E3 08: Resident Evil 5 to be released on Friday the 13th, early 2009

Moments ago, during the Microsoft press conference, after showing some incredible footage of the highly anticipated Resident Evil 5, producer Jun Takeuchi announced the game’s release date: March 13, 2009.

Yup, that’s Friday the 13th. Oooooh, spooky! True, it’s a ways off, but knowing a definitive release date is always exciting.

Oh, yeah, and there was also a little mention of TWO PLAYER ONLINE CO-OP! Man, Resident Evil 5 is shaping up very nicely.

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Chad Concelmo