• Publisher: SCEA
  • Release Date: Aug 25, 2015
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  • Summary: When 8 friends become trapped on a remote mountain getaway gone wrong, things quickly turn sinister and they start to suspect they aren’t alone. Gripped by fear and with tensions in the group running high, you’ll be forced to make snap decisions that could mean life or death for everyoneWhen 8 friends become trapped on a remote mountain getaway gone wrong, things quickly turn sinister and they start to suspect they aren’t alone. Gripped by fear and with tensions in the group running high, you’ll be forced to make snap decisions that could mean life or death for everyone involved. Every choice you make while playing as each of the eight friends – even the seemingly trivial ones – will carve out your own unique story. Expand
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  • Developer: SuperMassive Games
  • Genre(s): Action Adventure, Horror, Survival, Adventure, 3D, Third-Person
  • # of players: No Online Multiplayer
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 86 out of 103
  2. Negative: 1 out of 103
  1. Aug 24, 2015
    98
    Until Dawn is a damn near perfect game, which just breathes horror on every level. The game puts you in control of a group of teens and terrifies you while doing so. This is a must have if you own a PlayStation 4.
  2. Aug 24, 2015
    90
    The script kept me entertained and feeling like my decisions mattered throughout my 10-hour playthrough. Thanks to some good twists, a few fake-outs, and limitless jump scares, Until Dawn would make a solid horror film. As a piece of interactive fiction, however, it's a remarkable experience that horror fans shouldn't miss.
  3. Sep 1, 2015
    85
    Ultimately, Until Dawn is a bold experiment that pays off far more than it doesn’t.
  4. Aug 24, 2015
    80
    Until Dawn doesn’t always live up to the potential Supermassive Games envisioned for its ambitious PS4 project, but the game succeeds in enough ways to make it a fascinating and engrossing twist on the horror genre.
  5. Aug 31, 2015
    80
    At first glance, a good video game adaptation of the classic horror slasher with outstanding performances, graphic design, and especially huge number of options to help you experience a different story every time you play.
  6. Aug 24, 2015
    80
    Despite the stereotypical characters and some uninspired phases, Until Dawn offers an engaging and tense experience, thanks to the good atmosphere and to the moral choices related to the butterfly effect.
  7. Aug 24, 2015
    40
    Despite the butterfly effect's premise, a ham-fisted story means you won't care about who might live and who might die. It's not enough to save the game from disappointment, and in the end, Until Dawn is its own self-inflicted nightmare.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 31 out of 445
  1. Sep 1, 2015
    10
    Óne of the best Horror Games I have played and I am going to tell here a few reasons. The first is that I loved the graphics they wereÓne of the best Horror Games I have played and I am going to tell here a few reasons. The first is that I loved the graphics they were amazing, and second the cliches were amazing. Expand
  2. Aug 26, 2015
    10
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. 比想象中好很多 题材看似老套 其实发展过程慢慢显露出不凡之处。画面非常棒,音效也很好。人物的对话和性格刻画得很到位,也是游戏的亮点之一。 Expand
  3. Aug 25, 2015
    10
    One of the best Games on ps4.
    PROS:
    Simply amazing. The graphics are phenomenal and the gore and horror is brilliant. The actual game is
    One of the best Games on ps4.
    PROS:
    Simply amazing. The graphics are phenomenal and the gore and horror is brilliant. The actual game is not about what you think. Also the butterfly effect is fantastic.
    CONS: Dr Hill I just don't understand his role?
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  4. May 22, 2016
    9
    I like it because is an good horror game with a diferent gameplay than just walk in rooms. You can chose where do you want to go, what do youI like it because is an good horror game with a diferent gameplay than just walk in rooms. You can chose where do you want to go, what do you want to say... But this options of conversation almost won't change the story. But it's good! Expand
  5. Sep 30, 2015
    8
    After some yelling at the screen, a couple of jump scares and a dozen or so tense hours I made it to the end: 3 survivors. I would have likeAfter some yelling at the screen, a couple of jump scares and a dozen or so tense hours I made it to the end: 3 survivors. I would have like to have more but I can always go back and try again.

    Until Dawn doesn't offer you the most innovative or complex gaming mechanics but it makes up for it with a wonderful cast variety, an intriguing story -of which you mostly control its development- and a creepy atmosphere. I'm still experimenting with it's "butterfly effect" system and what I like about it is how you can go to it at any time to see what effect your actions and decisions have so far in the story. Game looks good and it feels right and definitely has some replay value.
    This genre lacks enough quality games and with UD you have something unique and surprisingly fun. I would recommend this so give it go.
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  6. Feb 8, 2016
    8
    If the controversial cancellation of Silent Hills, and P.T getting pulled from the PlayStation store left a bad taste in your mouth, thenIf the controversial cancellation of Silent Hills, and P.T getting pulled from the PlayStation store left a bad taste in your mouth, then Until Dawn will be a good palette cleanser. The story follows a bunch of cocky teenagers who end up in an abandoned Ski field. Throughout the game, the teenagers will be attacked and chased by: a murderer, a ghost, and a creepy monster-thing. And it will be your choices that determine whether this group of cocky teenagers live or die, and your choices actually have a meaningful effect on the story! (looking at you, Beyond Two Souls) Another thing Until Dawn does right is the amazing graphics, there is a heap of detail in every environment, so that really enhances the experience. Another thing that makes Until Dawn great is that the story behind why the ghost is attacking you, or why the ghost is haunting you, these facts are not handed to you, you have to search for clues in the environment that explain what's going on. Overall, Until Dawn is a solid horror game and a solid interactive game, buy It if you loved P.T Expand
  7. Mar 7, 2016
    0
    game is stupid... admit the graphics are pretty awesome, the controls suck nothing about this game is good..hardly move at all and can losegame is stupid... admit the graphics are pretty awesome, the controls suck nothing about this game is good..hardly move at all and can lose people what a joke of a game they need to fix it or just take it off the self..i would not tell anyone about this game unless they want a short story and to lose money my score is a 1 and that is being nice ..never make a game like this again not worth time time Expand

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