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Resident Evil 2 Remake guide: Tips and tricks for surviving Raccoon City

Looking to survive one of the best games of 2019? Then check out our Resident Evil 2 Remake guide? We've got a bunch of handy tips and walkthroughs to make Raccoon City a breeze.

It’s time to revisit Raccoon City in the new Resident Evil 2 Remake - but when it rains in Raccoon City, it pours - so make sure you bring an umbrella to make it through it alive.

Resident Evil 2 is one of the most popular survival horror games of all time and fans have been eagerly awaiting this remake for some time. The boys at VG247 have explored every storyline and discovered every secret to help you achieve that elusive S rank in your playthrough.

Before you begin, here’s Kirk’s review of Resident Evil 2 Remake and six spoiler-free tips to get you started.

We’ve tried to make this guide as thorough as possible, but no amount of planning can save you from almost shitting yourself at a jump scare, sorry.

This is your one and only spoiler warning.

Resident Evil 2 Remake: how to unlock safes, lockers, doors and the Greenhouse

There are lots of different doors, safes and cabinets to unlock in Resident Evil 2 Remake, so here's how to get into them all.

Resident Evil 2 Remake: S Rank Leon A playthrough

Achieving an S Rank is no easy feat in Resident Evil 2 Remake. We started with Leon and have split our Leon A playthrough into six parts to help you through it. Be mindful of spoilers for each part.

Resident Evil 2 Remake: Claire B playthrough

After you’ve completed the game once you’ll unlock the 2nd Run mode, so here's what you can expect when you play it as the other character.

Resident Evil 2 Remake Ending Unlock Guide

Beware of spoilers!

To get the True Ending for Resident Evil 2 Remake, you’ll need to replay it with a second character. You’ll also be able to unlock the extra 4th Survivor Hunk campaign and the Tofu campaigns, which is exactly as it sounds.

Here's a video on how to speedrun the 4th Survivor Hunk mode:

Resident Evil 2 Remake puzzle guides

It wouldn’t be a Resident Evil game without a good puzzle, so here’s how to solve the Art Room Statue puzzle with the Red Book and claim Leon’s Magnum and Claire’s MQ11 SMG.

Here’s our guide to the medallion puzzles for both playthrough A and B.

Raccoon City Police Station has loads of old film rolls lying around, so here’s where to find the Hiding Place roll and Treasure Hunter hiding place.

Resident Evil 2 Remake herb recipes

You’ll need to combine various Herbs together to make a potent healing recipe, so here’s our list of the best Herb recipes in Resident Evil 2 Remake, plus a few extras to help deal with toxins and poison.

Resident Evil 2 Remake side quests

Here's where to find all the Mr. Raccoon statues in Resident Evil 2 Remake.

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