Excerpt: Heavy Rain is Quantic Dream’s latest attempt to blend traditional gaming and cinematic conventions, and also delivers one of the best experiences you’ll find this generation. It’s unlike anything else on the market today, and the only game that comes anywhere close to its QTE/context-based control...
Excerpt: The gaming-industry is enormous. The console and game sales are running in the millions these days and more and more people come into contact with videogames. “Small” developers are taking a shot by competing with unique and special concepts in the hopes of reaching a part of the masses.
Excerpt: So you’ve tried out all that the PlayStation Move party games have to offer. You’ve done everything from swatting bugs and disc golf on ice to grooming virtual pets and shooting cardboard cut-outs.
Conclusion: , which you can read on this site as well. My main focus was to discuss how the introduction of the PlayStation MOVE controller has changed the experience you get from this game. Overall, the motions for the game are a bit difficult and will take multiple tries before you get them right.
Excerpt: How far would you be willing to go to save someone you loved? How far would you be willing to push someone else to do the same? Could you sit by and witness someone sink to the lowest depths of desperation? That's the long and short of Heavy Rain .
Excerpt: Heavy Rain Review Not many video game developers have taken a stab at interactive movies since the days of Dragon's Lair and Space Ace. With better technology came the ability to increase interactivity, and that's just what they did.
Conclusion: Heavy Rain is a perfect example of the future of videogames, because unlike most titles on the market it tries to give gamers a unique experience. With its dark tone and slow paced gameplay it will not be for everyone, but anyone who starts playing will instantly become locked into the world.
Summary: While Heavy Rain succeeds in giving players more control over the narrative, the results of this experimental game are mixed. The game’s choose-your-own-adventure approach sometimes results in questionable plot devices and redundant story threads that make it feel more like a pulpy dime novel than a...