of generic action shooter, but with clunky controls, and it didn't even have "real" zombies.

#37 Posted by mazik765 (2335 posts) -

RE5...yeah hate on me. I just had a really good time playing through that game in co-op with my girlfriend.

#38 Posted by wwfundertaker (1476 posts) -

2 and 4.

#39 Posted by Psykhophear (1138 posts) -
Resident Evil 2 has always been my favorite. It has the best soundtrack, level of horror, characters and atmosphere. 4 is great too but the gameplay is so repetitive I always bored after halfway through the game.
#40 Posted by NekuCTR (1710 posts) -

I have played and completed 1 the most, but 2 was definitely the one I was most hyped for and subsequently enjoyed.

#41 Posted by Sauson (568 posts) -

The remake for Gamecube. Resident Evil was my favorite series till RE4 came out. I still like RE4 and even RE5 but it killed the series for me when it went from survival horror to a lacking third person shooter

#42 Posted by Drewbs (2794 posts) -

Resident Evil 3.

#43 Posted by Yummylee (23466 posts) -

Resident Evil 2 with Resident Evil 3 following a close second. 

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#44 Posted by AjayRaz (12677 posts) -

i can't decide. 

#45 Posted by Yummylee (23466 posts) -
@AjayRaz said:
" i can't decide.  "
YOU BETTER DECIDE, BEFORE I SHOVE THIS GERBIL SANDWICH DOWN YOUR THROAT!
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#46 Posted by 02sfraser (855 posts) -

RE 4 without a shadow of a doubt. It was revolutionary and gave me the most hours of gameplay!

#47 Posted by AjayRaz (12677 posts) -
@Abyssfull said:
" @AjayRaz said:
" i can't decide.  "
YOU BETTER DECIDE, BEFORE I SHOVE THIS GERBIL SANDWICH DOWN YOUR THROAT! "
I CAN'T MOTHERFUCKER. BRING ON THE GERBIL SANDWICH. I DARE YOU!
#48 Posted by YoungFrey (1363 posts) -

Code Veronica, but 2 was pretty great too.  4 could have been my choice, but the escort aspect of the game killed it for me.  I think I played for maybe 5 minutes after that part started. 
#49 Posted by Yummylee (23466 posts) -
@AjayRaz said:
" @Abyssfull said:
" @AjayRaz said:
" i can't decide.  "
YOU BETTER DECIDE, BEFORE I SHOVE THIS GERBIL SANDWICH DOWN YOUR THROAT! "
I CAN'T MOTHERFUCKER. BRING ON THE GERBIL SANDWICH. I DARE YOU! "

 Are you double daring me, motherfucker?
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#50 Posted by animateria (3302 posts) -

RE5. 
 
Primarily because I played through it twice co-op. 
 
I'm not sure if the game holds up on single player but the co-op was amazing.

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