You could go back and play Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective or Suspect or even Another Code: R or Cursed Mountain. You'd find the acting, the control systems, the graphics, the sheer ambition and the powerfully created narrative lines less involving than Heavy Rain. At heart this is an inventive, elegant game with a truly innovative take on the PS3 controller.
I just tried the demo, and my biggest gripe is with the gameplay controls.
But its not for everyone. I liked the atmosphere. Lets see if the story is good enough and if there's enough replayability, i have it reserved