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I have a PS3. Used mostly as an HTPC / Netflix / Bluray / streaming music to home theater, etc. Not into console gaming much, but, after checking out Heavy Rain (demo) yesterday, considering picking it up. Was really getting into it. I know it's kinda old, but whatever. Then there's Dark Souls, which looks awesome. Sucks these two titles aren't on PC. Grrr.

Heavy Rain, or Dark Souls?
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From what I have seen of Dark Souls it's not so much of an entertaining video game as a psychological test to see how long you can go before you throw your console through a wall . The first boss seems to be incredibly difficult. As for Heavy Rain, looks like a good game, haven't played it myself though.
    
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I LOVED heavy rain. its a very good game that you really should play through. Sometimes i think about buying it again.
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I haven't kept up on PS3 games very much. Uncharted 1,2, 3. Metal Gear Solid 4. Resistance 1,2,3. God of War 3. White Knight Chronicles. Gran Turismo 5. Probably more.
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Heavy Rain is awesome, if all your characters dont die.

God of War is epic. MGS4 is a must play, Unchartered 2 is good, but I got bored of it (burn me PS3 fanboys ).

FFXIII is a great game to look at pretty CGI cutscenes, and the cutscenes are really worth the price for me. The music is spectacular as well. And it isnt a half bad game tbh, tho die hard Final Fantasy fans will loathe it.

Infamous 1 & 2 are great. I preferred 2 over 1. Red Dead Redemption definitely. Little Big Planet is a good platformer. Resistance & Killzone is okayish to me, nothin really revolutionary in those 2 games. Gran Turismo a disappointing racing game, yet a good one nonetheless.

Shadow of the Colossus & Ico HD is a no-brainer.
    
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Heavy Rain = interactive movie with timed button presses I only made it about 4/5 of the way through that one. (But I know what happens )

I'd go for Dark Souls.
    
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Go for Dark Souls, it's a must have. Buy Heavy Rain when its in the cheap bin.

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I would go for Uncharted 2. Its pretty amazing! Uncharted 3 is coming soon and it looks good as well. 2 was one of the best console games I have ever played though.
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Originally Posted by staryoshi View Post
Heavy Rain = interactive movie with timed button presses I only made it about 4/5 of the way through that one. (But I know what happens )

I'd go for Dark Souls.
20+ endings

I would get both. (So long as you play HR as it is intended to be played - ie: no chapter replay/reloads).
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20+ endings

I would get both. (So long as you play HR as it is intended to be played - ie: no chapter replay/reloads).
I've seen or read about all of them
    
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