RESIDENT EVIL

Netflix Resident Evil Series Reportedly Cancelled After a Single Season

In today’s modern, data-driven streaming world, if your show does not take over the world in the first few weeks of its existence, then it’s doomed to failure. I can’t say I have any idea what Netflix’s expectations were for the Resident Evil TV show that premiered in July of this year,…

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NEWS

The 10 Best Horror Games You Can Play on PlayStation Plus Premium

It’s tricky to find the best horror games on PlayStation Plus Premium With the launch of PlayStation Plus Premium. Players now have access to over 300 different games from a variety of different Sony consoles. This can make the service a little overwhelming, as no one wants to waste time…

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GUIDES

Some Details From the Unannounced Resident Evil 4 Remake

The remake for Resident Evil 4 has not been officially announced. If you’re someone whose sole criteria for believing game information hinges on the fact that nothing is confirmed, then let me stop you early: Nothing in this report is confirmed. In part that’s because the game itself has not yet…

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Resident Evil Lore Keeps Expanding, Even Outside the Games

Resident Evil is pairing up with Netflix to bring fans a new animated series. For its 25th anniversary, Resident Evil Infinite Darkness takes fans a bit back on the series’ timeline. The show is being produced and supervised by Hiroyuki Kobayashi. Kobayashi has been a part of developer Capcom since…

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Resident Evil Village’s Lady Dimitrescu Discusses Audition Secrecy, Unconventional Beauty, and Returning to the Role

Note: This interview contains spoilers for Resident Evil Village. Resident Evil Village’s Lady Dimitrescu leaves a lasting impression. When the towering villain was unveiled last year, she became the fascination of the Internet at large, drawing legions of fans virtually overnight. You’d be surprised, then, to learn that the role of…

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FEATURES

Rating Eiffel 65’s Playstation Collection from “My Console”

In 1999, Italian Eurodance group Eiffel 65 released the album Europop. The album contains two of the outfit’s biggest international hits, “Blue (Da Ba Dee)” and “Move Your Body.” Less well-known is the sixth track, “My Console.” Opening with the line “We’re gonna play the game, the PlayStation all day,” the song…

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Dead By Daylight Gets a Little Bit More Evil (and Leon and Jill)

Dead by Daylight is branching out with a new Resident Evil crossover, featuring some very familiar, friendly, and not so friendly faces. The latest DBD chapter is set to release June 15. At which point we’ll receive two of my personal favorite Resident Evil. heroes: Leon S. Kennedy and Jill Valentine. It’s interesting that Capcom only chose…

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NEWS

Resident Evil Protagonist Tier List – Who is Your Best Shot at Surviving?

There have been a lot of Resident Evil characters over the years and even the subset of characters that actually lead a game is pretty large. With so many different characters, it’s probably really confusing to decide who you should root for to star in new games or, more importantly, who…

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A Faithful ‘Resident Evil’ Movie Adaptation Needs Bad Acting

The Resident Evil franchise is back at the head of the survival horror table. After a few shaky sequels, Capcom resuscitated its zombie series with 2017’s back-to-basics Resident Evil 7. Two successful remakes and one wide Chris Redfield later, Hollywood is ready to give the series a second chance. Netflix…

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FEATURES

Video Game Birds Most Likely to Prophesize Your Ironic, Untimely Demise

There’s no shortage of memorable moments in Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds. One of my favorite scenes from the classic horror film happens right before the feathered foes launch their first coordinated attack. Outside of the schoolhouse, Tippi Hedren’s character Melanie observes a small group of crows perched atop a jungle gym. Nothing…

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LISTS

East Coast Office Hours 8: Resident Friday

It’s Friday! In fact, it’s Good Friday, the Friday before Easter Sunday for Christians and also the marker that we’ve gotten through another week. Co-hosts merritt and Danielle discuss the week at hand, the podcasts and pieces that went live on the site this week, and the importance of having…

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PODCASTS

Song of Horror is a Classic Survival Horror Game Releasing on Halloween

They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky… It’s another FangByte article! Welcome to our autumnal crop of Halloween themed Fanbyte fun (that we like to call FangByte). Each day on the week of Halloween, we’ll have more pieces dealing with creepy, crawly topics across games and other pop culture.…

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Could Resident Evil’s t-Virus Really Exist?

Zombies are freaky. It doesn’t matter where they come from, decaying humans that mindlessly cannibalize flesh will always be just plain upsetting. And there’s seemingly no end to the sources of the living dead in media — we’ve had toxic waste, necromancers, evil skin-grafts (thanks Cronenberg), invisible zombie-creating portals, and…

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FEATURES

Every Leon S. Kennedy, Ranked by ‘Does He Look like He’s on “Supernatural” Right Now’

By the time you read this, that new Resident Evil 2 rebuild is either out, or will be in a matter of hours. Our reviewer thinks it’s pretty dang good, calling it a “masterclass in remakes” and giving it a solid nine out of 10. I personally am pretty excited…

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Resident Evil 2 Review

Twenty years after the release of the original Resident Evil 2, Capcom comes to us with this ambitious remake. Given its immensely successful redo of the original Resident Evil — and the subsequent remaster of that version — Resident Evil 2’s second go around has expectations at an all-time high. Luckily, Capcom knocked it out of…

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REVIEWS

Locker Zombie: A Review

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MICROREVIEWS

Parallels: The Science of Jump Scares

It’s a great honor to debut our new show Parallels with the launch of the Fanbyte site. Parallels is here to trace the connections between the world and the virtual worlds we love to explore.  In the premiere episode, we’re looking at jump scares in video games just in time…

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Sony Announces the “Classics” Packed Into PlayStation Classic

After weeks of speculation, Sony announced the list of pre-loaded games included in its micro-console offering. The tiny working replica of 1994’s best piece of gaming hardware follows in the footsteps of Nintendo’s incredibly popular NES and SNES Classics. Sony had a massive list of games to choose from and…

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