The dead are coming to play–and their ranks are growing.
Boss Team Games and Saber Interactive this week added a familiar (and horrifying) face to their Evil Dead: The Game, which is still slated for release sometime next February. Henrietta Knowby–played by Ted Raimi in Evil Dead II and Ash vs. Evil Dead–will appear in the much-anticipated video game, as reported by JoBlo.com. Check out the tweet on this page and see for yourself.
The late Henrietta Knowby – that ol’ soul swallower
Ready to wreak Deadite havoc on would-be Survivors in Evil Dead: The Game pic.twitter.com/GIZMZRVyQW
— EvilDeadTheGame (@EvilDeadTheGame) September 13, 2021
The game, as announced, also will feature Bruce Campbell as the voice of Ash Williams, Ellen Sandweiss as Cheryl Williams from The Evil Dead, Marcus Gilbert as Arthur from Army of Darkness, Richard DeManincor as Scotty from The Evil Dead and Ray Santiago as Pablo Simon Bolivar and Dana DeLorenzo as Kelly Maxwell from Ash vs. Evil Dead.
Evil Dead: The Game–for PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch–will allow players to “work together as a team of four survivors–exploring, looting, crafting, managing their fears and finding key artifacts to seal the breach between worlds,” according to the official description.
In this “gore-filled battle against evil,” players will also take control of “the powerful Kandarian Demon to hunt Ash and his friends while possessing Deadites, the environment and even the survivors themselves as you seek to swallow their souls.”
The 1981 The Evil Dead film–written and directed by Sam Raimi–follows five college students vacationing in an isolated cabin who find an audio tape that, when played, releases a horde of demons and spirits. A horror classic, The Evil Dead grossed anywhere from $3 million to $29 million worldwide (the numbers differ wildly) on a budget of just $375,000.
Keep reading Horror News Network for the next update on Evil Dead: The Game.