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Resident Evil Revelations 2 Episode One now free for all

The first episode of Resident Evil Revelations 2 is now free to play on all consoles.

If you’re interested in seeing how Capcom managed to translate Resident Evil into an episodic series, then you can down download the first episode for free.

The episode, called Penal Colony, was originally released in February 2015 and normally retails for £4.99.

Penal Colony sees Claire Redfield and Moira Burton kidnapped, waking up on a remote island that’s infested with all manner of terrifying creatures – as is the Resident Evil way.

When you download Episode One, you’ll also get access to Raid Mode, which is an arcade-style variation on the core gameplay that sees you defeating waves of enemies.

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Use these links to get Penal Colony right now, on all platforms bar PC where it still costs money.

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TrustedReviews gave the series as a whole 8/10 Recommended, with the following verdict on Penal Colony:

“A promising start for Capcom’s experimental episodic take on Resident Evil, with an intriguing storyline, lashings of atmosphere and some interesting new co-op mechanics. The locations could be more attractive, and the game as a whole could be a bit more polished, but this opener has all the right hooks for hardcore fans and more casual players, and shows new signs of vitality in the once-great horror franchise.”