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Introducing Quantic Dream's Kara

Eurogamer: David Cage on his new project, and what it means for his new game. (Dev, Kara, PS3, Quantic Dream)

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BiggCMan  +   1015d ago
This is so incredible!! So excited to see the new game in action! The exclusives just don't stop coming!!
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PLASTICA-MAN  +   1015d ago
Looks like a CGI from Pixar:

http://images.eurogamer.net...

http://bloatedpenguin.mikes...

I am very amazed by the tech.

Btw the pic comes from this page: http://www.neogaf.com/forum...
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piroh  +   1015d ago
"Running in real time on a PlayStation 3"

this David is a genius
"Kara's the very first thing we've done with this brand new engine, so it's not optimized - it's got 50% of the features that we have right now, as Kara was done a year ago."
holy what.. there is more?

if you read the article, he has a good points about motion capture, making adult games etc.
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CarlitoBrigante  +   1015d ago | Well said
Sony did it again, even when they don't face any competition at all they keep pumping them AAAA exclusives.

The only competition of Sony are Sony themselves.

Make.believe
M83_  +   1015d ago
It doesn't look like Pixar's CGI but it looks phenomenal all the same. I really liked heavy rain and I hope this will blow it out of the water in graphics!
I love niche and different games like this! not the typical brain dead run of the mill FPS shooter
-Alpha  +   1015d ago
No it doesn't, but the facial work looks believable, which is what is clearly important. My heart was pumping and heavy right until the end. What a fascinating concept, my imagination is already thinking of "what ifs" and "whys" and "how" questions and I'm filling those answers with all kinds of possibilities. That's the mark of a really good presentation.

Hope they do something with exactly this since they make it clear it's just a concept, but a game like this would be pretty interesting
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Jobesy  +   1015d ago
Damn! I am the only one that got a bit choked up when Kara was begging not to be disassembled? David Cage is a genius! Day 1 buy for sure. This made me think of Blade Runner a bit, I wonder if it was his inspiration for this.
badz149  +   1015d ago
@Jobesy
you're not the only 1 it seems. and seriously, OMG this is amazing! can't wait for the final product! David Cage and Co. are pure genius!
guitarded77  +   1015d ago
Ummm... you guys know this is a tech demo and not Quantic Dream's next game right?

Anyway, it's an amazing demo visually and story telling. When you get emotionally attached to a character in a few minutes, they're doing something right.

Here's the link from the PS Blog where it says it's a tech demo and not a game. http://blog.us.playstation....
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nevercloser07  +   1015d ago
@guitarded77

It's a shame too. There's so much potential for an unbelievable game here.

On the plus side, Quantic Dream has a track record of using stories that are off the beaten path. Can't wait.
kaveti6616  +   1014d ago
"Sony did it again"

I feel like some of you give all the credit to Sony and not enough credit to the people who work on the software. Quantic Dream is not a Sony studio. They made this demo, and they deserve the credit.
EVILDEAD360  +   1014d ago
That would be an amazing game. Like an adult version of Spielburg's AI.

Loved Quantic since Indigo Prophecy and it sounds like they are really excited about the progress they have made since Heavy Rain.

Hopefully, they unveil something this year as to what they are actually working on title wise. But that was prett cool.

Evil
ChickeyCantor  +   1014d ago
" AAAA exclusives."

I don't think you know what those "A"s stand for.
aCasualGamer  +   1014d ago
Holy.. Mother... of.. God!

I know they said this isn't a game that they are developing and that it is a project from a year ago.. BUT DAMNIT! I want this game!

I hope they announce this game, i will pre-order it today.

This is why Quantic Dream has become my #1 studio of all the gaming studios in the industry. They innovate. They have, by no external help, created a new genre in videogames. How many studios can say that?

Heavy Rain was suberb... and now this... David Cage you are a genius!
lociefer  +   1014d ago
holy cr.ap i was not ready for this, thank you david for making me cry like a girl ><
Saladfax  +   1014d ago
Pretty sure this is a tech demo disguised as a short film. Now, that isn't to say they couldn't use this material in some larger game production, but...

It honestly works best on its own. It's a very strong, emotional short film. It doesn't need a plot of someone buying her followed by hijinks.

Very Asimovian though. Not something that's often seen these days.
nix  +   1014d ago
touching...
snipes101  +   1014d ago
You all know this is not a game right? Just a tech demo? Like what they said in the article and the video (I'm pretty sure)? Guys?

Really though, were they to make this into some sort of game that would be great. A robot designed only to serve and please humans on the run from her creators and possibly the authorities as a rogue AI, escaping her enemies while carefully choosing those who she can trust. A little too spectacular, I know, but I think that would be awesome.
DeadlyFire  +   1014d ago
Tech demos are usually shown presenting what can be done on next wave of consoles. To be done on PS3 is quite impressive.
Nimblest-Assassin  +   1015d ago
The games actress is someone from Twilight:Breaking Dawn?

"When Valorie entered the room - well, she looked like an android already. We didn't change her face, didn't change her haircut - and the performance that she delivered was so impressive in the casting session that it was truly obvious that it was her."

Hopefully, she can give a good performance... because most if not all of the acting in Twilight movies are atrocious
MySwordIsHeavenly  +   1015d ago
Um... Dakota Fanning and Ashley Greene are in Twilight. Also, Robert Pattinson was phenomenal in Water For Elephants. Don't be a hater, bro...
Nimblest-Assassin  +   1015d ago
@heavenly

Sorry, I was not able to watch the video properly thanks to eurogamers awful video player.

But after watching the video, I think they can pull it off. Wonder why the twilight movies have such awful acting.

Anyways... I have a feeling that this conversation or idea will come up as people will try and relate this to I Robot, the same way people tried to relate I am Legend with The Last of Us

ironically both Will Smith movies. 0_0

I say that they are taking those ideas, and adapting them into ways for us as gamers to enjoy.

Definitely on my radar since I enjoyed HR so much.

Wonder how it will play, similar to Heavy Rain or a new style?

Anyways, Im just losing my mind at all the crazy, awesome PS3 exclusives coming out (no offense to xbox guys)

Now if only the Last Guardian would come out...
-Alpha  +   1015d ago
Well at least she's not the Bella chick, considering she has multiple facial expressions
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vallencer  +   1015d ago
Sometimes it's not the acting but the writing that's bad. And the twilight movies I believe are just written bad....mixed with some bad actors.
cjflora  +   1015d ago
The director also plays a big part in how a performance is given or deciding when a given performance is adequate.
room414  +   1015d ago
"When Valorie entered the room - well, she looked like an android already."

that'll make her day i'm sure
Spydiggity  +   1014d ago
Twilight sucks, don't defend it. There is no point in defending it.

as for the video...it's a video. i don't see why sony fans always get so excited about CGI. I learned my lesson before ps3 even launched with the KZ2 trailer, and so should all of you.

the terms "in-engine" and "real-time" don't have the weight they had a generation ago. you can take just about any current gen engine and accomplish something that looks way WAY better than you get in actual gameplay.

sure this game MIGHT look great, and the concept MIGHT evolve into something less been-there-done-that than 'robot gains consciousness.' we'll just have to wait n see.

P.S. if anyone is looking for some quality entertainment, goto rifftrax.com and get the rifftrax for the twilight movies. hilarious.
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Saladfax  +   1014d ago
The acting sucks because the script is garbage. I mean, yeah, they can try their best to make teen girl boyfriend/stalker angst interesting, but the best chef in the world can't make a good souffle out of bird shit.

Good example: Liam Neeson, Ewan McGreggor, Samuel L. Jackson, Natalie Portman, and so on were all featured at various points in a huge budget trilogy. They all appeared to be horrid, talentless shmucks, when everyone knows that they can be quite good.

I'm trying to remember the name of that series, written and directed by a complete hack...
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pixelsword  +   1014d ago
@ Spydiggity:

Yeah, since Killzone 2 exceeded it's trailer, I'm sure that PS3 fans were disappointed.
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dboyc310  +   1015d ago
AMAZING!!!! The emotion behind when she is getting disarmed again is a MASTERPIECE!!! This might be the game that quantic dream was rumored to be making about a couple in the sci-fi universe. I bet anything that she will fall in love with a human. I CAN SEE IT ALREADY !!!! http://www.eurogamer.net/ar...
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negroguy  +   1015d ago
That's the same part where I was feeling emotion when she was being disarmed. I actually didn't want it to end and see what happened next but being a tech demo that most likely wont happen. Unless of course they continue this idea for their game.
kneon  +   1015d ago
They managed to evoke more and deeper emotion in a 7 minute tech demo than 99% of released games.
Sevir  +   1015d ago
I swear My eyes began to tear as she pleaded not to be killed
"please I dont want to die! I ws only just born and you already want to kill me?" it hit a nerve few games have ever even touch, and only briefly! I'm really blown away at the tech and at the performance level. Sony and Quantic Dreaam should just ink the contract and finalize the purchase! They belong together!

Sony Does it again! experiences onlhy found on a playstation platform!!!!

I cant wait to see what they show at E3 as i'm sure the next project deeply in development, Kara was done 1 year ago so the new game's already 1 year into full on development!!!!

I'm ready David, i'm ready for your next epic!!!
DaReapa  +   1015d ago
@kneon
Lol. That is so true. I understand that this is just a tech demo, but this is a REALLY nice concept to base a game around. They should just build from what they have here. I haven't been this anticipated for a game since Portal 2.
Gen0ne  +   1015d ago
Jesus Christ... I cried. *grabs tissue*
mechlord  +   1014d ago
Xcept, that is a tech demo... but i loved the emotionality of it. Hope that translates into a game. Not many games get me attached to its characters like this tech demo...
1nsaint  +   1014d ago
Super nerd
YodaCracker  +   1015d ago
Now tech demos count as exclusives too?
Nykamari  +   1015d ago
Well I believe Sony bought Quantic Dreams, so yes this tech demo is exclusive.
UltimateIdiot911  +   1015d ago
Because Quantic Dreams actually turn tech demo into reality. The game that will based on the tech demo may not follow the same story but we all know another game for Quantic Dreams is coming for a PlayStation system.
sjaakiejj  +   1015d ago
Based on the fact that the demo is funded by Sony, I'd say the game attached to it is indeed an exclusive title.
ZippyZapper  +   1015d ago
:D YodaCracker agree and bubs+
DigitalRaptor  +   1015d ago
@ YodaCracker

are you serious? Are you actually serious?

If it wasn't completely obvious enough that this tech demo is what will come to form the basis of an exclusive PS3 game, this demo is already a year old so a new game is most likely coming very soon to PS3, within the next 12-18 months.

QD are contracted for 2 more PS3 exclusives: this... and one additional game, so yeah - tech demos --> exclusives.

I thought that would've been stone cold clear!

@ ZippyZapper, I was actually surprised by your comment. It really doesn't surprise me though, when put against most of the things you usually comment about.
GroundsKeeperJimbo  +   1015d ago
@DigitalRaptor
" I was actually surprised by your comment. It really doesn't surprise me though,... " ???
mechlord  +   1014d ago
well...we have *timed* exclusive DEMOS these days, so i guess tech demos can be exclusives as well...
undisputed  +   1014d ago
Your jealousy is amazing, really.
dale_denton  +   1014d ago
yodacracker, you've been served. have a great day.
StraightPath  +   1015d ago
what the heck, it seems like a irobot /heavy rain game. Graphically and the character look pretty much same as heavy rain too. Heavy rain was a great title for story and narrative and this just should it potential will do thr same. However what heavy rain lacked is replay value and gameplay elements. It was a game best for rental. As this game seems like it, although gameplay videos have to be shown to decide that if it is a heavy rain type of game with glorified qte throughout the game.

But wonderful video cant wait to see full game in action and add to my rental list. Hopefully quantic dream will make a better game this time and people actual cared about it. Heavy rain was not a game for everyone it as you dont play much of it but i enjoyed this change but again no way i advise anyone to pay full price for it. Once your done your done no replay value, i played twice got platinum but second playthrough was mind numblingly boring.

The mannequin graphics seem to have returned the character looked like madison paige abit. Is this the game or just a tech demo? As a sci fi heavy rain kinda game will be cool.

But QD hope you innovate and not fill the game with QTE inbetween narrative.

Heavy rain did decent with 87%% metacritic though.
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BitbyDeath  +   1015d ago
Your comments on replay value and QTE present in Heavy Rain shows just how little you actually know about the game.

There is absolutely no way you can platnium with only playing twice.
DigitalRaptor  +   1015d ago
Yep.. StraightPath's PS3-related comments usually ends up with mock positivity chased by underpinnings of his fanboy nature.

Yep, I mean it really goes to show how little you know about Heavy Rain dude. Most of the game is fully interactive. Keep pretending that all you do is press QTE, when it's the same format and style as in Fahrenheit/Indigo Prophecy, which was on the Xbox, and it was praised. You get the same level of interaction and story from point and click adventure games on PC, which no one (unless people like you do) complains about. It's you Xbox console kiddies that only picked up a game pad this gen that can't deal with mature experiences like Heavy Rain and the fact that it's not meant to be like other games. It's not this developers fault that you prefer shallower experiences.

I see on the other articles regarding Halo 4, you seem to go nuts about how "PS3 can't compete"? Why not? Because of no multi-player? It's boohoo I guess.

And how do you explain your double standards man? "Graphically and the character look pretty much same as heavy rain too" - Heavy Rain looked leagues better than any previous Halo game, so the fact that the graphics aren't much better in this, it isn't saying much. And how about the Halo 4 character? Master Chief huh? Bloody same character... What's with that, eh?

And so the pattern continues: A 7-minute tech demo is apparently very telling to StraightPath on how QD's next game will play out. According to you, the characters will all be final and it's going to be an i, Robot game.. EVEN THOUGH THE VIDEO SAYS IT'S A TECH DEMO UNRELATED TO ANY PROJECT CURRENTLY IN PRODUCTION!

& don't forget people - rent it, don't buy it because on your second playthough, it's f***ing boring! Man I wish people used their brains more.

Edit: And the classic... METACRITIC. "Heavy rain did decent with 87%% metacritic though."

Decent, lol. You have such an unfortunate opinion/perspective! I sincerely hope you're trolling, but I have the feeling you're just an ignorant!
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Oner  +   1014d ago
They got you down to 2 as well huh Digi? It's a damned shame that people like you, Morganfell, DarkRide66, DragonKnight & others (+ me as well) who actually speak facts (documented/confirmable) by correcting the misinformation that STILL gets spread here are "hushed"...over those who speak nonsense, spew unsupported claims, bias and quite a bit of outright BS are not as often "hushed".
insomnium2  +   1014d ago
@oner

Happened to me too. Down to 2 bubbles ever since I said something truthfull that hurt someones feelings. No matter if they are facts if they hurt them they debubble you.

Ontopic: WOW! That was an emotional tech demo. I love that woman's voice. I could listen to it all day.
Jamzluminati  +   1015d ago
Thanks I just got out of the shower now I gotta take another one.
solar  +   1015d ago
the premise looks sweet, animations look really good. but the graphics meh. as a ps3 only console owner i should get dragged over the coals for not thinking the graphics are great. but we havent seen the final product yet. so everyone going ape bleep should wait til we get more info. calm down extremists.
Virtual_Reality  +   1015d ago
Because it's an ''old'' Concept, also concepts don't have everything included with the latest technical settings as graphics and other stuff.

''Kara's the very first thing we've done with this brand new engine, so it's not optimized - it's got 50% of the features that we have right now, as Kara was done a year ago.''
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omi25p  +   1015d ago
The Last Of Us: I am legend
Kara: I Robot.

Sony should just hire Will Smith
Pintheshadows  +   1015d ago
More Bladerunner than I, Robot.

Binary Domain takes influence from I, Robot heavily though.

Anyway, the tech demo was very impressive and surprisingly moving. I hope they run with the concept.
04soldier  +   1015d ago
funny bubs up... maybe they will
blackmamba707  +   1014d ago
MIND....BLOWN

kara-skynet-matrix
Dark General  +   1015d ago
A Very intriguing concept with Robotic sentience. I'm wondering how they could build a game around this concept.
Virtual_Reality  +   1015d ago
Uncanny Valley at it's best.

This is going to be great.
kneon  +   1015d ago
They've crossed the uncanny valley and made it to the other side while other devs keep falling off the cliff :)

The subtle facial animations were fantastic, it's those tiny little facial queues that you don't even know you are seeing that really convey emotion and give it that sense of realism.
Finalfantasykid  +   1014d ago
Ya, HR I'd say was dangerously close to being inside the uncanny valley, but man this video might just be on the other side of it!
Patriots_Pride  +   1015d ago
Wow this is probably the first game that made me shed a tear. - I cries when she said she wants to live.

Please let this be on the PS4! I want this game to be the best ever and think that in order to achieve the facial expression that you saw in this video it would have to be on the next gen console.
kneon  +   1015d ago
But those facial expressions were done on a PS3. Sure it will be even better on a PS4 but this was great already
StoneAgeWarfare  +   1014d ago
Kneon do you want him to cry a river ?
BubloZX  +   1015d ago
Wii: What does the scouter say about PS3's power level?
360: *Crushes scouter* IT'S OVER 9000!!!
Wii: What 9000! THAT"S IMPOSSIBLE!

but seriously how does the ps3 keep doing this? It's amazing!
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Patriots_Pride  +   1015d ago
You do realize that this is just a tech demo and Kara is not Quntics new game right.

I would love to play these types of graphics on my PS3 at 1080p but its just not possible with current gen consoles.
BubloZX  +   1014d ago
@Patroit_Pride. The fact is its running real-time on the ps3, whether or not its an actual game or not is irrelevant. This is just a good indicator of what the ps3 is capable of.

But on a side note I would love one of those androids as a housewife. Make it able to reproduce and I'm sold. Just imagine a world where women did what they're told, no questions asked...... God this world would be perfect!
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tawak  +   1015d ago
shut up people! we got halo 4! best graphics ever!!
Snookies12  +   1014d ago
Uhhh, Halo 4 isn't out yet... Even if it looks good, how do you know it'll have a smooth frame rate and no issues with textures in game? Besides, PC gamers have had much better graphical results out of games than any console could... So yeah, just saying man.

On topic though, this tech demo looks wonderful! I can't believe how much emotion was packed into a 7 minute segment. Sony is lucky to have such a great developer working on PS3 titles for them...
tawak  +   1014d ago
its a sarcasm ,watch your blood pressure.
ginsunuva  +   1014d ago
IT'S NOT A GAME, IDIOTS!
StoneAgeWarfare  +   1014d ago
Yeah for Xbox !
lelo2play  +   1014d ago
Fantastic.
geddesmond  +   1014d ago
Why are people giving credit to Sony. Its not Sony making this tech its David Cage and the Quantic team. Sony are probably funding the project but thats about it.

Great tech Quantic however I hope you put this tech into a fully playable action game or something. Heavy Rain was a great story but game wise I didn't dig it much.
sniper-squeak  +   1014d ago
This tech demo was about two things in regards to the technology and "PS3 power" side of things:

Advancements in Animation and how that is affected by Emotion.

If game characters can "think" for themselves without OUR input, that would be a MASSIVE leap forward.

i.e. it's not all about processing power/graphics (: (think about it and relate it to games such as GTA and inFamous, where decisions influence the gameplay)

This is what Heavy Rain was about too.
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Crazyglues  +   1014d ago
Stunning...

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undisputed  +   1014d ago
...I was BLOWN away from that trailer. Makes me want to replay Heavy Rain today. Dammit, now I want to.
GraveLord  +   1015d ago
Cara = Face in Spanish
I'm guessing the name Kara came from this?

WTF is with the disagrees?
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BiggCMan  +   1015d ago
Don't even worry about it. But it could be so, yea. I'm not familiar with Spanish, and QD is French so idk. But the demo was astounding to me. Seems to be that the new game will involve robots being built like a perfect human being to the point where they can think, have emotions, be sexually active etc.. Like a more advanced iRobot!! I loved that movie!
Mac is OK  +   1015d ago
Well, Quantic Dream has been working a lot on facial expressions this generation so maybe that's the connection to the name. Also in case anyone is wondering this is the actress from the video:
https://www.google.com/sear...
Godmars290  +   1015d ago
Sorry, missing face in Spanish reference.

@BiggCMan:
The next game could literally be anything. the only likely certainty is that there'll be an attempt to involve you in the world.

just so long are there are no "JASON!" moments :p
IRetrouk  +   1015d ago
Don't know bout you but if I lost one of my kids in the mall, I'd be shouting their names everywhere to find them too. It's a panic thing.
Virtual_Reality  +   1015d ago
KARA could be some of the initials of something.

In Korean, KARA means happiness.
imt558  +   1014d ago
Cara : translated in croatian is DICK or COCK!! Whatever.:)
gigreen  +   1014d ago
In old-german, "Kara" meant mourning. Kara is also the origin of the english word "care".

That must be it.
Alpha_Gamer  +   1015d ago
Wow, that was impressive.
Nac  +   1015d ago
Looking forward to this. Trumps Heavy Rain by far.
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CGI-Quality  +   1015d ago
Speechless.
PS3ROCKS  +   1015d ago
Care to explain.
CynicalVision  +   1015d ago
It's not working. T.T
Eddy223  +   1015d ago
Someone please post an HD youtube version of this. The Player Eurogamer uses is slow and horrid.
Eddy223  +   1015d ago
Youtube link

Related video
cyclindk  +   1015d ago
Sorry, accidentally disagreed with you.
specialguest  +   1015d ago
I'm glad there are game developers who are willing to take risks and try something different than the mainstream.
BiggCMan  +   1015d ago
Indeed, Quantic Dream has been doing *different* better than anyone else since Fahrenheit (Indigo Prophecy in the U.S)
Angainor7  +   1015d ago
is it just me or heavy rain was better in terms of facial expresions and generally the facial stuff...???
GamingTruth  +   1015d ago
definitely just you
CGI-Quality  +   1015d ago
Heavy Rain's faces, while good, had a sort of stiffness not present here. No, this isn't L.A. NOIRE smooth (although, that had body limitations that don't plague Kara), but this is Heavy Rain's engine with improvements. They are clearly apparent.

Edit: Seems I'm wrong about the engine, this one is brand new! Can't wait to see more!
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wenaldy  +   1015d ago
The tecnology is more advance than Team Bondi's, they actually captured actress' facial, motion and sound at the same time.

Edit: Lot of bitter trolls got jealous, look at that disagrees
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Raf1k1  +   1015d ago
Facial motion and sound at the same time is standard fare. It's body motion, facial and sound at the same time that's new as mentioned in the article.
vortis  +   1014d ago
I don't think someone properly played L.A. Noire.
shadowwizard  +   1015d ago
HATERS GONNA HATE, LULz, people are so mad.
Pandamobile  +   1015d ago
That's pretty neat. Thankfully they got rid of the autistic looking facial expressions from the original Heavy Rain demo.
Parapraxis  +   1015d ago
I would hardly call Heavy Rain's facial expressions "autistic".
They were not as good as this, but far better than most games had ever accomplished.
jalen247  +   1015d ago
I think Panda was refering to the Heavy Rain Casting Demo...not Heavy Rain demo or the final Heavy Rain game...

Heavy Rain was pretty realistic looking to me...but the Casting demo was not as realistic...especially mouth movement
jalen247  +   1015d ago
LOL...don't worry about the disagrees...I am sure you are not the only one that thought that

The tech has come a long way since the Heavy Rain casting demo
Lionalliance  +   1015d ago
oh wow! What's with the disagrees XD?!
thehusbo  +   1015d ago
Looks pretty good. Looking forward to see their next game as heavy rain was one of my favourite games this gen.

The disagrees in here are pretty funny also.
remanutd55  +   1015d ago
welcome to the playstation family Quantic Dream lol , im pretty sure sony will be buying them after this project
DarkBlood  +   1015d ago
wrong post
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remanutd55  +   1015d ago
yours?
DarkBlood  +   1015d ago
thought i hit the reply button for invidual comment lol
BitbyDeath  +   1015d ago
I sure hope so
Godmars290  +   1015d ago
O_O
Still need to see the actual game. But considering how HR improved on its tech demo, what are the chances that the next title wont manage to look better than this.

Edit:
And I'm going to guess these disagrees are Halo fans who just got bitch slapped - not that should even matter.

@PirateThom:
Lord knows someone needs to take a try at Snatcher or a more emotion based Binary Domain. Kojima doesn't seem to want to.

Not that anyone's yet to see what the Fox Engine is actually going to turn out - and its on both systems, so we all win XD
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PirateThom  +   1015d ago
Ehh.... this better be their new game. I just pictured this as an intro... you're an android who develops emotions and thoughts and, after getting outside, the company sees you as a danger and tries to destroy you... you can't fight back, but you have to run because you don't want to die.
jizzyjones  +   1015d ago
It wreaks of A.I/Blade runner/5th element, the potential is amazing (assuming this is what the game is like)
Nitrowolf2  +   1015d ago
Imagine if it was a blade runner game 0_o. I know not the same, but still.

Heavy Rain techn demo had nothing to do with the game, But this just seems like something I would love to play
iceman06  +   1015d ago
Agreed. As long as they stick to the same scenario, I believe that I would be fine with it. From what I remember, the original tech demo from Heavy Rain didn't have a lot of content hints. It was more of the facial expressions. However, once the game was coming close, we got that level with the taxidermist serial killer...which hinted more toward the game. At any rate, this tech demo was impressive as a piece of tech and also as (hopefully) a hint toward what could be a great premise for a game.
jalen247  +   1015d ago
This better be the theme for the new game...or they better turns this tech demo into another game...asap
shadowwizard  +   1015d ago
Also, this is YEAR old tech demo! YEAR OLD, so we can only image how their next game will look.
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nik666uk  +   1015d ago
Now i see why he wasn't that impressed by La noires tech
PirateThom  +   1015d ago
Yeah, people said he was jealous...
UltimateIdiot911  +   1015d ago
I don't know about LA Noires. The uncanny valley in that game was far too big for me. Something about their animation just really put me off.

But this, while there is still some uncanny valley, the gap certainly is very small.
stonecold3  +   1015d ago
i cant wait for quantic dreams to release this game i loved heavy rain and the same will be for kara?
StifflerK  +   1015d ago
That looks amazing!!!

I thought Heavy Rain was impressive , but this is a whole leap forward. I'm looking forward to QD's new game - I hope they keep this futuristic setting!
jalen247  +   1015d ago
I agree...and the funny thing is Heavy Rain is still one of the best looking games on consoles...and this year old demo on the new engine looks a lot better...and at same time still running on PlayStation 3...amazing
negroguy  +   1015d ago
Wow was just expecting a brief tech demo showing off the power, but didn't think i'd actually get engrossed into the video so much.
dgonza40  +   1015d ago
Me either :o
gypsygib  +   1015d ago
Wow, I had no idea PS3 was capable of graphics like that, it's good enough for a movie.

In fact, I'm really interested in that character already. She seemed far more real emotionally than most game characters that are supposed be to living...
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Dualshockers_Carlos  +   1015d ago
Never played Heavy Rain? Uncharted 3?

It's extremely capable ;)

David Cage take my money now!
gypsygib  +   1015d ago
The facial expression seemed far more convincing and realistic than Uncharted 3 (which I love). U3 is more cartoon like expressions.
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GamingTruth  +   1015d ago
seems the pc fans brainwashing has really breached your minds own perception
Pandamobile  +   1015d ago
Try harder
MySwordIsHeavenly  +   1015d ago
I thought I was alive...
Parapraxis  +   1015d ago
I smell a new meme...
Acquiescence  +   1015d ago
Instant hype...
I really hope she's the protagonist for QD's new game. The tech demo itself was wonderfully executed and managed to resonate with me. If a 7 minute vid like that can get an emotional response then I can't wait what Cage has in store when the game comes out.
MrChow666  +   1015d ago
that was amazing!
bubwright  +   1015d ago
that was pretty damn cooooooool!
Braid  +   1015d ago
Holy freaking sh#t!

I'll be buying another copy of Heavy Rain just to keep these kind of studios alive. I don't want my grandchildren to play mindless CODs, the sooner we realize that gaming is a way of expression and a sub-genre of art that can actually convey EMOTIONS the better for the whole gaming community.

And I don't even care about the technology at this point, Quantic Dream is the god of mature storytelling in video games and I absolutely love them for that.

And a word to SONY: what the hell are you waiting for? Make them a first party already!
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bubwright  +   1015d ago
THIS!
CGI-Quality  +   1015d ago
THAT! :D

More serious note, between this and The Last Of Us, Sony really has some of the most intriguing/adult experiences.
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Venjense  +   1015d ago
Technically, if really you want Quantic Dreams to have the best chance for survival/thriving you would want them to create multiplat games because it equals more sales and a larger fan base.

If you want Sony to benefit you'd want QD first party. So which is it?

A gamer has only one answer.
CGI-Quality  +   1015d ago
How many first party companies within SCE aren't "surviving/thriving" ?

Unless the number is alarming high, it's useless to worry about. Quantic as a first or third party will surely be fine and as long as Sony funds/publishes their games (which let's not forget, their last sold MUCH more than they thought it would), they will be fine.
Braid  +   1015d ago
Don't get me wrong, I'm a gamer first.

Microsoft or any other company could buy them and make them a first party for all I care, I just want them to be praised for the great games they were able to produce, namely, Fahrenheit 451 (which was released on PC as well) and Heavy Rain. It's just they seem to be making it an occupational strategy to focus on a single hardware to get the best performance/visuals out of it. Maybe they think that by doing so, it becomes easier for them to tweak their games. If that's the way they want to work, I'll just respect that.

Being a first party studio could assure the continuity of their work and actually provide them more resources to work with. Unfortunately they choose to develop for PS3 only for the moment, which may change in the future, and for now, their becoming a first party studio seems to be possible only if Sony buys them. I just think that they deserve to be a first party studio and they already proved that with the great games they released. What better time than now? They're great at what they do.
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halocursed  +   1015d ago
You should also send a fan email to the Developers of Heavy Rain. I certainly did. They are one of the best studios around...creating Mind Blowing single player experiences and turning the industry on its head with every single game. http://www.quanticdream.com...
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