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Resident Evil: Director's Cut

A re-release of Resident Evil, released exclusively in digital form as part of the PSOne Classics service. Developed by Capcom, the production is an expanded and uncensored version of the hit title that debuted in 1996 on the PlayStation console.

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Resident Evil: Director's Cut Release Date

22Sep1997

PS1

22Nov2006

PS3 PSP

28Aug2012

PSV

23Jun2022

PS4 PS5

developer: Capcom publisher: Capcom

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Resident Evil: Director's Cut, released on PS1, PSV, etc., is an extended and uncensored version of the game which debuted in 1996 and is widely regarded as one of the precursors of the survival horror genre. The Japanese company Capcom is responsible for the creation of the series.

Plot

The action takes us to the Raccoon City, which for some time has been an arena of inexplicable and terrifying events. Bloodthirsty mutant monsters that murder people or turn them into zombies roam the streets. A mysterious corporation called Umbrella is to blame for everything. It developed a dangerous virus that escaped from the company's laboratories due to unforeseen circumstances. In order to control the situation, a special branch of S.T.A.R.S. (Special Tactics and Rescue Service) is sent to the place.

Mechanics

We can play as two independent characters: Chris Redfield and Jill Valentine. Depending on the choice made, the story and the game itself will follow a slightly different path. Jill's path is a bit easier as she has more slots in her equipment and more ammunition. Chris has less space in his backpack and less ammunition, but he is a bit more resistant to attacks. The main plot for both characters overlaps to a large extent, and the fun comes down to exploring, solving puzzles and fighting against the overwhelming groups of zombies. In combat, we can use a wide range of weapons, including a knife, firearms or a rocket launcher. The game has several, slightly different endings.

Game modes

In Director's Cutversion, we can choose from three gameplay variants. Original mode is an exact copy of the original from 1996 without any changes or additions. Arrange Mode allows you to play the directorial version, where the outfits of the heroes have been changed and a few minor modifications have been made to the mechanics of the game. The biggest attraction of this mode is the full, uncensored version of the intro, containing many drastic changes that were absent in the original release. In addition, after completing the game, we get access to a number of interesting extras. This is complemented by the Beginner variant, which doubles the amount of ammunition and save points, increases the hero's energy bar and the amount of damage inflicted and adds an auto-aiming option.

Game mode: single player  

User score: 8,2 / 10 based on 49 votes.

Age restrictions Resident Evil: Director's Cut: 18+

Resident Evil: Director's Cut System requirements

Sony PlayStation 3

PlayStation 3

  • Uses:
  • PlayStation Network
PlayStation Portable

PlayStation Portable

  • Uses:
  • PlayStation Network
PlayStation Vita

PlayStation Vita

  • Uses:
  • PlayStation Network
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