Total Nerd The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked  

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The best Resident Evil games are amazingly scary adventures that heavily influenced the survival horror genre. Without Resident Evil, we wouldn’t have games like Silent Hill or Dead Space. In fact, the term survival horror was originally coined to describe Resident Evil, way back in 1996, because it was such an original type of game. Since so many sequels and spin offs have been released, fans want to know which Resident Evil game is the best of all time.

The Resident Evil video game franchise has been so successful that it spawned a series of games, of which several have been nominated for best game of all time. Amongst survival horror fans, Resident Evil has definitely raised the bar for what makes a fun scary game. In fact, several of the Resident Evil games have been remade and remastered multiple times.

So which are the best Resident Evil (Biohazard in Japan) games? See what gamers think in the rankings below. If you don’t see a particular Resident Evil game list, be sure to add it so that others may vote on it. For those that have never played the best Resident Evil games before, just start at the top of the list and work your way down.

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483 160
Resident Evil 4 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

2
451 81
Resident Evil 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

3
333 45
Resident Evil is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked
Son Goku added 2002

4
322 102
Resident Evil 3: Nemesis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

5
286 86
Resident Evil Code: Veronica is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

6
201 173
Resident Evil 5 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

7
297 89
Resident Evil is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

8
209 109
Resident Evil Zero is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

9
150 118
Resident Evil: Revelations is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

10
120 99
Resident Evil: Revelations 2 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked
DarthNoctis added Resident Evil: Revelations 2

11
138 247
Resident Evil 6 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

12
187 93
Resident Evil: Director's Cut is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked
Resident Evil: Director's Cut 1997

13
245 39
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked
KrisFrosz133 added 2017

14
131 104
Resident Evil Outbreak is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

15
120 105
Resident Evil Outbreak: File #... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

16
72 1
Resident Evil 2 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

17
69 142
Resident Evil: The Umbrella Ch... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

18
71 149
Resident Evil: The Darkside Ch... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

19
35 182
Resident Evil: Operation Racco... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

20
50 142
Resident Evil: Deadly Silence is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked
Resident Evil: Deadly Silence 2006

21
35 148
Resident Evil Survivor is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

22
33 128
Resident Evil: Dead Aim is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

23
27 139
Resident Evil: The Mercenaries... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

24
28 147
Resident Evil Gaiden is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

25
24 145
Resident Evil Survivor 2 - Cod... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked