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Heavy Rain

An interactive thriller adventure game developed by studio Quantic Dream (Fahrenheit, Omikron: The Nomad Soul). The player controls several seemingly unrelated characters, each with their own storylines and motivations.

Adventure | TPP | thriller | Crime | arcade elements | PlayStation Move | reeditions/remasters/remakes

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developer: Quantic Dream

publisher: Quantic Dream

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Game mode: single player

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Heavy Rain is an adventure game developed by Quantic Dream. The vision behind this uncommon title is the reflection over human behavior, emotions and experiences in a way as realistic as possible.

Heavy Rain is the next title created by the renowned studio of Quantic Dream, which has also released such famous projects as Omikron: The Nomad Soul and Fahrenheit. This time the developer has created a psychological adventure game. During the story of Heavy Rain, the main characters face many complicated riddles and challenges, and struggle against their own emotions. The product features high quality graphics and very realistic animations.


The storyline of Heavy Rain allows us to play as several different heroes. Each of them plays a key role in the events of the title and has their own backstory and motivations. The story is told in such a way so that the elements, which previously seemed unconnected, create a consistent whole at the end. Morality and ethics play a major role in the script of the Quantic Dream's production. The studio has left the hardest decisions up to the players, those decisions will dramatically impact the subsequent course of events. It is the manipulation of the players' emotions that distinguishes this project from other games on the market.

Technical aspects

The graphics of Heavy Rain have been designed to portray human behavior as accurately as possible, which is why the authors have put a lot of effort towards the facial expressions of characters, and mimics in general . During the game one can admire the incredibly realistic feel of Heavy Rainís heroes. The game also offers spectacular special effects. Car crashes, explosions and weather effects show the incredibly advanced level of graphics. Locations that create the atmosphere of hopelessness and sadness are worth mentioning as well.

Age Rating

age requirements: 18+

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Minimum:
  • Intel Core i5-4430 3.0 GHz
  • 4 GB RAM
  • graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 660 / Radeon HD 7870 or better
  • Windows 7 64-bit
  • Recommended:
  • Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5 GHz
  • 8 GB RAM
  • graphic card 4 GB GeForce GTX 970 / Radeon R9 390 or better
  • Windows 7/8/10 64-bit
Heavy Rain Guide
Heavy Rain Guide

game guide 03 August 2010

Heavy Rain game guide contains full walkthrough of the game (in my opinion - most optimal way) and all 17 endings fully described in terms of how to see them.

Heavy Rain HD Guide
Heavy Rain HD Guide

game guide 03 November 2016

The guide to Heavy Rain contains a walkthrough for the whole story mode and description of all 17 endings. The guide mostly focuses on decisions that have great impact on the plot – they are specially marked and thoroughly described.

11 Good Games Whose Plot is Nonsense
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IMHO: David Cage is overrated
IMHO: David Cage is overrated

article 23 May 2018 15:59

A visionary and a masterful storyteller. David Cage, best known for Fahrenheit and Heavy Rain, is sporting a venerable status among us, players. Which really makes me think because has he ever made a game, where the plot would make any sense?

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article 09 March 2018 15:59

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Heavy Rain, Detroit, Beyond PC Hardware Requirements Revealed
Heavy Rain, Detroit, Beyond PC Hardware Requirements Revealed

news 24 March 2019 22:27

Epic Games Store revealed the hardware requirements of the PC versions of Detroit: Become Human, Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls. You can check whether your hardware can run Quantic Deam's games without any issues.

Quantic Dream Games on PC - Release Dates, Demos and Prices
Quantic Dream Games on PC - Release Dates, Demos and Prices

news 17 May 2019 00:28

PC gamers will finally see the debut of Heavy Rain, Beyond: Two Souls and Detroit: Become Human on their favorite platform. Quantic Dream has announced their release dates, prices and demo versions.

Heavy Rain PC Launches
Heavy Rain PC Launches

news 24 June 2019 09:49

Heavy Rain PC, the port of Quantic Dream's cinematic adventure game, which debuted in 2010 on PlayStation 3, will be released today.

Heavy Rain, Beyond: Two Souls and Detroit: Become Human Coming to Steam
Heavy Rain, Beyond: Two Souls and Detroit: Become Human Coming to Steam

news 26 May 2020 10:50

French studio Quantic Dream has announced that beginning with this June, its last three productions - Heavy Rain, Beyond: Two Souls and Detroit: Become Human - will be available on Steam.

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