Resident Evil Timeline - The Complete Story (What You Need to Know!)

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This year, we return to Raccoon City once again! Before we do though, we decided to take a look back at EVERY canon piece of Resident Evil media. That's right; the games, the movies, the manga, and even the stage plays. It was a HUGE undertaking, but luckily we got by with a little help from our friends.

Video Chapters (See Pinned Comment for Full Detailed Timestamps)
0:00 Intro
0:54 Resident Evil 0 & Umbrella Chronicles (Beginnings / Nightmare)
5:22 Resident Evil (Remake)
7:33 Umbrella Chronicles (Rebirth) & Resident Evil Outbreak (Outbreak / Hellfire) & Outbreak 2 (Wild Things)
8:59 Resident Evil 3: Nemesis (1st Half) & Resident Evil 2 (Remake)
16:36 Resident Evil Outbreak (Decisions, Decisions)
17:45 Resident Evil 3: Nemesis (2nd Half) & Resident Evil Outbreak 2 (End of the Road)
20:49 Umbrella Chronicles (Death's Door) & Resident Evil Survivor
22:53 Resident Evil CODE: Veronica X
27:17 Darkside Chronicles (Operation Javier) & Resident Evil Dead Aim
30:57 Umbrella Chronicles: Prelude to the Fall & Umbrella Chronicles (Umbrella's End / Dark Legacy) & Resident Evil Revelations
34:22 Resident Evil 4 (Main Game / Separate Ways)
40:27 Resident Evil Revelations
47:56 Resident Evil Degeneration
53:22 Resident Evil 5 (Lost in Nightmares / Main Game)
1:01:49 BIOHAZARD: The Stage
1:12:10 Resident Evil Revelations 2
1:20:49 Resident Evil Damnation
1:26:59 Resident Evil: The Marhawa Desire & Resident Evil Umbrella Corps
1:28:46 Resident Evil 6
1:48:28 BIOHAZARD heavenly island & Resident Evil 7 (Old Videotape / Daughters)
1:51:21 BIOHAZARD: The Experience
1:59:55 Resident Evil Vendetta
2:05:00 Resident Evil 7 (Beginning Hours / Banned Footage / Main Game/ Not a Hero / End of Zoe)
2:11:47 MUSICAL BIOHAZARD Voice of Gaia
2:14:45 Outro

All game footage captured and edited by Suggestive Gaming (with the exception of the stage plays, credit below); please do not use without expressed permission.

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Biohazard The Experience -
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  • Suggestive Gaming
    Suggestive GamingPirms Gada

    Make sure you check out the 2-Bit Players who helped immensely with this video! EDIT: *YES AN UPDATED VERSION IS COMING AS SOON AS RE8 DLC IS RELEASED* Topics covered at the following times: 00:00:54 - Resident Evil 0 00:02:45 - Umbrella Chronicles “Beginnings” 00:03:17 - Resident Evil 0 00:04:06 - Umbrella Chronicles “Beginnings” 00:04:32 - Resident Evil 0 00:04:45 - Umbrella Chronicles “Nightmare” 00:05:22 - Resident Evil 00:07:33 - Umbrella Chronicles “Rebirth” 00:07:49 - Resident Evil Outbreak “Outbreak” 00:08:22 - Resident Evil Outbreak “Hellfire” 00:08:37 - Resident Evil Outbreak 2 “Wild Things” 00:08:59 - Resident Evil 3: Nemesis 00:11:11 - Resident Evil 2 00:16:36 - Resident Evil Outbreak “Decisions, Decisions” 00:17:45 - Resident Evil 3: Nemesis 00:18:57 - Resident Evil Outbreak 2 “End of the Road” 00:20:01 - Umbrella Chronicles “Death’s Door” 00:20:49 - Resident Evil Survivor 00:22:53 - Resident Evil CODE: Veronica X 00:27:17 - Darkside Chronicles “Operation Javier” 00:29:00 - Resident Evil Dead Aim 00:30:57 - Umbrella Chronicles: Prelude to the Fall 00:32:00 - Umbrella Chronicles “Umbrella’s End” 00:32:22 - Umbrella Chronicles “Dark Legacy” 00:33:02 - Resident Evil Revelations 00:34:22 - Resident Evil 4 (& Separate Ways) 00:40:27 - Resident Evil Revelations 00:47:56 - Resident Evil Degeneration 00:53:22 - Resident Evil 5 “Lost in Nightmares” 00:54:32 - Resident Evil 5 01:01:49 - BIOHAZARD: The Stage 01:12:10 - Resident Evil Revelations 2 01:20:49 - Resident Evil Damnation 01:26:59 - Resident Evil: The Marhawa Desire 01:28:03 - Resident Evil Umbrella Corps 01:28:46 - Resident Evil 6 01:48:28 - BIOHAZARD heavenly island 01:49:32 - Resident Evil 7 (Old Videotape) 01:50:29 - Resident Evil 7 “Daughters” 01:51:21 - BIOHAZARD: The Experience 01:59:55 - Resident Evil Vendetta 02:05:00 - Resident Evil 7 (Beginning Hours) 02:05:14 - Resident Evil 7 (Banned Footage) 02:05:37 - Resident Evil 7 (Main Game) 02:09:38 - Resident Evil 7 (Not a Hero) 02:10:14 - Resident Evil 7 (End of Zoe) 02:11:47 - MUSICAL BIOHAZARD ~Voice of Gaia~

  • Kiwo Music

    Kiwo Music

    Pirms 11 dienām

    I think it'll be delayed cause they just dropped Infinite Darkness, that sets after RE:4

  • Neri Martinez

    Neri Martinez

    Pirms 28 dienām

    FzZxZzzzzzzzzzz tzzzzzzzzzZx ZzX IS LUNCHEON

  • Christian Clarke

    Christian Clarke

    Pirms Mēneša

    I'll kiss u if you make an updated version of this including resident evil village

  • Guaco Productions

    Guaco Productions

    Pirms 2 Mēnešiem

    @Suggestive Gaming oh thank u

  • Suggestive Gaming

    Suggestive Gaming

    Pirms 2 Mēnešiem

    @Guaco Productions ​ @Lyrkin @Z B An updated version is coming after the new Netflix show is released

  • Daniel 10
    Daniel 10Pirms Stundas

    Leon 22 & Ada 23 & Ashley 18.👨‍👧‍👧

  • Mr Big
    Mr BigPirms dienas

    22:47 LMAO!!! That shit was funny seeing Tyrant get blown up and yelling

  • Nathaniel Santiago
    Nathaniel SantiagoPirms dienas


  • Umbra Prime
    Umbra PrimePirms dienas

    What i learned -Resident evil outbreak somehow cannon -you can beat the everloveing crap out of a boulder on a volcano wearing a shirt -every building known to man has a explode button - you can be a super human with a zombie virus.

  • Green Starr
    Green StarrPirms 2 dienām

    They made a RE stage play?

  • Silent2398


    Pirms dienas

    Yes they did, and they are awesome

  • syarafina shahar
    syarafina shaharPirms 2 dienām

    please do final fantasy

  • CmdrKeller
    CmdrKellerPirms 4 dienām

    You should really make an update to this adding the new game and more of the story

  • Suggestive Gaming

    Suggestive Gaming

    Pirms 4 dienām

    See the pinned comment

  • Gamer boy tiktaking
    Gamer boy tiktakingPirms 5 dienām

    Jeffrey. What's up FUCKS!!! Noah. Jeffrey we're supposed to keep this clean. Jeffrey. sorry Noah. Noah. Alright Josh you're ready ? let's do this. Jeffrey. I'm so FUCKING excited

  • Suggestive Gaming

    Suggestive Gaming

    Pirms 4 dienām

    Those two are the best

  • Linda Coronado
    Linda CoronadoPirms 5 dienām

    watching Resident Evil infinite Darkness on Netflix ! 2021

  • Francis Napoleon Arevalo
    Francis Napoleon ArevaloPirms 5 dienām

    Why didnt you use the re3 remake?

  • Suggestive Gaming

    Suggestive Gaming

    Pirms 5 dienām

    It wasn’t out yet

  • burentori
    burentoriPirms 6 dienām

    These "flying into the sunsets" endings are so cliché I love it

  • Asian
    AsianPirms 7 dienām

    I just realized that when if the symptoms of the toxic is vomiting which she does after when eve stands up

  • HiveTyrant
    HiveTyrantPirms 7 dienām

    shiva is a snack!!

  • Emily M
    Emily MPirms 7 dienām

    I keep coming back to this video and each time I'm floored that a stage play was ever green lit for this series. I love theatre but it's so incompatible with RE.

  • Silent2398


    Pirms 20 Stundām

    why? stage play is great and fairly popular in Japan. RE having a stage play that canon to the story means the franchise is very huge.

  • Yasir AL-Hoor
    Yasir AL-HoorPirms 7 dienām

    how did Chris manage to punch a huge rock without hearting him self and moving it like that ?! this is some unnatural thing for a human being?!

  • Zena Burns
    Zena BurnsPirms 9 dienām

    Can you. Make. Residents. 2. Sorty

  • randy bobandy
    randy bobandyPirms 9 dienām

    Resident Evil has always had such great visuals

  • bito hoshizaki
    bito hoshizakiPirms 9 dienām

    it is all good I really enjoyed watching it *-* but the plays confused me they don't seem to fit in the story and they're completely different characters

  • :]
    :]Pirms 11 dienām

    I’m supposed to be writing an essay why am I watching this

  • Draggy Moons
    Draggy MoonsPirms 12 dienām

    How many times have I watched this... Good question! 50 time I actually counted

  • Dark Soul
    Dark SoulPirms 13 dienām

    REU Scientists: Finds a Ancient virus Also REU scientists: *"you know the rules and so do I"*

  • Andreina Martinez
    Andreina MartinezPirms 13 dienām

    Wow, 😮 what a time passing story of Resident Evil franchise game. Resident Evil VIII: Village is out for all game consoles including XBOX One/One S/X, PS4/5, etc. 😃☺️😊🇺🇸🇯🇵

  • haunt3dkid
    haunt3dkidPirms 15 dienām

    some1 should make a drinking game outta this istg

  • Nordster_bug
    Nordster_bugPirms 15 dienām

    i appreciate this video because it makes sense now through the whole resident evil :)

  • Takashi Tee
    Takashi TeePirms 17 dienām

    RE Village be like I put Chris in my story makes me a part of RE series although I'm full of legend myth creature shit instead of scientific virus

  • 06sellars
    06sellarsPirms 17 dienām

    Not just you didn't unlock all of the characters

  • 06sellars
    06sellarsPirms 17 dienām

    You unlock free running aka open world.

  • Scrizum
    ScrizumPirms 18 dienām

    I had no clue that they did one of the episodes in theater. That is amazing!!! It's awesome the things you get whenever you have a franchise I love this one.

  • Scrizum
    ScrizumPirms 18 dienām

    For how genetically Superior these things are supposed to get after being injected they sure get their asses kicked by 100 lb females a good bit

  • Miss Vega
    Miss VegaPirms 18 dienām

    "So how many BOWs/Tyrants do you want in one game?" "Yes"

  • Van Feldberg
    Van FeldbergPirms 19 dienām

    I really wish that Silent Hill had the same level of success and quality as the RE franchise. I feel like it's inevitable that at some point Silent Hill will HAVE to be revived. It's too influential to leave the franchise in it's current state, it's borderline irresponsible considering the industry mistakes that were made along the way.

  • monkeymoo1111
    monkeymoo1111Pirms 19 dienām

    Jesus I don't know how I sat through all that

  • Bloodstar Kidlander
    Bloodstar KidlanderPirms 19 dienām

    And I thought the Metal Gear timeline was confusing...

  • Mejie
    MejiePirms 19 dienām

    sounds like linus

  • Jimmimiboi
    JimmimiboiPirms 20 dienām

    Is no one going to mention that a stage play of a video game is canon?

  • Dunkasaurus Flex
    Dunkasaurus FlexPirms 20 dienām

    it would be nice if you included the source for what you were talking about at the time. Some of these scenes I have no idea what game they are from

  • Suggestive Gaming

    Suggestive Gaming

    Pirms 19 dienām

    Pinned comment

  • alex-andrea Martinez
    alex-andrea MartinezPirms 21 dienas

    I need a women to gift me rocket launchers

  • Dominic Dame
    Dominic DamePirms 21 dienas

    Wow! This was really thought out and put together very well. I'm really blown away at this.

    CWSC RADicALPirms 21 dienas


  • Robbin William
    Robbin WilliamPirms 22 dienām

    This video is very helpful for me who hasn't play any of Resident Evil Game xD

    CWSC RADicALPirms 23 dienām


  • Sw1nkz
    Sw1nkzPirms 23 dienām

    This need an update now considering Re: village, and Biohazard: infinite darkness

  • Sw1nkz


    Pirms 22 dienām

    @Suggestive Gaming Ah, well I'm looking forwards too it!

  • Suggestive Gaming

    Suggestive Gaming

    Pirms 22 dienām

    Weird. I’ll be making an update once the RE Village DLC is released

  • Sw1nkz


    Pirms 22 dienām

    @Suggestive Gaming That's... more than odd? I can't see it.. at all

  • Suggestive Gaming

    Suggestive Gaming

    Pirms 23 dienām

    Read the pinned comment

  • Melissa Pisarski
    Melissa PisarskiPirms 23 dienām

    Take a drink every time someone triggers a self-destruct sequence or falls to their not-death

  • Suggestive Gaming

    Suggestive Gaming

    Pirms 23 dienām

    Stop trying to kill us

  • David Weeks
    David WeeksPirms 24 dienām

    Gotta say, there's so many plot conveniencies.. "Ooooh watch out, crazy mutated thing.." leon defeats yet another boss.

  • uPhoneiFix
    uPhoneiFixPirms 26 dienām

    The learned dragonfly suggestively identify because pig uniquely sigh despite a dirty litter. goofy, adorable fir

  • Keram Royd
    Keram RoydPirms 27 dienām

    It must be said. Corset and mini skirt it's a very funny outfit.

  • zealouslyCantankerous
    zealouslyCantankerousPirms 27 dienām


  • Bruno Al
    Bruno AlPirms 27 dienām

    If the people who made this game had worked on it better, they would know this game isn't just about viruses and parasites. It's a story of evolution, change, growth and the pain of these proccesses. For example. The Mold was nothing but an idea. It then gave birth to a body, Miranda. Miranda then gave origin to the mind willing to use the idea of the mold, Spencer. Spencer then created a hive of minds willing to keep working on the idea the mold represents, Umbrella. And finally, Umbrella created the perfect being with both the body to carry the effects of the idea represented by the mold, and the mind to reproduce and replicate the evolution thrust upon him, Wesker. If they had properly worked on the saga, Wesker and his imperfect sister (who managed to bend the rules of evolution so that she wouldn't be left behind by Albert), Alex, would have truly been the final villains of the saga. Not only that, but some of the Bio-Weapons we've seen so far such as Eveline, Lady Dimitrescu and her daughters, Heisenberg, etc., would have remained alive, and start creating the way to ensure that they would be accepted by the world and allow the evolution thrust upon them to be properly and fairly spread around the world. With the difference being that this evolution would be slow and only those who wanted to go throught with it receive it. Because they would be the perfect form in the evolutionary pool of the Bio-Weapons, for these held the humanity the previous Bio-Weapons lacked. I think this is the direction they should have taken with the saga, because evolution is a slow and painful proccess, but is going to come eventually. The Bio-Weapons are the proof, and instead of destroying them, the good guys should understand that they need to embrace those creatures as part of the world, but instead of controling them like the bad guys, they should seek to help the creatures be part of the world.

  • Satchel Charge
    Satchel ChargePirms 28 dienām

    So many plain American names, it’s hard to keep track of them all haha

  • Rad King
    Rad KingPirms Mēneša

    Resident evil 1-4 is some of the best games, ever.

  • Andie
    AndiePirms Mēneša

    even after two hours of still very lost ._.

  • Beezy J
    Beezy JPirms Mēneša

    So what was the ring for?

  • Yøur Løcal Kitchen Rat
    Yøur Løcal Kitchen RatPirms Mēneša

    Butthole bill

  • PScantron
    PScantronPirms Mēneša


  • kriss_ yt 🔧
    kriss_ yt 🔧Pirms Mēneša

    Oh wow i actually watch this till the end

    ELITE VERSESPirms Mēneša

    Wasn't the dlc's including hunk a small story that never happens technically just a what if or is hunk the only one that's not because you can't play hunk into the story for 2 is complete

  • Kuronosa
    KuronosaPirms Mēneša

    o.0 There's a stage play?

  • Jerry Gutierrez
    Jerry GutierrezPirms Mēneša

    Why does research act as curreny in RE? "Wesker steals one disk of research" as if he can travel to like Spain and grab one unit of research and he's richer. If you steal research like this is proboaly mostly numbers and graphs, maybe with notes. Maybe these umbrella researchers take some specific as notes

  • young games yt
    young games ytPirms Mēneša

    I only played a couple of RE games and I didn’t know the story was this complicated

  • Tin Smoljak
    Tin SmoljakPirms Mēneša

    You can add Resident Evil: Village too here.

  • The Western Fountain
    The Western FountainPirms Mēneša

    Isnt the original re2 canon not the remake? In the original there are multiple Tyrants throughout RPD and the rest of Racoon City. Adam also takes her death defending Leon from the Tyrant.

  • Voodoostyle88
    Voodoostyle88Pirms Mēneša

    Re4 merchant is the best.

    CRUZ VENEGASPirms Mēneša

    Pos Ay Tha Un Guey Pa Que Te La Jales.

  • Mark Sashegyi
    Mark SashegyiPirms Mēneša

    With all these characters constantly dying--just to survive, I'm really surprised Billy Coen never reappeared. He really was a man of his word.

  • Matthew F
    Matthew FPirms Mēneša

    i don’t remember a good portion of these games ever existing.

    THE VIP GAMERPirms Mēneša

    I would sit her without being bored for 2 hours unlike online lesson

  • BeatKiller Awesomeness
    BeatKiller AwesomenessPirms Mēneša


  • Archit Verma
    Archit VermaPirms Mēneša


  • Nathan Guerrero
    Nathan GuerreroPirms Mēneša

    Ah yes the redfield lineage series

  • Anuroop Verma
    Anuroop VermaPirms Mēneša


  • William Fanelli
    William FanelliPirms Mēneša

    So this is where the confusion on how vaccines work came from

  • Adam Morse
    Adam MorsePirms Mēneša

    I'm glad to know after learning the proper series of events and context it still makes no sense. It might even be worse hearing all the plot points one after another, like a sci-fi/ horror word salad.

  • Christina Tuttle
    Christina TuttlePirms Mēneša

    Lmao his speedo!!! 17:02

  • Bambamgc25
    Bambamgc25Pirms Mēneša

    This is more confusing then real history

  • Weasel
    WeaselPirms Mēneša

    Can someone explain to me, why there are so many fucking rocket launchers? XD some don't even make sense, but it goes like: ''uhhh yeah we are on the moon fighting 5 million mutatations, but LOOK a rocket launcher!''

  • Charlie Graham
    Charlie GrahamPirms Mēneša

    Ada be like; This ain't it sis 😌💅

  • Charlie Graham
    Charlie GrahamPirms Mēneša

    Can I just say how happy I am that Rebecca may possibly be getting more of the spotlight now? I miss that little cinnamon roll~ let's hope she naps again

  • upshurs
    upshursPirms Mēneša

    my favorite part of this has to be how casually 'billy leaves to escape his war crimes' was dropped

  • moffie pingcas
    moffie pingcasPirms Mēneša

    chis was always in every re ep

  • Chronicles of Laura
    Chronicles of LauraPirms Mēneša

    That live action show…wow! Was there not a game for that part of the story?

  • Unauthorized Chickenwing
    Unauthorized ChickenwingPirms Mēneša

    How many times can ada give Leon a rocket launcher?

  • XravenAzazel Javi
    XravenAzazel JaviPirms Mēneša

    I didn’t even know there was a RE play and musical

  • Christian Clarke
    Christian ClarkePirms Mēneša

    Please make an updated version of this timeline with resident evil village lore added. I would love to see it

  • Suggestive Gaming

    Suggestive Gaming

    Pirms Mēneša

    That’s the plan. Just waiting on the dlc now

  • Parker Schoberl
    Parker SchoberlPirms Mēneša

    dead by daylight

  • Anastasios the 5th second of forever
    Anastasios the 5th second of foreverPirms Mēneša

    Thank you for the uploading.Excellent work !!

  • Mina Ashido
    Mina AshidoPirms Mēneša

    I noticed they used some of markapliers game play from the hat being shot of tyrant lol😂

  • Mina Ashido

    Mina Ashido

    Pirms Mēneša

    @Suggestive Gaming oh wow really 😂 that’s really funny how everyone just wants to shoot the tyrants hat poor guy is going around hatless

  • Suggestive Gaming

    Suggestive Gaming

    Pirms Mēneša

    all of the gameplay was my own. Markiplier isn't the only one who shot the hat

  • xxiv
    xxivPirms Mēneša

    RPG saves the day.

  • Puneet Sharma
    Puneet SharmaPirms Mēneša


  • babey hannah
    babey hannahPirms Mēneša

    does ada have bipolar disorder or something who’s side is she on 🤨🤨🤨🤨

  • Helix
    HelixPirms Mēneša

    Your timeline is now needing of an update with re 8 and its dlc coming

  • N Nt
    N NtPirms Mēneša


  • Stewart Theriault
    Stewart TheriaultPirms Mēneša

    The teeny sword crucially wash because agreement expectantly coil across a grandiose touch. alive, spiffy flugelhorn

  • Breaking Freedom
    Breaking FreedomPirms Mēneša

    I just want to say thank you so much for this. My boyfriend absolutely loves Resi Evil and knows it inside out. I'm not a fan but I want to be able to talk about it with him, know what is happening with the new games and understand what has happened so far so I am so greatful for this thank you!

  • Persondy - T
    Persondy - TPirms Mēneša

    “Moira Burton” My trans ass looking for a new name: Hmm... Hippity hoppity your name is my property

  • Busta Rhymes
    Busta RhymesPirms Mēneša

    Guys just wanted to spread some love making this Video must have been a lot of work so thank you very much my confusion about the RE Story line is finally Lifted again i appreciate the hours of work you must have put in good job guys :)

  • Gavin Bauman
    Gavin BaumanPirms Mēneša

    God I love re rev 2

  • darian ricks
    darian ricksPirms Mēneša

    Claire and Chris-Rocket launch kids

  • The Ashman
    The AshmanPirms Mēneša

    Petition to have this video remade with RE8

  • Suggestive Gaming

    Suggestive Gaming

    Pirms Mēneša

    See the pinned comment

  • Mushroom The Human
    Mushroom The HumanPirms Mēneša

    What we have learned from resident evil is that capitalism leads to zombies.

  • Suggestive Gaming

    Suggestive Gaming

    Pirms Mēneša

    Umbrella’s goals were idealistic, not capitalistic