Resident Evil 7 is just around the corner so it's time to refresh your memory from 1998 (unless you played the Umbrella Chronicles).
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Resident Evil 2 in 3 minutes
2 months after Chris Redfield and Jill Valentine survived the original game come Resident Evil 2. You play as either Claire Redfield, on a mission to find her brother or Rookie Cop Leon Kennedy on his first and only day in the Raccoon City Police Department.
The T-Virus which was thought to have been eradicated in the mansion incident has reached Raccoon City which is now infested with zombies. Leon and Claire quickly discover police Chief Brian Irons knew about Umbrella’s experiments and kept it quiet for personal benefit.
As the story unfolds Leon meets Ada Wong who is looking for her boyfriend John and Claire meets Sherry, the daughter of Umbrella Chief Scientists William and Annette Burkin.
A secret bio lab is discovered which holds the G-Virus which unlike the T-Virus which turns it’s victims into mindless Zombies the G-virus has potential to create the ultimate Bio-Organic Weapon.
William Burkin has decided to sell the G-Virus to the US government after a disagreement with his superiors causing Umbrella to shut down the program, Killing him and taking all the G-Virus Samples. In a last gasp way to prolong his life, Burkin injects himself with the G-Virus.
It did work and Burkin survived but his mind was no longer his own and his body went through a few changes. He main focus is now to find his daughter and implant her a G-embryo thus fulfilling the virus’ need to reproduce.
Venturing further into Umbrella’s underground Facility Claire and Leon battle zombies, the freakishly terrifying Lickers, an Ivy plant, a giant moth, cockroaches, larvae and of course William Burkin in his various G-Virus states. To make matters even worse depending on the play through a T-103 Tyrant pursues our heroes throughout the story.
Anyway, back to the story. Burkin finds and for want of a better word impregnate Sherry with the G-Virus Embryo he then kills his own wife but not before she tells Claire how to create a vaccine for Sherry.
Leon and Ada share a lovey-dovey moment as she is revealed as a spy attempting to steal the G-Virus for an unknown organization. Somehow they are completely in love after only spending 10 minutes together. A true story of love at first sight.
Leon and Claire create a vaccine for Sherry and save her life, all against the backdrop of the now famous Resident Evil self-destruction sequence.
Finally, Burkin returns in his final form but is no match for our heroes and Claire, Leon and Sherry escape their nightmare.
To tie up a few odds and ends Claire continues her search for her brother, Leon is hired by the US government and Sherry, well Sherry’s story will be further uncovered in Resident Evil 6.
So, That’s it that’s resident evil 2 in 3 minutes with a little bit of the the darkside chronicles thrown in for good measure.
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