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Rebecca Chambers and convicted criminal Billy Coen explore an abandoned training facility for employees of the pharmaceutical company Umbrella.

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Koji Oda, Ken Sakamoto

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Cast

Cast overview:
Anthony Tullo Anthony Tullo ... (voice)
Cyrus Lane ... (voice)
David Webster David Webster ... Billy Coen (voice)
Ian Downie Ian Downie ... (voice)
James Arnold James Arnold ... (voice)
James Kee James Kee ... (voice)
Lyon Smith ... (voice)
Marcia Brackett Marcia Brackett ... (voice)
Natasha Martina Natasha Martina ... (voice)
Richard Waugh ... Albert Wesker (voice)
Riva Di Paola ... Rebecca Chambers (voice)
Stanley Mwalawanda Stanley Mwalawanda ... (voice)
Steve Kishewitsch Steve Kishewitsch ... (voice)
Tim Grimes Tim Grimes ... (voice)
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Storyline

One day before the infamous mansion incident, Rebecca Chambers, the only surviving member of the Bravo team of the S.T.A.R.S. organization, is sent in with the rest of the Bravos, to a remote location in Raccoon Forest where they discover a burning wagon off in the distance, and a mysterious train, the team splits up and heads in two directions, Rebecca heading for the train. They went in to find answers to the brutal "cannibal murders" but what they discover is a conspiracy that they never could've imagined. Written by Special Agent Hunk

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The Door To Safety Is Now Shut See more »


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Country:

Japan

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 November 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Resident Evil Ø See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Capcom Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

There are two alternate attires for Rebecca and only one for Billy. Her cow-girl one comes from the first Resident Evil's GameCube remake. See more »

Goofs

Billy's handcuffs while in-game are gold, but in the fully rendered FMV's the handcuffs are silver. See more »

Quotes

William Birkin: [looking through his notes] It just doesn't make any sense. Do you really believe that this could be the real identity of that crazy young man? Impossible. But IF, somehow it is true, then Umbrella will be finished.
Albert Wesker: [walking to the elevator] If the old conspiracy against Doctor Marcus is revealed, Mr. Spencer's career will be over. Not to mention ours too. So... the time has come at last.
William Birkin: What are you going to do?
Albert Wesker: I will simply say 'goodbye' to Umbrella. The biological weapon utilizing the ...
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Alternate Versions

A very near completed version for Nintendo 64 exists. It was never released and there is a possibility it was dismantled by Capcom shortly after the work began on the Nintendo Gamecube version of the game. The Nintendo 64 version is EXACTLY the same, but with very low quality graphics due to Nintendo 64's small memory and lack of polygons. See more »

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User Reviews

Better than the first Resident Evil for Gamecube
29 December 2002 | by duffjaSee all my reviews

This is the second RE game that I have played (the first one being the REmake), and I found this one to be better than it in every way, except story, where they are equal. One of the things that I like is that there are many more cut-scenes in this game and they look very well done, and do not stutter like the ones in the REmake. The in-game graphics are good to, and they add to the creepiness of the game, along with the eerie music and scary new monsters. It is much more fun to play since you control two characters at once and I like the fact that you can drop items in this game, since I found the item boxes in the REmake very frustrating since I kept having to run back to them in order to dump all my useless items. Although the game is slightly shorter than the REmake, it is still more fun to play and it has a lot of replay value. I was a bit disappointed with the extras though, since the only good things that you can unlock that are cool are the new weapons. This game also has more weapons and monsters than the REmake, but not as many extras. Overall, it is better than the REmake, and a very good game, and I can't wait for Resident Evil 4.

Graphics:10 Sound:9 Gameplay:8 Replay:6 Overall:9


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