Resident Evil 5 - Game Review

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Resident Evil 5 Story

Resident Evil 5 Game Review
The main protagonist of Resident Evil 5 is Chris Redfield and his female partner Sheva Alomar. Currently Chris Redfield is working in Bioterror Security Assessment Alliance (BSAA) and has worked as a member of S.T.A.R.S. Chris Redfield is sent to Kijuju in Africa to co-operate with Sheva Alomar for stopping Ricardo Irving's deal. Ricardo Irving is about to sell Bio-Organic Weapon (BOW) in black market. On arriving Kijuju, Chris Redfield watched that civilian have been converted into Majini (evil-spirit or zombie) by parasites and also founds that a number of BSAA soldiers are dead.

After sometime Chris Redfield and Sheva Alomar too attacked by Majini's and delta team helped and rescues them from the attack site. It is found that the commander of the team is Sheva's mentor Josh Stone. Josh Stone provided data to Chris Redfield and Sheva Alomar to help them find Ricardo Irving. In that data, Chris Redfield saw a photograph of his old-partner 'Jill Valentine'. Chris Redfield thought that Jill Valentine had died in a fight with Albert Wesker. Albert Wesker is the main antagonist of Resident Evil 5 game. Chris Redfield got information that Ricardo's deal is in oilfields of Marshlands. When Chris Redfield and Sheva Alomar reached the oilfields, they found that it was a diversion created for Chris Redfield, Sheva Alomar and Delta Team so that the Bio-Organic Weapon deal can take place easily. While exiting the oilfields, delta team killed by BOW but Sheva Alomar didn't find Josh Stone among the dead-bodies.

Soon, they found Josh Stone alive but injured. Chris Redfield found the boat of Ricardo Irving and catches Ricardo but as soon as Chris got on the boat Ricardo injected himself with parasite and transformed into an octopus like beast. Chris Redfield and Sheva Alomar kills Ricardo Irving and before dying Ricardo give some information about Umbrella Research Facility. When Chris reached, he found that thousand of capsules holding humans were in the facility but the capsule of Jill Valentine was found to be empty. Albert Wesker and Excella Gionne wanted to release missiles of Uroboros Virus across the world. Chris and Sheva tried to chase Excella but was stopped by Albert and Jill. Jill started fighting with Sheva & Chris and they understood that Jill is being controlled by a device on her chest.

Chris and Sheva manages to remove the device and Jill after gaining control on herself said to Chris to follow Wesker. When they started following Albert Wesker, they found Excella Gionne and in hurry Excella drops the case of syringes and manages to escape. Sheva carries some of the syringes with her. After continuing the pursuit of Excella, they found that Albert Wesker has infected Excella with Virus and Excella has been converted into a big-giant monster. Chris and Sheva, were successful in defeating the monster. After this, Jill informs Chris on phone that Albert takes a number of virus syringes everyday in order to have his superhuman speed and strength.

Jill also informs that if the doses will be given in less quantity or more quantity then it will start acting as a poison to Wesker. At last Chris and Sheva found Wesker on Bomber plane. Bomber plane was fully-loaded with missiles of Uroboros virus and Wesker was planning to launch those missiles all over the world. After a long fight, Chris and Sheva were successful in injecting Albert Wesker with extra quantity of virus doses. Still, Albert Wesker tried to escape with Bomber but Bomber plane was destroyed by Chris and Sheva and the plane crashes into a volcano.

Resident Evil 5 Gameplay

Resident Evil 5 Game Review
You can choose Chris Redfield or Sheva Alomar for playing. You can take cover behind many objects which help not to get shot by zombies. Whenever any zombie reaches you too close, you can kill him by melee-weapon (knife). You can also order your partner in many ways like to move forward or stay back and follow. Whenever, your player dies, only your partner can revive you by spraying first-aid spray.

You can carry a number of weapons as the inventory box in this game is quite enough for carrying 3-4 weapons easily. Sometimes, when your partner is under zombie attack, a button will come on screen for pressing by which you can help your partner. After each mission, new weapons are unlocked. You can also customize your weapons by skill points which are provided during missions. You can also play co-op mode with your friend online as well as offline. Resident Evil 5 is a third-person shooter game.

Resident Evil 5 Characters

Resident Evil 5 Game Review
1. Chris Redfield:- Chris is one of the main protagonist of the Resident Evil 5 game. He was a former member of S.T.A.R.S Alpha Team and currently working in Bioterror Security Assessment Alliance (BSAA).

2. Sheva Alomar:- Sheva is another main protagonist of the Resident Evil 5 game. She is partner of Chris and also a member of Bioterror Security Assessment Alliance (BSAA). She will help Chris throughout the game, she can manage to go on place where Chris can not manage to go.

3. Albert Wesker:- Albert is the main antagonist of the Resident Evil 5 game. He was also a member of S.T.A.R.S Alpha Team but Albert Wesker betrayed Alpha Team. Now, he is a scientist who is capable of making different evil viruses.

4. Excella Gionne:- She is another antagonist of the Resident Evil 5 game. She works with Albert and later on killed by Chris and Sheva when she became a huge-monster due to virus.

5. Ricardo Irving:- He is also the antagonist of the Resident Evil 5 game. He was continuously making deals for selling some type of Bio-Organic Weapon (BOW). He was killed by Chris and Sheva on a boat when he became octopus like monster.

6. Jill Valentine:- She is the old-partner of Chris Redfield and was presumed dead after a fight with Albert Wesker. At last, she found alive but controlled by Albert Wesker. Chris and Sheva managed to make him out of control of Albert Wesker.

7. Josh Stone:- He is the leader of the Delta Team and mentor of Sheva Alomar. He helps Chris and Sheva in many missions by saving their lives from Majini's.

Resident Evil 5 Weapons

Resident Evil 5 have a lot of weapons, which are given below:-
1. Magnums:- S&W M29, L. Hawk, S&W M500.
2. Handguns:- Beretta M92F, Heckler & Koch P8, Sig P226, Beretta M93R, Samurai Edge, Px4.
3. Sniper Rifles:- Sako 75, Dragunov SVD, H&K PSG1.
4. Shotguns:- Ithaca M37, Benelli M3, Jail Breaker, Hydra.
5. Machine Guns:- VZ61, MP5A5, AK-74, SIG 556.
6. Explosives:- Flash Grenade, Explosive Grenade, Incendiary Grenade, Grenade Launcher, RPG-7 Rocket Launcher, Proximity Bomb.
7. Misc:- Stun Rod, Longbow, Gatling Gun.
8. Enemy Weapons:- Molotov, Thrown Weapons, Melee Weapons, Shields, Bows, Assault Rifles.

Resident Evil 5 Missions

There are total 6 chapters and their several parts in this game. These chapters will lead you to extremely terrible situations.
Chapter 1-1:- Civilian CheckpointResident Evil 5 Game Review
Chapter 1-2:- Public Assembly
Chapter 2-1:- Storage Facility
Chapter 2-2:- Train Station
Chapter 2-3:- Savanna
Chapter 3-1:- Marshlands
Chapter 3-2:- Execution Ground
Chapter 3-3:- Oild Field (Drilling Facilities)
Chapter 4-1:- Caves
Chapter 4-2:- Worship Area
Chapter 5-1:- Underground Area
Chapter 5-2:- Experimental Facility
Chapter 5-3:- Uroboros Research Facility
Chapter 6-1:- Ship Deck
Chapter 6-2:- Main Deck
Chapter 6-3:- Bridge Deck

System Requirements for playing Resident Evil 5

Minimum System Requirements
OS: Windows XP
Memory: 1 GB
Processor: AMD Athlon64 X2 / Intel Pentium D series
Hard Drive: 8 GB freeResident Evil 5 Game Review
Graphics Card: GeForce 6800 (256 MB)
Sound Card: DirectX Compatible
DirectX: 9.0c

Recommended System Requirements
OS: Windows Vista / Windows 7
Memory: 2 GB
Processor: AMD Phenom X4 / Intel Core 2 Quad series
Hard Drive: 8 GB free
Graphics Card: GeForce 9800 (512 MB)
Sound Card: DirectX Compatible
DirectX: 10

About the Developers

Resident Evil 5 game is developed by Capcom and published by Capcom. It is a third-person shooter game and has got amazing rating of 8.5/10 on 'GameSpot' and 9/10 on 'IGN'.

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