Resident Evil 5 Summary
It's a mass zombie outbreak on Steamworks - Capcom's undead-smiting hits Resident Evil 5, Dead Rising 2 and Dead Rising: Off the Record are all migrating over to Valve's platform "early next year". These are the latest Games For Windows Live titles to make the switch to a server framework people generally don't despise with every fibre of their being.
Want people to see your mug in a Capcom title? The studio is offering fans the chance to do just that by reciting your favourite Resident Evil moments. Capcom are accepting entries until April 14th. They are taking nostalgia submissions through the Resident Evil Facebook page, tweets with tag #REmemory, or by linking them YouTube videos. It's unclear if it would be a Resident Evil title.
It's taken a while but the 6.3 million copies that Street Fighter II for SNES has now been surpassed by 2009's Resident Evil 5 at 6.5 million. That makes it Capcom's new best-selling title in history. Of course if you want to count Street Fighter II Turbo's 4.1 million on top of that given that it took away sales from the original... Capcom has over 60 games that have cleared 1 million sales.
This week's deals for PlayStation Network Plus members includes discounts of up to 65% off games in the Resident Evil series. In addition, the puzzle-platformer Thomas Was Alone, which debuts this week on PSN, features a 20% off its launch price of $9.99 for subscribers.
Capcom has announced that gamers who preorder the PC version of Resident Evil 6 will get Resident Evil 5 and its DLC for free.