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Weirdness: Now Shuhei Yoshida's Sent David Cage to Sleep

Now Shuhei Yoshida's Sent David Cage to Sleep

Jet lag

If you’re suffering from a mild case of insomnia, you may find that spending time with a prominent PlayStation executive cures your illness. In response to Shuhei Yoshida’s hilarious nap during one of David Cage’s customary monologues at GamesCom last month, the likeable public figures have turned the tables at the Tokyo Game Show –...

News: Watch David Cage Talk Shenmue and Beyond: Two Souls with Yu Suzuki

Watch David Cage Talk Shenmue and Beyond: Two Souls with Yu Suzuki

When worlds collide

There’s no denying that Dreamcast classic Shenmue and Heavy Rain share similarities. While the two titles are set in completely different worlds, they both aspire to the same cinematic goals. As such, this interview conducted by Camouflaj developer Ryan Payton is particularly fascinating. In it, both SEGA legend Yu Suzuki and...

News: Quantic Dream Probably Won't Restrict Use of the PS4 Controller's Share Button

Quantic Dream Probably Won't Restrict Use of the PS4 Controller's Share Button

Developer wants to encourage discussion

In an effort to avoid spoilers, developers will supposedly be able to restrict when and where you can use the PlayStation 4’s vaunted Share button. Speaking with Japanese publication 4gamer.net over the weekend, Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida explained that “there will be parts of a game...

News: David Cage Dubs Beyond's Engine Switch "Totally Absurd"

David Cage Dubs Beyond's Engine Switch "Totally Absurd"

Where there's no sense, there's no feeling

Heavy Rain developer Quantic Dream has officially gone mad. Chatting with Shack News, head honcho David Cage has admitted that creating a new engine for the upcoming Beyond: Two Souls was probably not the company’s best idea – but it went ahead and did it anyway. “Does it make sense from a company...

News: David Cage: I Wish I Could Say Nothing About Beyond

David Cage: I Wish I Could Say Nothing About Beyond

Keeping secrets

Quantic Dream's eccentric head honcho David Cage is keen to keep Beyond: Two Souls spoilers under wraps – to the point where he’d rather not talk about the game at all. Speaking with the PlayStation Blog in an interview published earlier today, the likeable director explained: “Like other game creators, I wish I could say...

News: Beyond's Script Is 2,000 Pages Long

Beyond's Script Is 2,000 Pages Long

How many words is that?

We thought our University dissertation – which clocked in at just under 200 pages for all four of you curious – was a whopping hunk of content, but it turns out that David Cage is the master of racking up a word count. The ambitious writer has revealed during a GamesCom panel that upcoming PS3 exclusive Beyond’s script...

News: David Cage Aims to Surprise Gamers with Beyond

David Cage Aims to Surprise Gamers with Beyond

Talking in riddles

Quantic Dream’s David Cage hopes to challenge our minds with the upcoming PS3 exclusive, Beyond. Chatting with EDGE Magazine, the outspoken developer explained that he is not interested in giving players “fun”, but instead hopes to offer “meaning”. Clearly, he’s got his philosophical hat on again. "My goal is to...

News: Cage: Quantic Dream Is All About Breaking Boundaries

Cage: Quantic Dream Is All About Breaking Boundaries

Quantic Dream's David Cage has told Develop that he has no interest in making a Heavy Rain sequel because he is not in the video games business to make money

Quantic Dream, he said, is all about breaking boundaries. “Let me be stupid for one second; I’m not in this business to make money,” he told the website. “I wrote Heavy Rain because I was excited about it, because there was something to..

News: David Cage Is Eager To Prove Heavy Rain Was Not A Fluke

David Cage Is Eager To Prove Heavy Rain Was Not A Fluke

Heavy Rain was one of the big winners at last night's video game BAFTAs

But despite winning awards for story, technical innovation and music, Quantic Dream's gaffer, David Cage, is eager to prove his studio can replicate the game's success. “We created the genre. We own the genre, and we want to show that Heavy Rain was not a coincidence or a lucky shot – that it was really something that makes..

News: David Cage: Heavy Rain's Success "Proves The Market Is Ready For New Paradigms"

David Cage: Heavy Rain's Success "Proves The Market Is Ready For New Paradigms"

Quantic Dream's forward-thinking director, David Cage, has revealed that he didn't expect Heavy Rain to be a success

He told an audience in Cologne that he believes the acceptance of Heavy Rain shows that “the market is ready for new paradigms". “I think the industry is ready for new ideas,” he said . "Games are today based on violent actions, they are defined by what you see and..

News: David Cage Talks Motion Controls & Creativity

David Cage Talks Motion Controls & Creativity

David Cage will release his first, fully-supported motion control game soon; it may not be a new title, but Heavy Rain will be considered as one of the first "hardcore" titles to make use of Sony's new PlayStation Move controller

Cage thinks that motion controls have the potential to appeal to the mainstream, but he also told Eurogamer that “getting more people to play tennis” is not very..

Feature: E3 2010: The Five Most Frequently Rumoured E3 Announcements That Probably Won't Happen

E3 2010: The Five Most Frequently Rumoured E3 Announcements That Probably Won't Happen

With E3 speculation reaching an all-time high (we're finding it hard to keep our excitement for both E3 and the World Cup in check), the blogosphere's literally bulging with rumours of megaton-esque announcements from every corner of the industry

We've put together a list of some of the most frequent rumours, and why they're unlikely to come true. Shenmue III (SEGA) - it breaks every inch of our..

Rumour: David Cage Casting For New Project Called "Horizon"

David Cage Casting For New Project Called "Horizon"

VG247's reporting this afternoon that Heavy Rain's David Cage is now casting for a new project entitled "Horizon"

According to the website, the game's to be focused on a couple in their twenties. VG247 reports that the plot involves “a curious man raised very insularly meeting a free woman who is hesitant to exercise her freedom". Sounds like something Cage would work on. VG247 add that the..

News: David Cage Frustrated By Microsoft's "Sci-Fi" Natal Showcase

David Cage Frustrated By Microsoft's "Sci-Fi" Natal Showcase

Remember when everyone went insane about five minutes after E3? "Oh man," they screamed, "Microsoft's created virtual life and science fiction technology via the XBOX 360

" Yeah - a PR masterpiece. The initial Project Natal showcase - Microsoft's controller-less gaming solution - was a bunch of smoke and mirrors, but it took most people a while to catch on. Not Heavy Rain mastermind David..

News: David Cage: Publishers Should Put Greater Emphasis On Creativity

David Cage: Publishers Should Put Greater Emphasis On Creativity

Quantic Dream's David Cage has been talking about creativity again

Speaking to the Guardian, the video game visionary claimed publishers should place "more importance" on creativity. He told the British publication:“I always said that the success or failure of Heavy Rain would send a strong message to the game industry: if the game faced disappointing reviews and sales, it would mean..

News: David Cage: Heavy Rain "Definitely Ain't Porn"

David Cage: Heavy Rain "Definitely Ain't Porn"

Heavy Rain creator David Cage has told PSM3 magazine (via CVG) that the sex-scenes in his upcoming masterpiece "definitely aren't porn

""There are a couple [of sex scenes], but it’s definitely not porn. “We don’t intend to push the boundaries and be ultra-realistic in every detail. It’s about real characters having emotions and doing what adults do when they fall in..