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Resident Evil 5 0

Resident Evil 5 is a game that is either hit or miss for most people, a lot of people claim the game's control scheme is "out-dated" or "too restricting", these are some valid points, but I think that the slower paced gameplay adds to the suspense and horror of the game. But, at the same time I believe that a control scheme shouldn't be one of the key elements of the game and there can be added suspense in different ways, while making the controls more fun and forgiving to use. I think Capcom de...

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You can't walk and shoot at the same time?? 0

The Japanese style of video games has never really connected with me, and for the longest time I have avoided the Resident Evil series. However the hype around RE5 had me believing that this game was more in the mold of US style action adventures like Gears of War.This game is still very much Japanese in style, and while the production values are strong, it is ridiculously frustrating that you cannot move and aim your gun at the same time. What is with that? I get that it was possibly some kind ...

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Africa Fever 0

After a long wait from one of the best games ever made Resident evil 4, Resident evil 5 is finally hear and is it the great zombie blood thirsty game that fans love what we expect to be game of the year or is it the failure that we don't want to see happen to one of best franchises of all time next to Final Fantasy. The story takes off as chris redfield driving on his way to see his new partner and to embark on a historic mission after losing his most recent partner. As Chris Redfield is introdu...

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An Enjoyable Experience, With Or Without The Buddy System 0

Horror fans have come to love the Resident Evil series over the years for its excessive use of gore, pants-pissing surprises, and wacky storylines.   The original Resident Evil titles were famous for providing terrifying moments that'd give an adult gamer nightmares, but changes were in store for the fourth installment.   Resident Evil 4 for Gamecube took the series in a new direction by doing away with the tank controls that plagued the first few games.   Capcom left most of the horror-filled g...

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Try as it might, RE5 can't fill the shoes of its predecessor 0

The ShortPros- Gorgeous graphics- Dark continuation of the Resident Evil franchise story- Co-op for the first time in the series- Option for duel-stick aiming- Roller-coaster of awesome setpieces and scenes- The perfect length: not too long or too short- Mercenaries mode has been improved and also has co-opCons- Co-op with AI is atrociously unfun- Takes all the "B-Movie" greatness of Resident Evil 4 and decides to be serious. Doesn't work.- Sparked a bunch of racial controversy- Everything that ...

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Resident Evil 5 perfects the "Gun Survivor" series. 0

Resident Evil 5 had a lot to live up to, and a also a little to live down.    More like its immediate predecessor, Resident Evil 4 (RE4), than like the first three games in the series, Resident Evil 5 (RE5) is more of a third-person shooter than an adventure game. That being said, RE4 was an amazingly popular and successful re-imagining of the original series, and many fans of that game had high expectations for the next installment.  So, the question is, "Did RE5 live up to the expectations of ...

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Great!!! 0

To all the naysayers out there who want to complain about RE5, I have one thing to say... play the game for yourself.  I almost didn't buy it because I heard so many mixed things out there, but I was a real fan of RE4, and had been waiting for this game since I first heard about it.  Now that I'm playing it, all I can say is WOW!!!!True, you can't pause and move things in your inventory, but if that's a reason why you wouldn't play this game, then you're missing out on one of the most fun experi...

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RE 4 + AI Partner + Better Pacing = RE 5 0

The best way I know how to sum up Resident Evil 5 is this: If you want a better looking version of Resident Evil 4 with a slightly shorter, better paced experience, this is the game for you. Since I loved RE 4, playing through RE 5 was a blast and was hard to put down. Everything that made Resident Evil 4 great such as the improved over-the-shoulder aiming system, the upgradeable weapons, the action rather than puzzle-focused gameplay, and the hordes of zombies (as opposed to the one or two at a...

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Night of the Living Dead + Die Hard + Godzilla 0

 Past RE games created much of their tense atmosphere by keeping you, the player, completely alone throughout the game.   Resident Evil 5 separates itself from its predecessors by giving you a partner.   You play the game as Chris Redfield, a familiar series personality, and your new partner is an African woman named Sheva Alomar.   Chris and Sheva meet in the fictional African country of Kijuju to locate and destroy a new biological weapon that the Umbrella Corporation, a corrupt pharmaceutical...

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RE5: The Final Resolution? 0

I think one of the problems I had with this game was coming to terms with the fact that Resident Evil 5 is indeed the final installment of the current series (revamp pending). Everything was resolved so abruptly that those who have stuck with the RE franchise since its original conception on the PS1 will feel underwhelmed and slightly let down. The final encounter between Chris Redfield and Albert Wesker feels like something out of a Japanese action show; hero and villain converse, hero b...

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Living in the Shadow of RE4 0

You can't talk about RE5 without knowing the impact of RE4. RE4 won a dozen or more game of the year awards back in 2005 and even introduced real gaming to Wii owners in 2007 :) So, the expectations for RE5 were sky high to say the least. And if you don't think that impacts the reviews both positive and negative, think again. The Resident Evil series has also been plagued with another significant battle between those that understand and even like the control schemes and those that despise it.  T...

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RE5 0

I picked up RE5 for $20 at Gamestop and I don't see any framerate issues at all. Granted this is no RE4 but it's not horrible.  The game looks very good, runs very well and is worth the $20 I paid for it.  It weird to be chased around by the motorcycle riding infected villagers but hey why should the infected not be mobile...hehehe.  And the sidekick Sheva sometimes needs a good shove-a for being in the way but all in all I've played worse.I just wanted to set the record straight on the Ps3 vers...

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Hands down the best sequel I have played! 0

Where should I start in this review? Since there are many topics about the gameplay, controversy, and blah blah blah, I'm just going to flat out say it. Resident Evil 5 is an excellent game in many ways. While its focus mainly is more of an action-oriented game instead of the survivial-horror game it still can provide the tension that you love from the franchise.The story now focuses on Chris Redfield and now has to investigate the virus that sends him all the way to Africa. In Africa he soon me...

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Oh tentacles! 0

Okay so I just completed the new Resident Evil game (this one being the fifth in series for those living under boulders), so what was my overall general impression of the game? Dated.   I remember when the first game came out over a decade ago—it blew me away. The gameplay was sleek, the graphics ludicrously detailed (for its time anyway) and the story at least held my attention as a boy not yet in his teenage years. From then I played the subsequent games up until Nemesis; all of which I enjoye...

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Hoping for a Reboot 0

Resident Evil 5 is by far one of the worst in the series. That’s not to say it isn’t a good game. It just doesn’t feel like 1,2 or 3 at all. There is no feeling of being lost and hopeless in an apocalyptic zombie ridden city. I understand that since the good old days of PS One that gaming has greatly evolved but that’s not to say we should cast aside some awesome games as they might be a bit too complex or similar to their predecessors.This completion of the game was my 2nd and professional both...

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A new level of coop play 0

I found that playing this game online via Xbox live was the best way to play. I also had my friend over where we played split screen, and I still enjoyed the game, although losing half your screen makes the game lose a part of its wow factor in my opinion. These graphics are meant to be seen in full HD. Anyways, short review I know, but if your reading this Im sure youve already played it and beaten it. I can not wait for the next one to see where they take the coop gameplay from here. ...

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Resident Evil 5 Review 0

Resident Evil 5 is of course the fifth game in the Resident Evil franchise. Now with the Umbrella Corporation in shambles, the experiments are popping up on the black market. Strange things are occurring in third world countries, and you are sent in to investigate. You will have a partner at your side to help combat the hostile locals, and the monsters that seem to come out of them.Graphically this game has its highs and lows. The scenery, though basically a run-down motif, looks amazing. The ch...

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Exciting the whole way through. 0

RE5 is similar to the old Resident Evil games, except this time you're in Soviet Russia and Zombies shoot YOU! Nah, actually you're some place in Africa.Similar, being it contains zombies and some of the characters from the previous games, but it is totally different gameplay. No more camera angles and creepy settings with zombies that pop out of nowhere and scare you. In this game you see it coming at you, you know what to expect around the corner, and you're just trying to survive.The graphics...

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A solid rehash that cannot be put down. 0

Resident Evil 4 was my first play into the series. I've watched my bro beat the earlier games in the series, but I personally couldn't tolerate the controls prior to that game. Don't get me wrong though, I absolutely love the lore of this series from the very beginning. When I found out that Wesker was in RE5, I had to buy it. However it took me over a year to get through and finally beat the game. You may ask why I struggled with this game and yet still rate it so high. I'll try to make you und...

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A Solid Action Game and a fitting Finale to the 10 year story arc 0

My Expectations for Resident Evil 5 were pretty average when i first heard of it, but at that point i had not played a Resident Evil game before, after getting into the series and seeing the trailers before the games release , i felt i was now ready....to shoot some (not)zombies.So the game has you playing as recurring character of the series "Chris Redfield" on a mission to investigate bio terrorism in Africa, once he lands in Africa and meets the new companion character of the game "Sheva Alam...

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Resident Evil 5 Problem !!! 0

Hello to everybody, I wanna ask if somebody could help me, I install the game and when I started it shows only black screen and then some window that said RE5 DX9.exe has enconter a problem and need to bee close,So I think is Direct X problem but I try to uninstallit and reinstall again but it shows same problem,I dont know where else to go.I think my system meets the minimum requirements - Intel e5200 2,5 Ghz ( dual cPU-s), 2 GB RAM, Ati X 1950 DDR3 Graphic card and wda HDD 250 Gb,,,I have some...

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Resident Evil 5 Review ( Xbox 360) 0

GAMEPLAYRE5 stays true to the previous gameplay dynamic of over-the-shoulder shooter action, so well implemented by RE4. The games pace is flowing, the character control feels smooth, though personally I had to ramp up the aiming speed to fastest, just to get a bit more of an edge on the endless Majini. Converting from a Gamecube controller to a 360 controller was a bit interesting, and when playing the demo I initially had my doubts, but once getting hold of the game properly, found adjusting t...

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Resident Evil 5 Review 0

Resident Evil (RE), one of the sagas that reinvented horror games and set the bases for a new genre in videogames: survival horror. I played every Resident since 1 in the first Playstation, I really love these games. I will start speaking of other RE's. Because there's a lot of reviews out there, maybe I shouldn't be writing this one, but I think I have some things to say about it, some of them not covered in other reviews. As many of you know, RE4 was the first RE in a new generation, in a time...

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Fear You Can't... Remember? 0

WARNING: Spoilers, Bad Language!Resident Evil has been a name that symbolizes horror since it's debut in 1996.  In 2006, Resident Evil 4 was the most praised and critically acclaimed title of the series, redefining both gameplay and horror.  How does Resident Evil 5 compare to it's predecessor?The story is good at best.  As a direct sequel to Resident Evil 4, the story just continues where the last one ended.  Nothing special that sets this title apart from the other Resident Evil titles.Some en...

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While not revolutionary, a refined, great series iteration. 0

  With Resident Evil 4 serving as an introduction to the series for me, I was not drastically surprised when this next game turned out to be even more action based, relying less on its survival horror roots- after the critical success of RE4, one would immediately presume the sequel would expand more on the features that dragged the franchise into modern gaming. The way Resident Evil 5 does this in some senses makes it seem like a natural progression, but in others it tends to stay a little clos...

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Re Five: my thoughts 0

I just finished Resident Evil: 5 for the… 5th? maybe 6th? time. Why do I keep playing this game so much? I have no idea. It all started when my older brother rented it from blockbuster in 2009. He forgot to return it for a long time, thus was charged with the full price of the game. From that point, we decided to make the best of it, and play the mercenary modes, unlock the unlockables, play on harder difficulties, do the Extra downloadable missions, and so on. In between our cooperative playing...

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Wait, Resident wha? 0

Okay so all of you who are actually reading user reviews and any of you who happen to stumble on this one out of the plethora of others not only on this site, but on the net, I'll start off with this : Resident Evil 5 is enjoyable, but is it Resident Evil?Who out there has been with Resident Evil since the beginning? And by beginning, yes I mean before Resident Evil 4. Well if you have, then you may or may not have been upset with the drastic genre change/blend from Resident Evil 3 to 4. I for o...

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Chris and Sheva sittin' in a tree... 0

Just finishing up Resident Evil 5, I have two things on my mind, one; I loved the game and story, I thought it holds as well as any Resident Evil game and second; the graphics are just simply amazing! I haven't played a game to date, including Killzone 2 that pays so much attention to detail and atmosphere. The low clouds that wisp on the rooftops of the Kijuju village region and the slick oil spills of the marshlands show how much the developers love Resident Evil and how serious they take the ...

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Not scary, but a ton of fun. 0

Resident Evil 4 is my all-time favorite game. I played it nonstop for about three years. Okay, it's a bit of an exaggeration, but I still love that game to death. So naturally I was looking foward to playing this. And I was not disappointed in the slightest. From the trailers I figured the game wouldn't be that scary, so I didn't expect it to be. But as an aciton game? That's where this game truly excels.The story won't win any awards, but it's passable, at least by Resident Evil standards. The ...

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Resident Evil 5 0

 Intro:Capcom has been reinventing survival-horror since the first  Resident Evil (1996) popularized the genre. Many gamers would even argue that the S.T.A.R.S. Alpha team’s struggle at the Spencer Mansion was the birth of the genre. Over the last decade, the series has received six canonical sequels and several “spin-offs,” all of which enhance the world of Resident Evil, but are not technically accepted as part of the story.With each of the direct sequels came a deeper story and newer, more d...

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Like RE4, but less special. 0

First things first: if you played the demo for Resident Evil 5, don't trust it. That small part of the game is maybe the worst representative slice a game developer has ever seen fit to show. The demo made the game seem like nothing but a confined, slow shooter that was woefully behind the times. The truth is that Resident Evil 5 is just as great as RE4 was, if not nearly as revolutionary.    The story picks up the main Resident Evil storyline again, treating RE4 as more of a sidestory, making r...

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The World of Resident Evil is back! This Time bring a friend 0

+Easy to Follow Plot+Vast Weaponry and items to collect+Online Co-op Play+Lots of Replayability+Upcoming DLC-Hit & Miss A.I. Partner in Single player-Less Inventory Space than previous gamesResident Evil makes it Next-Gen debut and first time outing on Microsoft's Console. The first feature that drew me in was the game's impressive visuals. The power of the PS3 and 360 definitely help bring the environments and creatures to life in this game. First things first, the story still revolves arou...

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Comparison to Resident Evil 4 0

NOTICE: This review is comprised only of a direct comparison of handpicked elements between Resident Evil 4 and Resident Evil 5.  Let me briefly state that in general I find Resident Evil 4 to be an overall superior game when compared the latest installment. One exception should be noted, which is obviously the cooperative elements of RE5. All round the coop features of RE5 are an important addition, and if it were not for this feature my rating would drop to three or less stars.  That being sai...

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Controls just did it for me... 0

I was really looking forward to this game and playing some more co-op with one of my friends. I enjoyed Resident Evil 1 and 2 back in the day and thought this would be a good one to jump back into the series. I think playing this co-op is how you would get the most fun out of it. From what I have heard the ai of the Sheeva is a little off and you have to baby sit her a little to much. Anyway, I think we played it about a hour before my friend gave up in frustration. He was used to shooters like ...

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Fun But Sheva is totally dumb 0

While resident evil 5 is a great game is one of the best resident evil games i have played in a long time not saying it has some short comings.Like the AI of your partner sheva she is as dumb as a tree she just stands there and gets hurt by the enemies and then asks for ammo when she uses all of hers it is recommened to play coop when you can actually connect with a human player but most of the time you can't or that player won't grant you to play with them and that is another proble resident ev...

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Not the biggest RE fan, but co-op made it work for me. 0

ProsMercs mode offers some replayabilityBoss battles are funShooting Zombies/Las Plagas/Whateveryoucallthem is fun, satisfying.Co-op turns a good time into a great one.ConsCan't move and shoot.Sheva isn't really an interesting character.Laser Sight sucks.I'm not going to pretend I know the first thing about Resident Evil.I played #4 a bit and enjoyed it well enough.I've seen the movies and while I know they take liberties with the plot, I still quite enjoy them for what they are. But the games n...

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Disappointing story wise, okay gameplay wise 0

People have laughed at me when I say "I play Resident Evil for the story" as they claim "There is non"  I understand their argument as few of the stories have any continuation from the former  games and little is revealed of the back story in each title.   So in RE5 they finally decided to tell use the BIG SECRET!   Wesker's big plan that had been played out throughout most of the other game titles. It was very disapointing. The mysterious Ozwell E. Spencer has a bigger part in this game than in...

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Resident evil 5 Review 0

Resident evil 4 revolutionized the third person shooter genre, resident evil 5 may not live up to that expectation but it is a great game nonetheless.The story of the game starts with series vet Chris Redfield in Africa tracking down a bio terrorism deal going down. Things soon start to go wrong and you’re faced with fighting the villagers and locals of the region who are infected with the same virus as resident evil 4. Even though there’s been too many resident evils to count the story is easy ...

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Resident Evil 5 Reinvigorates the phrase "Action/Adventure" 0

    These days shooters are all about... well shooting. Resident Evil 5 has shooting, but it's not the main focus. You can tell a game is well made when it's hard for you to point out which part of the game has been more focused on than the other. That's the case with RE5.    It feels like a while since I've last played a decent adventure game and RE5 shoots some life into the genre. What helps the game play is things like having to manage your inventory, which adds a hint of micro-management. S...

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An overall excellent experience, just play with a friend 0

 Review:   Resident Evil 5 (PS3)  By Shift_andrew   Introduction: The Resident Evil series has come a long way since the Spencer Mansion.   Gone are the fixed camera angles and tank turning controls.   Gone are the poor aiming mechanics and pre-rendered backgrounds.   Resident Evil 4 was a huge step for the series in that it not only modernized the basic ideas of the franchise, but it also established a golden standard for 3 person shooters.   So, how does the latest iteration stand up?   Read...

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Who Cares if it isn't as good as 4, it's still and awesome game!! 0

I have never played Resident Evil 4, despite hearing all the fabulous reviews. I have however played many popular third person shooters, like Metal Gear Solid, Gears of War, and Rainbow Six Vegas, and this ranks the best out of them all. in my books. It mixes exciting action, with nail biting cut scenes, that keep you coming back and wanting more. Graphics: Best on this generationThe game uses the best lighting I've ever seen in a game, whether you're out in the baking African Sun, in a mine, on...

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A Prettier Shadow of its Former Self 0

Four years ago Leon Kennedy burst onto our screens in what would come to define the survival horror genre. Resident Evil 4 blended classic Resi frights and puzzles with modern day action orientated controls. The result was possibly the best entry in Capcom’s illustrious series. Now, after years of anticipation fraught with speculation, the sequel to the critically acclaimed game has arrived. Resident Evil 5 once again puts players in the shoes of Chris Redfield, except this time they’ll find the...

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Resident evil 5 0

This is what  think, a really really great action game very intense. Which is a key factor to a game, ex.( like what the fuck  whats going on man help ahahhaha shit noooo.. Like you don't know what going on and you are shooting everywhere that's what i love in a game. The only bad thing about it, it was lacking character style, not really a story in my mind, because thats what i look in game aswell.The story was ok, my favourite character would have to be Leon. But as I said action is great gore...

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A sequel worthy of Resident Evil 4 0

Remember the amazement you got from Resident Evil 4 back in the day? Yeah, me too and what you're getting withResident Evil 5 is the same game with a few improvements with less of the wow factor.   The latest addition to the franchise sees you control Chris Redfield, former S.T.A.R.S and now member of the BSAA(Bioterrorism Security Assessment Alliance) in an attempt to prevent bio-terrorism. This leads Chris to Africa wherehe is partnered with Sheva Alomar, a member of the African division of th...

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