The Evil Within lurches out on August 26

You've got time, so form a plan. Book time off work. Start keeping an eye out for scrap metal by the roadside, to swipe and redecorate your home. Google "How to hang giant rusty chains from lounge ceiling." Fill a chest freezer with meat, then turn it off several months in advance to attract swarms of flies. You're ready. Publisher Bethesda today announced The Evil Within will come to PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and PS3 on August 26.

The Evil Within is a survival horror, developed by Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami's gang at Tango Gameworks. We didn't find it too scary when we saw it last May, though it was an early-ish version and we are certainly known for our nerves of steel.

Here's an old gameplay trailer from September 2013, showing 12 minutes of action: