A secluded mansion in Racoon City has been the centre of top secret biotech experiments funded by a mysterious corporation known only as Umbrella. When contact with the scientists at the mansion is broken and reports of gory attacks come in from nearby areas two Special Tactics and Rescue Squads (S.T.A.R.S.) comprising of Bravo and Alpha teams are sent to investigate. Bravo team vanishes almost immediately with Alpha team being chased into the foreboding mansion by a pack of monstrous creatures.
Taking control of sharp shooting Alpha team member Chris Redfield or demolitions expert Jill Valentine players of Resident Evil embark on a horrific quest through the dark and mysterious mansion filled with acid spitting zombies giant spiders mutant dogs and other equally deformed creatures. Thankfully a number of items can be claimed throughout the adventure from weapons such as shotguns pistols knives and bazookas to defeat the grizzly hordes along with medicine to heal any wounds and maps to provide a guide through the myriad of corridors.
- Unmatched visual appeal – Resident Evil visually surpasses any game ever created on any system. Players will see that simple objects such as the spinning of a fan blade are shown in tremendous detail with both light sourcing and shadow effects. The number of polygons per character far exceeds current standards.
- Fully updated combat system – Resident Evil allows players to attack not only with a gun but use other items both as weapons and protection. At times players will be forced to make split second decisions over whether to use their gun or another item in order to escape a particular situation. A correct choice and players will survive.
- New stages – Resident Evil will include new areas to explore adding new story items to the overall plot and furthering the visual appeal.