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Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls headed to PS4

The last two interactive drama titles from Quantic Dream are getting a re-release on PS4. 2010’s Heavy Rain and its spiritual successor, 2013’s Beyond: Two Souls, were originally released for the PS3. Both titles are notable for their heavy focus on narrative, with multiple branching paths and complex characterisation. They …

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GAME announces Beyond: Two Souls lock-ins

Sony’s PS3 exclusive Beyond: Two Souls is to get its own round of lock-ins at UK retailer GAME. The events actually kicked off yesterday (sorry Southampton, Plymouth and Norwich) but continue tonight with a further 34 planned between now and October 9th. Refreshments will be provided and those placing an …

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David Cage: "The one thing I’ve learnt is to never listen to businessmen"

For those of us not in the room, it’s quite hard to imagine how David Cage pitched Heavy Rain to Sony. He probably started by saying: Heavy Rain is a story-driven psychological thriller.” The Sony execs in the room would have been all ears at this point. It’s unlike any …

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Jodie gets top billing on Beyond: Two Souls cover art

Sony’s Beyond: Two Souls will see lead character Jodie Holmes take centre stage on its cover art. Why is this relevant? Because as the name suggests Jodie – played by Ellen Page – is a female. That shouldn’t maater, obviously, but sadly it does. And before you start jumping on …

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Quantic Dream "categorically refused" to put gun-touting Ellen Page on cover

Beyond: Two Souls developer Quantic Dream has admitted it was asked to depict the game’s female star holding a gun on the cover of the game. Such a depiction would betray the game’s real content, the studio felt, and as a result it rebutted the request and fortunately emerged triumphant. …

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Quantic Dream has PS4 title in the works

Work has begun on a PS4 title at Heavy Rain developer Quantic Dream. What that does not mean, however, is that the studio’s upcoming Beyond: Two Souls is heading to Sony’s next-gen machine, with company boss Guillaume de Fondaumire confirming to Eurogamer that – for the time being at least …

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Beyond welcomes Willem Dafoe, gets October release date

Sony’s upcoming title Beyond: Two Souls never had an official release date, so officially this isn’t a delay. But it’s safe to say that Beyond’s freshly confirmed October 2013 release date represents a delay for the game. Is that so it can be released on PS4? Sony is resolutely insisting …

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