Rumor: Heavy Rain DLC Put On Hold
This could be bad news for all you loyal fans of Quantic Dream's masterpiece.
Initially, we were told that the Heavy Rain Chronicles, a series of downloadable episodes, each focusing on one of the main characters, would appear on a monthly basis as of April. Well, it started out fine, as we received "The Taxidermist," an extra prequel episode for Madison. But since then, we haven't seen another piece of DLC and we've been waiting for our bonus play time with Ethan, Norman and Scott. Unfortunately, according to a European source, work on this DLC has been halted in favor of Heavy Rain: Move Edition. Granted, this is one game that could really benefit from the Move as it's all about immersion, but we kinda wanted that DLC because the story is so gripping and so memorable. Quantic's Guillame de Fondaumière may have said - the translation is spotty - that with the new Move-related project, the Chronicles may have to take a backseat for a while. Perhaps they might even be canceled entirely, which would definitely suck.
By the way, "The Taxidermist" is a piece of the game the developers obviously already had; they didn't make it after the game was released, as it includes some of the earliest footage shown of the title. Basically, it seems they just cut this from the final product and then re-released it as DLC so technically, they may never have started work on the Chronicles. And by the way, if you want to see the Move Edition in action, check out the E3 presentation.
Related Game(s): Heavy Rain
6/17/2010 10:51:44 AM Ben Dutka