Look at this door.
Last night, I played The Evil Within 2 on Kotaku’s Twitch channel. I expected a linear series of monsters and scares but instead found a loose, semi-open world structure that made me feel anxious and helpless. It’s a chaotic, freeform take on horror that make every encounter unique and scary.
Heather is back and streaming The Evil Within 2 live on our Twitch channel. It’s probably going to be scary.
Shinji Mikami is video games’ most enduring horror icon—our Shelley, our Walpole, our Carpenter and Craven. Other developers use the man’s language like a pocket dictionary. Every time something jumps through a window, Mikami’s there, grinning and taking a long drag off a cigarette—got ya again. When some improbably…
On today’s Highlight Reel we have distorted For Honor characters, arrow physics, weird Witcher NPCs and much more!
Today on Highlight Reel we have stunt jumps, Splatoon 2 plays, Evil Within 2 scares and much more!
When we meet Sebastian Castellanos at the beginning of The Evil Within 2, he’s a broken man. The mind-bending events of the previous installment fractured his psyche. He blames himself for not being able to save his daughter Lily from a house fire, and his wife left him. He’s been booted from the police force and he…
Today on Highlight Reel we have neck pain, MGO grenades, CS:GO clutches and much more!
On the left, wallpaper from The Evil Within 2. On the right, the infamous carpet from Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining. Coincidence or homage? You decide.