Resident evil is soon to be released game of the world famous Resident Evil survival horror video game series. It is also known as Biohazard 5 in Japan. It will debut on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. It will be developed and produced by CAPCOM, as all the games of the franchise are produced by them. Initially it will debut on Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 only. Date scheduled for its release is 5th of March 2009 in Japan, and 13th march in North America and Europe.

It was stated by Jun Takeuchi, the game producer, that Resident Evil 5’s gameplay will be same as to Resident Evil 4. The player will control Chris Redfield similarly, to how the player controlled Leon S. Kennedy in Resident Evil 4. Just like the Resident Evil 4, it will have the over the shoulder view. Games environment will also be significant. What is special about the game is lighting effects. If the character moves from bright to dark area, his eyes will have to adjust and cause the player to lose some sight. Mercenaries’ minigame that was featured in Resident Evil 3 and 4 will make a return in Resident Evil 5.


As seen in E3 2007 trailer of Resident Evil 5, enemies are completely different from the other games of the franchise. Trailers revealed several sequences involving Redfield attacking hordes of fleet footed enemies, who possessed melee weapons. Takeuchi also stated that enemies will have human like intelligence and awareness this time. The Granados will also be different from the previous ones. Numbers of weapons are also increased. Resident Evil 5’s main story can be played with two players, in a co-operative online mode. The feature will allow players to leave or join anytime during the game. One more important thing is that players will not have to stick together, and can be separated at points during the gameplay.


Development team of Resident Evil 5 is same as the team who had worked on first Resident Evil game. Therefore, the team promises you the actual sequel of the franchise. Therefore, it is sure that the game will continue from where Resident Evil 4 left off. The story follows Chris’, the main protagonist, life during the ten-year interval between the two games. He is a member of a group known as Bioterrorism Security Assessment Alliance (BSAA), and sent to investigate an incident in desert that serves the game’s setting. A female character will also appear in the game as shown in the trailer. Resident Evil 5 is gaining fame for its graphic details and strong storyline. Let’s see where this game leads the story of RESIDENT EVIL.


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