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The Evil Within (Hands-on Preview)


Remember: Burn After Bleeding

Today’s session sees our detective leading man making his way through a sinister mansion full of strange noises, tortured sobbing, wet ripping sounds and a host of nasties sporting dead-eyed barbwire couture. Forget any concerns about the ‘haunted mansion’ cliché, this is the sort of nasty setting we’ve missed in recent years. And don’t forget, this is just one stage of Shinji Mikami’s blood-soaked love letter to the genre he helped to define.

It’s also the first decent taste of horror on new-gen hardware and it suitably impresses on the graphical front from the start. It’s the shadows that really put you on edge though. Be it the flickering shards emitted by your gas lamp as you edge down a dim corridor, the light behind a sheet betraying the twitching silhouette or the gradual pouring of light into a dark room as you slowly creak open a door into the unknown.

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Dev Session Videos From Eurogamer Expo – Day 1

For those of you unable to make it to this year’s Eurogamer Expo in London, the developer sessions have started to make their way onto YouTube. Maybe you were there, but were too busy playing some of the hottest new releases heading to all the major formats and just didn’t have the time. Well, sit back and relax and (you deserve it after surviving those queues). you’ll find the following videos embedded after the break.

  • Killzone: Shadow Fall (Guerrilla Games)
  • The Evil Within (Tango Gameworks)
  • Guild Wars 2 – New Content (ArenaNet)
  • PS4 Indie: Velocity 2X (FuturLab)

Note: The Xbox One and Forza 5 session videos have currently been removed from Eurogamer’s YouTube. Continue reading Dev Session Videos From Eurogamer Expo – Day 1