Call Of Duty meets Heavy Rain: David Cage to make 'emotional war game'

Okay. This is a big 'un. CVG has just finished a chinwag with Heavy Rain auteur David Cage - and discovered that the French designer is plotting to turn the war genre on its head with a new project.

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Tommykrem2838d ago

Good! And he's working on two different projects :)

Iroquois_Pliskin2838d ago

hmm war huh?

War never changes....

mac_sparrow2838d ago (Edited 2838d ago )

that quote with that name and avatar? Mismatch at best, at worst... BLASPHEMY! ;)

FantasyStar2838d ago (Edited 2838d ago )

Yes War has changed....

Did it?

Tommykrem2838d ago (Edited 2838d ago )

Look guys, Fallout doesn't think war has changed because it's still the same concept. People fight because they're values contradict. While in Metal Gear an economy has been built up around war that is so important that war is no longer about fighting for a goal, but for keeping an economy alive. So they're fighting for a common goal, unlike in Fallout where they're still fighthing for different goals! Two different game universes, two different situations. Just because Bulletstorm devs can't cope with that doesn't mean we can't!

Nice explanation if I have to say so myself... :)

malandra2838d ago

what the hell is a chinwag?

anyway, let's hope he moves on with Horizon first, with have plenty of war games and from what he's saying he probably never played Metal Gear

Pixelated_Army2838d ago (Edited 2838d ago )

It's hilarious that the PS3 has more shooters than the box does. XD

eagles19902838d ago

It's also funny that PS3 has more games than the 360

Istanbull2838d ago

Why do yousay "War never changes" and then have a name like Iroquois Pliskin from MGS2?

If you're a MGS fan, you would know that it is "War has CHANGED"

Darkfocus2838d ago

he was clearly making a duty calls reference not fallout....

captain-obvious2838d ago

if there is any one that can do it
then its this man right here

Inside_out2837d ago

Later when nobody wants to buy fps war games anymore, the dumb haters will blame Activision and not clowns like this guy and

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Christopher2838d ago

Hope he works with some teams who have been involved in making war games. There's a massive line he will be crossing going that route, a line that is very harsh to live up to for developers.

BkaY2838d ago

i pictured a war game with HR visuals and for bonus...

facial animation like LA Noire (hope i spelled it right) ============= super mega epic win....


Ravenor2837d ago


Heavy Rain looks the way it does because you're squished into a box during gameplay. If you noticed the larger areas are quite void of detail.

It's very unlikely to get the same level of detail, unless we're fighting inside the whole time.

Blad3star2838d ago

Its called Home Front David.

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HolyOrangeCows2838d ago

Call of Duty, Call of Duty, Call of Duty...

This is worse than the N64/Ps1 era when EVERY platformer was labeled a "mario clone" and every shooter a "DOOM clone"

He NEVER mentioned COD, CrapVG did, saying "potentially BLAH BLAH BLAG"

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Raendom2838d ago

Hell yes! More Cage games is what the world needs. HR was my GOTY of '10.

theonlylolking2838d ago

He makes very good games and heavy rain IS still very good and emotional. Cant wait to see what he does with a title like this.

NYC_Gamer2838d ago

his shooter would need to be multi to have any impact

PirateThom2838d ago

Explain. No, please, I'm dying to hear you thought process on this.

NYC_Gamer2838d ago (Edited 2838d ago )

what good is making a deep shooter if its only limited to one won't reach as many gamers as should.

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because many studios are paid to keep titles exclusive

PirateThom2838d ago

That's not really a reasoning though.

Why limit anything to any console?

karl2838d ago

because it can look sooooo much better!! that is..

they could make it on pc aswell though. i would be ok with that...

jizzyjones2838d ago

It needs to be good to have an impact, Heavy Rain was outstanding an that wasn't muti.

Cheetos2838d ago (Edited 2838d ago )

I don't think it needs to be multi to make an impact but it will probably sell more if it was multi.

Christopher2838d ago

To have _any_ impact? That's a fairly massive declaration.

So, no exclusive title has had an impact?

Rage_S902838d ago

uncharted had a huge impact on the industry and wasn't exclusive what about ocarina of time or shadow of the colossus you comment is invalid

RBdrift2836d ago

Last i played on Xbox live i don't remember ever playing with deep thinking players.
Look a how will the xbox community helped alan wake.

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Kran2838d ago (Edited 2838d ago )

A war game with more of a story? OK.... Im listening....

CoLD FiRE2838d ago

No no no no! Leave all the stupid emotions out of my shooter. No EMO please.

buckley2838d ago

This is exactly the kind of shot in the arm the FPS genre needs. Storytelling from an accomplished adventure game creator. I really hope this works out.