Developed by Capcom, Resident Evil is set in fictional america where experimental bio weapons lead to a zombie outbreak on a mass scale. You follow the story of several characters as they battle their way through the outbreak to take down the an evil corporation who is bent on world domination.
The first Resident Evil and was pegged as the original survival horror game. As the franchise has grown, later Resident Evil games became more action based. Now the series is coming around full circle as the latest installment has gone straight back to its survival horror roots.