Heavy Rain: New Screenshots and development footage*

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  1. Need 2 Know

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    Thats what I thought, old or it has not been updated. Was just pointing it out :grin:
     
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    Very impressive. Can't wait to take on this adventure.
     
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    GC 2008: Closed demo of Heavy Rain

    I really like this section:

    Full Write Up - Link

    :grin:
     
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    Oragami Killer is the name of the demo that they have been showing behind closed doors and now to the public @ leipzig. However this is not a scenario in the final game as they dont want to spoil the story. Hence the name is not the name for the final game eithe,r just that particular sceen for demo/public showings only.

    I read this on one of the many interviews coming from leipzig will dig it up if I can to quote here.
     
  5. patsu

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    I wonder if the BBC guy is going to say anything.

    I like what I see so far. It's different and indeed does make me sit up when watching the trailer. Hope they can keep it up throughout the entire game.
     
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    Or a really interesting premise for a new IP. A kind of cross between Condemned and Siren. And moral choice always comes down to taking the first option, especially in a game where the outcome isn't going to have a direct effect on your own well being. In life you way the pros and cons because making the wrong choice will always come back to bite you on the ass. Who actually cares about characters in a game? Until I can sit down and have a real conversation with one (not just to pass the Turing test!), then in a game I'll try all the options whether it results in failure or not (or try them again even if it does).
     
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    Fahrenheit wasn't about choosing between good or bad, and I can only imagine Heavy Rain to be the same. In Fahrenheit you were always presented with a situation and often can only guess what the best thing to do is. Ever choice can have both good consequences and bad consequences. And even if you have made a choice, you can still fail to do what you believe was the right thing. Fahrenheit also had an autosave system, which saved your progress after every choice, so you can't try multiple options before deciding your choice, unless you restart the whole chapter. So it's very much like real life. For every choice you weight the pro's and con's, you do the best you can, and even if you fail, you can't always undo your mistakes.
     
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    True, though like most 'choice' games there was a good ending and many lesser endings... and, maybe I'm mistaken, couldn't you essentially pick which ending you wanted from the very last few dialogue choices?
     
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    That's true, you had a few simple choices in the final short chapter that would determine the outcome. There was notting else you could do in all other chapter's that has any effect on the final chapter. That limitation made the game a lot less interesting, but you don't know how limited your choices really are until you complete the game. The first time you play through it, your always under the illusions that your choices are infinite, so it won't effect the experience then.
     
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    There is a good quality version on the European PSN, downloaded it earlier and its 10 times better watching it on a HD LCD 42" TV. Oh Yeah
     
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    it's not on NA PSN for some reason :(
     
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    Heavy Rain: Part II

    Bit of a read but for those interested in Heavy Rain its good.

    LINK
     
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    http://www.gamersyde.com/news_7014_en.html

    Looking at the name of the 720p file:

    it seems as if it is actually downsized to 1280 x 720p and has originally been 1920 x 1080p.

    Is the trailer which should be available on psn (as reported by a user here) in 1080p, too?
     
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    Not on the NA PSN store (yet), otherwise I'd confirm.
     
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    Heavy Rain Home support confirmed

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    Nice one, I think Sony are finally getting their acts together. :grin:
     
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    Heavy Rain Tech Demo vs Gameplay comparison

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    Personally I prefer the GC edition, I feel they added a more realistic touch to the character.

    What do you guys think :?:
     
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    Everything has improved.
    But the tech demo was in FP16 (and 30 fps on RSX) .Dropping FP16 enabled obviously some (considerable )room for improvement.
     
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    Saw the PSn Direct Feed trailer. Looks nice, you can see jaggies in the long shots of the environment and some artifacts on the edges of the girl's hair. Nothing Jarring. In fact, i think , the game will be awe inspiring when we will be able to move around in that movie like world.
     
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    Well it tells us that it's actually in game :D
     
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