An open letter to David Cage

An open letter to David Cage

Aug 8, 2012

Dear David, About a week ago, Edge published some comments from you on their site which troubled me greatly. Phrases such as “My goal is to surprise people, to give them something they want without knowing they want it” and especially “I am not interested in giving them ‘fun’” set off alarm bells for me. It is perhaps not entirely fair to...

Heavy Rain: Flood of genius or a wet dog?

WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD While Ian, whose contribution I have put here first, does not offer any plot spoilers – I do. So I strongly advise you not to carry on reading after Ian’s said his piece unless you’ve played Heavy Rain through at least once, if you intend to at all. So first, the part that’s safe to read: I went into Heavy Rain with...

Heavy Rain: review

Format: PS3 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Sony Developer: Quantic Dream Players: 1 Site: www.heavyrainps3.com Heavy Rain has been put up on a very high pedestal by Sony and writer/director David Cage. There’s a long way to fall if and when it topples – as the many low scores in recent reviews have proven. For every score of 6/10 or below however,...

Heavy Rain: A Gaming Revolution?

Heavy Rain, the Playstation 3 exclusive coming out February 26, is going to change the way people think about games. That’s right. I said it, and I’ll say it again: Heavy Rain is going to change how people think about video games (yes, even you) and it may very well alter the medium forever. What is Heavy Rain, exactly? It’s been described as...