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Shh! Don't move or you'll scare it away. It's a red Resident Evil 5 Xbox 360 console, seen here in its natural retail habitat at a Target store in Pembroke Pines, Florida. Note its orange "DO NOT SELL BEFORE 3.13.09" markings. It's a sure identifier of this particular 360 species. And even though we...

March 2nd 2009 at 1:15pm 0 Comments
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The British Board of Film Classification does not see an "issue around racism" in a particular Resident Evil 5 scene that may be considered inflammatory. Kikizo asked the BBFC's communication head, Sue Clark, about a specific scene where a (*minor spoiler warning*) white, blond woman is dragged by...

March 2nd 2009 at 10:58am 0 Comments
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Jun Takeuchi has been very busy the last few years, dedicating his time to franchises like Onimusha, Lost Planet, and of course Resident Evil. With the latest installment of Capcom-brand survival horror, Takeuchi has been battling accusations of racism and complaints about the dated controls, all w...

February 24th 2009 at 4:35pm 0 Comments

With all this debate about "outmoded" tank controls versus shiny, new space engineer controls, everyone's seem to have lost track of what keeps us crawling back to the Resident Evil franchise, sequel after sequel. Hint: it's not the controls. It's the incredible storytelling. For example, haven't y...

February 20th 2009 at 2:15am 0 Comments
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A listing for a red-colored Xbox 360 Elite has made itself known, thanks to a Toys "R" Us employee who sent Kotaku a snapshot of the SKU, which allegedly appears in the store's inventory database. The red Elite's "item inquiry detail" makes note of the console's $399 price tag (which is the current...

February 16th 2009 at 1:10pm 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/nintendo/Resident_Evil_5_producer_wants_more_Evil_on_Wi'; Speaking to Eurogamer, Resident Evil 5 producer Masachika Kawata intimated that he'd like to see more of Resident Evil on Nintendo's waggling financial giant. Said Kawata, "Personally, I would like to creat...

February 13th 2009 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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Using a laser sight we point you in the direction of GameTrailers' educational retrospective series that pulls back the eyelids of the Resident Evil franchise. Part one of the (alleged) six part zombie-retrospective, "Horror Stories", takes a stroll through Resident Evil's history, how it pioneered...

February 7th 2009 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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The Resident Evil 5 "racism issue" has reanimated itself in the latest hands-on preview by Eurogamer. The site believes the "debate is only going to get louder" once the game is released. It notes that Chris Redfield's partner, Sheva, fits neatly into the "approved Hollywood model" of a light-skinn...

February 5th 2009 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Capcom and Microsoft just announced that the Resident Evil 5 demo has eclipsed 1.8 million downloads since its availability on the Xbox Live Marketplace last week. Talk about being infectious.The demo (which is now available on the PlayStation Network) beat out Force Unleashed's record for the most...

February 2nd 2009 at 4:56pm 0 Comments
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Keeping to the promise of being exactly one week late, Capcom's playable demo for Resident Evil 5 has finally hit the PlayStation Store worldwide. While touted as being identical to the one we've seen hit Xbox Live, it's slightly bothersome to note that the PS3 version eats up double the amount of...

February 2nd 2009 at 11:45am 0 Comments
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From inside his fortified office, where he can hear the shambling of the unemployed just outside, Major Nelson sends word that the Resident Evil 5 demo is up on Xbox Live Marketplace. The 472MB demo is the same one released in Japan early last month, featuring two levels that can be played solo or...

January 26th 2009 at 9:00am 0 Comments