Awarding the game with a 9.5 mark and an 'Outstanding Award', the reviewer states:
"The question is not so much whether Resistance: Fall of Man is an exquisitely crafted first-person shooter video game, or even if it is an amazing launch title for the PlayStation 3 console system. Both of those statements warrant an unqualified 'yes.' Is the title a benchmark for the genre in the video-game industry. Hmm, tough call. On many levels the answer is that it certain achieves the benchmark, but in other ways, it excels and moves the bar slightly."