Which games better fit the "Resident Evil" or "BioHazard" names?

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4 years ago#1
As many of you know, RE is known as Biohazard in Japan (and maybe Europe, but don't quote me)

So which games fit which name?

To me
Resident Evil = 1 and 4 Since they are all set in small out of the way villages of buildings giving a more well... Survival horror and resident feel

BioHazard = 2, 3, 5, 6 Since their is a huge outbreak that needs to be contained, taking over cities and countries.

Code Veronika on the other hand could go either way.
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4 years ago#2
biohazard sounds better and fits the overall series...its always been about biohazards either by viral infection or parasitic
4 years ago#3
gotta be resident evil.. I mean who doesn't like the guy saying "RESIDENT EVIL" when you press start on the main menu..
4 years ago#4
swatkiller546 posted...
gotta be resident evil.. I mean who doesn't like the guy saying "RESIDENT EVIL" when you press start on the main menu..


This

Biohazard fits better but Resident Evil sounds much cooler

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EzLWbniEu8E

cmon, that's just epic
4 years ago#5
swatkiller546 posted...
gotta be resident evil.. I mean who doesn't like the guy saying "RESIDENT EVIL" when you press start on the main menu..


As I said 2 games fit "Resident Evil" better and the rest fit "Biohazard" better.
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4 years ago#6
Resident Evil sounds cooler and is more inventive. Biohazard is a regular word and a little too 'on the nose'
4 years ago#7
stawg007 posted...
swatkiller546 posted...
gotta be resident evil.. I mean who doesn't like the guy saying "RESIDENT EVIL" when you press start on the main menu..


This

Biohazard fits better but Resident Evil sounds much cooler

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EzLWbniEu8E

cmon, that's just epic
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4 years ago#8
RGR490G posted...
stawg007 posted...
swatkiller546 posted...
gotta be resident evil.. I mean who doesn't like the guy saying "RESIDENT EVIL" when you press start on the main menu..


This

Biohazard fits better but Resident Evil sounds much cooler

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EzLWbniEu8E

cmon, that's just epic


This, quoting the quote of "this". So...yeah!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3oP4CkvqsqA

Here's a compilation, however I noticed RE2/RE3 were recast with the same guy who does Zero, REmake, RE5 and I know he'll be doing RE6. Code: Veronica for some reason only has him saying Resident Evil, same with Operation Raccoon City and I believe Survivor + Dead Aim. There seems to be two different actors, at it appears the guy from RE2/RE3 came back for Outbreak File 1....not sure about File 2 there.

I'll look for another compilation.

EDIT: He made a 2.0, including both VAs for RE2. Check it out.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60X-Eo-maAQ
I've never thought of classic Resident Evil controls as "Tank Controls". No tank I've ever controlled moved as smoothly as they do.
4 years ago#9
I've always thought we got the better deal with the title. "Resident Evil" just sounds cool.
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4 years ago#10
Looking back at it, I guess RE3 is the first one that started using the new guy. I believe the RE2 one sounds like the original guy for RE1...but uncertain. The Code Veronica one is someone else entirely.

Edit: Ugh I keep editing these things. He didn't include Dead Aim but he does say Survivor. Regardless, the Resident Evil title > Biohazard though...for some reason Biohazard 3D Mercs has one of the two guys. Another note: I dig the foreign sound for Degeneration.
I've never thought of classic Resident Evil controls as "Tank Controls". No tank I've ever controlled moved as smoothly as they do.
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