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8.8
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Score Breakdown Based on 7994 ratings
  1. 10 (3450)
  2. 9 (3206)
  3. 8 (809)
  4. 7 (223)
  5. 6 (71)
  6. 5 (64)
  7. 4 (33)
  8. 3 (20)
  9. 2 (25)
  10. 1 (93)

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  • Review Score:4

    Not so heavy

    [Pros]+Sound effects+Choices that matter+Fluid NPC movements+Lighting+Soundtrack+Multiple outcomes+Atmosphere+Rain[Cons]-Nerve-wracking voice acting, especially the children's-Cheesy storytelling-Weak story-Full of clic... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful

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  • Review Score:9

    The rain is heavy.

    If you're planning on skipping the bulk of this text and heading straight to the review score to decide whether or not you should play through Heavy Rain, just know this: the game starts slow. It'll take you a couple hou... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5

    if you are looking for a different game with gripping suspenseful gameplay then buy this true masterpiece of a game.

    Are you looking for a game that is not like any other game? Are you looking for a game that uses the best mix of storytelling and compelling gameplay the entire gaming industry has to offer? then you have found Heavy rai... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    In My First Review I Cover What Could Be The Greatest Game Ever.

    Heavy Rain. Games like this come around only once in a while, but when they do, they leave an impact. This impact i will never forget. Never in a game have I ever felt such emotion. Let's check the good ol' checklist of ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5

    pressing buttons, quick time events, and a great story must 1000% be a series.

    it should have a series to this magnificent game because it has a fubulous story, it has real life characters, it has thinking skills which comes in handy when ethen cant find shaun and he goes to the police.. thats whe... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    Innovative, Revolutionary and unique

    this game is one of a kind the best RPG i ever played truley i finished it in only two days ....... the plot, the character's movement, reactions and scene lighting makes all the reality in the world you need to get indu... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    A must have and an instant classic on the PS3!

    I've never played a game like Heavy Rain , i love how while it focuses mostly on the story it has very strong controls! Story: Ethan Mars (protagonist) is a family man with two sons. One day his older son , Jason , ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    Heavy rain will not repeat

    a game to the best form human contact with new possibilities within both sequences can play the man gives excitement like this game anywhere I saw myself god of war but I wasHeavy Rain that I played my game changed like ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    A thrilling, pulse-pounding, cinematic masterpiece!

    Story: The story is done in the style of a physiologically thriller, where a serial killer known as the Origami Killer captures young boys. There are almost no clues to what has happened and a few days later the bodies o... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    Heavy Rain is a involved game with many plot twists and quicktime like action sequences...can you keep up?

    Two years ago on February 23, 2010, I had the grand pleasure of playing Heavy Rain, the most recent project developed at the highly acclaimed studio known as Quantic Dream, the creators of the hit game Indigo Prophecy an... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    Heavy Rain Review

    Good: -Amazing story full of choices -Very hard choices -Story adapts to your choices -Unique controls -Powerful and emotional drama with lots of tension -Amazing graphics -Over 20 different endings -Unique ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful