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Dead Devil is one of those films that is unlikely to spawn a major franchise. The first movie came out in 1981, and there have been numerous sequels made and a TV show. There’s also a new game coming out in 2022.
Evil Dead: Games will be a PvP multiplayer game that will feature many of the iconic characters in the franchise. Not only are the characters present, but many of their voices will be from the same actors. The game’s account on Twitter has revealed that the entire cast from the original Evil Dead movie will reprise their roles in the game.
The returning cast will include Ellen Sandweiss as Cheryl, Hal Delrich as Scotty, Bruce Campbell as Ash, Betsy Bake as Linda and Theresa Tilly as Shelly. Only Cheryl, Ash, and Scotty are playable characters.
According to the game of website, players will “work together as a team of four survivors, exploring, looting, crafting, managing your fear, and searching for key artifacts to seal the encroachment between worlds. Or control the powerful Demon Kandarian to hunt Ash and his friends while possessing the Deadites, the environment, and even the survivors themselves as you seek to devour their souls.”
It seems like a perfect game for Dead Devil fans to get. The movie franchise has always been about action and comedy as well as horror. It will be interesting if the developers can strike that balance like the movies have. 2022 will be an important year for the franchise as it will also mark the launch of the next film in the franchise. The Demon of Death Rises. The game comes out in February, while the movie won’t come out until October. So there will be a lot to keep Dead Devil satisfied fans throughout the coming year.
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