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David Cage awarded France's Legion of Honor


The nation's highest decoration
Feb 18
Quantic Dream's David Cage (Heavy Rain, Beyond: Two Souls) is being awarded France's highest decoration, the Legion of Honor, for his contributions to the country's videogame industry, Le Figaro reports. Cage is the first vid... read
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Microsoft & Heavy Rain

Microsoft turned down Heavy Rain because of kidnapping


Didn't want to rein in any possible controversy
Sep 04
It seems Microsoft turned down PS3 exclusive Heavy Rain because it featured the kidnapping of children, according to developer Quantic Dream's David Cage, speaking at the BAFTA Annual Games Lecture in London, Polygon reports.... read
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Hollywood

Heavy Rain was written for John Goodman and Clive Owen


David Cage's ideal Hollywood cast revealed
Apr 28
David Cage has said in the past that he writes characters with actors in mind for roles. With better tech and a bigger budget, Cage finally got the cast he wanted with Beyond: Two Souls which stars Ellen Page and Willem Dafoe... read
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Heavy Rain composer Normand Corbeil passes away


Passes at 56
Jan 28
Composer Normand Corbeil, the man behind the musical score for Quantic Dream's Heavy Rain, passed away yesterday at age 56. He was diagnosed with Stage IV pancreatic cancer late last year, and passed away yesterday ... read
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Jimquisition: Think of the Children!


Jimquisition happens every Monday!
Oct 15
Children are the holy grail of conflict. In media, they are the go-to solution for instant dilemma in a can, a way to garner immediate sympathy from an audience because they're children, and children are sooooo sympathic. Ex... read
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Jimquisition: Photorealistic Sociopathy


Aug 06
Are photorealistic graphics the key to advancement? Do we need believable visuals in order to convey believable emotions? Is a console generation over as soon as you've pushed the systems to their technical limits, or is the... read
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David Cage: games must innovate or 'die'


Jul 06
Self-proclaimed videogame auteur David Cage has urged the videogame industry to innovate of face certain death. "... This industry will die if it doesn't try more to be innovative and to come up with new ideas and to talk a b... read
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David Cage on Heavy Rain: 'Unhappy with everything'


May 30
David Cage, founder of developer Quantic Dream and director of Heavy Rain, aired grievances over his ambitious 2010 noir adventure in an interview with Gamasutra: "With the team, we were pretty much unhappy with everything. W... read
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David Cage: Games focus too much on violence


May 21
David Cage would like to remind the world that he's different from everybody else and will change games for the better. The Heavy Rain director has criticized the industry's focus on violence, calling on software to be more c... read
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Science: PS3 users more sophisticated than 360/Wii users


May 08
According to thatgamecompany designer Jenova Chen, the reason why games like Flower and Journey are on the PlayStation Network is that PS3 owners are more mature than Xbox 360 or Wii users. Apparently, those who bought the Bl... read
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Check out the first part of the feature, here! The last few years have been an interesting time for the adventure game genre. After a decade of disappointment, fans finally started to see more and more titles appear and most ... read feature

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Some Heavy Rain Move Editions missing advertised content


Dec 19
It's been happening since April of this year, but hasn't received much coverage. Some users have been buying the Move Edition of Heavy Rain, which promises four pieces of additional content (the "Taxidermist" chapter, soundtr... read
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Heavy Rain Directors cut arriving November 8th


Nov 03
Two years following the release of Heavy Rain, a "Directors Cut" version of the game is set to hit stores on November 8th. Continuing the trend of "complete edition" releases, this package includes previously unreleased conte... read
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Art Juice: David Cage and the Serpent of Dawn


Sep 29
[Every week (until I get bored), Art Juice takes a recent videogame story and provides an unremittingly artistic slant, telling us a little something about ourselves in the process ... whether we want to know the truth or not... read
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David Cage: United States has problems with my games


Sep 28
David Cage, the self-styled "auteur of videogames", has stated that the United States has a "problem" with his work because American marketing departments don't understand him. He believes that his unique direction causes con... read
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Cage won't make Heavy Rain 2, not in it for the money


Sep 28
David Cage has stated that he doesn't intend to make Heavy Rain 2, even though he could potentially score a huge amount of money from a sequel. This is because of something called, "David Cage the brand." He wishes to sell hi... read
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Quantic CEO whines that used games cost him millions


Sep 12
Quantic Dream CEO Guillaume de Fondaumiere has joined the ranks of the idiotic in whining about used games. Wait, aren't we supposed to only play Heavy Rain once, right? Surely he of all people should understand why it g... read
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Heavy Rain goes light on violence and nudity for France


Aug 11
Heavy Rain is getting a new, re-edited version for the French market called Heavy Rain – Version Modifiée. This is now the third version of the title, after the release of last year's version with Move support. T... read
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Trademark hints that Quantic Dreams' Infraworld lives


Aug 04
Sony Computer Entertainment has filed a trademark for Infraworld, which has some speculating it could be the next project for Heavy Rain developer, Quantic Dream. A game by the name of Infraworld was previously in developmen... read
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Smithsonian's 'Art of Video Games' art chosen


May 05
In March of next year, the Smithsonian American Art Museum will open its "The Art of Video Games" exhibition. It will showcase 80 games in an exploration of 40 years of videogames. Between February and April, the Smithsonian ... read
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The Jimquisition: Games are not movies, get over it


Apr 18
Oh hello, I didn't see you there! It's been a while since we had one of these stupid little videos, isn't it? Here's one for you. It has Escapist written on it for some reason. Don't worry about that.  The Jimquisition ... read
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Cage: Compare games to films, drive the industry forward


Apr 11
Heavy Rain director and Tommy Wiseau clone David Cage has been making more ludicrous assertions, this time demanding that the game industry move on from old methods ... by comparing them to older entertainment mediums. "... read
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Wait ... Heavy Rain invented a genre?


Mar 18
I had no idea Heavy Rain invented an entire new genre ... oh wait ... no it didn't. read
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I still haven't played through all of Heavy Rain, because the parts I played were so corny, hamfisted and hackneyed that I couldn't go on. A red balloon slowly floating into the sky to symbolize the death of a child? Seriousl... read feature

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David Cage has said some rather pompous things in his time. This is, after all, the man that gave Heavy Rain sole credit for making the videogame industry a more meaningful medium. This past week at GDC, however, I belie... read feature

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Deadwood creator adapting Heavy Rain film


Jan 27
Deadwood creator David Milch is adapting Quantic Dream's Heavy Rain into a film, according to Variety. He'll be joining Bob Shaye and Michael Lynne in a collaboration between Unique Features and Warner Bros. "David Milch... read
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Destructoid: Skyrim, Portal 2, and a Butt-Touchin' App


Jan 20
Good evening, Thunderkittens. I'm back again with a rad episode of The Destructoid Show. This one is full of important big-name stories that will cause endless fussing and cussing from our viewers. Right off the bat, I go ov... read
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Cage: Heavy Rain made games a more meaningful medium


Jan 18
David Cage's arrogance is unparalleled, even in an industry that sports Denis Dyack. Seemingly drunk on the fawning of his own fans, the Quantic Dream director has claimed that Heavy Rain opened doors for more maturity i... read
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Telltale's Jurassic Park inspired by Heavy Rain


Jan 10
According to Jurassic Park developer Telltale Games, the upcoming dinosaur adventure title will share some things in common with Quantic Dream's Heavy Rain, with interactions, puzzles and even quick-time-events inspired by th... read
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On The Media looks at the importance of gaming


Jan 02
This isn't exactly news, but I still thought you'd want to hear about it. Nationally broadcast radio show On The Media just put out an episode about videogames, and it's pretty amazing. A recap of the Atari/Nintendo/Sega-side... read
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Quantic Dream opens mo-cap studio in Paris


Dec 13
Could Quantic Dream be the supreme masters of motion capture? Who else has done escaping from intruders in panties as well as they have? Have you ever seen a more life-like frantic run through a shopping mall? The H... read
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Amazon Gold Box features PlayStation 3 all day long


Sep 21
Time once again for another of Amazon's Gold Box sales events to hit the videogame department. In recent months, they have offered these day long deals for Xbox 360 and Wii, so the PlayStation 3 was due to get its turn and to... read






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