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A Hands-On Look At ‘Beyond: Two Souls’

Quantic Dream’s upcoming PS3 game, Beyond: Two Souls, looks to build on the success of its previous title, suspense thriller Heavy Rain, with a touching story of a girl and her vengeful ghost ally. Beyond: Two Souls is stylistically inspired by its predecessor, but it ups the ante by blending event-triggered gameplay with more traditional action elements–as well as the ability to play either girl or ghost.

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Why Games Like ‘Beyond: Two Souls’ Are Both Good and Bad for Actors

At the Tribeca Film Festival on Saturday, April 27, David Cage, CEO of Quantic Dream, displayed a half hour’s worth of footage from the upcoming videogame, Beyond: Two Souls (B2S). If you’ve experienced the cinematic style of QD’s previous game, Heavy Rain, you’d know why B2S is a natural fit for a film festival: Quantic Dream’s games tell stories, and the half hour of B2S tells the story of a girl whose invisible friend is actually a powerful and dangerous entity.

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PS3′s ‘Beyond: Two Souls’ Gives Us Gameplay, Plot, and Ellen Page

2010’s Heavy Rain wasn’t merely a PS3 game: It was an cinematic choose-your-own adventure with multiple outcomes, all of them awesome. According to Megagames, this multiple award-winning game sold 1.5 million units, four times more than Sony had estimated.

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