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  • Blog Post: The Road To Detroit: Inside Quantic Dream's Tech Demos

    This video interview was originally posted on 9/26/2013, but we thought it was worth looking at again in honor of Quantic Dream's announcement that the Kara tech demo is now their next game called Detroit: Become Human . It's interesting to think that Cage's natural segue between talking... More
  • Blog Post: Moments: Learning The Origami Killer’s Identity In Heavy Rain

    Warning: this article contains major spoilers for Heavy Rain. Some of the moment-to-moment interactions and voice acting in Heavy Rain are iffy – if not painful – but I still find the overall story and mystery intriguing. For me, a defining moment in Heavy Rain is finally learning the Origami... More
  • Blog Post: How Confronting Despair Influenced My Ending Choice In Beyond: Two Souls

    Beyond's lead, the Ellen Page-modeled Jodie Holmes, doesn't love life, but I desperately want her to. For all of Beyond: Two Souls' storytelling foibles, empathy is one aspect David Cage draws out of players. Jodie is called nasty names, abused by the government, and treated like an experiment... More
  • Blog Post: Replay – Omikron: The Nomad Soul

    Long before he cast Ellen Page in Beyond: Two Souls and created the Origami Killer in Heavy Rain, David Cage worked with famed musician David Bowie in Omikron: The Nomad Soul. While we never played as Ziggy Stardust as we moved from body to body, you can follow the misadventures of myself, Dan, Jeff... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber - Beyond: Two Souls

    David Cage's latest strange tale has been divisive, pleasing some and alienating others. In this Test Chamber, we give you a taste of a episode early in the game which depicts a teenage party gone horribly awry. Host Andy Reiner welcomes Matt Helgeson (who reviewed the game for Game Informer) and... More
  • Blog Post: Moments: Heavy Rain’s Finger Dilemma

    How far are you prepared to go to save someone you love? These haunting words meet you at the opening of Quantic Dream's Heavy Rain and stick with you throughout. The question is pointed at Ethan Mars, whose son Shaun goes missing, while he confronts the Origami Killer's trials if he ever wishes... More
  • Blog Post: David Cage, Metal Gear Solid 4's Producer, And Shenmue's Director Talk Storytelling

    Listening to Camouflaj Radio , the podcast that chronicles the development of the game Republique , is a great way to learn about the challenge of game development and the struggle for a game to tell a coherent story. The game's director Ryan Payton was the assistant producer on Metal Gear Solid... More
  • Blog Post: David Cage On Player Behavior, His Role As Director, And Violence In Beyond

    This weekend, Quantic Dream's Beyond: Two Souls became the second video game featured at the Tribeca Film Festival (L.A. Noire was the pioneering piece), and the first platform-exclusive to earn the honor. After the 35 minute gameplay demonstration and subsequent panel meeting, we had the opportunity... More
  • Blog Post: Interview: David Cage Talks About The Perfect Future Of Gaming

    We sat down with Quantic Dream founder David Cage (Heavy Rain, Beyond: Two Souls) to discuss the game industry’s Peter Pan syndrome, the technological limitations facing creators, and the parallels between the evolution of the film and game industries. As the data you presented at D.I.C.E. demonstrated... More
  • Blog Post: The PlayStation 4’s Big Unanswered Questions

    We’ve learned a lot about the PlayStation 4 since Sony revealed the console yesterday . New details concerning the system’s Blu-ray player and compatibility with second-hand games continue to trickle in, but we’re still left with some big questions. The remaining mysteries include things... More
  • Blog Post: The Games Of PlayStation 4

    From new Killzone and Infamous titles to Bungie's Destiny and Blizzard's Diablo III, companies announced a slew of games at Sony's PlayStation 4 presentation today. Here's a round-up of every story we wrote about the known PlayStation 4 games. Deep Down - Capcom Deep Down is a fantasy... More
  • Blog Post: Tech Demos, From Past To Present

    With every hardware generation, console manufacturers and game developers try their hardest to wow gamers with demos designed to show off raw potential (and why people should crack open their wallets). It's not exactly news that games look better than they ever have before, either, particularly now... More
  • Blog Post: Hands-On With Heavy Rain DLC

    Now that PS3 owners have had some time to play (and replay) Heavy Rain, Sony is giving gamers an incentive to dive back into Quantic Dream's haunting and atmospheric world with The Taxidermist, the first episode in a planned series of downloadable content. While the game's main story unravels... More
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