Top Scary Game Characters | Infinite Grenade Launcher Podcast | Level 225
This week, we’re talking about the scariest characters from gaming – from Pyramid Head to a BioShock Big Daddy, or the Master in the first Fallout, to deep cuts like the titular character from Spider for the original Playstation. it’s all about the baddies. Spoiler: we mention a villain from Crystal’s Pony Tale for Sega.
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The plot lines of the main installments up to the third game all concern the T-Virus outbreak in the Arklay Mountains and its spreading to nearby Raccoon City.
1996’s Resident Evil for the PlayStation follows protagonists Chris Redfield and Jill Valentine, who become trapped in a mansion in the mountains, trying to search for the survivors of the Bravo team of the special police unit S.T.A.R.S. They discover that the mansion conceals the Umbrella Corporation’s base where they developed the T-Virus with their end-goal being the creation of a bio-weapon known as the Tyrant (for whom the virus named). Playing as either of the characters, the player must navigate the mansion alternately with the help of Barry Burton or Rebecca Chambers, until they are betrayed by Albert Wesker who was secretly planning to steal the T-Virus. Wesker is attacked and killed by the Tyrant.
Resident Evil Zero, a prequel released originally for the GameCube, details the events leading up to the first game and follows Rebecca Chambers as she is separated from the Bravo team and has to team up with a fugitive Billy Coen.
Resident Evil 2 follows a few months after the events of the first game when rats start infecting the population of Raccoon City with the T-Virus. Playing alternately as Claire Redfield, the sister of Chris from the first game, or Leon Kennedy, a rookie police officer starting on the day of the outbreak. The players must find and escape from the city while at the same time confronting the mad scientist William Birkin.
Resident Evil 3: Nemesis, set during the events of the second game, follows Jill Valentine’s escape from Raccoon City while being pursued by another Umbrella bio-weapon, the Nemesis-T Type. The plots of both games conclude with the sterilization of Raccoon City by a nuclear strike. – Wiki
Silent Hill, Maine is a quiet American resort town known for its very peaceful ambiance, but the memories of a tragic house fire seven years ago, in which a girl named Alessa Gillespie “died”, still haunts the town and the townsfolk. Having had his wife Jodie die of a disease four years ago, Harry Mason is a single parent with an adopted daughter Cheryl. Harry is still in grief from Jodie’s death and to help his mental state, Cheryl begs him to take a relaxing vacation to the resort town of Silent Hill, and Harry gives in.
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