Tag: Quantic Dream
News Star Wars Eclipse 'Controlled Leak' Was Reportedly Intentional, Meant to Gauge Interest
Thinking outside the box
New details concerning Star Wars Eclipse have emerged. They were allegedly leaked intentionally to gauge community interest in the project and to drum up development talent for French studio, Quantic Dream, which was recently acquired by Chinese mega-corp NetEase. That's according to a new report from Sacred Symbols host...
News NetEase to Fully Acquire Detroit: Become Human Studio Quantic Dream
Chinese company NetEase has announced it will acquire Quantic Dream, the developer behind the likes of Heavy Rain and Detroit: Become Human. Already holding a minority stake, NetEase will fully own the studio once the deal closes. Quantic Dream will retain its creative independence, and will be the company's first European studio as it...
News Go Under the Waves in New PS5, PS4 Aquatic Adventure
Out next year
Heavy Rain and Detroit: Become Human developer Quantic Dream has announced it will be putting out Parallel Studio's Go Under the Waves via its publishing arm next year. Planned for release on PS5 and PS4, it's an adventure that's said to explore the human psyche in the depths of the North Sea. Check out the reveal trailer above...
News Quantic Dream's Detroit: Become Human Returns As a Manga
Bet you didn't expect that headline today
It’s been four years since Quantic Dream’s drizzly android drama Detroit: Become Human rose up on PS4 and later PC. But it seems the French developer isn’t done with the universe yet, as it’s overseeing an official manga adaptation named Tokyo Stories, which is being penned by Saruwatari Kazami and...
News Deleted Twitter Account Sparks Fresh Quantic Dream PS5 Rumours
The story’s been posted pretty much everywhere, so we’d be remiss not to mention reports regarding Quantic Dream’s infamous Dark Sorcerer demo, which is apparently in development as Dreamland for the PlayStation 5. Unfortunately, the source is anythin
Rumour Quantic Dream's Other Upcoming Game Based on Dark Sorcerer Demo
Not a troll, a goblin
Here's a blast from the past. About eight and a half years ago, Sony and Quantic Dream put out a visually stunning tech demo entitled The Dark Sorcerer. This is essentially a short film (embedded above), taking a dark fantasy premise and twisting it with some fourth wall-breaking comedy. While it's not been seen or heard of...
News Quantic Dream's Star Wars Game Revealed, Named Eclipse
In early development
Following many rumours and speculation, Quantic Dream has confirmed it is indeed making a Star Wars game. Set in the new High Republic era, it's titled Star Wars Eclipse. The game is said to be in early development and the footage above isn't gameplay, but here's the announcement trailer from The Game Awards. "Set during the...
News Heavy Rain, Detroit Team Reportedly Making a Star Wars Game
Apparently been in development for 18 months
Heavy Rain and Detroit: Become Human developer Quantic Dream is currently making a Star Wars game if new reports are to be believed. First made public by French YouTuber Gautoz and then backed up by known insider Tom Henderson at
News Detroit: Become Human Tops Six Million Sales Across PS4, PC
French team Quantic Dream has announced its premier PlayStation 4 title Detroit: Become Human has now sold more than six million copies worldwide across Sony's last-gen console and the more recent PC port. The developer took to Twitter to thank everyone that has purchased the game, of which it is "proud of". It's not known whether...
News Quantic Dream Helping French Indie Team with 'Atmospheric' Narrative Game
David Cage's studio "seduced" by the concept
What's Quantic Dream up to these days? The French studio's last output was Detroit: Become Human in 2018, and we've not really heard much from the developer since. We're sure it's cooking something up that will make PlayStation 5 really sing, but until then, it seems to be focusing on its indie publishing...
News Quantic Dream's David Cage Teases Exciting 2021
"We are impatient to tell you more"
Quantic Dream has been somewhat quiet since the release of Detroit: Become Human on the PlayStation 4, but it’s had a lot going on behind-the-scenes. Much of its catalogue was ported to the PC with Sony’s consent, and it’s transformed itself into a publisher as well as a developer of cinematic, story games...
News Quantic Dream Classic Fahrenheit Getting 15th Anniversary Physical Release on PS4
But not in North America
If you've played Detroit: Become Human or Heavy Rain, you'll know what studio Quantic Dream is all about. The French developer, led by David Cage, is all about interactive dramas and interweaving stories, and it's been that way since the start. Fahrenheit, or Indigo Prophecy as it's known in the USA, was its big break in...
News Quantic Dream Classic Indigo Prophecy Getting Physical PS4 Release
Quantic Dream’s cult classic murder mystery Indigo Prophecy – better known as Fahrenheit outside North America – is getting a physical PlayStation 4 release, courtesy of Limited Run Games. The title, which originally launched on PlayStation 2 in 2005, was ported to Sony’s current console as part of its PS2 Classics programme...
News Quantic Dream to Self-Publish Future Projects, Take Full Advantage of PS5
Detroit: Become Human developer Quantic Dream may have become a household name due to its collaborations with Sony, but the French studio is now planning a future where it will self-publish. As part of a blog post celebrating its 23rd anniversary, the studio suggested that it’ll be looking to support other companies, in addition to...
News Detroit: Become Human Dev Quantic Dream Has 'a Lot of Surprises' Planned for 2020
French studio Quantic Dream has spread its wings beyond Sony platforms in the past couple of years -- bringing its titles to PC after their PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 releases. Detroit: Become Human, the developer's flagship PS4 game, even made its way to the Epic Games Store recently. However, it looks like the team has even bigger...
News Quantic Dream Reiterates Multiplatform Pledge, Will Publish Other Dev's Games
"All our games will be released on all platforms at launch"
We've known for a while now that French developer Quantic Dream, best known for its work on former PS4 exclusive Detroit: Become Human, wants to release its future titles across all platforms. Following investment from Chinese company NetEase in January, the studio headed by David Cage has...
News Lighting Is the Key to Next-Gen Graphics, Says Detroit: Become Human Director
David Cage talks ray tracing
Quantic Dream CEO David Cage -- perhaps best known as writer and director of Heavy Rain and Detroit: Become Human -- has weighed in on what he thinks is going to become increasingly important for video game visuals going forward. Rather than banking on resolution, for example, Cage explains to GameSpot that realistic...
News Shrug Your Shoulders at Quantic Dream's New Logo
Is this really worth drawing any amount of attention to? Who knows, but at least it proves that Push Square isn't just a raving fansite for upcoming masterpiece Dreams. David Cage's dev team, Quantic Dream, has a brand new logo. Check it out above. Best known for its recent work on
News Quantic Dream's Detroit: Become Human Heading to PC
Heavy Rain, Beyond: Two Souls also lined up for Epic Games Store
Humanity has a price, and Epic Games is willing to pay it. Quantic Dream’s trilogy of ex-PlayStation exclusives are coming to the PC, which means that Heavy Rain, Beyond: Two Souls, and Detroit: Become Human will no longer be tethered solely to Sony’s systems. Controversially, the...
News Quantic Dream Focusing on PS5 After Investment from NetEase
But going multiformat
Chinese giant NetEase has purchased a minority stake in French developer Quantic Dream, as the Detroit: Become Human maker turns its attention to the “development and creation of next-gen games”. The independent Parisian outfit has been a close partner of PlayStation for over a decade now, but
News David Cage: We Have Plans to Make 2019 Very Exciting
Quantic Dream appears to have something cooking, as this is the second time in the space of a week that it’s hyped up 2019. The French developer hinted at “great news” a few days ago, and now boss David Cage has followed up with a Happy New Year message, claiming that his company has “plans to make 2019 very exciting”. He...
News Detroit Developer Quantic Dream Teases Great News Soon
Connor and Hank buddy cop spin-off, please
Detroit: Become Human developer Quantic Dream had a bit of a mixed year, with its PlayStation 4 exclusive launching to largely critical acclaim but the studio’s culture being called into question. Nevertheless, with
News Quantic Dream Loses Employment Case Amid Photoshop Scandal
First of several cases to rule in employee's favour
The controversy surrounding Quantic Dream rumbles on, as the Parisian developer has lost a court case against a former employee, who quit their job following an image manipulation scandal
Report Quantic Dream Suing French Media Over Work Condition Reports
Detroit: Become Human launches next month, but developer Quantic Dream is in the eye of a storm. Reports from French media earlier in the year documented the purported “toxic” culture at the company, which the studio has since denied. Bosses David Cage and Guillaume de Fondaumière had threatened to sue the likes of Le Monde
News Quantic Dream 'Surprised' by Allegations About Studio Culture
Update: French developer releases official statement
Quantic Dream once again finds itself in the centre of a whirlwind, as three separate French reports have called into question the culture of the studio and its management. Publications such as Le Monde, Canard PC, and
PGW 2017 Detroit: Become Human's New PS4 Trailer Makes Difficult Decisions
Detroit: Become Human received a new trailer at Sony's Paris Games Week Press Conference today, and it's a real doozy. It shows off David Cage's patented branching storylines in a scene that is considerably more intense than anything we've seen of the game so far. As always, the question remains: will the plucky auteur be able to...
Feature Detroit: Become Human Is Quantic Dream's Biggest Ever Game
Sony XDev talks ambition and development
You may have read our hands on impressions of Detroit: Become Human last week. The PlayStation 4 exclusive managed to win us over with its impressive visuals and suspenseful narrative, but we needed more. Thankfully, we got to speak to the producer of Sony XDev Europe, Jason Stewart, about the inspiration...
News Oh Boy! Now Quantic Dream Said Something Silly
It's time to stop
Not going to lie, we’re getting tired of reporting on the silly things that people in the games industry have said of late. First it was PlayStation Europe boss Jim Ryan on backwards compatibility, then it was Xbox chief Phil Spencer on the PlayStation 4 Pro, then it was
E3 2017 Quantic Dream Teases Detroit: Become Human for Sony's Briefing
Release date incoming?
Things have been fairly quiet when it comes to Detroit: Become Human following its showing at Sony's E3 press conference last year, but that looks set to change tonight. The French studio Quantic Dream has just tweeted a teasing image for the Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls follow-up, which reads: "Everything will be...
News Ex-Quantic Dream Employees Reference Unannounced PS4 Project
Prior to Detroit's announcement
Oh FFS! There's a strong rumour doing the rounds that Quantic Dream is busy beavering away on a second PlayStation 4 project in addition to Detroit: Become Human – except it's the flakiest piece of reporting we've seen in some time. While it wouldn't exactly be shocking to learn that the French outfit is prototyping...
News Fahrenheit's PS4 Trophies May Raise Your Temperature
PlayStation 2 classic Fahrenheit – known as Indigo Prophecy in North America – was supposed to be out on the PlayStation 4 by now, but it hit a last-minute hitch. Fortunately, the Quantic Dream developed narrative-driven adventure doesn't appear to be too far away, as its Trophies have appeared online. You'll be fighting the Millennium bug...
E3 2016 Fight the Internet in Quantic Dream's Fahrenheit on PS4 Next Month
Coming 18th July
Detroit: Become Human isn't expected to release until next year following the lack of a release date at E3 2016, but we'll still get our hands on some Quantic Dream action before 2017 in the form of a remaster of the PlayStation 2 title Fahrenheit - otherwise known as Indigo Prophecy to American readers. The game will receive a...
E3 2016 Detroit: Become Human Looks Dark and Dramatic in This PS4 Trailer
David Cage up to his old tricks
David Cage's PlayStation 4 game Detroit: Become Human received a suitably dramatic new trailer at Sony's E3 press conference today, but unfortunately no release date. The clip follows an android named Connor who attempts to stop a another android from jumping off the side of a building and taking a little girl with...
E3 2015 Quantic Dream's Just Opened a Twitter Account
On today of all days
There are two main rumours circling Sony's big E3 2015 media briefing like a pack of wolves: Horizon and The Last Guardian. The former title, in development at Guerrilla Games, is looking like a lock at this point – while it feels like this is last chance saloon for Fum
News Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered Attempts to Get Away with Murder on PC, Mobile Next week
Don't get Cagey
No, we're not going multiplatform – but we have got to cover this. Quantic Dream teased a January announcement late last year, and we immediately assumed that it would have something to do with those PlayStation 4 Trophies for Beyond: Two Souls that leaked eons ago. It turns out, however, that the French firm was alluding to a PC...
News Could Quantic Dream Drop the Temperature with a Fahrenheit Remaster?
Cold as ice
We've been waiting all month for Quantic Dream to announce its January news, but it looks like we may have been looking in the wrong place. While a PlayStation 4 port of Beyond: Two Souls has seemed all but inevitable for some time now, a new website suggests that it may be Fahrenheit (known
News Could the PS4 Version of Beyond: Two Souls Be Revealed Next Month?
Ever since releasing PlayStation 3 exclusive Beyond: Two Souls last year, Parisian developer Quantic Dream has been unnervingly quiet. We know that the company’s working on a PlayStation 4 project, of course, but aside from its technology demo The Dark Sorcerer, we’re yet to see what it’s got planned for the next-gen machine. That...
News This Input Code Adds Credence to the PS4 Port of Beyond: Two Souls
Quantic Dream’s ambitious otherworld excursion Beyond: Two Souls may have proved distinctly divisive, but it seems that the Parisian studio is serious about bringing the game to the PlayStation 4. Hot on the heels of last week’s next-gen character model shots, NeoGAF user Dragonbane has uncovered som
News This Is How Beyond: Two Souls' Ellen Page Would Look on PS4
Don't get Cagey
The Last of Us creator Naughty Dog has already caught the PlayStation 4 port bug, and we suspect that it’s only a matter of time before others follow in its footsteps. One such title that we’d love to see enhanced for Sony’s next-gen machine is
News Shuhei Yoshida's Still Super Excited for Quantic Dream's Next Game
Looking beyond, er, Beyond
Beyond: Two Souls divided critics perhaps harder than any game before it earlier this afternoon. While we certainly fell on the more positive side of the fence, scores ranged from poor right through to exceptional. Given the divisive nature of David Cage’s games, it was always inevitable – but Worldwide Studios...
Live Walk the Red Carpet with the Cast of Beyond: Two Souls
Glitzy premieres are typically the domain of celebrities and dudes dressed in tuxedos, but we’ve got permission to give you a front-row seat to today’s Beyond: Two Souls event in Paris. Taking place at the Rex Cinema in the capital, the show will begin with a 30 minute screening of gameplay footage, followed by a panel with...
News David Cage Eager to Get Started on Quantic Dream's PS4 Project
Still in pre-production
Beyond: Two Souls developer Quantic Dream would resemble a chameleon if it were a lizard, as the company is never afraid to change its colour from project to project. Unsurprisingly, then, the Parisian studio’s top dog David Cage has told Game Informer magazine that the firm’s first PlayStation 4 project will mark a large...
News 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 Quantic Dream Employed PlayStation 4 Engine Ideas for Beyond: Two Souls
You may not believe it, but Beyond: Two Souls is a PlayStation 3 game. The console’s swansong – which stars Ellen Page and Willem Dafoe – looks a step beyond anything else that's currently available on the platform, and that’s because developer Quantic Dream implemented concepts from its in-development PlayStation 4 engine...
News Quantic Dream Is Eager to Take Advantage of the PS4 Controller's Touchpad
Studio keen to remove barriers
Quantic Dream hopes to use the PlayStation 4 controller’s touchpad in order to lower the barrier of entry for its games. Chatting with Eurogamer.net following last weekend’s Digital Dragons event in Poland, company vice president Guillaume de Fondaumière hinted that the studio’s in-development next gener
News Heavy Rain Cost €16.7 Million to Make, Made More Than €100 Million
Let’s be honest, if Heavy Rain popped up on a video game special of Dragons' Den, director David Cage would be laughed out of the abandoned warehouse. In truth, something similar probably happened when developer Quantic Dream was pitching the project to various publishers – but eventually Sony took a gamble on the release. And...
News Quantic Dream's Been Working on Its First PS4 Title for Almost a Year
Be still our beating heart
Quantic Dream started work on its confirmed – but still shrouded in mystery – PlayStation 4 title way back in mid-2012, the French company has revealed. Chatting with Eurogamer.net at the Digital Dragons event in Poland, vice president Guillaume de Fondaumière explained that the studio was granted extremely early...
News David Cage: You Will Be Amazed By What We're Doing with PS4
Project is really surprising
Quantic Dream may be carefully applying the finishing touches to Beyond: Two Souls as we type, but that’s not stopped the company from starting work on its first next generation project. The studio confirmed that it’s already knee-deep in PlayStation 4 development earlier in the year, and now gaffer David Cage has...
News Beyond: Two Souls Didn't Cost As Much to Develop As You Think
Just a little bit more than Heavy Rain
When you spend twelve months filming with Hollywood actors Ellen Page and Willem Dafoe, you’d think that your game’s budget would be through the roof. But according to Quantic Dream’s head honcho David Cage, the upcoming PlayStation 3 exclusive Beyond: Two Souls didn’t actually cost that much money to...
News What Kind of Posters Do You Think Quantic Dream Has Hanging on Its Wall?
You'll kick yourself
David Cage’s vocabulary revolves around one word: emotion. Listen to any interview or seminar with the Quantic Dream founder, and you won’t have to wait long to hear the poignant term. As such, it’s little wonder that the studio behind games such as Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls has a poster wearing the words...