The Evil Within for Xbox One
Xbox One

The Evil Within

Oct 14, 2014
8.04
playscore
Good
193rd of 3279

Trailer, Gameplay, & Screenshots

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About this game

Developer: Tango Gameworks
Content Rating: Mature

Summary

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.

Critic Reviews

24 Reviews
7.63
Philip KollarOct 14, 2014
The Evil Within has great moments where the excellent combat and creepy environmental design come together. But those moments are fleeting, inevitably sapped of their delightful terror by design choices that feel trapped in the glory days of a decade ago. There's something to be said for respecting your past successes and building off of them, but The Evil Within is only ever completely successful at half of that equation.
Trevor HoustonOct 13, 2014
Granted, it creates a nightmarish atmosphere and will whet anyone’s appetite for an excessive amount of blood and guts. I experienced many scares and might have even pooped my pants a bit. Yet in the end a lacklustre storyline, uninteresting characters, clunky combat and far too many frustrating sequences hold “The Evil Within” back from being considered one of the greats.
Now GamerOct 15, 2014
But if Mikami had sought to innovate when it came to its design and story, then The Evil Within wouldn’t have felt so much like an also-ran experience. At times it resembles the work of an imitator rather than the man himself, but The Evil Within is nonetheless an entertaining and engaging horror tale.

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