What Gamespot Users have to say about Heavy Rain
A solid thriller that proves that true heart lies in the art of story telling.
There's an age old question - can games qualify as art? That is a very subjective question as one needs to ascertain what qualifies as art. However, once in a while a game does show up that raises this very question yet ... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Great story line and characters, although some shaky voice acting. Great twists and very engaging. Let down by unnecessary control issues. Violently shaking my controller repeatedly is the least fun thing I have ever be... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
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 Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
'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 Review2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
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 Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
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 Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
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 Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
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 Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
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 Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
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 Review1 of 4 users found the following review helpful
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