With the recent releases of Resident Evil HD and Revelations 2, 2015 has been a good year for fans of the series. To celebrate the long-running franchise’s latest entries we’re taking a look back and counting down the 10 most memorable and impactful story moments in the history of Resident Evil.

July 24th, 1998. That was the faithfull night when those nightmarish events took place in an isolated mansion on the outskirts of Raccoon City. What began as a simple search mission has quickly escalated over the years into a world-wide calamity. Chris, Jill, Leon, Wesker, Claire, Barry… these are a few of the many names whose paths have crossed and who you’ve come to know. Whether their story was told in a terrifying mansion, an isolated Spaniard village, a secret African laboratory or even around the zombie populated streets of Raccoon City, it’s worth revisiting. It’s a story 15 years in the making and these are the most ¬†important story moments that shaped it. Major plot spoilers ahead.

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