The Evil Within is a horror franchise from Tango Gameworks under Zenimax Media, and is now owned by Microsoft and Xbox. In late 2020, The Evil Within IP was re-registered for "continued use," sparking hope for a potential sequel in the future.
According to Bethesda, The Evil Within 2 is the latest evolution of survival horror from acclaimed developer Shinji Mikami. This time around detective Castellanos has lost it all. However, when given a chance to save his daughter, he takes it.
It's Valentine's Day and, according to Bethesda, it’s time to cuddle up closer to the nightmare in The Evil Within 2. Beforehand, aside from a few sections, the game was mostly a third-person action experience. That's not the case anymore.
The Evil Within 2 is here, and it's horrifyingly awesome. We recently caught up with Tango Gameworks' John Johanas to discuss the balancing act between action and horror, changes for the sequel, and more.
Three years ago, The Evil Within became the first big horror title on Xbox One.Today, The Evil Within 2 is here, continuing the story of former detective Sebastian Castellanos as he searches for his missing daughter amid a world filled with horrors.