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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387 136
Resident Evil 4 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

2
366 71
Resident Evil 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

3
259 35
Resident Evil is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked
Son Goku added 2002

4
265 87
Resident Evil 3: Nemesis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

5
243 72
Resident Evil Code: Veronica is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

6
246 83
Resident Evil is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

7
169 136
Resident Evil 5 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

8
174 91
Resident Evil Zero is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

9
125 97
Resident Evil: Revelations is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

10
87 74
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
156 77
Resident Evil: Director's Cut is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked
Resident Evil: Director's Cut 1997

12
121 190
Resident Evil 6 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

13
106 90
Resident Evil Outbreak is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

14
101 89
Resident Evil Outbreak: File #... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

15
95 19
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

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127 21
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked
KrisFrosz133 added Resident Evil 7: Biohazard

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61 119
Resident Evil: The Umbrella Ch... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

18
62 126
Resident Evil: The Darkside Ch... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

19
31 151
Resident Evil: Operation Racco... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

20
42 119
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
29 127
Resident Evil Survivor is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

22
28 109
Resident Evil: Dead Aim is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

23
24 116
Resident Evil: The Mercenaries... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

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27 125
Resident Evil Gaiden is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

25
23 123
Resident Evil Survivor 2 - Cod... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked

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16 117
Resident Evil: The Missions is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Resident Evil Games of All Time, Ranked