Resident Evil is the most immediate franchise for many when considering horror games. Its first incarnation on the PS1 in 1995 revolutionised fear in video-games, and taught us that less can definitely be more with sparse resources and solitary gameplay.
Fast-forward to today and Resi fans have been spoilt, both by the bar-raising Resident Evil 4 in 2005 and the gorgeous action-fest of Resi 5 just a few short years ago. Patient as always, followers of Capcom’s franchise have had numerous editions of the last proper game, plus mobile spin-offs to keep them occupied until the inevitable release of Resi 6 later this year. -