Will Evolve Delay Mean a Release Date Reversal for The Evil Within?

Hardcore Gamer: Facing competition from Evolve, moving The Evil Within up a week was a smart move. Now that it no longer has to contend with it, however, it seems clear that the original October 14 is the optimal day for release.

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ValKilmer1447d ago

Bethesda must be kicking themselves today.

WeAreLegion1447d ago

Just release it when it's ready. I need sweet horror goodness! (And Costume Quest 2)

lunatic00011447d ago

I don't think evolve is gonna be a big hit since it relies on extreme teamwork which I tried at e3 and it was really need friends that you can trust and work together...that is where the game will sell well but its a game that I can see only a dedicated gamer buying....don't expect casual fps gamers to buy the game....can't wait for evil within

arkard1447d ago

I'm fine with that, we need more competitive fps that require teamwork and skill instead of lone wolf running and twitch reacting.

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slinky1234561447d ago

If you have played TLOU mp you will know people will work together. Especially in the survivors game mode.

OUROSMAG1447d ago

I honestly think this gen just kicked off a year too early.

gamerfan09091447d ago

I have a love hate relationship with delays. To me if you're an elite software creator you should be able to meet your deadlines with little to no problem. I also believe 70 percent of the delays that get announced are due to marketing and date position reasons and less to do with thee technical reasons. I think Turtle Rock saw the game was probably not tracking well, which companies can see this early on, and probably pushed it back. Then again if a game is not ready or is flawed in anyway I don't want to play it. It's a tricky situation.

Chevalier1447d ago

I agree, preorders have been slow and with Destiny doing so well Evolve would suffer. Honestly COD has also been much lower then previous years as well. Moving Evolve gives it a better chance to do well.

As for The Evil Within, Bethesda really has to start pushing some advertising on it. It's a horror game and it's launching just before Halloween, they need to work that angle.

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