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Capcom Claims Resident Evil 5 Versus Mode Is Not A Key

By Spencer . April 8, 2009 . 4:59pm

The code for Resident Evil 5′s versus mode feature is small, tiny for two competitive online modes. Seeing a 1.8MB file for Xbox 360 owners and a 351KB download on the PS3 led to discussion that the versus mode was not a new feature with its own budget as a Capcom  previously commented.   Despite […]

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Resident Evil 5: Versus Mode On Sale Tomorrow

By Spencer . April 6, 2009 . 10:45am

First, Capcom had friends team up to kill Majinis in Resident Evil 5. Versus mode has friends (and enemies) kill each other. The 400 Microsoft Points / $4.99 download adds two competitive modes to the game tomorrow, April 7.   Slayer’s Rule pits players against Majinis in a quest for points. Survivor’s Rule has players […]

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Resident Evil 5 Versus Mode Ready In Two Weeks, Cheaper In Japan

By Spencer . March 23, 2009 . 4:52am

When Capcom USA announced Resident Evil 5′s competitive versus mode they didn’t date it. Famitsu reports distribution for the download begins on April 9, a two week delay from this week’s launch on March 26. At the moment, this release date is only for Japan, but it’s hard to imagine Capcom not releasing a completed […]

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Capcom VP Comments On Paid Resident Evil 5 DLC

By Spencer . March 13, 2009 . 2:04pm

Resident Evil 5 is out today and competitive types can look forward to an optional Versus Pack in the near future. The downloadable content includes a point based Manjini shooting gallery and a deathmatch style survivor mode for four players. Both modes sound better than a safari hat for Blanka, but you still have to […]

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PS3 Resident Evil 5 Has Unlockable Home Stuff

By Spencer . March 5, 2009 . 11:49am

Capcom, and pretty much only Capcom when it comes to third party PlayStation 3 retail games, continues to support the Home Rewards system. Like Street Fighter IV you can earn virtual items for your avatar by blasting zombies, mutants, and chainsaw wielding horrors. This feature, first announced for Japan, will also be in the domestic […]

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Xbox 360 Resident Evil 5 DLC Is A Making Of Video

By Spencer . March 4, 2009 . 3:38am

The Japanese page says Resident Evil 5 or as it’s known in Japan Biohazard 5 will have content downloads while the US counterpart lists no such feature. Don’t worry Japan isn’t getting special downloadable crossover content with zombie Zangief.   The discrepancy appears to be from the different Resident Evil 5 Limited Edition packages. […]

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Red Resident Evil 5 Xbox 360 Bundle Revealed (Update: Price)

By Spencer . February 23, 2009 . 10:27pm

An Xbox 360 spotlight blip confirmed what Ars Technica’s mole leaked last month: Capcom and Microsoft are preparing a Red Resident Evil 5 Xbox 360 bundle. The package contains a limited edition red Xbox 360 Elite (the console with a 120GB hard drive), matching controller, Resident Evil 5 (standard edition), Super Street Fighter II Turbo […]

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Resident Evil 5 Collector’s Editions Around The World

By Spencer . February 19, 2009 . 10:45am

In less than a month Capcom’s next mega release will be in stores worldwide. A hotly anticipated game like Resident Evil 5 is bound to have a limited edition version, but this game is a special case. Capcom has no less than five Resident Evil 5 limited edition bundles. Each version comes with different stuff […]

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Capcom Combos Fees For Prepaid Visas

By Spencer . February 17, 2009 . 3:17pm

Capcom launched a pre-paid Visa card with Street Fighter IV, Resident Evil 5, and Bionic Commando artwork. You don’t need established credit to get one since you deposit money on the card. Also, Capcom is promising special offers to card holders like “jumping the line” at events and discounts in their e-store. Sounds great, right? […]

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Because We Need Resident Evil 5 Everything…

By Spencer . February 11, 2009 . 6:25am

Street Fighter IV stick maker Mad Catz has a license to make Resident Evil 5 branded accessories. What kind of accessories?   How about Bluetooth headsets, messenger bags, console skins, and controller faceplates? Not interested? Well, that’s what you’re getting for $49.99, $49.99, $29.99, and $19.99 respectively. A Resident Evil 5 arcade stick wouldn’t really […]

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Capcom Brings Street Fighter IV And Resident Evil 5 Into PlayStation Home

By Spencer . February 2, 2009 . 10:47pm

Capcom is teaming up with Sony to integrate Street Fighter IV and Resident Evil 5, two of their anticipated titles into PlayStation Home. Both games will take advantage of in matchmaking in PlayStation Home so players can move from a swanky virtual lounge to a caged ring in Spain at a push of a button […]

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You Can Grab The Resident Evil 5 Demo Off PSN Now

By Spencer . February 2, 2009 . 8:18am

Eager Resident Evil fans have a fast track to the Resident Evil 5 demo. Sony already updated the PlayStation Store in Japan and the demo is up for anyone with a Japanese account to download. Of course, the demo will come out here later on, but if you really can’t wait you know where to […]

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Resident Evil 5 Has Downloadable Content

By Spencer . January 21, 2009 . 5:06pm

What kind? Don’t know yet, but the product page on Xbox Japan confirms Resident Evil 5 will have some kind of downloadable content. Perhaps, downloadable tanks or Jeeps for the zombies not riding dirtbikes.   The product page also sprinkles a few other details such as system link only works with 2 players, not 2-16 […]

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What’s Inside The Resident Evil 5: Collector’s Edition?

By Spencer . January 16, 2009 . 11:38am

Lots of stuff to justify the extra $30. Purchase the collector’s edition to get a Chris Redfield figurine, a Tricell messenger bag, BSAA patch, pendant of Africa with Kijuju writing, and a steel book case with even more Kijuju writing. Somewhere in the bundle is a game and a bonus disc with a Making of […]

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Resident Evil 5 Demo Coming To Xbox 360 "One Week Early"

By Spencer . January 14, 2009 . 5:10pm

Eager Resident Evil fans found other ways of getting the demo early before the data “mysteriously” corrupted if you were playing outside of Japan. That was a bummer, but everyone in North America will get a chance to play the Resident Evil 5 demo soon. On January 26 Xbox 360 owners get the two level […]