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The Resident Evil logo through the years

The Resident Evil logo has taken many forms throughout the horror series’ long history, so check out all its permutations down below to do some reminiscing.

Resident Evil logo - art for the remake of the third game showing a woman in a grey tank top looking angry with a brunette bob, next to er is a mna with lots of curly hair and light facial hair with an assault rifle in his arms.

The Resident Evil logo is one of the most recognizable logos in video games, even with the changes it has undergone over the years. Well, we’re here to take a trip down memory lane, looking at each RE logo and how they’ve evolved over the years.

After that, Capcom goes back to basics with a big, all-caps logo for the latest remakes. It’s an interesting history, so be sure to see them all down below. We’ve also got Resident Evil virus, Resident Evil Rebecca, Resident Evil Sherry, Resident Evil Claire, and Resident Evil Sheva for even more lore to chow down on.

Anyway, let’s get typographical…

The Resident Evil logo on a mango yellow background. it's in a tall, all-caps typeface with a thick black drop shadow behind the red letters. It's all on a mango yellow background.

Resident Evil logo history

The original logo covers everything from the very first Resident Evil, through to Resident Evil Gaiden, plus the later-released Resident Evil: Dead Aim and some copies of Resident Evil: Outbreak and File #2. It has a wonderfully tasteful drop shadow; bold at the same time as stylish; loud and delicate at once. You can see it above.

Resident Evil Revelations and its sequel have a unique logo, while the 2008 Resident Remake and some copies of Resident Evil Zero share the same logo. Other copies of Zero, Resident Evil 4, and Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles also all share the same style of logo. You can see all three above.

After that, Resident Evil 5, 6, Biohazard, and Village each have unique logos, though the two pairs have a similar aesthetic. You can see both above – and there’s a fun story about the RE6 logo, though it’s a little blue for PT’s liking. Lastly, the recent remakes of Resident Evil 2, 3, and 4 all share the same logo. You can see that below.

The Resident Evil logo, three times, with a 2, 3, and 4 next to eat on each respectively.It's all on a mango yellow background.

For more beyond the Resident Evil logo’s history, check out our guide to every Resident Evil movie in order, plus we can tell you about Resident Evil’s Licker, Resident Evil’s Tyrant, Resident Evil’s Carlos, and Resident Evil’s Hunk, and Resident Evil’s Ada Wong.