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The Evil Within delayed to October
By Michael McWhertor on May 27, 2014 at 10:00a

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The Evil Within is no longer a summer game. Shinji Mikami and Tango Gameworks' survival horror adventure is now hitting just prior to Halloween on Oct. 21, publisher Bethesda Softworks announced today.

The game was originally scheduled for release on Aug. 26 in North America and Aug. 29 in Europe. The Evil Within is slated for simultaneous release on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows PC, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

The Evil Within is being developed at Tango Gameworks, the Tokyo-based studio that Mikami founded in March 2010. Bethesda's parent company, ZeniMax Media, acquired the studio in October 2010.

For more on The Evil Within, read Polygon's impressions of two of the game's levels from PAX East and our feature on creator Shinji Mikami.


http://www.polygon.com/2014/5/27/5752112/the-evil-within-release-date-delay


http://www.bethblog.com/2014/05/27/terrified-by-the-evil-within/''>Terrified by

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Good stuff, excited for this. Especially after getting some cheap thrills with Outlast.

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I hope they put up a demo of this. I'm not a huge fan of horror games, but I can make exceptions and this one could be an example of that.

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This game looks genuinely terrifying IMO, and not in the cheap monster closet way either.

 

Like if you took all the best parts of RE, Silent Hill and mixed it with Evil Dead and Texas Chainsaw.

 

Shinji Mikami is in his prime when he takes on the genre he pretty much godfathered so I have high hopes.

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This game looks great, only thing that makes me a little weary (from reading the ign developer discussion) what the space time mechanics, eg whereby you are going to end up back at the asylum a lot.  Im sure they've done it well but in general I hate in games like this where I have to go over environments I've already been and finished the level for.

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Good to see a release date on this finally, August can't come fast enough!

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PAX East: How The Evil Within Fails at Horror
How silence compromises horror.
by Mitch Dyer
April 12, 2014
 

The Evil Within

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Well honestly despite that it's probably going to be 10x better than recent Resident Evil games. So a PC version is in the works and this game is not exclusive to any console it seems. Will the PC version release simultaneously with the console versions and any word yet if it'll be standalone, Steamworks or use another client/service?

 

It genuinely looks like it could become the next Resident Evil and we all remember the first Resident Evil wasn't exactly a marvel by any means. It had terrible voice acting and character responses but the sequels were improved slightly and the Remake was a definitive improvement from the original Saturn/PS1 version. 

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After reading some of the more recent previews it does seem like an RE4 successor more than typical survival horror.... Which I'll be okay with if there is a decent sprinkling of scares and good enemy designs. Some good creepy set pieces/level design would be good as well. At least they'll be no forced co-op to break SP immersion.

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The Evil Within delayed to October

By Michael McWhertor on May 27, 2014 at 10:00a

 

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The Evil Within is no longer a summer game. Shinji Mikami and Tango Gameworks' survival horror adventure is now hitting just prior to Halloween on Oct. 21, publisher Bethesda Softworks announced today.

 

The game was originally scheduled for release on Aug. 26 in North America and Aug. 29 in Europe. The Evil Within is slated for simultaneous release on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows PC, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

 

The Evil Within is being developed at Tango Gameworks, the Tokyo-based studio that Mikami founded in March 2010. Bethesda's parent company, ZeniMax Media, acquired the studio in October 2010.

 

For more on The Evil Within, read Polygon's impressions of two of the game's levels from PAX East and our feature on creator Shinji Mikami.

 

http://www.polygon.com/2014/5/27/5752112/the-evil-within-release-date-delay

 

http://www.bethblog.com/2014/05/27/terrified-by-the-evil-within/''>Terrified by

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I have been holding off on buying games day one these days, but the more I see of this game, the more I want it. Shinji Mikami can do no wrong!

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One question, is this going to be another ###### console game that we PC gamers would be better off avoiding?

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Is there a release that ISN'T delayed these days? What the hell. August 26, was that so hard to do?! :angry:

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Is there a release that ISN'T delayed these days? What the hell. August 26, was that so hard to do?! :angry:

 

It always annoys me when horror themed movies/games etc don't release in October. It just seems like a missed opportunity to me when that is when the world goes "monster mad" :laugh:

 

But at least it's only 2 months and not an entire quarter or more like The Order 1886.

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It always annoys me when horror themed movies/games etc don't release in October. It just seems like a missed opportunity to me when that is when the world goes "monster mad" :laugh:

 

But at least it's only 2 months and not an entire quarter or more like The Order 1886.

 

True, forgot the horror/October connection. Just that it looks like a really dreary summer for gaming is coming up, barring any surprise launches. It is better than 1886 going "next year". That really hurt.

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