Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City Special Edition announced

October 30th, 2011 gurpswoo1

Capcom North Amercia have announced that Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City will receive a Special Edition.

It will contain the following:

  • Steelbook with exclusive art
  • Stylized foil sleeve
  • Umbrella Security Service embroidered patch
  • Spec Ops Field Unit embroidered patch
  • Eight bonus in game weapons

Capcom have yet to released promotional pictures of the Special Edition nor any pricing, however they have confirmed the released date of 20th March 2012.

Currently the Special Edition is exclusive to the PS3 and Xbox 360 with the PC version yet to even have a release date.

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Edit: We now have a picture and a price of $69.99

Thanks to Mike1888 for promo picture


BioHazard 15th Anniversary BOX (e-capcom Limited Edition) PS3

July 8th, 2011 gurpswoo1

Capcom has announced that there will be a special 15th Anniversary edition of the BioHazard (Resident Evil) series for the PS3.  It will include the following:

  • Resident Evil Directors Cut (PS1)
  • Resident Evil 2 (PS1)
  • Resident Evil 3 (PS1)
  • Resident Evil Revival Selection (PS3)
  • Resident Evil 4 soundtrack
  • Resident Evil Code: Veronica soundtrack
  • special Resident Evil pin and sticker set plus original Resident Evil 5 spacer

It can only be purchased from the e-capcom store in Japan but is also available through Asian game exporters.

Priced at 7800 yen, it will be released on the 8th of September 2011

Pre-order here: Capcom or Play-asia


Biohazard 15th Edition



Resident Evil 5 Gold Mercinaries Roster

February 12th, 2010 Michael Pica

Earlier this week Capcom announced the last 2 new characters that will round out the roster on the upcoming Resident Evil 5 Gold Edition: Rebecca Chambers and Barry Burton.

These characters will be playable on the revamped Mercenaries “Reunion” mode. So far the Reunion mode roster is slated to include the following characters:

  • Warrior Chris
  • Folklore Sheva
  • Heavy Metal Chris
  • Business suit Sheva
  • Josh Stone
  • Excella Gionne
  • Rebecca Chambers
  • Barry Burton

In addition to the revamped Mercinaries mode the Gold Edition will also include two new episodes for the single player campaign and new costumes.

The Xbox 360 release will include a regular game disc with DLC content codes to download the new content, while the PS3 version will include the new content on the disc. Those who already own Resident Evil 5 will be able to purchase the new content though the Xbox Live Marketplace, or the Playstation Store.

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Resident Evil 5 PAL Collector’s Edition SteelBook Pictures Posted

March 19th, 2009 Michael Pica

grim_d was kind enough to send in photos of the PAL Collector’s Edition SteelBook of Resident Evil 5.

Resident Evil 5 Collector's Edition SteelBook (Xbox 360) [PAL]

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Resident Evil 5 360 NTSC Collector’s Edition Photos Posted

March 14th, 2009 Michael Pica

Photos have been posted of the NTSC Xbox 360 Collector’s Edition of Resident Evil 5.

Resident Evil 5 Collector's Edition (Xbox 360) [NTSC]

Resident Evil 5 Collector's Edition SteelBook (Xbox 360) [NTSC] Resident Evil 5 Collector's Edition (Xbox 360) [NTSC] Chris Redfield Figurine

Lucky GAME Customers Will Receive a nice RE5 Bonus

March 4th, 2009 Michael Pica

Resident Evil 5 Chris Redfield 8cm Figurine for GAME Pre Order Customers in the UKGrim_d wrote in to tell us that GAME stores in the UK received a limited number of 8cm (~3 in) Chris Redfield figurines that they will be giving away to certain pre-order customers. The lucky few received the following email:


FREE Chris Redfield Figurine!

We’ve got great news about your Resident Evil 5 preorder!

As the UK’s leading games retailer, we’ve been able to acquire a limited number of Chris Redfield figurines – and as a thank you for preordering with GAME, YOU will be one of the lucky few receiving one!

Your FREE figurine will be despatched in a separate package to your copy of Resident Evil 5, but should arrive on the same day. And don’t forget, by preordering at GAME, you also get double reward points!


The Team

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Red Resident Evil Xbox 360 Found for Sale in the Wild

March 2nd, 2009 Michael Pica

Engadget is reporting that the Limited Edition Red “Resident Evil” Xbox 360 has been spotted for sale at a Target Store in Pembroke Pines, Florida. Consider Consider the Street Date for RE5 officially broken.

Resident Evil 5 Limited Edition Red Xbox 360 For Sale Early at Target

Xbox Live’s Major Nelson Unboxes a Limited Edition Red Xbox 360

February 26th, 2009 Michael Pica

In this video Xbox Live’s Major Nelson unboxes a Limited Edition Red Xbox 360. While this isn’t anything we haven’t seen from the previously released pictures, it is interesting to note that these consoles will likely have the latest version of the internal hardware, “Jasper”.

Resident Evil 5 North American Collectors Edition Details Unveiled

January 17th, 2009 Michael Pica

Gamestop has unveiled details on the upcoming North American Release of Resident Evil 5 Collector’s Edition.

Resident Evil 5 Collector's Edition NTSC Xbox 360

Resident Evil 5 Collector's Edition Playstation 3

The Collector’s Edition comes in a carboard box containing the following:

  • The Game in a SteelBook Case
  • A Bonus Disc with a making of featurette, digital art gallery and movie trailers
  • A Chris Redfield Figurine
  • A TriCell Messenger Bag
  • A Kijuju Necklace
  • A BSAA Patch

This looks to be quite a nice package.

It will retail for about $90 and it ships on March 19th.

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Biohazard 5 Deluxe Edition Details Released

December 25th, 2008 Michael Pica

Kotaku has released details on the Deluxe Edition of Biohazard 5. According to the report it comes in a metal tin and includes a “Select Track” soundtrack CD. Slated for release March 5, 2009 at a price of ¥8,800 (US$97)

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