New Until Dawn video shows full demo playthrough

Get a proper taste of the PS4 interactive horror’s branching gameplay

Hello again, Supermassive here, checking back in to give you another update on Until Dawn. I hope you’ve all had the chance to see the new trailer we released last week. If you haven’t, head here to check it out. Don’t worry, we’ll wait.

Now that we’re all on the same page, we have another treat for you. We know that not everyone has had the chance to get hands-on with the demo so today we have the next best thing – a full play-through of it.

We are thrilled to show something very different to anything you’ve seen so far in Until Dawn. The demo we showed at Gamescom and PAX was focused on exploration and moral dilemmas. Today we’re going to look at the fast-paced action side of Until Dawn.

Our action sequences are designed to deliver adrenaline-fuelled, exciting, and yet still cinematic sequences of gameplay, whilst keeping you connected to your game and involved in your character’s fate through the decisions you make and the other actions that you take.

As you watch the play-through, you’ll see that I’m faced with a variety of tests of skill, speed and judgment. Including one moment where I need to keep the whole pad completely still to avoid Sam being detected. It’s that moment in a horror film that we brace ourselves and hold our breath

In the scene below, Sam, played by Hayden Panettiere, is relaxing in the bath when she’s interrupted by an intruder. When she investigates, her friends are nowhere to be seen. Let’s take a look:

This play-through represents only one of the many different paths possible. Each split-second decision you make as you play could put you on a new path. Any single decision may not be fatal, but your actions could have deadly consequences for your character later in the story.

I hope that you’ve enjoyed this additional peek into Until Dawn and we’ll speak to you again soon.

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zalwelgoedgaan 15 December, 2014 @ 17:11

The setting looks very creepy, but the animations need a lot of work. They’re not really fluid.

zalwelgoedgaan 15 December, 2014 @ 19:37

Oh, and her hair looks like a weave basket.

Playthrough looks awesome!!!

I was on the edge of my seat watching that demo. Looks great, now seriously considering a Day 1 purchase.

dat towel. Gravity, do your thing

alice_push_lara2 16 December, 2014 @ 02:54

sticky towel reminds me of DeadorAlive5 lol

Wish I could play this soon. When’s it coming out?


Looks amazing, you can really feel the sense of danger your character is in with a heavy rain sense of choice that pulls you in with every turn, horrors aren’t my thing but this I think has to be a day one purchase

“so today we have the next best thing – a full play-through of it.”

Surely the next best thing would be to put the demo up on the store so that we can play it ourselves?…


Don’t be daft. If people could try games before buying then they might not buy them, and if we decide not to buy games at our inflated prices then the price freezes in America and Japan might have to end because we Europeans aren’t covering the difference anymore.

This is on top of my list for 2015!!

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