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The Evil Within 2 – Review (Push Square)

There’s a certain genius to madness. That’s especially true for crafting superb survival horror that balances the irrational and bizarre with careful consideration. The Evil Within, which put players in a psychopath’s mind-made reality, was one such example. There was tension-inducing enemy encounters amid erratic pacing. Calling it a diamond in…

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The Evil Within 2 – Preview (Push Square)

The Evil Within was an overlooked survival horror gem. It may have been rough around the edges with some performance and gameplay issues, but it was a much-appreciated return to old survival-horror design philosophies. Scarce ammo, unforgiving difficulty, intentionally limiting controls – elements like these filled the void that Resident Evil had failed…

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The Evil Within – Review

2014 was an interesting year for horror games. Dying Light, Five Nights at Freddy’s, and several indie titles were pretty big highlights, but surprises like Alien: Isolation and P.T. were unexpected in how they seemed to buck the recent trend of “actionizing” this genre by reintroducing old school mechanics and/or…

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