GDC11: 72% of Gamers Completed Heavy Rain

By Kyle Durant

March 3, 2011

David Cage, president of Quantic Dream (Heavy Rain developer), announced this staggering statistic at the company’s panel during GDC. As a gamer who has earned the Platinum trophy in this interactive crime drama, you can believe me when I say…wow. Not only do other, more popular, titles have less of a completion rate, but this game is emotionally exhausting. Again, you can trust me on that fact. I had to watch over 20 scenarios of happy and mostly sad endings. The fact that over 70% of people who played Heavy Rain finished at least one scenario, fully, is astounding.

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Kyle Durant

Pretty much your above average gamer who plays games profusely and appreciates them even more. Been gaming since the NES but is in love with anything PlayStation. No I am not a typical fanboy...I appreciate each system for their strengths and recognize their weaknesses. I just love the PS brand. (Think along the lines as someone who likes to read but loves one author in particular). Ever since my time as #2 in the world at Resistance 2, I have taken video games much more seriously. Don't get me wrong, I am a laid back, fun guy to game with...but I always play to win.

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