The newest 'Resident Evil' game is out now - and it's as gross as it is gorgeous

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There are few moments in video games that fans remember as vividly as an early scene in the first "Resident Evil" game. Your crew of special agents has split up to explore a seemingly abandoned mansion. You turn a corner and find a humanoid creature bent over another. What's it doing?

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It slowly turns to look up at you:

Resident Evil (PlayStation 1)

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Did somebody say Domino's?

That crucial scene from the first "Resident Evil" game, which debuted on the original PlayStation way back in 1996, set the stage for a franchise that has spawned at least 10 games, countless remakes, and a successful film franchise.

On January 24, the latest entry in the "Resident Evil" series launched on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

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It's called "Resident Evil 7: Biohazard," and it's an incredible demonstration of how far the franchise has come in the past 20 years.

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard

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Dig in!

But it's more than another creepy entry in a creepy series; "Resident Evil 7: Biohazard" is a return to the series' roots. Here's what we know: