"Every review, every preview, every mention of Resident Evil 5 says the same thing: this game, no matter what, will live in the shadow of Resident Evil 4. Following up a masterpiece is an impossible task. To look at Super Mario 64 again briefly, Resident Evil 5 took the same approach Super Mario Sunshine did, making a few slight tweaks to a proven formula. Sunshine, however, was rushed out the door, had frustrating level design, and some questionable aesthetics thrown on top of the proven rules of its papa. Capcom was patient with Resident Evil 5 and they produced a game that may not surpass its papa, but at least honors it. What more can you ask? "