GamesCom: Heavy Rain will focus more on emotions

  • Posted August 18th, 2009 at 18:52 EDT by Adam Dolge

When Heavy Rain is released next year we'll get a completely new gaming experience, explained David Cage from Quantic Dream. Cage showed off the game at GamesCom, highlighting some of the four main characters, including a private detective named Scott Shelby and a man named Ethan.

Ethan lost his oldest son in a crowd, and his kid was hit by a car, Cage explained. Ethan must confront his own fears when his son goes missing. The idea is based on Cage losing his son once in a shopping mall.

The game is said to be like no other title currently available. It uses the PlayStation 3 in new ways, and is not your typical game that features repetitive action. Instead, the game focuses strongly on emotions.

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  • Related game: Heavy Rain

    Release date (US):
    February 23rd, 2010
    Developer:
    Quantic Dream
    Genre:
    Action - Interactive Drama
    Rank:
    18 of 2,586 Games
    Up 0 places (in last 7 days)
  • Related event: GamesCom

    Event date:
    August 19-23 2009
    Where:
    Cologne, Germany
    News:
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