Resident Evil: Degeneration, known in Japan as Biohazard: Degeneration, is the first full-length CG animation feature based upon Capcom's Resident Evil video game series. It was announced by Capcom and Sony Pictures Entertainment on October 29, 2007.
Unlike the previous Resident Evil film trilogy, Degeneration is set within the same universe as the original video games. The main characters are Leon S. Kennedy and Claire Redfield, who appear together for the first time since Resident Evil 2. The film made its premiere in Japan on October 11, 2008 at the Tokyo Game Show, and was released nationwide one week later on October 18. The DVD and Blu-ray were released on December 26, 2008 in Japan and December 27, 2008 in North America. It was released in the United Kingdom on January 12, 2009.
It has almost been a little more than 10 years since the first "Resident Evil" (aka. Biohazard, Japan title) video game hit store shelves and introduced and defined "survival horror". The game became a phenomenon in the video game industry. Hollywood made attempts in bringing the franchise to life with its "Resident Evil trilogy" into somewhat reactions from the public. Now, Japanese animators with director Makoto Kamiya at the helm, re-introduces the saga in the form … more
The Resident Evil video game series has been around for about fifteen years. The series has spawned off several offshoots and entered other mediums, including novels, movies, and comic books. Two of the most popular characters in the series are the heroes of RESIDENT EVIL 2: Leon Kennedy and Claire Redfield (sister of RESIDENT EVIL and the upcoming RESIDENT EVIL 5 game, Chris Redfield). Leon is perhaps the most popular of all the characters in the Resident Evil series (so much so that he was the … more