Parasite Eve Series Retrospective | An Exhaustive History and Review
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 Published On Apr 9, 2023

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Thanks to games like Resident Evil, Dead Space and Signalis, a long forgotten relic of the 90s has come roaring back into relevance. Survival horror is back and bigger than ever – but where is one of it’s flagship franchises?

Today we’ll be exploring Parasite Eve, a series that is as chaotic as it is brilliant, combining Final Fantasy with Silent Hill and Stephen King with Stephen Hawking. It may be an iconic PlayStation franchise – but where it is now and why did it disappear?

It's part critique, part retrospective, part review and part history lesson - obviously full of spoilers and obviously full of my opinions.

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Credit for the incredible thumbnail goes to the immensely talented - @MicahTheBrave

Credit also goes to Goodreads user "Brandon" for his hilarious review of Parasite Eve the novel that turned me onto the two baffling quotes shown during that section

=== Chapters ===
00:00:00 – Survival Horror Reborn (Introduction)
00:03:11 – The Root of All Evil (Novel)
00:12:06 – The Root of All Evil (Film)
00:22:19 – Parasite Eve I – Development
00:35:17 – Parasite Eve I – Square’s Survival Horror
00:55:50 – Parasite Eve I – Cinematic Role Playing
01:07:14 – Parasite Eve I – A Matter of Fine Balance
01:18:32 – Parasite Eve I – The Blockbuster Finale
01:33:35 – Parasite Eve I – Post Traumatic Content
01:43:08 – Parasite Eve II – Development
01:52:35 – Parasite Eve II – Evolution
02:06:56 – Parasite Eve II – Progression
02:20:33 – Parasite Eve II – Doppelganger
02:33:49 – Parasite Eve II – Recurrence
02:55:50 – The 3rd Birthday – Development
03:05:57 – The 3rd Birthday – A Circus of Change
03:18:28 – The 3rd Birthday – Twisted and Wrong
03:30:16 – The 3rd Birthday – The End of an Era
03:45:44 – Survival Horror Remade (Conclusion)

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