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    Capcom's Resident Evil (or Biohazard in Japan) series continues to draw in players with its stories of hideous mutations and the pharmaceutical company Umbrella Inc. It is Capcom's best-selling franchise in terms of software sales.

    Which Resident Evil game is your favorite?

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    #1  Edited By smeff6969

    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?

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    #2  Edited By Brucie

    Resident Evil 4 is the best

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    #3  Edited By TimeWaffle

    RE 4

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    #4  Edited By suneku

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

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    #5  Edited By Mourne

    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.

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    #6  Edited By Damonation

    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.

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    #7  Edited By jayclassic

    Part 2 as that was the first one I finished

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    #8  Edited By dofuss

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

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    #9  Edited By Meowayne

    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*

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    #10  Edited By RHCPfan24

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

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    #11  Edited By WilliamRLBaker

    2 most definately.

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    #12  Edited By gman

    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.

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    #13  Edited By guiseppe

    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.

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    #14  Edited By Solid_SnakeXx
    DrDemon said:
    "RE 4
    "
    This!
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    #15  Edited By Tanuki

    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)

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    #16  Edited By TheGreatGuero

    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.

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    #17  Edited By iGaboru

    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.

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    #18  Edited By Lemegeton

    Code Veronica

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    #19  Edited By get2sammyb

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

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    #20  Edited By kush

    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.

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    #21  Edited By get2sammyb
    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!!!!
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    #22  Edited By kush
    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.
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    #23  Edited By Shasam

    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.

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    #24  Edited By get2sammyb
    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.
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    #25  Edited By PureRok

    RE5

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    #26  Edited By Demilich

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

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    #27  Edited By chronicsmoke

    2 by far

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    #28  Edited By brukaoru

    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

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    #29  Edited By SymbolliC

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

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    #30  Edited By clubsandwich

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

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    #31  Edited By Knives

    Toss up between the REmake on the Gamecube and RE4.

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    #32  Edited By Fearsome121

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

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    #33  Edited By Junior_AIN

    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.

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    #34  Edited By Al3xand3r

    I loved the first and Code Veronica.

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    #35  Edited By Black_Rose

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

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    #36  Edited By bryan10

    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.

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    #37  Edited By mazik765

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

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    #38  Edited By wwfundertaker

    2 and 4.

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    #39  Edited By psykhophear
    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.
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    #40  Edited By NekuCTR

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

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    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

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    #43  Edited By Yummylee

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

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    #44  Edited By beargirl1

    i can't decide. 

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    #45  Edited By Yummylee
    @AjayRaz said:
    " i can't decide.  "
    YOU BETTER DECIDE, BEFORE I SHOVE THIS GERBIL SANDWICH DOWN YOUR THROAT!
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    #46  Edited By 02sfraser

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

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    #47  Edited By beargirl1
    @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!
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    #48  Edited By YoungFrey

    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. 
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    #49  Edited By Yummylee
    @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?
     Are you double daring me, motherfucker?
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    #50  Edited By animateria

    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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