: Until Dawn Could Surprise A Lot Of People

Members Login: Register | Why sign up? | Forgot Password?

Until Dawn Could Surprise A Lot Of People

Now that we know Until Dawn has gone gold, we should probably consider the game's potential.

Because the project was delayed - and transformed - a few times, I think it has fallen off the radar for a lot of gamers. On top of which, the gut reaction to a game that was originally described as a "teen horror adventure" isn't an encouraging one; most people just expect painful adolescent angst and romance, mixed in with cornball action. But that's really not what we should anticipate from Supermassive's promising title.

The voice cast alone is enough to make us take notice, but there's also a critical decision-making element, as outlined in our preview. Yeah, we'll get the standard QTEs (Quick Time Events) but these should be overshadowed by the game's structure and presentation, both of which ought to be top-notch. Ideally, this will be the perfect and ultra-freaky Choose Your Own Adventure, which would entice players into multiple play-throughs. Furthermore, with the death of Silent Hills, horror aficionados need something to look forward to. I think that community was kinda split on The Evil Within and it doesn't seem like a new Resident Evil is right around the corner.

Until Dawn has a lot going for it and despite the admitted "teen vibe," this could actually be a defining game for the new generation so far. And besides that, PlayStation 4 could really use a great exclusive.

7/31/2015 Ben Dutka

Put this on your webpage or blog:
Email this to a friend
Follow PSX Extreme on Twitter

Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Google Share on MySpace Share on Delicious Share on Digg Share on Google Buzz Share via E-Mail Share via Tumblr Share via Posterous

New Comment System

Legacy Comment System (5 posts)

Saturday, August 01, 2015 @ 5:55:22 AM

Never cared for the teen slasher genre of story, but gameplay-wise, this absolutely looks like my thing. Sony's support of games like 'Until Dawn' is one of the main reasons Sony has my support.

Agree with this comment 1 up, 0 down Disagree with this comment

Saturday, August 01, 2015 @ 4:13:36 PM

I think it's using the teen slasher cliche as a creative starting point, to throw a monkey wrench at the formula. I could be wrong but that's the impression I get.

Agree with this comment 1 up, 0 down Disagree with this comment

Saturday, August 01, 2015 @ 7:22:40 AM

My ass can't wait for this shit, i bet this game gonna be a sleeper hit and definitely gonna score higher than The Order.

Day one for me...

Agree with this comment 1 up, 3 down Disagree with this comment

Saturday, August 01, 2015 @ 8:08:49 AM

yeah it certainly could and i could be a game that could potentially get more peps into this kind of game as its a new IP .

happy gaming

Agree with this comment 0 up, 0 down Disagree with this comment

Saturday, August 01, 2015 @ 4:14:00 PM

I'll wait for a review.

Agree with this comment 0 up, 0 down Disagree with this comment

Leave a Comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

Latest Updates

Shadow of the Colossus Review
7d, 1h, 3m ago (2 comments)

Strikers Edge Review
11d, 1h, 43m ago (19 comments)

Okami HD Review
11d, 23h, 35m ago (6 comments)

Ultimate Chicken Horse Review
15d, 18h, 29m ago (16 comments)

Black Mirror Review
31d, 6h, 31m ago (23 comments)

Our Poll

How often do you visit the site?
Once a day
Several times a day
Every few days
Once a week
This is my first visit
I've never been here, even now I am not here

Previous Poll Results