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Resident Evil 5

Resident Evil 5 is the fifth installment in the mainline franchise and follows Chris Redfield, as well as his partner Sheva Alomar as they investigate some mysterious and deadly incidents in Kijuju, an area of West Africa.

Resident Evil
PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PC, Switch
March 5, 2009
Survival Horror
M for Mature: Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Strong Language
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A Resident Evil 5 Remake Could Change a Moment Fans Have Made Fun of For Years

With Resident Evil remakes becoming more popular, a remake for RE5 would do well to remedy a sequence that fans often poke fun at.

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Resident Evil 5's Remake Can Give One Character The Carlos Treatment

RE3 Remake delivered a far more complex portrayal of Carlos Oliveira, and an RE5 Remake could do the same with an oft-overlooked character.

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Resident Evil Chris Redfield Tier List

Chris Redfield is like the musclebound leading man of the entire Resident Evil franchise, appearing in more games than any other character.

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Resident Evil's Next Remake is In a Tough Spot, But It Doesn't Need to Be

Now finished with remaking the highest priority Resident Evil's, Capcom should get ahead of future remake concerns with transparency.

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5 Ways A Resident Evil 5 Remake Could Revamp Co-Op

As Capcom looks toward plans for the next Resident Evil entry, a Resident Evil 5 Remake's Co-Op should be the main point of focus if next in line.

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Resident Evil: Best Duos

The Resident Evil franchise has witnessed a lot of likable duos over the years.

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7 Games That Got Random Updates Years After Their Debuts

Years after these games were first released, they suddenly received unexpected updates from their developers.

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Resident Evil Should Continue Poking Fun at One Infamous Chris Redfield Moment

The Resident Evil franchise isn't afraid of poking fun at itself, and there's one infamous Chris Redfield scene that should keep getting mocked.

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Why Resident Evil 9 Needs to Establish a New Albert Wesker

The Resident Evil franchise has had some great villains over the last few years, but Resident Evil 9 is in desperate need of its own Albert Wesker.

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18 Story-Driven Games You Can Play In Co-Op

These games are perfect to be played between friends, featuring not just great gameplay but a deep and meaningful story.

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Resident Evil: Every Game Albert Wesker Appears In

Albert Wesker is the main protagonist in the Resident Evil franchise, but just how many games has he appeared in so far?

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Why a Resident Evil 5 Remake May Be More Like RE3's Remake Than RE2's

A remake of Resident Evil 5 is all but guaranteed, and chances are it will strike a very different tone than the remake of Resident Evil 2.

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How a Chris-Led Resident Evil 9 Could Still Stay Grounded in Horror

Resident Evil 9 is surely in development, and if it stars Chris Redfield it will need to be careful not to tread back into heavy action territory.

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10 Best PlayStation 3 Horror Games, Ranked

The PlayStation 3 is home to some fabulous games, especially in the horror genre, like these great examples.

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16 Resident Evil Games Ranked By How Long They Take To Beat

The Resident Evil franchise is the face of the horror game genre; however, which of the series' games takes the longest to beat?

10 "Controversial" Games That Are Now Just Quaint

Though controversial at their release, these video games have lost their edge with their age and become simply quaint.

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A Resident Evil 5 Remake Could Make Great Use of Pre-Order Skins

Pre-order skins have become a staple in Capcom's Resident Evil remakes, and a potential Resident Evil 5 Remake already has plenty of options.

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Resident Evil Has Made a New Trend Out of One Tense Gameplay Encounter

Resident Evil is known for its ability to swap genres and perspectives often, but one trend has remained largely constant in its survival horror.

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Resident Evil’s Remakes Have Nowhere to Go But Up from Here

After three successful next-gen remakes of classic Resident Evil games, Capcom seems to have struck gold with a winning formula for the series.

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The Biggest Benefit of Third Person Resident Evil Has Nothing to Do With Gameplay

The Resident Evil franchise has a branching identity of first-person and third-person releases, and third-person has an inherent advantage over first.