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Many gamers didn't respond well -- it's an outrage! -- to Capcom's plan to offer Resident Evil 5's Versus Mode as post-release DLC. It's easy to see why: The new, premium gameplay modes have been released less than a month after the retail game. Should Capcom have waited a bit longer to unveil thes...

April 10th 2009 at 1:40pm 0 Comments
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Finally. Not a day goes by that we don't play Resident Evil 5 and think, "Man, this would be better with Muppets." Seemingly hearing our mental prayers, IGN and Black20 Studios have created Jim Henson's Resident Evil 5. It's pretty much exactly what you'd expect: Resident Evil 5 -- with Muppets. Of...

April 8th 2009 at 10:45pm 0 Comments
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Resident Evil 5 was updated last night with a v1.02 patch. Taking a quick look at RE5's Trophy list, we've noticed that ten new Trophies, the ones linked to the upcoming DLC, have been added. The new multiplayer DLC isn't out yet and we're wondering if this new revelation means we'll be seeing it v...

March 27th 2009 at 12:14pm 0 Comments
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Capcom has revealed that Resident Evil 5's Versus DLC will be available in Japan on April 9th, and not this week, as previously reported. Could this be in response to anger over the DLC, an attempt by Capcom to let some extra time heal the wounds? Who knows, but Capcom has confirmed the Versus pack...

March 23rd 2009 at 9:12pm 0 Comments
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A new U2 album released in the UK last week, but nobody really noticed, because they were too busy jaunting through bright, deadly Africa in Capcom's Resident Evil 5. As if besting megastar Bono wasn't a big enough accomplishment -- watch your back, Chris and Sheva; Bono doesn't like being number t...

March 19th 2009 at 3:09pm 0 Comments
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Click to El Gigante size As if compelled by some otherworldly force, hundreds of gamers converged last night at San Francisco's Union Square. Of course, they weren't some kind of brainwashed zombie parasite-controlled mob -- they were there for Capcom's latest act of large-scale fan service, the Res...

March 13th 2009 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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Click to embiggen. We spotted it and now it's reality: Capcom will be adding several new online multiplayer modes to Resident Evil 5, for a price. The "Versus" pack will allow up to four players to compete across two different game types, including Slayer's Rule, a "point-based game that challenges...

March 12th 2009 at 11:40am 0 Comments
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If you're near London's Trafalgar Square on March 12 and find some severed body parts, you could be a winner. (As long as they're fake and zombie-like, otherwise ring the police.) Capcom's wacky UK marketing folk have decided to hide the parts -- arms, legs, torsos and heads -- about the area as pa...

March 11th 2009 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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PS3 owners of Resident Evil 5 will find a special surprise waiting for them when comparing their Trophy info with friends. Capcom has (accidentally?) revealed information about the game's upcoming DLC through newly uploaded Trophies. The DLC appears to introduce a number of new online modes: Slayer...

March 10th 2009 at 11:22pm 0 Comments
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Embedded after the break is violent new footage from IGN of Resident Evil 5's zombie'riffic Mercenaries mode. It's a special timed survival mode that's unlocked after RE5's main story is completed, and pretty much boils down to staying alive for the duration of the round while scoring points for inf...

March 4th 2009 at 10:00pm 0 Comments