Resident Evil - all the main Resi games ranked from worst to best

For a series so beloved, the core titles in Capcom’s survival horror series vary wildly in quality. With the Resident Evil 2 Remake set for release in January and looking really impressive, it’s time to look back at the main, numbered Resident Evil games and work out which ones are still worth your time.

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FallenAngel1984137d ago

Noticeable lack of mention to Resident Evil: Revelations 1&2 on this list

meganick137d ago

They’re spin-offs, not a part of the mainline series.

FallenAngel1984137d ago

No the Revelations games are mainline titles just like Code: Veronica. It’s the reason why RE7 is known as the 11th mainline entry.

meganick137d ago

That doesn’t link to anything official from Capcom.

meganick137d ago

Are you asking about the quality of the games or are you asking if they should even be considered games?

stefan_771137d ago

I want to know if they are any good and worth checking out. Thinking about getting the origins collection

meganick137d ago

Some are great, some are mediocre, and some are bad. I’d recommend starting with the RE1 remake which was recently ported to PS4, XB1 and I think PC.

NecrumOddBoy137d ago (Edited 137d ago )

RE games are overall good, but they almost all have archaic control schemes which may make it difficult to play nowadays. I think the Resident Evil 2 remake is going to be something really special because it can retain the original form but modern is it enough to make it accessible for a new generation. Playing Resident Evil 1 now is very difficult because of the controls. Tank controls are terrible and have always been terrible even when they were relevant.

meganick137d ago

When judged purely as survival horror experiences, RE remake is the best, followed by RE2.

Zeldafan64137d ago

I still haven't played 2 yet.

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MEGANE137d ago (Edited 137d ago )

This list was spot on to me, I wouln’t change anything... the only thing that am hoping its to add is a new #1 to that list with RE2 remake.( fingers crossed).
Am 39 years old so I play them all at the time they came out, and am guessing the lack of the “revelations games” in this list is due to the fact that the RER games where never AAA games but a port of 3DS games at the time where we already had a RS5 for example. Resident Evil Revelations were not a high buget games... never expected to be bloockbuster games.

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