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Quantic Dream reveals Beyond: Two Souls

Quantic Dream, the developers of Heavy Rain, announced their next upcoming PS3 exclusive, Beyond: Two Souls. This story heavy experience puts gamers in the shoes of Jodie Holmes, portrayed in both likeness and voice by the actress Ellen Paige. Not … Continue reading

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The Secret Monsters of Gaming: Good Guys Worse than the Bad Guys

Good character development is a pretty tricky thing to pull off, and that goes double for video games. Nothing quite drives that point home than the amount of silent protagonists that you find in many of today’s games, and while … Continue reading

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Heavy Rain: Director’s Cut set for US release next week

Sony has announced the Heavy Rain: Director’s Cut, which will be released on November 8 in the US. It will include the original game, the Heavy Rain Chronicles: Episode 1 – ‘The Taxidermist’ downloadable content, its original soundtrack and a … Continue reading

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Heavy Rain sells 2 million copies, Quantic Dream CEO moans anyway

In a recent interview with gamesindustry.biz, Quantic Dreams CEO Guillaume de Fondaumiere confirmed that Heavy Rain had shifted over 2 million units, which is great news for the studio. However, this doesn’t seem to be enough, as trophy data reveals … Continue reading

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SCEE trademark speculated to be new Quantic Dream title

A trademark registration from Sony Computer Entertainment Europe for the title ‘Infraworld’ has been uncovered. The eagle-eyed internet sleuth known as Superannuation made the discovery, and speculates the title may be for one of the two projects currently in development … Continue reading

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Quantic Dream working on “two very different projects”

From previous reports it was thought that Quantic Dream had dropped most of their previous work to get PlayStation Move motion controls into Heavy Rain. The team had planned a number of new downloadable chapters for the game, but instead … Continue reading

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Heavy Rain was more sexually explicit before the cut

Heavy Rain reportedly had some of its content cut before it hit the shelves. Of course, it was only a limited selection of content, but Sony did indeed make Quantic Dream reign in some of the game’s more extreme imagery. … Continue reading

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Heavy Rain sells over one million in five weeks

Heavy Rain has sold over one million copies in the five weeks it’s been on sale, Sony Computer Entertainment announced today. The PlayStation 3 exclusive broke new ground, developing its own genre and surprising critics with its emotional content. Heavy … Continue reading

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Suda 51: Interested in PS3 Arc and Heavy Rain-style game [UPDATE]

Suda 51, CEO of Grasshopper Manufacture, has of late been working hard on brining No More Heroes to the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, but following this Wii-port the developer has expressed interest in making games for both of the … Continue reading

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Heavy Rain tops UK charts, shortages follow

Heavy Rain has topped both the individual and all formats chart in the UK, bringing in approximately one-hundred-thousand sales in the country alone. The game is Sony’s first British number one since Killzone 2 released this time last year. Last … Continue reading

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