Why Resident Evil 2’s City of the Dead scares us

January 21, 2019
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If Romero’s undead shoppers endure as a sneer at the narcotic lullaby of consumerism, then what more succinct symbol of a city helplessly disarmed is there than a police station commandeered by the dead?

Even better if that police station happens to have been a museum.

Inside, walking corpses gnaw bloody chunks from the long arm of the law and claw away at decades of history.

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