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Quantic Dream does robots in the Detroit Become Human trailer

Quantic Dream is back, and it looks like they're playing to their strengths, as the star of Detroit Become Human is a literal robot, a police android named Connor. The E3 demonstration (with the official trailer below) highlighted a bunch o...   read

 
 
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The PS4 port of Heavy Rain doesn't change much

Let's get his out the way now, the only thing that has been changed in the PlayStation 4 version of Heavy Rain is the quality of the visuals. A bump from 720p to 1080p, some additional texture and lighting details, a smoother framerate; not...   read

 
 
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No physical edition of Heavy Rain on PS4 in North America

Quantic Dream's Heavy Rain is getting a remaster on PlayStation 4 at the beginning of March. In all different regions, people have the option of picking up the Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls Collection, or just getting the ...   read

 
 
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PS4 gets Beyond: Two Souls next week, Heavy Rain in March

If a "huge portion" of PlayStation 4 owners never played something as universally liked as The Last of Us, I wonder how many of them missed out on Beyond: Two Souls and Heavy Rain. "Enough," I suppose. Both games are being remastered for th...   read

 
 
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Heavy Rain, Beyond: Two Souls PS4 release date coming 'soon now'

If you've been patiently making origami and waiting for Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls to make it to PlayStation 4, I have good news - they're coming "soon now". The official twitter account of developer Quantic Dream thanked fans for th...   read

 
 
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Eurocage: Heavy Rain, Beyond: Two Souls coming to PS4

Here's some news that snuck by last E3 week. Quantic Dream's beloved Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls are coming top PlayStation 4, "only for Europe and the PAL region," according to the PlayStation Blog. The European one. A year ago there ...   read

 
 
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David Cage awarded France's Legion of Honor

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 video game develop...   read

 
 
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Microsoft & Heavy Rain

Microsoft turned down Heavy Rain because of kidnapping

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. Microsoft init...   read

 
 
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Heavy Rain was written for John Goodman and Clive Owen

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.  So, I w...   read

 
 
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Heavy Rain composer Normand Corbeil passes away

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 afternoon. Corb...   read

 
 


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Jimquisition: Think of the Children!

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. Except, really, i...   read

 
 
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Jimquisition: Photorealistic Sociopathy

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 there yet more wor...   read

 
 
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David Cage: games must innovate or 'die'

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 bit more -- not ...   read

 
 
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David Cage on Heavy Rain: 'Unhappy with everything'

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. We thought we co...   read

 
 
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David Cage: Games focus too much on violence

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 creative and app...   read

 
 
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Science: PS3 users more sophisticated than 360/Wii users

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 Black Box o' Blu-...   read

 
 
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The grand adventure: Making a comeback

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 importantly, be...   read

 
 
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Some Heavy Rain Move Editions missing advertised content

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, soundtrack, theme and ...   read

 
 
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Heavy Rain Directors cut arriving November 8th

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 content, as well as ...   read

 
 
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Art Juice: David Cage and the Serpent of Dawn

[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!] Since Biblic...   read

 
 
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David Cage: United States has problems with my games

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 confusion among pu...   read

 
 
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Cage won't make Heavy Rain 2, not in it for the money

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 himself, rather t...   read

 
 
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Quantic CEO whines that used games cost him millions

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 got traded in so...   read

 
 
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Heavy Rain goes light on violence and nudity for France

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. The game got a P...   read

 
 
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Trademark hints that Quantic Dreams' Infraworld lives

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 development by the studio...   read

 
 
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