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Joystiq Streams: Discovering The Evil Within

The Evil Within, much as it is in the human psyche, has proven mercurial and divisive. Is The Evil Within born evil? Or was it just raised that way? The only way to find out is to make more and more people confront The Evil Within on its own terms, much like we're going to force horror gaming fana...

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Tour the eerie world of The Evil Within in its new trailer

In this nearly three-and-a-half minute trailer, publisher Bethesda Softworks introduces players to the dark world of Shinji Mikami's The Evil Within, complete with bloody corpses, improvised weaponry and enemies that would be right at home in your most horrific nightmares. [Image: Bethesda Sof...

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The Evil Within pushed up to Oct. 14 for early scares

Sometimes fear sneaks up on you. News from QuakeCon – via the game's official Twitter account – reveals that The Evil Within, the upcoming horror game from Resident Evil mastermind Shinji Mikami, is now launching on October 14 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC....

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Japanese gamers can play The Evil Within unedited with 'Gore Mode' DLC

While the retail version of Bethesda's The Evil Within will hit Japan in a censored state compared to other regions, Japanese players will have the option of restoring the game to its full gory glory with add-on DLC available after launch, Famitsu reports (via Siliconera). Directed by Resident E...

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Video preview: Taking a blood bath in The Evil Within

The above video preview potentially contains minor spoilers for The Evil Within. Watch at your own risk. In the underbelly of a rotting asylum, a generally unremarkable corridor shifts through the fabric of reality. Unfortunately, I'm in that corridor. So I look back for companions that wer...

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The Evil Within scares up August 26 launch date

The Evil Within will launch August 26 in North America and August 29 in Europe, Bethesda announced today. The latest from esteemed Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami, The Evil Within will arrive on PC, Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360 and PS3. The Evil Within casts players as Detective Sebastian Castell...

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Why Mikami shifted Resident Evil from horror to action

There is a clear line of delineation within the Resident Evil series that splits the games into either the survival-horror camp of the originals, or the more action-focused affairs of Resident Evil 4 and beyond. Series creator Shinji Mikami says this switch in tone was fueled by the reception of th...

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The (Resident) Evil Within

Shinji Mikami's creative influence on The Evil Within is immediately apparent. Mechanically, my brief hands-off E3 demo had a lot in common with Mikami's survival horror milestone, Resident Evil 4. The over-the-shoulder camera, slow pacing and pulse-quickening enemies were all there. That The Ev...

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The Evil Within protagonist makes do without 'extraordinary powers'

The Evil Within won't empower the player beyond "appropriate" weaponry and a delicate dearth of ammunition, claims Director Shinji Mikami. "We're not giving the player really any extraordinary powers," he told IGN, "but we don't want to go in the opposite direction and not give them any means of f...

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'The Evil Within,' Mikami's new survival horror game, announced

Bethesda has announced The Evil Within, the new name for Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami's Zwei. The game will launch on Xbox 360, PS3, PC and "next generation consoles" in 2014. Mikami's Tango Gameworks studio was purchased by Bethesda Softworks parent company Zenimax Media back in 2010. Proje...

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