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Resident Evil 2

Resident Evil 2, known in Japan as Biohazard 2 (バイオハザード2, Baiohazādo Tsū?), is a survival horror game by Capcom originally released for the PlayStation in 1998. It is the second installment in the Resident Evil series.
Resident Evil 2 follows the same gameplay mechanics as its predecessor. The game's graphics are composed of polygonal character models, and items superimposed over pre-rendered graphics, using fixed camera angles. The player must travel through a variety of locations, solving puzzles and fighting numerous mutated creatures in order to complete the game. The player can arm themselves with a variety of firearms, although ammunition is limited. [...continue on wikipedia]

Did it install?

It installed fine using Xephyr and wine 1.1.1. And now Wine 1.1.5

Did it run?
To run RE2:
  1. Install Xephyr
    (for ubuntu users sudo apt-get install xserver-xephyr)
  2. Install wine
    (for ubuntu users sudo apt-get install wine)
  3. To install & run RE2
    Xephyr :1 -ac -screen 1024x768x16 & DISPLAY=:1 wine /media/cdrom/residentevil2.exe

Application Details:

Developer: Capcom Entertainment, Inc.

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VersionDescriptionLatest RatingLatest Wine version testedTest resultsComments
1.xResident Evil 2 original PC versionGold1.7.780
HD SourcenextThe sourcenext version is a rare HD port of Resident Evil 2. The original game was developed by capcom, then the HD version was reworked with new textures and new lines of codes to work on modern systems, the HD version was published by Sourcenext, however due to low sales, it never came to USA, and is only available in japan. However, the sourcenext version still contains the english voices, and subtitles can be changed to english.Gold1.6.220
SteamSteam online game platform.Platinum7.18-staging10