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Interview: Breaking gaming expectations with Beyond: Two Souls

By Kat Bailey, Sep 16, 2013 12:00pm PDT

"What we hope people enjoy about this game is that it's a journey. Maybe even more than a game, in that sense," Cage describes. "It's fully interactive, you're in control of your character from second to second, but each scene is different, and you never know what to expect....


"What will we use in it's place to actually mean literally? Shit."

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Beyond: Two Souls preview: Mean Girls

By Kat Bailey, Sep 10, 2013 12:00pm PDT

On a very rare occasion, I get nostalgic for adolescence. I had all the time in the world to play games, I think, and I didn't have to worry about money. Then I play a scene in Beyond: Two Souls, and I remember, "Oh yeah, being a teenager was the worst."


"Good preview, thanks for your point of view on the game. I am looking forward to playing it, but ..."

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Beyond: Two Souls demo planned, early access coming September 24

By Steve Watts, Sep 05, 2013 8:45am PDT

Sony has announced that a demo for Beyond: Two Souls is coming October 1, with early access to some players coming on September 24. It will feature two scenes from the game.


Heavy Rain turned down by Microsoft over fears of a scandal

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 04, 2013 6:30am PDT

Before Sony got so chummy with Quantic Dream, it was Microsoft that was pursuing the game. Studio head David Cage explained that Microsoft wanted to work with the studio after the release of Indigo Prophecy, a game "they really loved."


"So this is really surprising to me that they didn't want to cause of maybe a scandal. And yet ..."

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Beyond: Two Souls wheels out Ellen Page and Willem Dafoe

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 30, 2013 8:15am PDT

"You might as well just give up, Aiden," Ellen Page's character tells her ghost pal in a new Beyond: Two Souls trailer. "This date is going on." Yes, as if it's not bad enough being hunted by the government, Jodie has spirits from the mists trying to stop her doing kisses. "...


"I use it for these two things more then games and yes it is awesome in both regards. "

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Hans Zimmer and Lorne Balfe composing Beyond: Two Souls soundtrack

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 22, 2013 7:30am PDT

It stars Ellen Paige and Willem Dafoe. It went to Tribeca Film Festival. And now, it has a soundtrack from Hans Zimmer and Lorne Balfe. We're pretty sure Beyond: Two Souls is officially a movie now.


"Given how late in the game the other composers were recruited for ME3, I suspect that Mansell ..."

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Beyond: Two Souls adds touch controls and 'multiplayer'

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 21, 2013 8:00am PDT

Beyond: Two Souls is the latest game to join in on the tablet-connected trend. And with two-player support, these feature should make it easier for a less-core gaming partner to join in.


"I would hope that the Vita would be included. Surprised to see them not mention it."

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Beyond: Two Souls trailer talks 'gameplay'

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 24, 2013 6:45am PDT

David Cage and Quantic Dream may have cinematic aspirations, but they're still making video games. A new Beyond: Two Souls video developer diary delves into the nebulous concept of "gameplay," including how it's worked on improving controls and UI since Heavy Rain. Also, it ...


"It's not a movie. I love QD and their style. While Fahrenheit was a movie with QTEs, Heavy Rain ..."

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Beyond: Two Souls 'making of' video focuses on Page and Dafoe

By John Keefer, Jul 09, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Beyond: Two Souls from Quantic Dream relies heavily on the performances of Willem Dafoe and Ellen Page to relate the supernatural story. So it's not surprising that the first "Making of" trailer for the game focuses on the two actors and how they approach their performances ...


"It's good to see the actress from The Last Of Us getting more work."

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Quantic Dream shows off PS4 tech demo The Dark Sorcerer

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 12, 2013 7:22am PDT

Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls developer Quantic Dream has shared the full 12-minute version of its PlayStation 4 tech demo The Dark Sorcerer: A Next Gen Comedy, following a short tease during Sony's pre-E3 conference on Monday. It's an impressive and surprisingly funny sh...


"Have you heard about latency? If any game required gfx calculation done in the cloud it would ..."

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Beyond: Two Souls E3 trailer goes to boot camp

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 11, 2013 7:00am PDT

Beyond: Two Souls already seemed to fit well into Quantic Dream's line of games which are awfully silly but insist they're highly serious, then the E3 trailer kicked it up another notch. You see, not only does Ellen Page have a ghost friend, she was also part of a super secr...


"Yes, I get your dry wit... but, what was silly about the Heavy Rain story? And yes, this CIA ..."

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Beyond: Two Souls trailer debuts at Tribeca Film Festival

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 27, 2013 5:10pm PDT

Quantic Dream's follow-up to Heavy Rain made quite an impressive showing at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York.


"Good point! They did not include mention of the GameStop offer in the Tribeca showing."

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Heavy Rain cost $21 million, made $131 million, Quantic Dream says

By Steve Watts, Apr 19, 2013 10:00am PDT

Quantic Dream's Guillaume de Fondaumiere says the Heavy Rain's strong return proves that new ideas can also be profitable.


"Exact same thing happened to me. My girlfriend insisted that I don't play a minute of the game ..."

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Beyond: Two Souls preview: supernatural horror

By Matt Cabral, Mar 21, 2013 9:15am PDT

Beyond: Two Souls' affective horror vibe, intro to fresh mechanics, and imagination-piquing narrative beats already have us anxiously awaiting our next outer-body experience with the game.


Beyond: Two Souls coming October 8, Willem Dafoe joins cast

By Steve Watts, Mar 01, 2013 9:00am PST

Beyond: Two Souls will release on October 8, Sony has announced. The company also detailed the pre-order bonuses, and the casting of Willem Dafoe to play alongside Ellen Page.


"This looks incredible and Willem Dafoe is such an awesome guy."

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