Heavy Rain (2010)

Video Game  -  Adventure | Crime | Drama  -  23 February 2010 (USA)
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As a child goes missing, his father tirelessly works to rescue him, while a journalist, an FBI agent, and a private detective try to identify his kidnapper known only as the "Origami Killer".

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Jacqui Ainsley ...
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Madison Paige (voice)
Leon Ockenden ...
Norman Jayden (voice)
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Aurélie Bancilhon ...
Max Renaudin Pratt ...
Shaun Mars / Scott Sheppard (voice) (as Max Renaudin)
Quentin de Gruttola ...
Ginnie Watson ...
Grace Mars / Hospital Nurse / Passer-by Trendy Woman (voice)
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Gordi Kramer / Ash / Passer-by Trendy Man (voice)
Taylor Gasman ...
Norman Stokle ...
Patricia Davidson ...
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Architect, and Father Ethan Mars joins a Private Detective, a Journalist, and an FBI agent in a race against time to save his son for a child murderer known as the Origami Killer. Written by Anonymous

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€16,700,000 (estimated)
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A lot of scenes that fleshed out Madison were cut out. Scenes planned would've involved helping her redecorating her apartment (which looked different than in the final version). It was also planned that the newspaper she worked for was going to be a major set piece which would get multiple visits so she could do research and write her articles. It also would've established why she suffers from insomnia, which was because she had been a war corespondent. See more »

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If Ethan is arrested and interrogated by Blake, Norman has the option of interfering by shoving Blake and then punching him. Blake will then force Norman out of the room by threatening him with his gun. It is against police protocol to carry a sidearm into interrogation, for fear the suspect might get possession of it. This rule is deliberately violated by Blake to demonstrate further corruption. Other examples of disobedience committed by Blake include trespassing on a suspect's property and using excessive violence towards them. This is used to make the player consider Blake a possible suspect in the case. See more »

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Scott Shelby: [to one of Gordi Kramer's goons] Look, Cinderfella. The clock's just turned twelve and I dont wanna turn you into a pumpkin.
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References Se7en (1995) See more »

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The best movie I've ever played!!!
22 May 2012 | by (Indonesia) – See all my reviews

Let's figure this: you have been dreaming of become a a movie star for a long time, and then someone offers you to star in his adventure movie, and you accept it. This is the case of Heavy Rain.

Heavy Rain is a video game - and a movie at the same time, with brilliant combinations of drama, action, adventure, and thriller elements. It has gorgeous graphics with amazing attention to the smallest details, terrific atmosphere, great audio, and one of the most sophisticated storyline ever released as a video game, no one even comes close to it. And get this: no superhero, no alien, no monster, no future setting, no demons, no magic spells - it is about several (well, OK, four) ordinary people deal with extraordinary situations, set in our time.

Well, honestly, Heavy Rain may not be the game for everyone. If you're more into shooting and slashing spree from the start (Ninja Gaiden, everyone?), this game might bore you as hell because it does have its slow-paced moments, especially at the beginning. But now I'm talking movie here, and since I said that this game qualifies as a movie too, let me remind that even fast-paced action movies may be slow at times, so it might be a good excuse to give this game a go.

The actions are simply based on moving and quick time events. No worries of memorizing combos and complicated button assignments here...you will spend more time watching than actually pressing the buttons to play...well, that's one more reason why I call this game a movie.

If you plan to grab a copy, pick the Heavy Rain Move Edition. It is basically the same game with tons of extras: PS Move support (as the title says), nice theme for your PS3, bonus tracks, some behind the scene and promotional footage, and the biggest one - in my opinion that is -, Taxidermist side-story (originally released as DLC) to feed your adventure fetish a bit more after you finish the game - that's ALL in one box.

So adventure PS3 gamers (if you don't have a PS3 then it is not your lucky day) rejoice, for you're on one - no - two really nice treats this time: it is a great game as well as a marvelous movie. What are you waiting for? Go to the nearest store, pick a copy,provide a nice couch along with some snacks, spare some times, and get ready to star in your own movie!


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