Versus Evil Blog: We’re at PAX West! Into the Dead 2 has a street date! Hitchhiker gets a new trailer!

By August 30, 2019News, Indie

Hey everyone! The team here at Versus Evil will be headed to PAX West this week with games to play and game developers to meet. Come check us out at booth 229, right beside the Sony and Google booths. Remember how in Disney’s UP the old guy’s house was in between these towering, monstrous buildings that were constructed up around him? Think that, but with PAX booths!

Games to play:

Cardpocalypse (PC)

Hitchhiker (PC)

Into the Dead 2 (Switch)

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire (PS4)

Yaga (PC)

Devs to meet:

Colm Larkin, Gambrinous (Cardpocalypse, Guild of Dungeoneering)

Patrick Rau, Mad About Pandas (Hitchhiker)

EVC (Wintermoor Tactics Club)

… Wait, that’s right. Did we forget to mention? We’re now the proud publishers of Wintermoor Tactics Club! Come by the booth to meet the team and grab a button.

Other Exciting PAX-related news:

New Hitchhiker Trailer!

The biggest news is that Into the Dead 2 is finally coming to your Nintendo Switch on October 25. This is just in time for your annual horror gaming marathon. Available for pre-order now on the eShop or on physical cartridge at retail. There’s the main game available, plus two Add-Ons featuring licensed levels based on the cinemtatic universes of Ghostbusters and  George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead. Check out the trailer and info below!


Pre Order Available Now, Physical edition Includes Licensed Ghostbusters and Night of The Living Dead DLC

Baltimore, MD – August 30th, 2019 –Independent games publisher Versus Evil in partnership with PikPok today announced that its apocalyptic zombie shooter Into The Dead 2 will be coming to Nintendo Switch in time for a spooktacular Halloween when it launches on October 25th.

To date the Into the Dead franchise has amassed over 100 million downloads across mobile making it one of the most popular zombie shooters available.

Horror game fans can pre order the digital version of the game on the Nintendo eShop or the physical release by Gearbox Publishing at participating retailers. Officially licensed Ghostbusters and Night of The Living Dead missions are also available at launch. The Ghostbusters and Night of The Living Dead missions are sold separately on the eShop, and are included with the physical version of the game.

Into The Dead 2 players will face off against a horde of the undead over 60 fast paced story driven levels and 36 additional side story missions that keeps the action and pace fast and frantic. Arming themselves with a vast array of firepower, players can choose from 25 unique weapons across 8 different classes. 

Those wanting to bite back can choose from 8 loyal animal companions to fight by their side from lovable dogs to zombie – eating tigers, all of which can be leveled up and come with special abilities.

“Into the Dead 2 on Nintendo Switch will give players plenty to sink their teeth into with its heart-pounding, arcade-style gameplay. We’re thrilled to include the licensed Ghostbusters and Night of The Living Dead content, which make Into the Dead 2 an essential addition to any Halloween gaming sessions.” Said Steve Escalante, General Manager of Versus Evil

Into the Dead 2 also features HD Rumble, Joy-Con Controller and Pro Controller support, pre orders can be placed via the Nintendo eShop and participating retailers.

SKU Information

Physical Edition (Game + Add Ons) – $39.99

eShop Digital Bundle – Main Game + Add Ons – $39.99

Main Game – $34.99

Into the Dead 2: Ghostbusters Add On – $4.99

Into the Dead 2: George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead Add On – $4.99

For more information on Into the Dead 2 visit https://versusevil.com/intothedead2

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About Versus Evil

Founded in 2013, Versus Evil, LLC is the US based video game publisher behind critically acclaimed video games Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire and The Banner Saga trilogy. Publishing games on all major mobile, PC and console platforms, Versus Evil works with independent development studios from around the world. Upcoming titles include RPG – collectible card game adventure hybrid Cardpocalypse, Yaga the role-playing folktale, and the zombie arcade – action shooter Into the Dead 2. The corporate philosophy is to champion for the independent game developer. For more information visit https://versusevil.com

About PikPok

PikPok is a leading publisher of great games across mobile, tablet and desktop. With a portfolio of original, licensed, and third party developed properties, PikPok delivers games that appeal to all consumers with pick-up-and-play gameplay, high-quality art, and immersive audio design which provide rich game experiences. PikPok has released multiple critically and commercially successful games including the popular Flick Kick® series, BAFTA nominated Super Monsters Ate My Condo™, Into the Dead®, Shatter®, and more. Steal a moment, and play a game from PikPok. For more information on PikPok, please visit www.pikpok.com and www.facebook.com/pikpokgames

About Gearbox Publishing

Founded in 2016, Gearbox Publishing was established with the goal of helping developers around the world bring their products to market while retaining their unique creative visions. The mission began with the critically-acclaimed Homeworld Remastered Collection for PC, and have since been followed by many partnerships that include Epic’s Fortnite, tinyBuild’s Hello Neighbor¸ and Compulsion Games’ We Happy Few. Gearbox Publishing continues to remain committed to its mission to entertain the world and become the most developer-friendly publisher in the industry. Learn more athttp://www.gearboxpublishing.com

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