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Heavy Rain

Rating Summary

Based on 32 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

73

Top Critic Average

39%

Critics Recommend

Based on 32 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Mar 1, 2016

Developer: Quantic Dream

Publisher: Sony

Genre: Adventure

Heavy Rain is an interactive, single player, action adventure game in which every decision players make influences the evolution of a desperate quest to catch a deadly killer poised to strike again. Featuring a complex and dark storyline meant for mature audiences, the game is a PlayStation 3 exclusive featuring a variety of possible endings, advanced crime scene analysis, replayable chapters, four playable characters and the ability to continue play as remaining characters in the event of your current character's death.

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PC Gamer

69 / 100
PC Gamer

Heavy Rain is poorly written and not as smart as it thinks it is, but has a genuine sense of choice and consequence.

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IGN

7.5 / 10.0
IGN

Although its clunky controls and inconsistent voice acting dates Heavy Rain, it still remains enjoyable (if mad) B-grade sholock. A stunning visual upgrade on the PlayStation 4 makes this the version to grab if you're new to developer Quantic Dream's games, and existing fans should find enjoyment in a richer aesthetic this time around.

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GameSpot

7 / 10
GameSpot

David Cage's breakout title gets prettier, but not smarter.

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Game Revolution

Tyler Treese

Despite having some awkward control quirks while playing with a mouse and keyboard, the PC version of Heavy Rain is just as solid as the PlayStation 4 re-release.

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