Journey, The Unfinished Swan, and Until Dawn all appear to be confirmed for eventual release on PlayStation 4, as a hastily removed list of Sony’s playable Gamescom titles seems to reveal. The August 2014 consumer show in Germany is two weeks away, and Sony evidently decided that the list’s posting came a little too early. Fortunately, a thread on NeoGAF saved the list for all to see, and it includes the above three titles, none of which had been announced for PS4 previously. While Journey and The Unfinished Swan are welcome additions to an already impressive list of titles that will be playable at Gamescom, the one that stands out is Until Dawn, a game which has staved off cancellation rumors, and of which we have seen very little since its announcement in 2012. The game, an homage to the Teen Horror/Slasher genre of films (ala Scream, Friday the 13th), features teens in the woods being stalked by something evil. The game is built to make your decisions matter, determining who among your friends lives or dies. There have been stirrings in 2014 that the project was not abandoned, and is still very much in development. In March, Polygon received confirmation from Shuhei Yoshida, head of Sony World Wide Studios, that Until Dawn is still coming. There have also been rumors the game will be developed for Sony’s virtual reality headset, Project Morpheus. To that, Yoshida said “that would be very interesting, because it’s a horror game… in terms of genre, it’s a really good fit.” Not any kind of confirmation, but not a denial either. And earlier in July 2014, Sony renewed the trademark on Until Dawn, giving further indication the game is not cancelled. We previewed an early version of the game in 2012, when it was still a PlayStation 3 title. You can also check out the original announcement trailer below.
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