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I'm not surprised. Some stories are best without sequels. I can't count how many times sequels have failed to live up to the original.
Yea, some companies just shouldn't be allowed to make sequels.
*Looks in Biowares direction*
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To all the console haters... Y'all call yourselves gamers, pfft

It's not like the same crap doesn't exist on PC, or has your fanboyism totally blinded your left eye.

Anyway, i don't own a PS3 unfortunately , but one of my buddies and his brother have nothing but good things to say about this game. Maybe one day i'll get around to it.

And a +1 to all those that said we don't really need sequels.

If a game's story wasn't designed to be episodic then there really isn't a need for sequels, but w/e, the typical sheepies always want the newest shiniest things so big numbers next to something's name is srsbizniz
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Seriously? Out of all the great games you pick CoD? I wouldn't play it even if it was a PC exclusive. And I'd pick Starcraft over Heavy Rain any day.
I wasn't positive about CoD I was saying that a lot of console crap is also on pc.
     
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A sequel wouldn't even make sense. The story was resolved. A spin off maybe? That would be pushing it.
    
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No. They will make a sequel guys - another game just like Heavy Rain, it just won't be Heavy Rain.

Heavy Rain is the sequel of Indigo Prophecy for Quantic. Rain is its child. And they will hopefully make another game just like Prophecy and Rain, but even better just like they did before.
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So you miss out on a fantastic array of games, just because you don't like exclusives? If sony or microsoft own their development studios don't they have a right to make games exclusive for their consoles?
They have the right to make their games exclusives and I have the right to hate it.
It's just their silly attempt at trying to make me buy a console, completely ignoring the fact that most people already have one, but might prefer to play their games on another platform.

Some people here prefer the PS3 over XBOX360 or PC, or maybe the PC over the PS3 and the XBOX360. Why deny them the pleasure of playing games they like on a platform they don't want?

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Exclusives are what keep gaming allive as each new exclusive is designed to beat the exclusives of the competition raising the bar for graphics and game play. No exclusives means worse games. Notice how exclusives on the ps3 all score very highly where as multiplat games vary immensely.
That's because Sony or Microsoft take a good game, and make it exclusive based on the fact that it's good. The decision to make a game an exclusive usually comes only later on in the development process, and thus it being an exclusive does not determine the fact that it will be good, but rather the other way around.

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What you are suggesting is effectively communism on consoles. And with communism comes low quality, sub par products (lack of competition and innovation) which were factors for the brake up of the soviet union.
Yes and those bad games don't sell, which make the developers automatically blame piracy for not selling well. People don't buy crap.(unless it's got a CoD name on it.)
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They have the right to make their games exclusives and I have the right to hate it.
It's just their silly attempt at trying to make me buy a console, completely ignoring the fact that most people already have one, but might prefer to play their games on another platform.

Some people here prefer the PS3 over XBOX360 or PC, or maybe the PC over the PS3 and the XBOX360. Why deny them the pleasure of playing games they like on a platform they don't want?



That's because Sony or Microsoft take a good game, and make it exclusive based on the fact that it's good. The decision to make a game an exclusive usually comes only later on in the development process, and thus it being an exclusive does not determine the fact that it will be good, but rather the other way around.

Yes and those bad games don't sell, which make the developers automatically blame piracy for not selling well. People don't buy crap.(unless it's got a CoD name on it.)
So, if I get this correctly, because the game is exclusive or even if it sells poorly - it makes it crap? Right...
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So, if I get this correctly, because the game is exclusive or even if it sells poorly - it makes it crap? Right...
I never said that Way to put words in my mouth >_>

What he was saying is, that if the game isn't an exclusive and STILL is crap, people will magically buy it, leading to further degradation in the quality of games, hence the need to make exclusives.
That's why I said that people won't buy crap(with the exception of a few games), and thus there is no need for exclusives in the first place.
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To all the console haters... Y'all call yourselves gamers, pfft
I agree, true gamers care about the quality of the games not the hardware which are used to play them.

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They have the right to make their games exclusives and I have the right to hate it.
It's just their silly attempt at trying to make me buy a console, completely ignoring the fact that most people already have one, but might prefer to play their games on another platform.

Some people here prefer the PS3 over XBOX360 or PC, or maybe the PC over the PS3 and the XBOX360. Why deny them the pleasure of playing games they like on a platform they don't want?



That's because Sony or Microsoft take a good game, and make it exclusive based on the fact that it's good. The decision to make a game an exclusive usually comes only later on in the development process, and thus it being an exclusive does not determine the fact that it will be good, but rather the other way around.



Yes and those bad games don't sell, which make the developers automatically blame piracy for not selling well. People don't buy crap.(unless it's got a CoD name on it.)
Wrong. Exclusives are rarely decided on the latter stages of development. Usually PS3 exclusives are made by companies who are owned by sony from the get go.
Examples:
Guerrila owned by sony since 2005
Naughty dog owned since 2001
Santa Monica owned since 1999 (founded by sce)
Zipper Interactive owned since 2005

Heavy rain isnt owned by sce. The developers decided by themselves to make it a ps3 exclusive, rather than on xbox and PC, they didnt care about the money as games on 360 always sell better. They wanted a single peice of hardware so they could make the game as beautiful as they could.
http://www.nowgamer.com/news/556/why...-ps3-exclusive
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I agree, true gamers care about the quality of the games not the hardware which are used to play them.
I wholeheartedly agree in the case of exclusives, in cross-platforms I disagree though, consoles are dragging the quality of PC games down which is a shame since it has so much potential.
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