The Evil Within 2 Gets First Screenshots, Info and Box Art; Mikami Promises a "Frightening World"

Shinji Mikami Returns with a batch of gruesome screenshots for its new horror game The Evil Within 2.

June 12, 2017

Following Bethesda’s press conference from E3 2017, the publisher released the first assets for the upcoming horror game by Tango Gameworks The Evil Within 2, directed by Shinji Mikami.

First and foremost, we get a brief official description of the game, which includes a bit of info about the intriguing story:

“You are Detective Sebastian Castellanos and at your lowest point. But when given a chance to save your daughter, you must enter a world filled with nightmares and discover the dark origins of a once-idyllic town to bring her back. Horrifying threats emerge from every corner as the world twists and warps around you. Will you face adversity head on with weapons and traps, or sneak through the shadows to survive? This is your one chance at redemption, and the only way out is in.”

Secondly, Tango Gameworks founder Shinji Mikami accompanied the press release with a statement, promising a “ffrightening world with tension-filled twists and disturbing moments,” on top of the possibility to take multiple paths and employ different tactics to survive :

“The Evil Within 2 represents our vision for the advancement of survival horror games. We’ve created a frightening world with tension-filled twists and disturbing moments, and give players the choice between multiple paths and tactics as they fight for survival. You must prepare wisely in order to come out alive.”

In addition to that, the press release included the first screenshots, the key art, and the box artwork for all platforms.


The Evil Within 2 will release for PS4, Xbox One and PC on October 13th, 2017. If you want to see more of the game, you can also enjoy the long trailer that was shown during the press conference. It’s a rather disturbing one, so do it at your own risk.

Giuseppe Nelva

Hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality) and MMORPGs are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans of the flight simulator genre on Earth.

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