Resident Evil 101 just in time for the 4 remake

Resident Evil, one of the most popular and influential horror video games, was released in 1996. And the Resident Evil 4 remake was just released this week, showing the longevity of not just the game but also of fans of video game horror. In honor of the 4 remake, Florida Comic Cons gives you ‘Resident Evil 101.’


Resident Evil franchise

Resident Evil is second highest-grossing video game film series. And it spawned a franchise of live-action film seriesanimated filmstelevision seriescomic booksnovelsaudio dramas, and other media and merchandise — all of which makes Resident Evil among the the highest-grossing horror franchises.


Why it’s Horror

There doesn’t seem to be much of an argument against Resident Evil video games being legit horror. But for the contrarians, I’ll make the point the video games spawned a series of horror movies starring Milla Jovovich.



Horror con Sunshine City Scare to feature Resident Evil voice actor

Sunshine City Scare is a new breed of horror convention that features anime horror and video game horror as well as horror in movies and a very special guest. The event is May 13-14 at the historic Coliseum in downtown St. Petersburg. And the voice actor who voices Claire Redfield from Resident Evil 2 will be there! Stephanie Panisello is the voice of the beloved zombie-killer.


More video game voice actors at Sunshine City Scare

The video game horror subgenre at Sunshine City Scare features voice actors who portray some of the most beloved characters in popular games and shows based on games. In addition to Claire Redfield, you’ll meet (voice actors below):

  • Alessa from Silent Hill
  • Little Sister from BioShock 2
  • Celestia Ludenburg from Dangonronpa: the Animation



Learn more about video game horror

This blog was taken in part from our recent post ‘Video game horror 101: Resident Evil, Silent Hill, Dangonropa, BioShock.’ Check it out!


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Resident Evil 101

The Resident Evil franchise stands as a multifaceted horror juggernaut, seamlessly intertwining games, movies, and various forms of media to create a sprawling and immersive narrative.  Originating in 1996 as