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Since he's answered so many questions about Beyond: Two Souls, and since the PS3 game comes out next week, I decided the time was right to ask Quantic Dream CEO David Cage about some other games. Specifically, the ones he admires and that emotionally affect him. "I love games where I can feel ther...

October 2nd 2013 at 11:45am 0 Comments
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Spoiler alert: The video preview above contains a smattering of story scenes from Beyond: Two Souls, an upcoming PlayStation 3 game anchored by exquisite recreations of Ellen Page and Willem Dafoe. One of them drops an F-bomb too, so watch out for that. Director David Cage describes it as spiri...

September 11th 2013 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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PS3 thriller Heavy Rain could've been on Xbox 360, but long talks between Microsoft and developer Quantic Dream ended in disagreement and the French studio eventually turning to Sony, according to Quantic CEO David Cage. Speaking at a BAFTA UK event that Joystiq attended, Cage told the audience Mic...

September 4th 2013 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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It's been a busy, busy week of Gamescom. Thankfully, we found a way to take a break from all the action and find the ones we love so dearly. What's everyone playing?

August 23rd 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Heavy Rain cost developer Quantic Dream $21.8 million to make, and with Sony's marketing budget added in, production costs topped out at $52.2 million (based on a mid-range euro-dollar exchange rate of $1.31), Quantic CEO Guillaume de Fondaumiere tells Eurogamer. It was worth it in the end –...

April 21st 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Normand Corbeil, the celebrated screen and video game composer, has died at age 56. Corbeil, twice nominated for Emmy awards for his work on Hitler: The Rise of Evil and Human Trafficking, composed the award-winning music of Quantic Dream's Heavy Rain. He also co-composed Indigo Prophecy, and was w...

January 28th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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The European Union provides us a small-scale glimpse into the potential functions of a truly global society -- and more recently, a global society in crisis. The unified currency of the EU, the Euro, was on the brink of collapse recently and all of its member countries are still running damage cont...

February 9th 2012 at 3:15am 0 Comments
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Heavy Rain asks us "How far would you go to save someone you love?" Few games bother with this sort of question because the answer is intensely personal. Most games would rather task you with saving the world than with rocking a baby to sleep or patching up a failed relationship. This intransigen...

December 28th 2011 at 4:15pm 0 Comments
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Heavy Rain developer Quantic Dream recently shared some player statistics with IGN about its 2010 interactive drama. Of the 3 million players who reportedly played the game, 74 percent completed the game. Of those, 33 percent of people must have gotten the "four heroes" trophy, surviving home inv...

December 5th 2011 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Heavy Rain Director's Cut launches on November 8. In addition to scrapped content, the re-release also includes The Taxidermist DLC, the soundtrack, eight bonus making-of videos, a few themes, concept art and two trailers, PlayStation Blog reports. There's also a new front-end menu and UI with Mo...

November 3rd 2011 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Quantic Dream co-founder Guillaume de Fondaumiere estimates the studio lost between €5 and €10 million ($6.8 and $13.7 million) worth of royalties on Heavy Rain because of used sales. "We basically sold to date approximately two million units, we know from the trophy system that probab...

September 12th 2011 at 11:00am 0 Comments