Publisher tells CVG that no two play-throughs are the same
looking forward to this
my 2nd most hyped game. After Mass effect. Seriously cannot wait for either.
I hear that even when a character dies in the game, it's not game over. The story continues accordingly, and you end up with a different ending. I've been looking forward to a game for a long time where storytelling and cinematic presentation are front and center. Too much focus on multiplayer and short single-player campaigns in games these days have left me somewhat frustrated -- and slightly jaded to boot. I think that Heavy Rain will fit the bill quite nicely. That's just my take on the matter, though.
It's not for the immature people that populate CoD and Halo. It's for the more mature gaming audience that seeks something different. Something unique.
This Game is Must Buy no matter what, I'll try to convince every person about buying this game cuz Quality Games deserve all the support possible...
The game looks amazing! Must buy for me! I think Sony should make another commercial for it like they did for Uncharted. "Dear Playstation, my wife won't stop seeing me play Heavy Rain. She thinks it's a movie" 'cuz it actually DOES look like a movie that you could play. I hope the ending is awesome and leaves room for a sequel (I am thinking wayyyy ahead I know!)
I want the demo.
Sure its gonna be different, its gonne be awesome!
Another one why must my wallet pay nnnnooooo
what game you know continues after death with a different story? Only on the playstation
lets get real fanboyX, you guys will not admit that it is only possible on Playstation because you might of heard rumors that it can and a bunch of pc geeks tech talk. tell me this fanboyX, have you ever seen in gameplay on your console a game like, Resistance2? you know, thousands of all in your face type enemies while the game runs smoothly?(flow) I didn't think so
I wonder what GOTY awards will this game get? Best Story? Best Graphics? Animation? Best Over All? :)
GOTY will go to 4 games: - Heavy Rain - Alan Wake - God of War III - The Last Guardian (If it sees 2010) Heavy Rain will win best story, possibly...DEFINITELY best score (Nic Ingham is a genius!)...and best Halo game. Oh wait...no...Halo: Reach will win best Halo game. I forgot that they even do that award...
You forgot GT5 Leon. That is a very strong contender for a GOTY award
I really don't think a racing simulator will win GOTY. It can win best gfx but not overall GOTY. ME2, HR, GoW, Last Guardin will win it.
tell me what has been yanked out the US version? I hate that they censored this game for us! GRRRRR!
remember no region locking on PS3
Where did you hear that it was censored? Everything I've heard is that the game hasn't been censored. So where did you hear that or are you just assuming that it's been censored?
Someone clearly doesn't read the PlayStation.Blog. NOTHING is removed from the US version.
Its about time something a little fresh came along. Needless to say it gets a little tiring when every other developer out there is just knocking out gears of war and call of duty clones... Even if the game only manages reviews averaging around 8 then its a must buy simply because it does something different with quality execution
Sony continues to bring new exclusives innovative ips every year. MAG,WKC, HEAVY RAIN, TLG, MOD NATION RACERS, 3D Dot heroes, just to name a few. This year alone sony have more new exclusive quality games then M$ had this whole generation. Alan wake the multiplat is the only new mentionable ip on the x360 this year.
my only concern about this game is value and replayability.. its a must buy if the above is good... SP games with ~ 15 hrs of game play and no MP or CoOP are rentals for me
when it comes to buying these $60 games nowadays. I am definitely picking up this title, though. I was reading an interview with the editor from OPM UK the other day (posted somewhere on here), and he said that as soon as the story was over, he immediately started playing it again differently and that got me excited. I love stories with multiple paths, sort of like choose your own adventure, so I could easily see playing through this several different times. I wonder if there will be trophies for completing the game in several different ways.
Isn't Heavy Rain a role-playing game? We control a character. We make choices. Our choices change the rest of the game. If we play the game over and make different choices we get a different outcome. That's the definition of a Western RPG isn't it?
All RPGs (games) i have played so far have a health/mana/rage bar and skills/spell to use and you usually have quests to do etc, also if you die it is game over.(or death has no meaning at all and you get resurrected) Thats's different in a rpg book to an extent. Still... Heavy rain is much more similar to a choose your adventure type of book.
that it is pretty close to the literal definition of RPG, but in RPGs you typically are the same character throughout, and that character is supposed to be a sort of representation of yourself (input your own name most of the time if you so desire, etc.). In Heavy Rain, it just seems as though you are playing God with several characters as opposed to playing as one character.
"Western RPG" more references Dungeons & Dragons type gameplay.
Does it have Multiplayer?
No. This is a story-driven SINGLE player experience.
Well no duh. I figured that the comment would be so ludicrous that everyone recognized it as a joke. Judging by the disagrees, I guess not.
I might have to rent this game. Since, I just feel this is not even a real game which I could be totally wrong but I have played $60.00 gamble too many times to play again.
can't wait =D probably going to be a HUGE replayability =)!
Can't Wait :)
already preordered as well as GT5. PS3 is going to have a fantastic year again
i hate when companys say that. if you do the same thing a 2nd time around, yes its going to be the same. cause all you doing is picking a choice.
basically if you do the game again, yes the game play is the same, and its the same game but the story can take a completely different direction, and you will see things you did not see in your previous 6 -7 hour game. this will make the game look fresh, especially since MOST of each replay (i'd guess the first 5 replays) will be completely fresh (if you make entirely different choices. this gives the game a replayibility no other game has ever had =)
I pre-ordered this game after I played the Indigo Prophecy during the Christmas holidays. I have no idea about the gameplay mechanics of Hevay Rain. Does anybody have information about the gameplay? Is it similar to the Indigo Prophecy?
This game moves just way to slow to play a second time. Making it the ultimate rental. There's been tons of interactive movies before this. How is this different???
isn't a rental. Games that I can beat in 5 hours like Halo 3, Gears 1 or 2, etc., now those are rentals. Those games aren't even fun to play online, because you have to listen to all the children calling each other racial slurs and homophobic names.
Don't worry about it; someone such as yourself can't fathom a game like this. Just ignore it and move on. I hear there's a new Halo game coming out this year. Concern yourself with that; it's more on your level.
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