Resident Evil (1996)

Publishers Capcom
Developers Capcom
Release date 1996
Genre Horror
Game rating

Game Description

Resident Evil, known in Japan as Bio Hazard, is a survival horror video game developed and released by Capcom originally for the PlayStation in 1996, and is the first game in the Resident Evil series. The game’s plot follows Chris Redfield and Jill Valentine, members of an elite task force known as S.T.A.R.S., as they investigate the outskirts of Raccoon City following the disappearance of their team members. They soon become trapped in a mansion infested with zombies and other monsters. The player, having selected to play as Chris or Jill at the start of the game, must explore the mansion to uncover its secrets.

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Resident Evil is no longer abandonware. You can now buy the game from:

Windows (1996)

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Additional files, patches and fixes

Resident Evil 1996 Manual PlayStation (English)

Resident Evil 1996 Manual Windows (English)

Resident Evil 1996 ReadMe Windows (English)

Resident Evil 1997 Manual SEGA (English)

Resident Evil 1996 Manual Nintendo (English)

Resident Evil (1996) Screenshots


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  1. I cannot fire the gun or use the knife. I have tried every key on the keyborad and evn reassigned keys in the option screen but nothing works… Is it a windows 10 thing? or is there an option I am missing? Please help! Thank you in advance.


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