Resident Evil: Survival Horror vs. Action

Resident Evil is one of the most beloved survival horror franchises in all of gaming. But ever since the release of Resident Evil 4 – and especially with the release of RE5 – the franchise has taken a decided turn away from its survival roots, becoming more of an action franchise than anything else.

Some gamers love this shift. Some hate it. But which camp is in the right? Today, IGN’s retro Resident Evil enthusiast Audrey Drake (me!) and RE5 defender Samuel Claiborn duke it out via e-mail. Check out their arguments, then leave your own thoughts in the comments at the bottom of the page.

Round 1… FIGHT!

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Originally written and published by at IGN PS3. Click here to read the original story.
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