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Quantic Dream says skin tone concerns in Beyond are ‘absurd’ and ‘upsetting’

The developer of PlayStation title Beyond: Two Souls has strongly denied accusations the some dark-skinned characters have had their skin tone deliberately lightened in the game’s PS4 version. Eurogamer yesterday noted that some of the characters featured in a level set in a Saudi Arabian embassy appeared to have notably …

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Beyond: Two Souls arrives on PS4 next week

A pair of titles developed by Quantic Dream have received PS4 release dates. Earlier this year, Sony announced remastered versions of Beyond: Two Souls and Heavy Rain would receive digital release on PS4 and now we know exactly when. Beyond: Two Souls is set to launch on Sony’s latest console …

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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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Heavy Rain studio launches Twitter account ahead of Sony E3 conference

French developer Quantic Dream has officially opened its Twitter account, leading to rumours ahead of Sony’s E3 briefing. The outlet’s last high-profile appearance was at E3 two years ago, where it teased the ‘Dark Sorcerer’ concept in a 12-minute video. The year previous, it also had an on-stage presence, showing …

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Top 100 Women in Games: Caroline Marchal

After an education in politics, multimedia and communication, supplemented by a late-blooming interest in games that began with the first PlayStation, Marchal joined Quantic Dream as junior game designer on Fahrenheit in 2003. Marchal is very proud of all the games she has worked on since at Quantic Dream, including …

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Evidence mounts for PS4 port of Beyond: Two Souls

It’s looking increasingly likely that Beyond: Two Souls will be the next PS3 game to be ported to PS4. Trophy tracking site Exophase has listed the awards associated with the as of yet announced PS4 SKU. Add that to the fact that in July two Swiss retailers – World of …

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Retail listings for Beyond: Two Souls crop up online

2013 PS3 title Beyond: Two Souls could be the next game in line for a next-gen re-release. CVG reports that two Swiss retailers – World of Games and Alcom – both posted listings for a PS4 version of the game yesterday. They’re both still live, too. Quantic Dream’s Beyond: Two …

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Beyond: Two Souls sells 1m copies

PS3-exclusive Beyond: Two Souls has sold more than 1m copies, developer Quantic Dream has announced. The studio revealed the news in a ‘word cloud’ post on its website, stating that the figure was reached just ahead of this past Christmas and thanking fans for their support. Beyond: Two Souls launched …

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