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Well if Outlast didn't cut your toast, perhaps this will cause you to wear a nappy.
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Shinji Mikami, the father of survival horror, is back to direct The Evil Within -- a game embodying the meaning of pure survival horror. Highly-crafted environments, horrifying anxiety, and an intricate story weave together to create an immersive world that will bring players to the height of tension. The Evil Within is in development for the Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PC and is slated for release in 2014.




REMOVED Video, I decided it was too graphic for the audience here on OCN.
Edited by Milamber - 2/17/14 at 1:30pm
    
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Meh, I hate fictional horror.
It's the only thing that bugged me in Outlast. The game was hella scary until they brought in ghosts and the "Walrider".
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Looks like it might be pretty good. Kind of reminds me of Silent Hill crossed with a little Parasite Eve.
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Actually, I wont be playing this..... I didnt cope with Outlast too well
    
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Wow that's quite the thread bump. This game looks similar to Outlast; both look like cheap, unoriginal Hollywood horror. Outlast sucked, it's the Wrong Turn of gaming. The videos for The Evil Within make it look excessively linear and they don't paint a better picture. I would have expected more from the brains behind the classic Resident Evil games, though it does somewhat resemble RE4 which had the same lead if I recall correctly, and RE4 was the beginning of the end for mainstream survival horror.
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Yep, I bumped it because of the offical ETA that was annoucned, also saw it on here: http://www.vortez.net/news_story/the_evil_within_release_date_evil_takes_hold_in_august.html
    
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As long as us pc gamers don't end up with a dodgy port, this could be the next big thing for the horror genre in a long time. Because lets be honest, when were you last scared by resident evil? Jump scares don't count, that's just not scary at all. And to be honest, Outlast was more of a comedic experience as a few LP's have demonstrated on youtube, such as running around a fountain like an idiot as your looking back at the monster, or not even being hidden, just standing in the open, and the monster fails to see you there. Horror/Humor doesn't mix.
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As long as us pc gamers don't end up with a dodgy port, this could be the next big thing for the horror genre in a long time.

Not a chance. It won't hold a candle to anything that Frictional Games makes. Of course it is still early, but the footage shown make it look like it's on Outlast and RE4's level. More importantly, I think this game is going to take a lot from RE4 due to how massively popular it was. It's going to be geared to the mainstream casual console crowd, therefore I see very slim chances of this game being anything noteworthy.
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Some of the best horror games out are free ones like, Underhell, Cry of Fear, and No More Room In Hell. Other then that, you'd have to go back a handful of years to experience one of the best horror series ever made for PC. Penumbra series. Not these cliche ones being released today. Also, Doorways has some of the best atmosphere and ambient sounds I've heard.

I'd give any of those a playthrough before touching The Evil Within.
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Dang, that's all the attention this game got?

I'm eager to see how it turns out. Looks like a mix of RE and Silent hill. If it gets a 7 or better i'll probably pick it up.
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