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Resident Evil 5 and Umbrella Chronicles

Capcom's Resident Evil 5 may not arrive until 2008, but here's a glimpse at a few screenshots from the latest trailer, including this close-up of the game's hero. Is it Chris Redfield? You decide.

Capcom’s Resident Evil 5 may not arrive until 2008, but here’s a glimpse at a few screenshots from the latest trailer, including this close-up of the game’s hero. Is it Chris Redfield ? You decide.

Details regarding Resident Evil 5's story and setting are scarce, but the game is said to be a continuation of the Resident Evil series' main storyline, rather than an original story like Resident Evil 4's plot.

Details regarding Resident Evil 5’s story and setting are scarce, but the game is said to be a continuation of the Resident Evil series’ main storyline, rather than an original story like Resident Evil 4’s plot.

So far, the Resident Evil 5 trailer and screenshots only give us a few shadowy glimpses of the zombies - or whatever creatures they are. This shot reminds me a little bit of John Carpenter's movie "The Fog" because you can't really see them coming.

So far, the Resident Evil 5 trailer and screenshots only give us a few shadowy glimpses of the zombies - or whatever creatures they are. This shot reminds me a little bit of John Carpenter’s movie "The Fog" because you can’t really see them coming.

It may not be a dark alley, but it's still spooky to have long shadows looming behind you in a Resident evil game. And in Resident Evil 5, the zombies will be running, not walking or lumbering, much like recent zombie movies such as "28 Days Later."

It may not be a dark alley, but it’s still spooky to have long shadows looming behind you in a Resident evil game. And in Resident Evil 5, the zombies will be running, not walking or lumbering, much like recent zombie movies such as "28 Days Later."

You can't really tell much from dark, murky screenshots, even when they're from a next generation platform. Still, Capcom has said Resident Evil 5 will have some new gameplay enhancements to go along with the improved graphics, which is excellent news.

You can’t really tell much from dark, murky screenshots, even when they’re from a next generation platform. Still, Capcom has said Resident Evil 5 will have some new gameplay enhancements to go along with the improved graphics, which is excellent news.

We won't have to wait until next year for another Resident Evil title, thanks to the umbrella Chronicles for the Wii. The game is an original title that will focus on the Resident Evil storyline from the point of view of the umbrella Corporation.

We won’t have to wait until next year for another Resident Evil title, thanks to the umbrella Chronicles for the Wii. The game is an original title that will focus on the Resident Evil storyline from the point of view of the umbrella Corporation.

Resident Evil: The umbrella Chronicles will feature classic Resident Evil zombies with plenty of gun play and blood splatter. The Wii Remote will be used for range weapon targeting.

Resident Evil : The umbrella Chronicles will feature classic Resident Evil zombies with plenty of gun play and blood splatter. The Wii Remote will be used for range weapon targeting.

In addition to blasting zombies with your firearms, players will also be able to engage in melee combat with the creatures.

In addition to blasting zombies with your firearms, players will also be able to engage in melee combat with the creatures.

While the umbrella Chronicles won't have the high definition graphics of the other games for the PS3 and Xbox 360, the title looks to replicate the detailed animation and impressive visuals of the classic Resident Evil 4.

While the umbrella Chronicles won’t have the high definition graphics of the other games for the PS3 and Xbox 360, the title looks to replicate the detailed animation and impressive visuals of the classic Resident Evil 4.

Resident Evil: The umbrella Chronicles is scheduled for release sometime in 2007, most likely in the fall or winter.

Resident Evil : The umbrella Chronicles is scheduled for release sometime in 2007, most likely in the fall or winter.