Game-Debate write "Moments like this have come to define the Resident Evil franchise. For more than a decade it has had gamers breaking out in cold sweats as they flinch and cower their way through some five editions. Capcom really had their formula for terror down to a tee. RE settings never failed to give players a terrifying sense of isolation. They consistently featured disturbing scenes of chaos within secure environments like police stations, and always forced players to go back… Breaking from tradition in Resident Evil 5 is therefore understandable..."