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08/12/2014
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

1. KEY FACTS

Title  Until Dawn™

Platform  PlayStation®4

Publisher  Sony Computer Entertainment Europe LLC

Genre  Interactive Horror

Developer  Supermassive Games

Release date  2015

Age rating  PEGI 18 (Expected)

2. OVERVIEW

When eight 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.

With spine-tingling performances from a Hollywood cast including Hayden Panettiere (Heroes, Nashville) brought to life with the power of PlayStation®4 – your actions alone will decide who survives Until Dawn™.

3. KEY FEATURES

  • ?  Gripping story – Set at an isolated mountain lodge where nothing is as it seems, 8 friends try to stay alive with a killer on the loose. Players define the relationships between the characters through dialogue and experience the night from their unique point of view. Written in collaboration with famed horror writers and directors Larry Fessenden and Graham Reznick, find out who will survive Until Dawn.
  • Next gen Horror  –  Harnessing  the power of an evolved Killzone™  Shadowfall engine, this 3rd person interactive horror will shock and horrify players thanks to its realistic graphics  and  edge  of  your  seat  gameplay  as  they  navigate  their  way  through  a terrifying night.  The DualShock®4 motion sensor functionality will track how still you can  be  whilst  in  hiding  from  Until  Dawn’s  fearsome  terrors  and  the  camera  will capture player scares as they happen to share with friends.
  • “Butterfly Effect” – Players carve their path to survival with branching story lines which mean that no two stories will be the same. Decisions, big and small, will shape each player’s unique story. Inspired by the chaos theory, the butterfly effect could make trivial split-second decisions ripple into moments of grave peril.
  • Life-and-death moral dilemmas - Place yourself in impossible situations where there is no right or wrong answer. Friend or foe, live or die – make these decisions before it’s too late.
  • Hollywood talent – With spine-tingling performances from a talented cast of Hollywood actors, including Hayden Panettiere (Heroes, Nashville) and Rami Malek, Until Dawn delivers credible performances that forge an emotional bond with players.
This highly-charged emotional investment allows players to fear for a character’s

safety and is crucial to enjoying Until Dawn.

4. MEDIA CONTACTS

Simon Matthews

020 7859 5836

Simon_matthews@scee.net

Joana Quintanicho

020 7859 5444

Joana_quintanicho@scee.net

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Until Dawn™ ©2014 Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. Published by Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. Developed by Supermassive Games. “Until Dawn” is a trademark or a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe.