Resident Evil 5

  • Resident Evil 5
84
Based on 25 scores, 27 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    15
  • Good:
    6
  • Average:
    3
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Beautifully detailed graphics and character animations.
  • Having a partner enhances the fun and excitement while adding tension.
  • Realtime menu system keeps you immersed.

Cons:

  • Frustrating hurdles to leap when joining an online game.
  • Slow, deliberate movement and gunplay may not appeal to everyone.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Game Observer on 88

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...

By PCMag Mideast on 80

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...

By New Game Network on 72

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...

By BrightHub on 100

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...

By GamePlanet on 80

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...

By NZGamer on 89

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...

By GameZone on 92

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...

By GamePyre on 82

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...

By GameSpot on 85

Resident Evil 5 is a fun and frantic evolution of RE4s breakthrough gameplay and the series horror themes....

By cnet on 85

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...

By VideoGamer on 90

Looks staggeringly good at times, Loads of replay value, Incredible variety, Doesn't quite have the magic of Resi...

By Strategy Informer on 85

Half a year later and Capcom have adapted their latest survival horror for the PC. Has it learned from the criticisms levied against it back in March? Well if Capcom where one for listening, we probably wouldn’t see the same mistakes over and...

By Tech Olive on 70

The Resident Evil series is one that I have never had a great relationship with over the years. Many times I have tried to play and enjoy previous games in the series, but I could never quite learn to appreciate, let alone enjoy them. This isn’t...

By NowGamer on 84

A great evolution of the Resident Evil series; tense, scary and fun. 8.4/10Print this pageUser reviews (0)Share this pageNoticed something wrong? Report error/mistake.Add to my profile pageGame...

By Games Radar on 90

Every once in a while, you have to reassess what you think you know about something: using animals for medical research, representative democracy, Sinead O’Connor - anything. You have to acknowledge that circumstances can change over time, and...

International Review By OnlineWelten on 89

Ein echtes Schnäppchen für all jene, die bislang auf die muntere Zombie-Hatz mit Sheva Alamor und Chris Redfield verzichtet haben. Während das Hauptspiel mitunter immer noch für rund 36 Euro in den Händlerregalen steht, kommt...

International Review By GamingCore on 85

Auch auf dem PC dürfen Chris Redfield und Sheva Alomar in Afrika gegen mutierte Kreaturen antreten. Doch ist es wirklich dem Resident Evil-Titel würdig oder mutiert das Spiel zu einem mittelmäßigen Action-Adventure?Virus in AfrikaIn...

International Review By Daily Rush on 70

Resident Evil 5 til PC’en er konsoludgaverne overlegen. Musen har sine åbenlyse fordele og grafikken er som altid noget flottere i de højere opløsninger, og det selvom spillet ikke kræver særlig meget af computeren. Men...

International Review By GameCaptain on 88

Anders als beim Vorgänger ist die Portierung des 5. Teils zumindest aus technischer Sicht als absolut gelungen zu bezeichnen. Auch die Befürchtung, es würde wieder keine vernünftige Maus/Tastatursteuerung geben, hat sich zum...

International Review By Clubic on 60

À sa sortie sur console, Resident Evil 5 sest attiré les foudres des fans de la première heure. Aujourdhui, la situation est moins tendue, mais ce nouvel opus marque une nette rupture avec les précédents volets. Si le changement...