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While investigating the scene of a cruel murder, detective Sebastian Castellanos is knocked unconscious by a mysterious and powerful force. When he awakens, he finds himself in a deranged world.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Anson Mount ... Sebastian Castellanos (voice)
Jennifer Carpenter ... Juli Kidman (voice)
Jackie Earle Haley ... Ruvik (voice)
Yuri Lowenthal ... Joseph Oda (voice)
Daniel Riordan ... Marcelo Jimenez / Police Officer A / Villager A (voice)
Aaron Landon ... Leslie Withers / Patient / Villager B (voice)
Liam O'Brien ... Valerio Jimenez / Male Village / Obese Zombie (voice)
Aidan Potter Aidan Potter ... Child Ruben Victoriano / Es (voice)
Julie Granata Julie Granata ... Tatiana Gutierez / Female 2 / Female Villager (voice)
Jeffrey Vincent Parise ... Ivan Diaz (voice)
Laura Post ... Laura Victoriano / Laura (Monster) / Es (voice)
Adrienne Wilkinson ... Laura (Monster) (voice)
Alastair James Alastair James ... Ernesto Victoriano / Villager D / Male Haunted (voice)
Natalia Fedner ... Dispatcher / Beatriz Victoriano / Female Haunted (voice)
David Forseth ... Sadist / Agent / Male Villager (voice)


While investigating the scene of a cruel murder, detective Sebastian Castellanos is knocked unconscious by a mysterious and powerful force. When he awakens, he finds himself in a deranged world.

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Did You Know?


In the game there are several Easter eggs referring to earlier resident evil games. For example the first time you see a haunted in the game(Conelly) is the same exact scene played in the original Resident evil(1996) when you encounter the first zombie. Also the mansion is very similar to the original Resident Evil mansion. See more »


Sebastian Castellanos: You fought it off three times now, Joseph. You're learning to stop it.
Joseph Oda: You're not listening. I'm not worried about stopping it Seb, I'm worried about not wanting to stop it. Some part of me wants to turn. I don't know why and I can"t reason it away... it's deeper than that. It's like instinct... and it's getting stronger.
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Disturbing to the core
5 August 2015 | by briggnalleSee all my reviews

Like horror movies I enjoy horror video games. Even if The Evil Within wasn't the scariest I've ever played, it was definitely a very good game. The detail in the story and the graphics were spot on, the feeling of dread and stealth was perfect, and the voice acting was tremendous. The game was very hard, for I was constantly wondering and asking myself if I was going the right way or doing the right thing, and sometimes the controls seemed a little sticky (not as bad as Resident Evil) but other than that the gameplay was very entertaining. The scares in this game were pretty good, although most of the 'scary' parts were mostly disturbing and morbid in nature due to the graphic violence and gory things you see and do. It was like playing Deadspace but a lot more interactive with the blood and guts and the intensity of survival and stealth. I think this is a very good game, but I would not buy it at first. If you have not played it I would rent it first, see if it's your cup of tea and then if you like it buy it. It is a good horror game, however not the best and every person is gonna look at this game differently than another gamer. It's a new story with different scares (same genetics as most horror games) but presented in a new way that kept me interested until the very end (when I finally got there. Like I said this game it pretty difficult), and I recommend this to anyone who likes survival horror, and see for themselves if it's worth the money or not.

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