The latest edition to the Resident Evil is another great game to the collection. Resident Evil 5 was released last month and is making an impact on video games at the beginning of the year of 2009. The game play remains to be over the shoulder view, just as it was in Resident Evil 4. The newest feature to the series is that you have the option to play in a two-player mode.
The story is based on Resident Evil legend Chris Redfield, as he takes an assignment in Africa.He meets his new partner, Sheva, and together, they witness the newest horrors brought to the game.
The creatures they face are still not zombies, but rather called “infected people.” Going through the adventure, our heroes experience more bosses than normal Resident Evil games.
As the story enhances, Chris Redfield discovers that his ex-partner, Jill Valentine, is involved in the project that is going on. After being told to retreat, the hero remains determined to fight the creatures and find her. He finally meets with her and realizes that she has been possessed. He must find a way to cure her.
The ultimate boss is not much of a surprise as we discover that Albert Wesker, the enemy from all of the past Resident Evil editions seems to be behind the scene again.
After Jill is cured, Chris and Sheva continue their journey and take off after Wesker. In the end, Wesker seems to be dead for good, but there is no telling with this saga. There could be room for a sixth edition.
Umbrella, however, has merged with another company, Tricell. The two companies together have produced more violent and stronger creatures that are very challenging to our heroes.
One of the downfalls that is seen in the game, and just like Resident Evil 4, the game has began to leave the creepy scary environment that it brought to the world when it first made its debut on the first Playstation.
The game is true enough more of a shooter game and more action is demonstrated, but the scary vibe is starting to leave the game field. It is starting to resemble games of Call of Duty and Gears of War, rather than the traditional Resident Evil.
Some will think it is for the better, but some will also wish for the vibe of the original Resident Evil series.
Capcom has done an excellent job of keeping the audience, and Resident Evil fans with a suspense wait for the game.
After being pushed back multiple times, it did reach a point where it was worth it. Viewers rate this game a 9.3 out of 10. The game is available on both Playstation 3 and X-Box 360 and is in stores now.
If you are a Resident Evil fan, and do not have this game, then you are definitely slacking on your game. I advise all fans to go out and get Resident Evil 5 today!