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Heavy Rain review
Meh
by remitoid

I really hoped I would like this game. I've wanted to play it ever since it was released on PS3 and now it was finally possible for me. Maybe my expectations were too high, but I did not really enjoy the game.

The story starts ok, but has too many characters to play which makes it a bit too long in my opinion. Too long probably, because the gameplay is limited and repetitive. The approach is kinda cinematic, but it is sometimes hard to tell what the character is going to do. The fact that your ability to successfully finish action scenes and making choices in general have an impact on the outcome is great. The choices and the actions just start getting obvious after some time.

The graphics are dated. Character animations are far from natural, especially when it comes to facial expressions. But that didn't bother me too much. It was the mediocre, sometimes even bad voice acting that kept me from enjoying the character interactions. It's difficult to get moved by the story when the acting and the graphics can't manage to convince you.

Other reviews6

An exceptional gaming experience! I can't remember myself when has been the last time I have played such a stunning game. It's definitely a must play for every video game / movie lover - the best from both worlds!

10/10
«Blew my mind»
«Can’t stop playing»
Good
«Sit back and relax»
WEW. That was A Game. I loved the story (even if I low key kinda knew a critical plot point that might've been best to go in blind on), and super engaged with the characters. Only issue is the controls are absolutely atrocious