Get that adrenaline pumping, horror-junkies. The teen slasher game Until Dawn has been announced for a 2013 release on PlayStation 3.
Supermassive Games has been developing this teen horror title with all the elements that fear fans will love. The developers have even collaborated with Hollywood and TV writers to really provide players that spooky movie feeling. For example, there is a secluded cabin hidden within snowy mountains. There is no power, phone reception, or hope. In fact, the only thing this cabin does have is a hot, blonde cheerleader and her equally sexy friends. Oh, and a murderous, sack-headed maniac. Sound like every slasher film you’ve ever seen? Awesome, because now you get to play the movie instead of just watch it.
The story behind Until Dawn is stereotypical. The teens are visiting the site of their friend’s disappearance. Years have passed since their irreparable loss and they have returned to celebrate the life and love of their buddy. That is, of course, until they are hunted down by a blood hungry man-monster. Using the PlayStation Move controller, a wand-like motion sensing device, you can play as each of the 7 vulnerable (and probably hysterical) teens. Sometimes you will play alongside your soon-to-be-hacked-up buddy and other times you will play alone. Your Move controller will act as multiple items (including a flash light and gun) and will mimic your movements in your character. So, whether you are the dumb football jock or the brainy brunette with giants breasts, your fate really does rest in your hands.
The game aims to engage gamers, especially considering the outcome of who lives or dies all relies on gameplay. You can either make your own decisions or follow suggestions made by your friends. Relationships between the characters will evolve throughout the game, further enveloping you into the characters and their personalities. Perhaps you’ll even decide to intentionally kill someone off because of their personality. Combined with the frightening features and engrossing personal elements, you can bet on your life that this game is going to give you goosebumps.
Watch the official announcement trailer for this thriller below, especially if you want to see a scantily clad blonde get grabbed through a door. Don’t forget this game will require both the PlayStation Move and Playstation Eye devices.