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The Evil Within on PS4, PS3: Evil Takes Hold on August 26th

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You’re going to be happy your DualShock 4 can double as a night light. That light will serve as a small comfort as you play through the latest survival horror game from the genre’s most iconic game director, the legendary Shinji Mikami. Today we’re happy to announce that The Evil Within arrives on both PS4 & PS3 on Tuesday, August 26th.

Developed by the talented team at Tango Gameworks, The Evil Within embodies the meaning of pure survival horror. Highly-crafted environments, horrifying anxiety, and an intricate story are combined to create an immersive world that will bring you to the height of tension. With limited resources at your disposal, you’ll fight for survival and experience profound fear in this perfect blend of horror and action.

The Evil Within on PS4The Evil Within on PS3

While investigating the scene of a gruesome mass murder, Detective Sebastian Castellanos and his partners encounter a mysterious and powerful force. After seeing the slaughter of fellow officers, Sebastian is ambushed and knocked unconscious. When he awakens, he finds himself in a deranged world where hideous creatures wander among the dead. Facing unimaginable terror and fighting for survival, Sebastian embarks on a frightening journey to unravel what’s behind this evil force.

We’ll have much more news about The Evil Within leading up to launch. Until then, we leave you with the game’s official pack art, seen above. Sleep tight!

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komentra said:

February 14th, 6:38 am

Wow. A game with decent cover art!

Codemiester said:

February 14th, 6:49 am

The log reminds me of the Evil Dead movie logo.

Codemiester said:

February 14th, 6:49 am

But great cover art.

Dustinwp said:

February 14th, 6:50 am

Sweet! I’ve been waiting for a release date on this bad boy. I’ll be purchasing the PS4 version on day one. Doing a summer release when new game releases tend to be slow is dang smart.

PainOfSarrow said:

February 14th, 7:08 am

my type of game. looks great.


February 14th, 7:20 am

I hope third time is a charm for Shinji Mikami outside of Capcom because Vanquish and Shadows of the Damned are not exactly very memorable games.

markedman54 said:

February 14th, 7:21 am

THIS will be the reason I finally upgrade to a PS4

Shinra_Soldier7 said:

February 14th, 7:29 am

Hopefully Ill have a PS4 before then but I am glad there is a PS3 version just in case for those who might not. This is my personal most anticipated game of 2014 so I really can’t wait for the release. The box art looks great too so great job to those who worked on that as well as the game.

Sonicfan11589 said:

February 14th, 7:33 am

Hopefully it is scary like Outlast. That game was like a “breath of fresh air” when it came to being scared in a survival horror game. I haven’t scared like that in a good long time and i liked it. Hopefully the action part is done in a smart way.

GoldenShaka said:

February 14th, 7:44 am

Thanks for include a ps3 version. :)

Kchow23 said:

February 14th, 7:45 am

Not a fan of the box art, but I can’t wait to play Shinji Mikami’s next game… far sooner than I thought it would be.

Rezznak said:

February 14th, 7:53 am

wow. Awesome news. This is the kinda stuff I love to see. Release dates!…and badass cover art. Happy Valentine’s everyone.

BattleSkard said:

February 14th, 7:59 am

Yesss cant wait.

Folkeye said:

February 14th, 7:59 am

One of those games on my radar. I’m a total chicken poop when playing these, so that makes them that much more fun. Looking forward to this one.

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    Matt Grandstaff said:

    February 14th, 9:28 am

    I hear it’s better if you play with the lights off :)

Yuranium said:

February 14th, 8:12 am

Hahaha. The best Valentine’s Day greeting picture ever.

tokyopunchout said:

February 14th, 8:12 am

So much yes.

DeadlyButterfly said:

February 14th, 8:21 am

Amazing cover!!! I cannot wait to play this game! :D

Seeing_Red_Again said:

February 14th, 8:25 am

Day 1 buy, can’t wait to play it this summer

italodancemp3 said:

February 14th, 8:35 am

Matt For god’s sake please bring to PS Vita too please I’m begging you I really would like to purchase it with any price even $100 on Vita

Sylvester191 said:

February 14th, 8:50 am

This is awesome, Mikami is a god of gaming.

nolo451 said:

February 14th, 8:52 am

great, cannot wait! LOVE horror games.

S_L_I_C_K--T said:

February 14th, 9:04 am

Please… Don’t waste our time mentioning games or hardware if their months and months down the road. Its always stupid to do this. Sony and its rep of delaying everything constantly I bet this game gets pushed out later this year and delayed like everything else does. Watch they hype it and hype and put up several preorders getting your money and then 1 day before release they will bombshell they need to delay it out a few more months and it will release Nov or Dec. its always a sony trend they love doing. So again don’t waste my time with lies. August release they say…. Give me a second…. LMAO!

S_L_I_C_K--T said:

February 14th, 9:06 am

If the game is not done and ready the day after you announce it then don’t mention it at all. You guys at sony never get dates right and always delay games. Its your known trend. So like. I believe August release lol. That means christmas with your rep or 2015.

icecoldgangstaa said:

February 14th, 9:49 am

Holy smokes that release day is so far away! May as well release it on October to give it more of a horrific mood. I love anything that’s supernatural + horror so I’ll be sure to pick this one up.

FerReyess said:

February 14th, 9:49 am

Can’t wait for the beta, will reduce my anxiety

PrimeroIncognito said:

February 14th, 10:12 am

@ icecoldgangstaa

You could just wait until October to buy it…

CelsuN said:

February 14th, 10:13 am

omg, this is awesome *-*

hahpurr said:

February 14th, 10:18 am

Happy Valentine. Here is a release date half a year away. Nothing with substance.

davidxraw said:

February 14th, 10:24 am

Don’t forget to provide us gamers with a demo.

JROD0823 said:

February 14th, 10:41 am

I guess I’ll be getting a nice birthday present, even if it is a few days late.

What a nice way to ring in my 30th birthday!

Welmosca said:

February 14th, 10:58 am

Ha PS3 version thats what I’m talking about…thanks…game has potential but I hope its very improved until august because the latest gameplay videos aren’t too good…the gameplay is too clunky and with bad animations..I really hope these things get fixed by august because I got my eyes on this game and its almost a must-buy for me.

Nice boxart BTW.

EvoAnubis said:

February 14th, 11:49 am

Okay, now THIS is a horror game for me. Games like Outlast and Daylight are okay, but here’s the thing: I hate first person games. I just can’t do it. If they were the exact same game, just in third person, I’d like ’em a whole lot more.

The Evil Within is exactly what I’m looking for, and from someone I trust to do horror correctly. Can’t wait to put hands on this one!

ChainClutch said:

February 14th, 12:14 pm

video games based off movies never work out

ChainClutch said:

February 14th, 12:15 pm

and please dont make this another first person view game.. we already have too many (outlast, daylight, dying light, dead island. UGH!)

tusunami said:

February 14th, 12:48 pm

Man there are alot of scary games coming out, I will hopefully play this when i have the time. But it’s cool to see the scary games making a strong presence for current & next gen.

gearhead32 said:

February 14th, 1:04 pm

@33 What movie are you talking about?

YorlecmNwahs said:

February 14th, 1:28 pm

Cover art looks like a Horror movie poster. NICE!!!

DarkWicahpi said:

February 14th, 1:40 pm

I’m totally playing this with my headphones on and in the dark in the middle of the night. I’m soooooooooo absolutely psyched for this one

FenixJester said:

February 14th, 1:49 pm

OMG So Excited!!! Can’t wait, this is in my top 5 must haves!!!!

KrizardXV said:

February 14th, 3:05 pm

If by August, I still not getting my PS4, PC it is for this game.

RulitoCR said:

February 14th, 7:42 pm

I’ll be waiting for this!!

callumnorris12 said:

February 16th, 5:38 am

@33 what movie are you talking about

callumnorris12 said:

February 16th, 5:39 am

@34 if you know anything about this game you would know it is a third person game

Shadow_Enz said:

February 17th, 6:35 am

We haven’t had this kind of item management since Resident Evil Zero!

sawfan20 said:

February 26th, 12:28 am

Looks amazing. Can’t wait to play it. Hope it is a great game.

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