View Poll Results: Which one is the better looking box art?

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  • Catherine (US)

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  • Heavy Rain (US)

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    Catherine (US) box art:




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    While the cover for Catherine is somewhat interesting and a relatively unique design, I'm not really a fan of Japanese over-the-top-ness. I voted for Heavy Rain because it showcases a mysterious image with an effective colour scheme and is much more appealing in my opinion.

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    Heavy Rain. To the point, has a mystery about it (Used that twice now) and doesn't need a woman exposing herself to sell it.

    My opinion.



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    Quote Originally Posted by avecha View Post
    Heavy Rain. To the point, has a mystery about it (Used that twice now) and doesn't need a woman exposing herself to sell it.

    My opinion.
    I agree. Whilst Catherine's sex appeal is a factor in the game, there are surely other ways of showing that. Heavy Rain's cover has mystery, as you and Beasley2K say. I love how the facial expressions of the characters suggest that they all have different things going on internally. I also like the noir vibe, which is created by the black-and-white cover, the gun, the suggested violence from the bloodied origami, and the contextually-obvious cops. It must be an obvious nod to noir, and to make such a nod shows effort, consideration and intelligence. On a subjective level, which I didn't base my judgement on, I am an ex-Film Student, so I geek out on genre knowledge and references.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LeeMillington View Post
    I agree. Whilst Catherine's sex appeal is a factor in the game, there are surely other ways of showing that. Heavy Rain's cover has mystery, as you and Beasley2K say. I love how the facial expressions of the characters suggest that they all have different things going on internally. I also like the noir vibe, which is created by the black-and-white cover, the gun, the suggested violence from the bloodied origami, and the contextually-obvious cops. It must be an obvious nod to noir, and to make such a nod shows effort, consideration and intelligence. On a subjective level, which I didn't base my judgement on, I am an ex-Film Student, so I geek out on genre knowledge and references.
    This is one of my favourite reasons. A very well thought out and articulated comment.

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    Catherine for its crazy look.


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    Catherine. Didn't like Heavy Rain's cover, even though that game was one of my all time favorite.

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    Emotion is a huge factor for me and Heavy Rain pulls it off.



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    The heavy rain cover is crap.

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    Quote Originally Posted by irish-sid View Post
    The heavy rain cover is crap.
    Why? Validate your blunt statement with a reason.



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    heavy rain. just can tell that there's an emotional pull just looking at the box



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    Quote Originally Posted by avecha View Post
    Why? Validate your blunt statement with a reason.
    No.

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    Quote Originally Posted by irish-sid View Post
    No.
    Then it's invalid.



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    Quote Originally Posted by avecha View Post
    Then it's invalid.
    Because you said so? k.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beasley2K View Post
    This is one of my favourite reasons. A very well thought out and articulated comment.
    Thank you very much!

    Avecha and irish-sid, let's have peace and harmony between two people that I'm sure are awesome. Irish-sid, it would be interesting to hearing your reasoning, as a counterpoint to most of the pro-Heavy Rain posts here.
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