Submitted by MGB 1977d ago | review

JeuxActu: Heavy Rain Review

JeuxActu writes: "For all these reasons, good and bad, leave a chance for Heavy Rain, try it once you get a chance. You cast it may be the lever without completing the demo, but it is also possible that you discover is your game of the year ..." (Heavy Rain , PS3) 8/10

Bungie  +   1977d ago
another solid review

when is this game coming btw ?
nightfallinicedearth  +   1977d ago
Google it.
OmarJA-N4G  +   1977d ago
Next year on the Wii.
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ZombieRollz  +   1977d ago
when is this game coming btw ?

It's coming never because it's a PS3 exclusive.

Edit: You can disagree all day long, Xbox fanboys. It's not going to magically appear on your console if I hit 100 disagrees.
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DMason  +   1977d ago
It appears as though European sites are getting first cracks at the reviews, as there is an embargo on reviews that is up Feb 11th. Seeing as the developer is French, I can see why they're getting their reviews out first. I'll be interested in seeing stateside reviews and if they match up. Different cultures, different tastes.

I LOVED Indigo Prophecy, and I'm getting super impatient waiting for this game.
PrimordialSoupBase  +   1977d ago
Huge lols at anyone who actually thinks 8/10 is a bad review. You demented fools have sad perception of reality.
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Aquanox  +   1977d ago
The first reviews are clearly biased for this game is French and mostly only french sites have reviewed it... in exclusive.

Lets wait for the real ones to see how much is Heavy Rain worth.
commodore64  +   1977d ago
@ aquanox.

I don't know why people are disagreeing, it's true.
All of the reviews I have seen so far have been from France.

We have seen some solid scores for HR from their fellow frenchmen.
Is it patriotism?
Who knows.

In the end, reputable websites from around the world will provide additional meaningful consensus.
MetalGearRising  +   1977d ago
About time a decent Review.
Bungie  +   1977d ago
there's always Bioshock 2 for February

still think HR deserve 8.3 at least
OmarJA-N4G  +   1977d ago
Replaying to yourself?
JasonPC360PS3Wii  +   1977d ago
Another flop for the PS3 first MAG now this chic flick.
-Alpha  +   1977d ago
Haven't really heard of the site
But a pretty solid score.

Actually I'm a little surprised, but not upset. HR is not exactly traditional so I can understand if people don't connect with the game as much as the next guy.

But regardless it's a solid score.

"Contrary to promises, the phases of QTE are still extremely numerous and their repetition is no shortage of annoying. The sequences of travel and research are only slightly less painful. The will of David Cage make the player feel the effort made by his virtual avatar is commendable, but its implementation does not always convincing. The controls are extremely rigid and the mere fact of having to hold R2 to make the hero walk (then guides you with the left stick, yes, as in a game of cars) is enough to disgust many players. "

So the main complaint seems to be control adjustment annoyances and QTE being abundant. Fair enough-- again, non-traditional game, but it seems this guy's experience was hurt with it.

And in the end that's all HR needs and aims to do: offer an experience.

With subtle things like the trophy notifications turned off it's clear that Cage is really attempting to keep the player immersed and it seems like he has mostly succeeded.

With that said I'm still skipping out on the game for the time being due to cost and time. I think I'll get TLG before this though-- I am looking for that one unique single player story and I'm far more interested in TLG.
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DaTruth  +   1977d ago
I actually remember other games doing that same walking thing and it was annoying. I can't really remember what game and if it was gamebreaking.

All the other reviews I saw were good, I thought this would be a hit or miss but the early reviews were all positive.
Xi  +   1977d ago
da truth.
indigo prophecy/Fahrenheit by the same develoepr used that control scheme. It's very similar to Heavy Rain.

I wouldn't call either gamebreaking, they're both very similar to shenmue 2, albeit less action oriented and more thriller driven.
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Alan Wake  +   1977d ago
hehehehehehe Flop hehehehehehe

once again Flop game for PS3

happy flop year for pshit3 owners
damnightmare  +   1977d ago
ODST is a major flop then I guess
CWMR  +   1977d ago
Neither game is a flop.
JasonPC360PS3Wii  +   1977d ago
ODST has higher reviews and sold 5 million
bjornbear  +   1977d ago
all the french siteS? they get an earlier embargo lift date or something?

fair score =) this game is an 8-9.5 easy
ZombieRollz  +   1977d ago
Honestly, this is a brand new GENRE they are trying to define. Some people just won't like it and some people will love the new path it is taking games.

Bots, love it or hate it, this game will bring forth a future of new gaming.
chrisulloa  +   1977d ago
The Sims has been around for while, just so you know.
ZombieRollz  +   1977d ago
How exactly is this The Sims? Retarded post is retarded.
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Rocco Siffredi  +   1977d ago
Wait until IGN/ Gamespot rewvie

7/ 10

Sony can only pay the poor sites, lol.
Michael-Jackson  +   1977d ago
You failed to spell "Review", better luck next time. Keep trying :) you will get there soon.
DigitalAnalog  +   1977d ago
"The controls are extremely rigid and the mere fact of having to hold R2 to make the hero walk (then guides you with the left stick, yes, as in a game of cars) is enough to disgust many players."

You know, we have a magical game called Shenmue and if I remember correctly, they used right trigger (equivalent to the PS3's R2) to move and control the character which by far was one of the most interesting yet innovative ways to control a character. Disgusted? None of the reviews I've seen complained about that.

"Contrary to promises, the phases of QTE are still extremely numerous and their repetition is no shortage of annoying."

Didn't another review from JVN stated: "In this regard, it would be unfortunate (and incorrect) to summarize the gameplay of the game to a succession of QTE "

Looks like we've got mixed reviews in the bag. They're either loving it or hating it but since they're critics, they're not supposed to be judging the game to their preferences.

-Go Figure!
GiantEnemyCrab  +   1977d ago
I'm excited for this game!!!

But.. Why is every review for it coming from France and require a translation? Hrmmm..

Did France get an early release or something?
devilhunterx  +   1977d ago
Cause the game is made by French developer perhaps?
awesomeperson  +   1977d ago
Wow MGR/Bungie/Jason 360/Ricco, managed to remember all of your accounts passwords today eh?
themafia  +   1977d ago
it got 5 out of 5
and deserves it. lol at the reviewer, this is wrong. i don't take this review serious enough

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