Heavy Rain

PS3 / Action / Release: Feb 23, 2010 / ESRB: M

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."

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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.

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Beyond: Two Souls developer Cage has next three games planned

By Steve Watts, Feb 13, 2013 4:15pm PST

Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls creator David Cage says he already has three game concepts planned out for once Beyond is finished, one of which is already in development.

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Heavy Rain creator Cage: 'sequels kill creativity'

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 11, 2013 7:00am PST

"If you're interested in innovation and believe that games could be more than shooters, then you realise that sequels kill creativity and innovation," Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls creator David Cage has said, exuding as much passion and slightly wonky logic as ever. The ...

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Heavy Rain dev open to Sony acquisition

By Steve Watts, Mar 09, 2012 9:30am PST

Quantic Dream head David Cage has said that the studio wouldn't mind becoming a first-party studio for Sony.

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Heavy Rain dev shows off 'Kara'

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 07, 2012 3:15pm PST

"We never thought it would work on a PlayStation 3," Cage told an audience at Game Developers Conference. He then showed off "Kara," running on Quantic Dream's new engine for the PS3.

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Only 33% of Heavy Rain players kept everyone alive

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 05, 2011 10:30am PST

Quantic Dream has released some interesting stats for Heavy Rain. Three million people have played the game, but only 33% of those players managed to keep everyone alive.

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Heavy Rain: Director's Cut coming next week

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 03, 2011 12:00pm PDT

Heavy Rain: Director's Cut is a budget re-release of Quantic Dream's critically acclaimed adventure game, and it contains no alterations to the original game.

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Heavy Rain dev's next also a PS3 exclusive

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 28, 2011 12:00pm PDT

Given Heavy Rain's tremendous success--with over two million copies sold so far--it's unsurprising that Quantic Dream has partnered up with Sony on yet another exclusive.

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Sony announces new PS3 Greatest Hits

By Steve Watts, Feb 25, 2011 11:30am PST

Sony has announced a new set of PlayStation 3 Greatest Hits on the PlayStation Blog. Among the new red-rimmed editions are God of War 3, Heavy...

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Heavy Rain Movie Adapted by 'Deadwood' Creator

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 27, 2011 7:00am PST

Following reports and much speculation, Variety has confirmation that Quantic Dream's Heavy Rain is headed to Hollywood. 'Deadwood' and 'NYPD Blue'...

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"I loved this game but at the same time it made me want to put a bullet in my brain... :P ..."

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LIMBO, Red Dead Redemption, and Mass Effect 2 Most Nominated Games for 11th Annual GDC Awards

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 12, 2011 10:00am PST

The nominees for the 11th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards have been announced, meaning that we now get to see what games the international...

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"How Bad Company 2 did not get nominated for Best Technology is beyond me."

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Best of 2010 Awards: PS3 Exclusive

By Shack Staff, Dec 29, 2010 2:00pm PST

PS3 Exclusive: God of War 3 We've followed Kratos from lowly soldier to the god of war. F

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"It was a pretty weak year for PS3 exclusives and God of War 3's narrative wasn't as strong as ..."

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Heavy Rain Getting PlayStation Move Support Next Week

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 14, 2010 6:03am PDT

The promised Heavy Rain patch adding PlayStation Move support will be released on September 22, Sony has announced, followed soon after by a...

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"How will they replace some of the more complex button press sequences? Like the one in the ..."

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Daily Filter: August 6, 2010

By Brian Leahy, Aug 06, 2010 6:00pm PDT

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming games everyday. The most antic

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"Finally a Sega tittle that looks interesting, and it isn't released for PC. Meh."

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