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You Should Play… Detroit: Become Human

Detroit: Become Human is an adventure game from the game studio, Quantic Dream. It was published by Sony Interactive Entertainment for PlayStation 4. The game released May 25th 2018 and began life as a short tech demonstration named ‘Kara’. The game itself is centered around 3 different protagonists named Kara, Markus and Connor. The storylines and endings […]

Beyond: Two Souls PS4 Review

When I first heard the news that Ellen Page was going to be starring in a video game, I was intrigued. I had been convinced by a great many attempts at motion capture that gaming at the time had collapsed into the uncanny valley, and while the characters on screen certainly looked realistic, it was sometimes […]

Heavy Rain PS4 Review

When the last generation of console wars waged, I sided with Microsoft. The allure of exclusive games on the Xbox 360 was strong enough that I had to leave my tried and true Playstation behind. However, it wasn’t until a few months later that I realised how many PS3 exclusive titles I was giving up. […]

High Score: Heavy Rain

We’ve written a little about Quantic Dream before here on The Arcade. As studios go, they’re somewhat of a maverick. Headed by the infamously ambitious David Cage, they’ve spent the better part of the last eight years pushing the boundaries of video game storytelling, mostly, for better or worse, by taking cues from the world […]

Review: Beyond: Two Souls

Jodie Holmes is a survivor. Throughout her life she has survived abandonment, betrayal, imprisonment, rebellion, torture, all kinds of pain and danger both physical and emotional. In the pantheon of video game protagonists she stands alone; a resilient individual who does not allow her struggles to define her but rather is defined by how valiantly […]