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"Beyond Two Souls" at the Tribeca Film Festival

"Beyond Two Souls" at the Tribeca Film Festival

Directed by David Cage. (USA) – World Premiere. From Quantic Dream and David Cage, visionary director of Heavy Rain, comes an emotionally charged interactive thriller starring Academy Award®-nominees Ellen Page and Willem Dafoe. Jodie Holmes (Page) has always been a little different. Aided by scientist Nathan Dawkins (Dafoe), she discovers a connection to a mysterious entity, setting off a thrilling, globe-spanning journey to discover the truth about who she is. Join us for an exclusive look at this breathtaking gaming experience fused with a classical film style. Beyond: Two Souls releases on October 8, 2013 and is made exclusively for the PlayStation 3® System. (Beyond: Two Souls, PS3)

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faysal  +   942d ago | Well said
man thoes facial animation and graphics are soo good... it looks like a ps4 game.
dboyc310  +   942d ago
I know right. This game will show how video games have matured throughout the years. I'm happy to see it because I grew up with the medium. Games used to be about fun but now they've matured so much that they're able to use them to tackle deep narrative like movies and novels. Can't wait to get my hands on it.
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NukaCola  +   941d ago
These are not two random actors. These are two Oscar winning/nominated stars who have done some of the best from big budget pictures to amazing independent films. I am so excited to see the relationship between Defoe and Paige and how they translate their talents into this interactive dramatic experience. This is going to be one for the ages.
Zezo  +   941d ago
Imma get some kool aid, when I get back, this comment better get agrees.
Donnieboi  +   942d ago
I said the same thing on another n4g article, and a flock of contentious weirdo's just nerd-raged at me, lol. Just because it looks like a PS4 game, doesn't mean we're saying that the PS4 can't do better. It just so happens to look about as good as some of the PS4's launch games. I'm sure the PS4 can do much better (Deep Down says hello) plus the PS4's 8GB of RAM totally kills the PS3, easy. But man, some people need to chill out. Any way, yeah it looks like a PS4 game to me too. I never seen a PS3 game look so amazing!

Day one purchase!
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Walker  +   942d ago
"I never seen a PS3 game look so amazing! "

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves at E3 2009 was out of this planet !
DwopeMunky  +   941d ago
God of War 3 still holds the graphics crown in my opinion.
wishingW3L  +   941d ago
"I said the same thing on another n4g article, and a flock of contentious weirdo's just nerd-raged at me"

find that hard to believe knowing that like 85% of the population in N4G are PS3 fanboys....
izumo_lee  +   942d ago
I remember in an interview with David Cage that Beyond is using an engine designed for PS4 but truncated to adapt to the PS3 architecture.

It really is amazing that Quantic Dream are able to make a game of this magnitude. Just like with Heavy Rain i really hope the game will see the same success.
The_Infected  +   941d ago
This game is seriously on par with PS4 graphics. With PS4 having 16x the ram QD will blow us the F*ck away! This game make The Last of Us look a little dated. The game looks so amazing from graphics, animation, story, emotion, and realism. The game looks just great.
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Raccoon  +   941d ago
What will really look great is when I play this master piece on my 180" projector screen with 7.1 Dolby surround sound... Yuuum
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Irishguy95  +   941d ago
Surprise surprise, David cages game is being shown at a film festival. Ah David...you poor *******
Hellsvacancy  +   942d ago
How can it be spoiler free? its 25 minutes worth of game play man

Maybe I should of looked at the video before commenting, im not going to, dont want any spoilers lol
haggishurler  +   942d ago
David cage said himself that it was the best he could show without spoilers.
ZoyosJD  +   942d ago
It still had a ****load of underlying spoilers. This in combination with the trailers and I already know more than I wanted.

The trailers are particularly bad...
WildArmed  +   941d ago
Same, I didn't watch the video because of it.

30mins of gameplay is too muccchh for me to spoil.

I feel bad after watching trailers lately coz they spoil bits and pieces all over the game.
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StrongMan  +   942d ago
That's next gen right there baby!
The_Infected  +   941d ago
Yea all around not just graphics. This is what real talented Developers can achieve.
MasterCornholio  +   941d ago
Yep since the only next gen console is the Wii U and we all know how underpowered it is in comparison to the PS4.

Motorola RAZR i
b_one  +   941d ago
underpowered or underdeveloped
ThyMagicSword  +   941d ago
Videogames are all about having "fun", that is the main reason why I play them in the first place and I do not want to fill my brain with almost sillish "plots or stories", such games remind me of hollywood crap or soap opears, please ... do some decent and "fun" to play games ...
Genuine-User  +   941d ago
Fun is subjective.
ThyMagicSword  +   941d ago
Your opinion too ... :7
nirwanda  +   941d ago
Hollywood isn't all the same thing either, some people like period drama and some people love toy story or arnie.

Maybe you should borrow it to try it out just as a change from what you usally play.
DigitalRaptor  +   941d ago
Video games are a form of entertainment. Saying they're just for fun is selling the medium short and this is your view because mainstream culture has conditioned you into thinking "games should be fun or bust".

1- Fun is a subjective term. Some people find sports fun and some do not. Some find needle craft fun and others do not. Some find horror films fun and some despise them. I find emotive drama in any form to be fun, whilst clearly you do not.

What is not subjective is creativity and quality.

2- Quantic Dream's games in no way risk the industry from giving up "traditional" "fun" games that focus on all thrills action. There is room for David Cage's output in an industry full of repetition and clones.
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ThyMagicSword  +   941d ago
Monster Hunter is for "casual" gamers, since when? I use to play Monster Hunter with my brother, because the game feels like ...well ...a game, nothing is more fun than taking down gigantic beasts down with brothers ...distant "brothers" (other online gamers) and yet you are trying to tell me the mainstream culture influenced me in some way or another? On that point you are clearly wronger than wrong. So ..."fun" is subjective, right ...but where is the "fun" when I play alone or games, which do not feel like games at all, I do not see any fun in it. Creativity and quality is also subjective, I do not see the "quality" in Cages games, that is my "subjective" opinion of course, which shows that "quality" is subjective. To point two ...Quantic Dream should work in the movie indutry, because videogames do not need actors like Ellen Page or other random movie-people, wtf is this trend nowadays? Where are the creative "subjects/characters" ;? Did they leave them in their tiny pockets or where?

PS to nirvana/nirwanda: hollywood is crap.
noctis_lumia  +   941d ago
hello kitty online might suit you then.
cero55  +   941d ago
looks amazing!
ps3_pwns  +   941d ago
blockbuster titles still coming out on the ps3 in full force and these are new fresh games son. ps3 dont know what you playing without one lol.
Genuine-User  +   941d ago
This game along with the Last of Us will be outstanding in my opinion.
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GribbleGrunger  +   941d ago
I don't expect you to like this but I think it's worth considering:

I'm starting to see some chinks in Cage's armour. I admire his vision of the future for games (it's the exact same dream I had when I was younger) but there are so many little 'film related' annoyances in this 25 minutes that I found myself drawn to them.

When you've spent a lifetime watching movies and you've become ever more discerning in your choice, it's then difficult to turn that filter off when a game looks like a film. That's Cage's Nemesis right there. To give you an example of what I mean, Cage has always pushed for emotion in the characters. He boasts (and rightly so) that we can now see the emotions in the eyes (PS4 I know but bare with me). Then we actually get to see an emotional scene -- let's say when she can't die -- Cage falls woefully low on my directors list.

Instead of trying to convey the emotions as subtly as the hardware would permit, he opts for shortcuts, and I hate short cuts. The way she portrays the scene is reminiscent of a silent movie. The words fortify the emotion (which is acceptable), but the one thing dragged me straight out of that scene was the orchestral interpretation of the scene. Music written to sound sad so that 'Yes we get it cage! We're meant to feel SAD!'

Too much ... Far too much. Take her animations down to nearly nothing. Keep the camera close and pan across from right to left for the duration of the scene, keeping Ellen Page's face central to the screen. Take the expression in the dialogue down and add defeatism. Make it a silent moment without music. Now Ellen, ACT! The scene he offered was cliqued. Sorry but that's the only word and I love Cage.
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Rezka  +   941d ago
Here is the youtube link to video if you don't like ustream
Serjikal_Strike  +   941d ago
That 35 minute video was f'n amazing, I couldn't keep myself from watching... I had to... Wow, the ps3 will surely go out with a bang on October 8th 2013
vishmarx  +   941d ago

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