The Evil Within, known in Japan as Psychobreak (サイコブレイク Saikobureiku?), is an upcoming survival horror video game, being developed by the Japanese studio Tango Gameworks and published by Bethesda Softworks using the modified id Tech 5 engine. The game will be released on PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One in 2014.
When Detective Sebastian Castellanos and his partners, Joseph Oda and Julie Kidman, rush to the scene of a gruesome mass murder, a mysterious, powerful force is lying in wait for them. Witnessing the killing of fellow police officers one after another, Sebastian is then attacked and loses consciousness. Waking up in a land where monsters are wandering about, he has to fight his way through a world of death and his close friend's madness in order to understand what's going on. Sebastian has to face his fears in order to survive on a journey to discover what lies in the shadows of that mysterious force. On this journey Sebastion and his allies will find themselves battling there way out of many tight situations in everything from mansions to asylums.
Marketing and release
The game was revealed in April 2012 under the working title "Project Zwei", with Shinji Mikami attached as director. On April 15, 2013, and over the next few days, Bethesda Softworks revealed a series of short cryptic videos teasing the new game, officially announcing it on April 19, 2013, revealing the title, the platforms it will be released on, and a live action teaser trailer. A second trailer was released on September 17, 2013 and an extended gameplay video was revealed on September 27, 2013 to be released late 2014. On Twitter and on the Game's site however the game's publisher Obsidian has stated that the game will be coming out on October the 14th in North America and accordingly in Europe.