The franchise has long been known for offering a true ambience of horror.With the amazing Resident Evil 4 having raised the bar for the series, Resident Evil 5 is still a solid game for fans of the series, the action-adventure genre, and good games in general. And with the release of Gold Edition version, which packs all of the DLC into the game, you’d be hard-pressed to find more bang for your buck elsewhere.
The story takes the series back to its origins, focusing on the now-defunct Umbrella Corporation and Albert Wesker. It turns out many of Umbrella’s creations are still being utilized 7.62×39 surplus ammo by terrorist organizations, so Chris Redfield, begins eliminating the threats as a member of the B.S.A.A.While on assignment in Africa, Chris meets Sheva Alomar, a local B.S.A.A. employee and African native. The duo set out to eliminate the threat,and seek answers.
It may not be the scariest-looking Resident Evil game around, but it certainly does look amazing. Environments are richly detailed, enemies look like true monstrosities, and small details in the atmosphere such as ruined abodes.
If you played Resident Evil 4, chances are you’re familiar with the flow of the latest game. You are constantly assaulted by hordes of enemies, restricted to standing in place while shooting, and forced to make do with the limited ammo and health you find scattered throughout the levels. It’s a tense gameplay design that literally backs you into a corner, often making you question whether you have it in you to survive or not.
Your survival relies on how well you manage the items in your inventory.There are also plenty of quick time events that will surprise you throughout the game, and your reaction time will determine whether you progress or start over from a checkpoint. Luckily, checkpoints are spaced out fairly in the game to ensure that you don’t get too frustrated