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Humans vs Deadites – Beginner’s Guide to Evil Dead the Game


After 2 years since its official announcement, the video game depiction of the highly acclaimed movie trilogy, The Evil Dead, finally made it into the gaming populace last May 13, 2022. Finally, fans of the franchise can play as Ash, complete with his chainsaw arm and shotgun. With that said, if you’re new to the game and the franchise, then you’re in luck. Today, we will be giving you a brief overview of the game along with some beginner tips. So without further ado, let’s dive right into our Evil Dead The Game Beginner’s Guide.

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Evil Dead The Game Beginner’s Guide

Below is our curated guide for Evil Dead The Game, which you can play on PC, Xbox One, Xbox X|S, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5;

Melee Mastery

First off, Evil Dead The Game features a unique combat system, allowing you to use anything, such as shotguns, chainsaws, and swords. Furthermore, the gameplay is focused on melee weapons like chainsaws or shovels along with guns such as pistols and shotguns. You can also use items found throughout each level such as axes. Machetes, spiked bats, etc.

Like most survival horror games, guns in this game comes with limited ammo, making the melee weapons in this game the most efficient ones especially if you know how to use them. With that said, one of your priorities should be melee weapons mastery. Once you get used to these weapons, you will not have to worry about ammo anymore.

Fear is your Enemy, The Map is your Friend

Playing a human character in this game is easier than playing a deadite. Nevertheless, humans have an attribute called fear that you should watch out for just like your stamina and health. Human characters come with a fear bar. If filled, it will give away their location on the map. To prevent fear from taking over your character, you should make sure to light the various light sources scattered throughout the map. Other than that, the easiest way to prevent your fear from rising is to stay with your team.

Moving forward, you should also make it a habit to check the map. With a huge area or battleground, knowing how to navigate the map will be beneficial to you and your team. Not to mention that you can mark certain items that you cannot carry and it will show up on your map.

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Special Abilities and Dodges

The enemies in this game will be unforgiving and fast. Playing as a human character will make you realize that the enemy is overpowering. Nevertheless, the game will provide you with certain attributes to balance out the scale. One example is the ability to dodge attacks which will prevent your character from getting knocked out by demons. Another is Special Abilities that will enable your character to enhance or buff the attributes of other players.

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What is Evil Dead The Game?

Evil Dead The Game is a survival-horror asymmetrical multiplayer title developed by Saber Interactive in collaboration with Boss Team Games. As Ash Williams, you will experience both hand-to-hand combats against evil dead humans and demons. At the same time, the gruesome violence of the Evil Dead universe is up close and personal. Leveraging a series of melee weapons and other brutal implements he becomes possessed along the way.

This horror game takes place in iconic locations seen in the movie trilogy like the cabin in the woods and other locations. Players take on the role of Deadite or a Human, which means that you can play as Ash Williams, who must fight off hordes of demons with his iconic chainsaw arm and shotgun.

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Evil Dead The Game is a survival horror game in which you play as Ash Williams or the captain of the deadites. Moreover, you can also play Lord Arthur, Kelly Maxwell, Pablo Simon Bolivar, and other iconic characters from the franchise. The game does not follow specific lore since its main focus is competitive multiplayer gameplay. However, the game still provides a single-player experience through a mission-based structure.

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The gameplay features a third-person view with a mixture of shooting and melee combat. So players can use melee weapons like chainsaws or axes to hack enemies apart or shoot them at close range with shotguns or pistols. Additionally, players can use various summons/special abilities to attack their opponents. The game makes use of an upgrade system that allows players to improve their stats by leveling up as they progress through the game. It includes increasing damage output as well as improving speed and accuracy for both melee weapons and firearms alike.

A Fun Multiplayer Game for Horror Fans

While Evil Dead The Game is far from perfect, it’s still a good attempt to portray the atmosphere of the films in a video game. The developers did a nice job of adapting what made the films spooky and amusing into a fun game that any fan of the series would love. Bottom line: it’s a lot of fun to play with a friend, and perhaps even more fun if you’ve been a fan of the films. So if you’re looking for more news and updates about this horror title, stay tuned here in PlayPC.

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