New Heavy Rain Trailer Accompanies Demo Date, Confirmation of Going Gold

Word that Quantic Dream's psychological PlayStation 3 adventure has gone gold in North America and is off to manufacturing emerged out of publisher Sony today, putting the game well in-line for the previously announced February 23 release.

In addition, Sony confirmed that a free downloadable demo will be available February 11 via the PlayStation Store, and provided a scary new trailer for ogling as well.

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According to the official PlayStation.Blog announcement, the demo will include two playable chapters from the game, "...featuring Norman Jayden, an FBI agent brought in to help local authorities track down the Origami Killer, and Scott Shelby, a private detective hired by the families of past victims of the Origami Killer to find the serial killer."

Heavy Rain comes out for the PlayStation 3 in North America on February 23rd, mainland Europe on February 24th, and the UK and Ireland on February 26th.