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Until Dawn by Sony Computer Entertainment

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  • Intense Violence
  • Sexual Themes
  • Strong Language
Until Dawn is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 51.
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  • Platform: PlayStation 4
  • Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment
  • Developer: Supermassive Games
  • Category: Action , Horror

Product Details:

Eight friends trapped together on a remote mountain retreat, and they aren't alone. Gripped by dread, with tensions running high, they must fight through their fear if they all hope to make through the night in one piece.

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Until Dawn

A New Dawn For Interactive Storytelling
by Jeff Marchiafava
Concept:

Create an interactive teen horror adventure where even your smallest choices can snowball into story-altering (and sometimes fatal) consequences


Graphics:

The environments and character models impress, though some facial expressions and animations can be awkward


Sound:

The superb dynamic orchestral score and voice acting sell the experience and ratchet up the tension


Playability:

The Heavy Rain-style interactions are simple yet effective, serving up more engaging action sequences than other adventure games


Entertainment:

Supermassive weaves an intriguing and exciting mystery with all the right teen-horror trappings


Replay:

Moderately High

Announced in 2012 as a Move-based PS3 game, Until Dawn has undergone a number of delays and design changes during its prolonged development. Normally, such production woes are a bad omen for the fate of a game, but Until Dawn doesn't just limp to release like a bloodied survivor; it emerges as an excellently penned teen horror tale that sets a new standard for the adventure genre.

Like Telltale's myriad series, Until Dawn is more story than game. You control a rotating cast of eight endangered teens trying to survive an ill-fated night at a secluded mountain lodge. There are no puzzles or inventory management in this adventure - gameplay is comprised entirely of exploring eerie locales, timing your way through action sequences, and making an endless series of choices that shape the story. However, thanks to topnotch production values, Supermassive has polished the formula to a triple-A sheen. Outstanding visuals, commendable performances from a cast of professional actors, and a mood-setting dynamic score all bring the characters and environments to life.

But Supermassive's improvements aren't just superficial; Until Dawn redefines the importance of player choice in story-driven adventure games. Gone are the closed-loop decisions showing you the immediate repercussions of your choice before funneling you back onto the main path with everyone else. Instead, your decisions in Until Dawn continue to reverberate, impacting later events in complex and unforeseen ways; alienate a friend with your dialogue choices or actions, for instance, and they may not be there to save you hours down the road.

Numerous feedback techniques highlight the importance of your decisions (including the Butterfly Effect menu that tracks various choices and their consequences), but none are more effective than the swift decapitation of your character, or any number of equally brutal death sequences. It's not just smoke and mirrors; while certain characters prove more resilient than others, every member of the main cast is capable of living or dying based on how you play, and you can't go back and fix mistakes - the story continually auto-saves, pushing towards its climatic finale without the chance for checkpoints or retries. Who lives to see it depends entirely on you.

See the rest of the Review at Game Informer

Play as each of the eight characters and experience fear like you never have before. Every decision you make in your terrifying search for answers could mean the difference between life and death, but for whom? Your actions alone will decide who survives Until Dawn.

  • Make the impossible choices where every decision could mean the difference between life and death, but for whom?
  • Until Dawn will shock you with realistic graphics and terrify you with edge-of-your seat gameplay
  • Carve your path to survival with branching story lines that promise no two experiences will be the same.
  • Immerse yourself in a spine-tingling story written in collaboration with famed cult writer/directors Larry Fessenden & Graham Reznick.

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from buy a copy if you 're a fan of the Tv show , Mr. Robot than buy this game . If you're a fan of horror buy this game & you get to choose who live or dies in the game but be very careful of your picks also if you dare play this game in the dark to set the perfect mode & if you make the wrong choice just go back & play it over when you finish the game
Date published: 2017-01-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Scary Decision I took too long to get this game, I waited until the first price drop but I feel it was easily worth full price. The game is terrifying and will leave you very satisfied... When playing this game, I found myself very nervous making choices, which was shown to be the most important feature of this horror game. Though I felt I was making very hard decisions (though I was TRYING to kill one of the members of the group) I still came out of the night with 7/8 of the campers alive. You'd be surprised how much your opinion on a character can change, or even your opinion of the game, in a short amount of time.
Date published: 2016-08-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Delighted horror fan, new PS4 favorite game I enjoy horror movies, and picked up "Until Dawn" because several reviews compared it to playing a horror film. It was better written, better scored, and even better acted than the majority of horror films created these days (with motion-capture and great voice acting). As an unexpected bonus, I especially enjoyed playing the characters brought to life by Brett Dalton of "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." and Hayden Panettiere of "Heroes." This was the most enjoyable platinum trophy I've ever earned.
Date published: 2016-07-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from while pretty long has classic horror cliches while the game itself is roughly 10 hours long the game (which may seem intimidating at first) has a long lasting value the game is practically a horror movie set as a video game without being tied to an actual horror movie. Has all the classic horror clichés. The replay value is so high. Highly recommend this game it is worth every minute of gameplay. Plus the jumpscares get you every time (I'm on my second play through and still getting terrified by the jumpscares even when I know they're coming.)
Date published: 2016-07-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Creepy and relatable This game gave me the chills. I just finished my first play through and i already want to play it again. there are multiple situations where you need to make choices and those choices effect not only the future events but also your relationships with your friends. The plot flows and throws a major plot twist near the middle of the game. definitely a game to play over and over again.
Date published: 2016-06-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just amazing I don't know how to tell you this without spoiling this amazing game, but I will. There are so many twists and turns, and terror. There needs to be more games like this in the world. It is just absolutely amazing! I want to play it for so many different outcomes and story lines.
Date published: 2016-03-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Game Just a fun game all around. Great story with unlimited choices. After you complete the story you're left wanting to start over to see what happens with the other choices.
Date published: 2016-03-05
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Replay....kind of boring The game is beautiful and sounds great. The big focus is replay of the game with all characters but for me at least the replay seemed to drag and was boring.
Date published: 2016-02-17
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