Beautifully detailed graphics and character animations.
Having a partner enhances the fun and excitement while adding tension.
Realtime menu system keeps you immersed.
Plenty to do once you've beaten it.
Superior keyboard/mouse controls.
Frustrating hurdles to leap when joining an online game.
Slow, deliberate movement and gunplay may not appeal to everyone.
Can't swap weapons with a human teammate online.
By Game Observer on December 14, 2010
It has been a rough time for Resident Evil fans since 2005, with the unsuccessful movies and mediocre spin-offs helping little. Obviously, more than one reason was present for an enormous hype to be built around RE5, a game absolutely worth all that...88
By PCMag Mideast on November 07, 2009
Alternatively known as Biohazard in Japan, Resident Evil is the seventh installment in the Resident Evil survival horror series. Resident Evil 5 features similar gameplay to Resident Evil 4, with context-sensitive controls and dynamic cut scenes also...80
By New Game Network on October 17, 2009
As somebody who has never played any of the Resident Evil games I was anxious to finally try the game on the PC now that Capcom had put some real effort into a decent port. On one hand I’m pleased to report that this indeed is quite a good PC...72
By BrightHub on October 14, 2009
Capcom took their time porting Resident Evil 5 onto the PC. So was it worth the wait? Find out in this review. Evil in ResidenceThe Resident Evil series has been one of the great success stories in recent years. From humble beginnings on the...100
By GamePlanet on October 08, 2009
More than six months after the fact, PC gamers can get their hands on Capcom’s latest instalment in the Resident Evil series. Significantly optimised graphics, improved aiming, better inventory management and new extras arguably make this the...80
By NZGamer on October 01, 2009
And here we are with another delayed PC port! Resident Evil 5 was originally released in the earlier part of this year on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, and has only now made it onto peoples’ computers. But if it’s worth the wait, that’s...89
By GameZone on September 30, 2009
Resident Evil 5 isn’t exactly perfect, but it’s so close, none of its flaws upset the experience as a whole. Buy it for yourself, but bring a friend for maximum...92
By GamePyre on September 24, 2009
Resident Evil has long been a favorite series of mine ever since the first game came out in 1996 for the Playstation home game consaole. Resident Evil continues the storyline from Resident Evil 4 with Magini taking the place of the Los Ganados...82
By GameSpot on September 22, 2009
Resident Evil 5 is a fun and frantic evolution of RE4s breakthrough gameplay and the series horror themes....85
By cnet on September 22, 2009
Thirteen years ago, Capcom helped revolutionize the action adventure world with Resident Evil, a game that would define an entirely new genre dubbed "survival horror." In the years that followed, the series continued to build upon the standards set by...85