Heavy Rain Review
Posted: 8 months ago, last updated 6 months ago.
Author: Andy Robertson.
In this game, you play the parent of an abducted child and must follow a trail of clues and gruesome challenges to save your son. You also play a detective investigating the case, a journalist also interested in uncovering what happened and a private investigator.
The choices you make in the game, and how well you perform in the challenges that require you to press combinations of buttons in quick succession, can result in one of the four characters dying and the narrative changing dramatically.
Rating: PEGI 18+, ESRB MATURE 17+
Release Date: 06/10/2010, updated in 2019
On PlayStation 3 you can purchase "The Taxidermist" addition content for Madison Paige, before the events of the main game. This is not available in the game's PlayStation 4 or PC port.
This game is free with PlayStation Now.
The game also contains use of the expletive “*!@?*”.
This game has been rated ESRB MATURE 17+.
Windows has extensive accessibility features. Some, like colour correction, work with games. Lots of accessibility software can be used with PC games, from voice recognition to input device emulators. PlayStation 4 has a range of accessibility settings. Some are system only, some work in games (invert colours and button mapping)... read more about system accessibility settings.
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