The Evil Within 2 Review Roundup

October 20, 2017

The Evil Within 2 has arrived, just in time for Halloween, and it’s a must-play according to critics. In the follow-up to 2014’s hit survival horror game from the mind of Shinji Mikami, former detective Sebastian Castellanos must make a terrifying journey into a twisted, surreal world in order to save his daughter and find redemption. Check out a selection of reviews from across the internet and see for yourself why The Evil Within 2 has been received so well.

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“The Evil Within 2 is a brilliant horror game with a masterful sense of pacing.”
Polygon – 9/10

“[The Evil Within 2] does an admirable job of ratcheting up the tension and scares when it needs to, while also giving you the freedom to explore and proceed how you want. It's a tough thing to balance, but The Evil Within 2 does it remarkably well, and in a way that leaves a strong and lasting impression after its touching conclusion.”
Gamespot – 8/10

“The Evil Within 2 is an intense and exhilarating survival horror experience.”
IGN – 8/10

“The Evil Within 2 is entirely its own horror experience - part open-world survival game, part psychological horror. It is a bold, bloody evolution of the survival horror genre.”
PCGamesN – 8/10

“The Evil Within 2 encapsulates the best elements classic survival horror with a modern touch.”
Easy Allies – 4.5/5

“The Evil Within 2 overhauls every aspect of the original to create a surprisingly adept sequel that makes us a hungry for more.”
Digital Trends – 8/10

“If The Evil Within was a modern take on classic survival horror, then The Evil Within 2 is the next step for the genre. It’s everything a sequel should be and has earned the series a place next to names like Silent Hill and Resident Evil.”
Rely On Horror – 9.5/10

“The Evil Within 2 is good old-fashioned survival horror with a little bit of an open-world bent, and it works beautifully. It’s tense, it’s scary, it’s exciting, it’s absorbing – it’s everything I hoped it would be and more. If you want something horrifying to play this Halloween, make sure it’s The Evil Within 2.” GameSpew – 100%

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