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Heavy Rain Review

G4Sterling
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Posted February 10, 2010 - By G4Sterling


Heavy Rain Demo Hits Europe Feb. 11

After nearly two years of teasers, previews, and fanfare, Heavy Rain is around the corner. Quantic Dream's long-awaited follow-up to 2005's cult classic Indigo Prophecy has been highly touted and hyped for some time. Andrew Pfister has played through the PS3 exclusive -- twice, even -- and delivered a sound verdict on this cinematically-driven thriller. Choice snippet?

"Quantic Dream has improved and refined the template they created with Indigo Prophecy, and it's an example that hopefully other developers will consider following, especially if they have an idea for a game that might not be suited for a genre with more established conventions. But there's still room for improvement, and it's going to take a skilled and attentive group of people to avoid common game mistakes, cinematic mistakes, and new hybrid mistakes that we're just now discovering exist when the two are blended.

But in the frequent moments when it works, the unpredictable nature of the story is a special thing that's unique to games. Instead of talking to someone else who experienced it and both of you recounting the same scene, you might end up excitedly saying 'Wait...that's not what happened to me...'"

But enough talking. Want to know more? Read on!

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