The lights are on
Beyond: Two Souls gameplay – where you control protagonist Jodie Holmes as well as a mysterious entity linked to her – is intriguing, and what better way to get a handle on it than play the game's demo.
The demo comes out on October 1, and the official PlayStation Blog says that there will also be chances for select gamers to start playing it on September 24 (with more info on that to still to come).
Here's a description of the demo's contents, straight from Sony:
Jodie & Aiden: Join a very young Jodie as she takes part in an experiment at the Department of Paranormal Activities. As officials put her abilities to the test, you take charge of a mysterious, invisible entity.
You can also take a look at the game's new trailer, which goes over the process by which developer Quantic Dream fleshed out the game's characters and environments.
Beyond: Two Souls comes out for the PlayStation 3 on October 8.
[Source: PlayStation Blog]
Our Take:Beyond: Two Souls – from both a story and gameplay perspective – was always going to be a tougher to sell to the mainstream, so hopefully the demo can successfully initiate the curious and those on the fence.
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Can't friggin wait!
I totally forgot bout this game release date, with GTA V in two weeks I will probably buy this game next year……
Beyond: Two Actors.
Awsome, been waiting patiently for this game I loved Heavy Rain in spite of what people say about the controls and gameplay. This will be the last triple A title for my PS3.
I for one love this new bold focus on story telling in video games. TLOU was alot more mature and best of all very believable story than I have ever played. Any game that can draw me into it's world and actually care for the characters on screen is something very hard to do and is very very special. Graphics, music, acting, voice overs, everything seems to be hitting the high mark from all that I have seen on Two Souls. Gameplay? Has yet to be seen, but I'm going to assume it will be good enough and with all else on such a high standard, the game will be fantastic. Looking forward too it and I hope it enjoys enough success to inspire other developers to put more into their stories where the game permits and is valid.
I won't be taking part on this demo. I'd rather play the game the whole way through. The demo would probably spoil things for me, personally.
I'm glad. I've yet to see anything that really gets me interested in this game, so I've been hoping for a demo. Maybe it'll help me understand more about what it is and how it plays, so I can make a more informed decision.
So basically the demo GI got at first? Sounds good. I wish we got to try more demos that the press get to have their hands on.
God, I really want to play this game. I'm probably going to hold out on the demo though.
I almost always skip demos on games I play for the story. Something like Heavy Rain, Bioshock Infinite, The Last of Us and this I preordered because I want to experience it on my own and I believe in the story tellers enough to purchase without trying it.
I've been hooked on this game. Hopefully the demo will keep me hyped for it.