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Resident Evil 5 Wants to Eat Your Brains, Flesh, and Everything in Between

The Fear You Cant Forget is Here as one of the Most Highly Anticipated Games of the Year Ships on Xbox 360® and PLAYSTATION®3 System.

SAN MATEO, CA - March 13, 2009 - Capcom®, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today announced that Resident Evil® 5 has shipped to all North American retailers for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system. Players across the nation will now be able to experience the fear they will never forget, as the most highly anticipated game of the year launches today. Resident Evil 5 has been rated M for Mature by the ESRB and has a suggested retail price of $59.99 at all major retailers across North America.

“With record-breaking downloadable demo numbers on both Xbox LIVE and PlayStation® Network and critics across the board singing the game’s praises, Resident Evil 5 is poised for a very successful launch,” said Mona Hamilton, vice president, marketing, Capcom Entertainment. “The new two-player co-op experience, variety of control options, new storyline and advanced inventory system have created a revolutionary new action-packed Resident Evil game that both fans and newcomers to the series will love.”

Winning numerous awards and critical praise since it was first announced, Resident Evil 5 is one of the most talked about and anticipated games of the year. Its most recent success has come in the form of early review scores, as press across the nation have praised the quality and intensity of the title. Game Informer honored the game with “Game of the Month” status and an impressive 9.5/10 review score in its latest issue. PlayStation: The Official Magazine rated Resident Evil 5 with a perfect five-out-of-five score, remarking that “RE5 takes the co-op experience to a new level and reinvigorates the survival horror genre in the process.”

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Date: March 14, 2009

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