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PlayStation 3

  • US 9th Mar 2010
  • EU 12th Mar 2010
  • JP 5th Mar 2009

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  • 13th Jun 2022
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  • Review Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition (PlayStation 3)

    Motion slickness

    Let loose in March 2009, Capcom's original release of Resident Evil 5 was received with critical acclaim, but was recognised as having more in common with third-person action games than the survival horror premise of earlier titles in the series. With extra features available in the Gold Edition, gamers have the chance to revisit...

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Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition News

  • News Some People Still Can't Get Enough of Chris Redfield's Biceps in Resident Evil 5

    Punch that rock really hard

    It’s hard to believe, but Resident Evil 5 released to mixed responses over five years ago. Despite that, the PlayStation 3 survival horror is still moving units, with Capcom’s latest financial report showing that the divisive title shifted around 100,000 copies in the quarter spanning April through June...

  • News Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition Haunts North American PlayStation Plus Update


    The horror of Resident Evil 6 may still be fresh in your memories, but Sony is aiming to transport you back to a happier time with its latest North American PlayStation Plus update. Starting tomorrow, subscribers will be able to download the tropical Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition for free. The updated release includes two additional episodes...

  • News Resident Evil 5 and Bulletstorm Headline EU PS Plus Update

    Embarrassment of riches

    If you’re from North America, you might want to look away now. Sony has announced the European PlayStation Plus content schedule for October – and it’s absolutely brimming with attractive deals. First up, premium members will get free access to Arkedo’s Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit. The insanely pretty...

  • News Capcom Calls Resident Evil 5 "Best Move Game Out There"

    Still surprised by its success

    Capcom's only released one title for PlayStation Move, the very good Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition, a new update to an 18 month-old game. Despite its age, the game has sold remarkably well, breaking into the charts again and making a great accompaniment to Move's hardcore credentials. David Reeves, Capcom's European...

  • News PlayStation Move Off to a Good Start in Japan

    Four titles in top 20

    PlayStation Move launched in Japan a week ago, with some encouraging performances from launch titles. The Japanese chart from the 18th to 24th of October put the PS3 2,000 units down on the previous week, shifting 20,128 across the seven day period, but Move software fared well overall. Beat Sketcher reached the heady heights...

  • News Get a Closer Look at Resident Evil 5's Move Controls

    PlayStation Blog goes in for the kill

    You might have already read our Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition review and in-depth description of how the controls work, but if your thirst for Move control knowledge is as insatiable as the Majini we might be able to put an end to those cravings. The official US PlayStation Bl

  • News This Week's UK All-Formats Chart Light on Move Games

    Down from seven to five

    It's that time of the week again: the UK sales charts are in and it's time to see how the Move is faring in software sales. Last week's line-up saw seven titles across the top 40, whereas this week sees a slimmed-down proportion with five motion-supported titles in the chart. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11 is the biggest-selling...

  • News More Move Games Break Into UK Chart

    EyePet and Resident Evil 5 jump in

    Sports Champions continues to be the biggest-selling Move-specific title, occupying 7th position in the UK all-formats game charts, but it's not the only Move-enabled title hanging around the charts, with two titles re-entering this week. EyePet: Move Edition brought the monkey-cat-dog creature back to the charts...

  • News Resident Evil 5 Move Trailer Lurks Behind this Creaky Door

    Classic mansion and helicopters in Move-o-vision

    The Move-enabled update for zombie slayers is now available, and to celebrate Capcom has put together a launch trailer for Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition, showing the new controls in all their waggle-tastic glory. Don't forget this update will only work with Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition, not the...

  • News Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition Move Patch Now Live

    And for free too

    The onslaught of Move-enabling patches is building up to a deafening roar, with two available in the past two days: first Hustle Kings and now Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition. The free patch adds support for Move – released today across mainland Europe, don't forget – but no extra content, although being the Gold Edition it's...

About The Game

Packed full of extras, Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition for the PS3 includes the original, blockbusting game plus additional content including all the downloadable additions and new playable episodes that take you even further into the intrigue and action of the Resident Evil Universe.

There's even more gripping third-person shooter-style action, for solo, multiplayer or network play than before in Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition. New prequel episode Lost in Nightmares shows you the inside of Spencer Mansion as you fight your way out with BSAA agents Chris Redfield and Jill Valentine. Desperate Escape allows you to play as Jill and Josh as they fight their way out of Kijuju's Tricell facility, and The Mercenaries reunion introduces eight new playable characters. New multiplayer mode Versus lets you battle hordes of Majini along with other players.

As well, this Move-compatible edition of Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition includes four new outfits, so you can fight evil in style!