Old 8th March 2010, 11:31 AM   #21 (permalink)
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I know what you mean Spunkmeyer, this is what's impressed me most about the game, instead of "stop playing those stupid games" I get "hey, let's play that game!"

My fiancé is on her second playthrough. Would love to see more games like this breaking the mould and opening up videogames to a wider audience.
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Old 8th March 2010, 03:50 PM   #22 (permalink)
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After considering buying this game, I decided not to - then found out it was "thrown in" when I bought a second household PS3.
ATM, it's still wrapped in placcy, but I might take you boys' advice and stick it in on one of those nights when the missus whinges about nothing worth watching on the telly...
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Old 10th March 2010, 03:38 AM   #23 (permalink)
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Hey guys, just a word of warning.

If you're considering buying this, you might want to wait for a new patch. It seems HR has some serious bugs that can make the game unplayable. I've now got 2 corrupted saves and can't finish my 2nd play through . For a game with multiple endings, that's a major FAIL IMO. After doing a little research, it seems the problem is pretty widespread.

Oh well, guess I'll move on to something else for a while. (I think it's a conspiracy to keep me from getting my first platinum trophy... the bastards)

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Old 10th March 2010, 08:11 AM   #24 (permalink)
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Thanks for the heads up mate!
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Old 10th March 2010, 10:50 AM   #25 (permalink)
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My son has been at me about this game. We have the demo so I suppose I should give it a go.

Question is would you play through again and again.?
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Old 12th March 2010, 10:42 PM   #26 (permalink)
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picked it up.. returned it the next day.. along with a few others in front of us at EB..

from what i saw.. it looked like another Sims game...

apparently they stuffed up with the advert... everyone thinking it was something else..
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Old 8th January 2011, 05:30 PM   #27 (permalink)
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Has anyone tried this with the PS Move controller? The latest patch has enabled this feature.


I threw 11 hours into this game in one day to complete. What an amazing ride! Deep and involved, loved the story. This is the first console game I've played in a thorough way. Interactive drama binds with cinema. So much so I found myself having stopped playing and waiting for the "movie" to continue and for a second wondering why my character was just standing there. Once the game had developed after the first hour I was hooked all the way until the end. It's definitely a game where you need to send the family out for the day (or weekend! lol). An hour or so each night just wouldn't work in my opinion.

I did find the controls at times a little clunky and confusing during some of the more hectic moments but I think this is more due to my lack of experience with controllers than a fault with the game.

After I completion I checked out some reports of the various possible endings - amazing. Don't worry, no spoilers from me! This game is seriously impressive and needs to be experienced!


I've just bought Heavy Rain Chronicles 1 which according to Father in TOG Podcast #20 is a very intense trip.
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Old 8th January 2011, 11:42 PM   #28 (permalink)
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Its probably one of the best games ive ever played, and has the best story line of any game ive ever played (and ive played a few in my time) recently played through it again to show a mate the game. Ive not used the motion controller they seem a bit over priced at the moment (£50+) for the amount of games that actually use it.
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Old 27th March 2011, 03:26 AM   #29 (permalink)
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Currently playing it with the Move after finally getting it. Entertaining so far. Can be annoying with the Move not detecting some moves correctly.
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Quantic Dream's 2010 narrative-focused Heavy Rain grossed $100 million, proving that developers should "stop thinking that innovation rhymes with unprofitable," according to studio co-CEO Guillaume de Fondaumiere.
SOURCE Heavy Rain grossed $100 million - Report - GameSpot.com
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