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8.8
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Score Breakdown Based on 8325 ratings
  1. 10 (3554)
  2. 9 (3338)
  3. 8 (870)
  4. 7 (241)
  5. 6 (77)
  6. 5 (73)
  7. 4 (29)
  8. 3 (20)
  9. 2 (27)
  10. 1 (96)

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  • Rating:5

    Half-baked

    Heavy Rain is a detective story that lets you switch between four characters that are trying to track down a serial killer and save a child he has abducted. The game offers you many choices, resulting in many different s... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    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 Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5

    Almost Great

    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 Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • 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