I played Heavy Rain on PS3 but I didn’t get very far before I was distracted by…”OH! Firefly!” (HEY EDITOR: Only the BEST nerds will get that. Did YOU?”) (HEY REVIEWER: Shiny)
In 2010 when the game launched the controls were innovative in an effort to increase the player’s immersion.
The opening scene is a tutorial about movement and even listening to your character’s thoughts. The controls initially seem clumsy. There are two sticks which are traditional in execution of movement for almost every other game. Do not look for that here.