Tag Archives: heavy rain
Fri, Nov 08, 2013 | 09:11 GMT
PS4 releases next week in the US, ending a generation of where innovation fought traditions and, according to Patrick Garratt, one game above all managed to be new.
Fri, Oct 04, 2013 | 19:11 BST
Sony has released a video interview with Quantic Dream co-CEO Guillaume de Fondaumiere in which he discusses the differences between the game and the firm’s last outing, Heavy Rain. In the video he touches upon the story’s scope, and provides insight on the design process. Beyond: Two Souls launches worldwide on October 8.
Mon, Sep 23, 2013 | 13:08 BST
Quantic Dream boss David Cage doesn’t believe in design by metrics and committee, because he’s interested in creative acts, not filling out a checklist of features.
Wed, Sep 04, 2013 | 06:03 BST
Microsoft has a chance to publish Heavy Rain, but knocked back the eventual PlayStation 3 exclusive over its kidnapping themes.
Fri, Jun 21, 2013 | 12:49 BST
David Cage and Yu Suzuki have been interviewed by Camouflaj developer Ryan Payton about Shenmue, the art of story-telling and QTEs.
Fri, Apr 19, 2013 | 17:47 BST
Quantic Dream’s Guillaume de Fondaumiere has said Heavy Rain cost €16.7 million to develop, and once distribution and marketing costs were added, the total came to €40 million. Still, the game was profitable: “Sony earned more than €100 million with this game,” he told the Digital Dragons audience in Poland today.
Wed, Apr 10, 2013 | 19:49 BST
Quantic Dream has posted a job listing for a lead online programmer with a “very deep and high knowledge of online gaming; network developments.” The firm would like for this person to have shipped a triple-A title with “significant experience in multiplayer gaming.” While Quantic’s next project, Beyond: Two Souls is a single-player title as with Heavy Rain, the firm’s David Cage has as in the past multiplayer is something he would consider in the future. Via Superannuation‘s feature on Kotaku.
Thu, Mar 21, 2013 | 14:00 GMT
Beyond: Two Souls may come from the same team that brought you Heavy Rain, but it doesn’t have a single QTE, Quantic Dream’s David Cage has told VG247.
Tue, Aug 28, 2012 | 07:35 BST
Quantic Dream boss David Cage has said very few developers have the chance to explore new ideas – and those that do will shape the future of games.
Wed, Aug 22, 2012 | 15:05 BST
Beyond: Two Souls and Heavy Rain creator David Cage speaks to VG247′s Dave Cook about emotion, the importance of talented actors and what to expect from Beyond.
Tue, Aug 21, 2012 | 22:14 BST
David Cage believes player interaction in video games should consist of more than just shooting a gun, and this philosophy is something he’s striving to instill with Quantic Dream’s latest, Beyond: Two Souls.
Fri, Aug 17, 2012 | 19:31 BST
Beyond: Two Souls isn’t a game trying to be a movie or some attempt to bridge the divide between them. Quantic Dream view it as a convergence – a third new form of entertainment that puts its actors fully to the test. VG247′s Dave Cook goes behind the scenes to learn more.
Wed, Jul 04, 2012 | 07:55 BST
Although Deus Ex creator Warren Spector believes David Cage is one of the best writers in gaming, he’s wary of the inflexibility of heavily scripted games.
Thu, May 31, 2012 | 08:45 BST
Despite showing the world a thing or two about graphical prowess and cinematic gameplay, Quantic Dream boss David Cage says the team weren’t satisfied with Heavy Rain.
Tue, Dec 20, 2011 | 00:53 GMT
A Destructoid report puts the spotlight back on an ongoing issue: Some buyers have found that the Platinum Move Edition of Heavy Rain is missing the exclusive content advertised on the box. Affected copies of the game, which are still appearing in the wild, do not display the extra content on the PlayStation 3′s XMB. To get the disc replaced with a full version, purchasers have to ship the game to Sony, footing the bill themselves.
Tue, Dec 06, 2011 | 00:07 GMT
Of Heavy Rain’s 3 million players, over one third failed to save the Origami Killer’s next victim.
Thu, Nov 03, 2011 | 17:21 GMT
Sony has announced the Heavy Rain: Director’s Cut, a package which includes the original game, Heavy Rain Chronicles: Episode 1 – The Taxidermist DLC, the original soundtrack, bonus videos, Move support, dynamic themes, and new concept art, will arrive in US stores on November 8. It will run you $29.99. The PS Store will also have the Heavy Rain Crime Scene Dynamic Theme available for free on that day as well.
Wed, Sep 28, 2011 | 19:25 BST
David Cage has said he has no intention of making a Heavy Rain 2, as he is not in the videogame business to “make money.”
Mon, Sep 12, 2011 | 09:35 BST
Quantic Dream CEO Guillaume de Fondaumiere has said that the French developer has lost upwards of €10 million in second hand sales from Heavy Rain.
Mon, Aug 08, 2011 | 15:35 BST
European game ratings body PEGI’s rated a toned down version of Heavy Rain. The Quantic Dream thriller was given a PEGI 18 (BBFC 15) when it launched last February. Now the new version, Heavy Rain Edition Modifiée, has been given a PEGI 16. This new version does feature “realistic looking violence, nudity of a sexual nature, and strong language,” however. Sony’s told Eurogamer it’s a French-only thing, though.