The Evil Within (TBA)
The Evil Within, formerly known as Project Zwei, is the title given by Shinji Mikami and his Tango Gameworks team. If you don’t know the name, he is to thank for creating the famous Resident Evil series, as well as majorly contributing to titles such as Devil May Cry, Viewtiful Joe and many more. With a self proclaimed regained focus, in his own words he wants to deliver an experience of pure survival horror which will push the limits of fear and exhilaration.
– (19/04/2013) Project Zwei officialy unveiled as The Evil Within.
– (19/04/2013) Project Zwei after teasing from Bethesda, is confirmed for its unveiling today.
What We Know
– To be released by Bethesda Studios.
– No set platform has been announced to date, though there is speculation it could be one of the first next gen titles.
Shinji Mikami created one of the most loved and well known horror franchises today. Resident Evil has now spawned 6 direct sequels, as well as influencing countless games since 1996. It’s strange to think that it has been 17 years since its release and now its creator is calling his final curtain call on his directing career with this newest title, tentatively titled Project Zwei but it seems, just as he came onto the scene, he is going to leave it with a big bang.
As many are surely aware many mainstream horror games are suffering nowadays but Shinji and his team are promising a pure survival horror experience, to help horror reclaim that mainstream market it so badly needs. Along with the lead CGI artist of Resident Evil Rebirth’s environments, considered by many to have some of the most noticeably beautiful and stunning graphics, to bring the environments to life, Zwei is being worked on and with a tentative release for later this year.
From the very few pieces of source material that have been released until now, it can be gathered that we will be in control of someone, likely after a cataclysmic event or disaster or such, with the resulting mutations and people our enemies as we venture armed and ready to probably solve the mystery or such.
It could be that the mainstream horror market finally gets that breath of fresh air and defining title it needs now more than ever. And if there could be one person up to the task, refocused and with the fire burning once more inside, that is the father of survival horror himself.
The Official Site – http://projectzwei.net