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BIO HAZARD (Korean바이오하자드; RRbaiohajadeu)[note 1] is a port of Resident Evil for the Korean mobile phone models SCH-G100 and SPH-G1000 released on 15 June 2005. It is the first title localized for Korea.[1]

The was distributed through the GXG platform for the SCH-G100 and GPANG for SPH-G1000 where buyers had to download the game to a PC, and then transferred the files to a compatible phone.

Development[]

The port is a non-emulated native version based on the 1998 PlayStation version known as Resident Evil Director's Cut Dual Shock Version.[1] It uniquely incorporates the phone models' multistage vibration system. The game features no voice acting during gameplay and has a full set of Korean subtitles. The cutscenes were more compressed and in black and white. The game is also more censored.

Following the 2003 introduction of Nokia's N-Gage, Samsung designed the "Multimedia 3D Game Phone" as a competitor. Sold through the two biggest phone operators from April 2005, the slider phone was also known as the SCH-G1OO by SK Telecom and the SPH-G1000 by KTF. The phone was powered by the Qualcomm MSM6100 chipset and had a 240x320 resolution display.[2]

Collaboration between Samsung and Capcom began at some point in early 2005 with the intent of producing a killer app.

Marketing[]

It's release was announced globally via a 15 June 2005 press release. It was put on market for ₩12,000.

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notes
  1. It should be noted that there is no fixed standard in Korean for the franchise. Some products go by Biohazard or Bio Hazard (Korean바이오하자드; RRbaiohajadeu) while others go by Resident Evil (Korean레지던트 이블; RRlejideonteu ibeul). Consequently news media may refer to this game by the other name.
references
  1. 1.0 1.1 Capcom’s "Resident Evil Director’s Cut" makes its way to SAMSUNG’s Gamephone! Several print ads were made for it.. Capcom (June 15, 2005). Retrieved on 2024-05-15.
  2. Samsung SCH-G100. LPC Wiki. Retrieved on 2024-05-15.
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