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Sony's Rain is Beautiful and Melancholy | IGN

Take shelter.

by Keza MacDonald

Often the best thing about the announcement of a new generation of consoles is the late flourish of curious games that appears on the current ones. Announced last year at a Sony Gamescom conference rich with cool and unusual new titles, Rain is an interesting, quietly atmospheric PSN exclusive from Sony’s Japan Studio; there are glimpses of ICO and The Unfinished Swan in its creative, puzzley platforming and melancholy ambience. It’s about a boy who follows a spectral girl into an alternate dimension where he’s invisible unless he’s in the rain – a dimension filled with phantom monsters that chase and stalk you through the night.

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Narutone661544d ago

An artistic and beautiful game. I sense a touch of ICO and Unfinished Swan in this game.

TwistedMetal1543d ago (Edited 1543d ago )

I'm singing in the rain
Just singing in the rain
What a glorious feeling
I'm happy again
I'm laughing at clouds
So dark up above
im singing! singing in the rain!

sherimae24131544d ago

i love japan studio, they really innovate and give memorable games ^_^

TechnicianTed1544d ago

Yes they do don't they ^_^ ^_^ ^_^

^_^

Hicken1543d ago

Hey, are you making fun of her?

Sometimes, I forget about this game. And I'm okay with that. It's like a pleasant surprise when I remember all the games coming out that I forgot about.

Hellsvacancy1544d ago

I forgot all about this game :(

panbit861544d ago

It is such a talented studio! This looks really promising and i can't wait to play it!!!

NateCole1543d ago

One of many reason why i love and respect Sony so much. There focus on niche but amazing games like these.

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