It is fair to say that you have never played anything like Heavy Rain before. Not really a game in the traditional sense, it is closer to an interactive movie where the focus is on the story and the consequences of the decisions that you make. Key to the experience is the unique control system, which makes you feel truly involved in the four characters you play as in the hunt for the Origami Killer. It is not perfect – some of the voice acting is a bit ropey – but if the idea of a gripping and genuinely grown-up game appeals, then Heavy Rain is unmissable.
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