Resident Evil 5 (2009)
"Biohazard 5" (original title)

Video Game  |  Action, Adventure, Drama  |  13 March 2009 (USA)
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Sent in by the BSAA, Chris Redfield has a new mission. It takes him into South Africa where he encounters a new horror and relives an old past.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Redfield (voice)
Sheva Alomar (voice) (as Karen Dyer)
Albert Wesker (voice)
Patricia Ja Lee ...
Jill Valentine (voice)
Josh Stone (voice)
Excella Gionne (voice)
Ricardo Irving (voice)
Adam D. Clark ...
Ozwell E. Spencer (voice) (as Adam Clark)
Dan DeChant (voice)
Douglas Rye ...
Dan DeChant (voice)
Kirk Mathison (voice)
Dave Johnson (voice)
Reynard Fisher (voice)
Dave Mallow ...
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Woman in Trouble (voice)


Sent in by the BSAA, Chris Redfield has a new mission. It takes him into South Africa where he encounters a new horror and relives an old past.

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The returning enemies of Resident Evil 4's new line of enemies are: chainsaw users, Gatling Gun users and a giant creature. See more »


During the cut-scene at the beginning of Chapter 4-1, the BSAA patch on Chris' shoulder does correctly say BSAA, but the full name and North America are spelled out in reverse, e.g. aciremA htroN. See more »


Chris Redfield: [we hear Chris's voice as he is driving down a road] I should've seen it coming. It didn't take long after the fall of the Umbrella corporation, for their bio-weapons to end up in the hands of terrorists. A new era of bio-terrorism descended upon vulnerable countries. Shifting the balance of power throughout the region.
Chris Redfield: People in the destabilized areas soon feared another incident like Raccoon City was inevitable. As panic spread, governments of the world turned to the Global Pharmaceutical ...
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A Big Despair
Music & Lyrics: Kota Suzuki [Capcom]
Additional orchestral music written, orchestrations and conducted by: Wataru Hokoyama
Japanese-English lyrics translator: Miguel E. Corti
Scoring producers: Tomonobu Kikuchi [Sony Music Publishing, Inc.], Tetsuya Shibata [Capcom]
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Doesn't work on the PC poor game-play but a bit of fun
15 November 2010 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Why the hell Sheva is constantly blocking you as you shoot or shoots you while trying to shoot the enemy is beyond me. The Sheva character is always getting in your way. Having played the RE3 demo (years ago and enjoyed it) there was an expectation of something good here but unfortunately thats not the case. Try and reload on the run, no you have to stop and reload and in the meantime get mutilated by a zombie. Try looking down low or up high, no not unless you have your weapon zoomed. Sometimes you swing around very fast other times at a snails pace despite constantly changing the mouse sensitivity. There is nothing new here either, bits borrowed from Tomb raider, Half-life and any other PC game. Most of the time it feels like you are playing a kids play station shoot em up. I,m over 50! yes over 50 years old and love my games. But when something like this comes along full of expectations well, $90.00 certainly seems like a waste of money. The whole shooting, reloading and Inventory system is totally crap-worthy. How are you expected to stop while being attacked, open your inventory and decide which weapon to use? Textures are bland and environments non inspiring. Hardly a redeeming feature really. Even the science talk could have been far more... well scientific. Example: When Chris and Sheva reach the underground he says something like, "These flowers are everywhere, must be for experimentation" Shouldn't he be saying these plants? Every turn there was something amateurish to marvel at. When you stand still she stares at his chest as if his pecs are of utmost interest and how the hell do you use a herb when you are very sick? seems you have to wait for Sheva to help you out. One can tell quality from crap for instance Fallout 3, man was that a well made game or what! You simply cannot put the two games in the same basket. Fallout 3 9.5/10. And yes that was third person as well. This chunk of S**t 3/10 and thats being generous.

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