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8.8
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Score Breakdown Based on 8251 ratings
  1. 10 (3540)
  2. 9 (3315)
  3. 8 (849)
  4. 7 (238)
  5. 6 (72)
  6. 5 (66)
  7. 4 (30)
  8. 3 (20)
  9. 2 (26)
  10. 1 (95)

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  • Rating: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
  • Rating:4

    'Different' doesn't always mean 'better'.

    Remember the game 'Out of This World' for Super Nintendo? It featured a drastic shift in graphics style and gameplay in exchange for a very unique gaming experience. The graphics were broken down to their pure polygon ro... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    A very entertaining game, but hugely flawed in some ways.

    So i was a little late getting round to playing Heavy Rain, coincidentally its just as Quantic Dream's latest game Beyond is being released. so ive read all the hype, the hyperbole, and the great reviews. HR is a very e... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    A very Good Cinematic Experience of a game....

    I called this game a "Cinematic Experience" because that's what it is...Its more an experience than it is a game... There are short bursts of what you would call "game play" but for 95% of this story, you are simply gui... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    From beginning to end, Heavy Rain is a wonder to behold.

    The Intro: With Quantic Dream's new title Beyond: Two Souls hitting stores in about a month, now is a perfect time to review QD's previous title Heavy Rain, which is my favorite video game to date. Let's explain why. ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    An outstanding cinematic masterpiece.

    I played Fahrenheit aka Indigo Prophecy, but did not finish it, although i should say that was an awesome gaming experience. Storytelling, tension, mysteries, it was fun to play and reveal the story, though gameplay mech... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Let's Play A Movie

    Heavy Rain's story is a dramatic thriller modelled after film noir, featuring four protagonists involved with the mystery of the Origami Killer, a serial killer who uses extended periods of rainfall to drown his victims.... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Heavy Freaking Rain!! This game is not only fun to play, but fun to watch others play. Lots of enjoyment on this title.

    I have a girlfriend. I feel that needs to be said, because girls play certain types of games & many video games are made for us dudes. The purchase of this game was motivated by the fact she does not play, shooters, hack... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    This would have been an excellent game if not for major story flaws.

    Pros: Features the best possible gameplay for storytelling • Story is fantastic in the middle of the game • Characters look real and are animated well Cons: Plot holes • Plot inconsistencies • Disappointing ending I ... Read Full Review

    1 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    More of a story than video game.

    Pros: Realistic graphics, good voice acting, and well written story. Cons: Control and came angle frustrations. I first try playing Heavy Rain with the wireless controller and found it to be utterly frustrating. I ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful