'The Evil Within 2' is everything right and wrong with psych-horror games
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The Evil Within 2 demands that players manage their inventory and conserve ammo for its more dangerous threats.
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One boss in particular provides a rather stiff challenge, so those worried that the game has completely lost its fangs should rest assured that there are still moments that will push players to their limits. For one, the game is not as stable as one would hope. There are texture pop-in issues and weird graphical effects throughout, plus some issues with Sebastian occasionally getting stuck on objects. Not only that, but the game crashed once during our time with it.
Not only does it run smoother, without any of the framerate issues that plagued the first, but it also looks much better. Characters are more detailed, monsters are more animated, and the game world is livelier.
In this game, Sebastian has to travel to a twisted town called Union in order to save his daughter Lily — who he previously believed to be dead. Along the way, Sebastian bumps into a number of side characters that he can talk to, learning more about them and even helping them out in side quests if players wish to do so.
The result is a fully developed supporting cast that players will actually care about, making it much easier to become emotionally invested in the story. Ruvik interrupts them, gets hold of Leslie, and absorbs him. Sebastian battles a gigantic creature created from Ruvik's subconscious and defeats it, waking up in the bathtub.
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He wakes up in the tub again with Kidman by his side, monitoring him and Joseph, who is unconscious in a second tub next to him; Kidman motions for Sebastian to stay quiet.
Sebastian falls unconscious, and later wakes up in the same tub, with no one around except for the bodies of Jimenez and Connelly. As police and S.
It is implied that Ruvik has returned to the real world, and is able to influence those who were connected to his machine, intending to take revenge on the organization that betrayed him. Entering the machine, Kidman is attacked by Oscar Connelly while in the forest and falls off a cliff. She then hears Mobius talking to her, and attempts to use a keypad. Blocked out by the keypad, she is forced to find a way to get access, avoiding several creatures along the way.
After being trapped by Ruvik and subsequently rescued by Sebastian and Joseph, she is separated from the former, while the latter turns into a Haunted and attacks Kidman. After she defeats him, the world changes and after getting past several obstacles, she finds Leslie and takes him to the church, only to be confronted by Ruvik who attacks Kidman through Leslie. Kidman then tries to shoot Leslie, only for both to disappear, and a figure known as the Administrator begins talking to Kidman, demanding her to extract Leslie instead of killing him regardless, but Kidman refuses to complete the mission, warning him that they don't know what Ruvik is capable of.
He then appears in front of her as a dark misty figure and pursues her until Kidman finally manages to escape him. Outside the church, she sees Beacon Mental Hospital in the distance, before it's lighthouse blinds her. Waking up in the Safe Haven and meeting Tatiana Gutierrez, Kidman explores the area before being able to leave. Reaching at the terminal, she's led back to Krimson City and goes through the police department, where she sees memories of Sebastian and Joseph and begins feeling sympathy for the former.
Heading back towards Beacon Mental Hospital, she meets up with Sebastian who gets turned into a Haunted by Ruvik, but manages to save him and find Leslie. However, The Administrator chases her until she gets to a school bus and drives away, but Ruvik then telepathically launches the bus into the hotel.
Kidman recovers and is separated from Sebastian and Joseph, losing her handgun in the process. Along the way, she encounters paintings of Ruvik that are trying to take control of Leslie. Kidman manages to save Leslie but he runs out of fear. Proceeding further, she finds more paintings trying to take control of Leslie. While trying to fend them off, hands of Laura burst from the ground and ensnare Kidman, and Leslie points a gun towards her, but he manages to resist Ruvik's control and shoots the painting, saving Kidman.
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Retrieving the handgun from Leslie, Kidman takes him along, hoping that this way he will be safe. Following this, a scene from the main game plays, but from Kidman's perspective, as she sees the Administrator instead of Sebastian, who informs that they know what Leslie will become and that Ruvik is a corpse. Then, she goes through a door and is brought to Beacon, where she accesses other rooms and learns about Leslie's synchronzation with Ruvik's brainwave due to his loss of family, and her being an expendable agent that could potentially neutralize Ruvik.
Rushing through dozens of Haunted, Kidman is able to get in an elevator that leads up to the apex of Beacon where the Mobius facility is, as the Administrator taunts Kidman, explaining that STEM was built on the premise of fear as a way to control individuals, with the true purpose of her mission serving as a test run for the Administrator's new method of infused control.
Having finally broken out of his influence, she eventually faces the Administrator, who makes a final attempt to end Kidman but is defeated, who then remarks how he'll always be a part of Kidman before being shot.
Awakening in the real world, Kidman sees Leslie emerge from a STEM terminal and being taken away along with Joseph, as well as the vessel that housed Ruvik's brain now empty, much to her confusion.
A woman then calls out to Kidman from behind, who is revealed as Myra, Sebastian's wife. Myra says "he" will need a debriefing as soon as Kidman gets back.
With no one watching her, Kidman frees Sebastian, and tells the Mobius members to leave Sebastian, Connely, and Jimenez there, as they were not going anywhere. The Administrator's voice is heard as says that "No one is". Development[ edit ] The Evil Within began development in late under the codename "Project Zwei". The asylum itself was inspired by the Winchester Mystery Housea Californian mansion famous for its architectural curiosities.
On April 15,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,revealing the title, the platforms it will be released on, and a live-action teaser trailer. Movie World in QueenslandAustralia, created a maze populated with real-life characters from the game as part of its annual Fright Nights event to promote the game.
A story-based campaign following Kidman was released as two separate DLC packs, which introduced new enemies, locations, and focus on unsolved mysteries from the main game.
The content allows players to play in a first-person perspective and was released on May 25,