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Heavy Rain: Chronicle One - The Taxidermist (2010)

Set two years before the events in "Heavy Rain", journalist Madison Paige investigates the home of a shady taxidermist who is suspected to be the Origami Killer.

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David Cage

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David Cage
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Cast

Cast overview:
Jacqui Ainsley ... Madison Paige
Barbara Scaff Barbara Scaff ... Madison Paige (voice)
Sam Douglas Sam Douglas ... Leland White
Francis Boulmé Francis Boulmé ... Leland White (voice)
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Set two years before the events in "Heavy Rain", journalist Madison Paige investigates the home of a shady taxidermist who is suspected to be the Origami Killer.

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France

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1.78 : 1
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Originally developed as an early tech-demo to showcase Heavy Rain (2010)'s gameplay and graphical capabilities (most noticeably because a different actress was cast to voice Madison Paige, at the time). The game was later released as downloadable content, online, over PlayStation Network as part of the "Heavy Rain Chronicles" series. Unfortunately, this became the only one to be released. Others would have detailed the events in other characters' lives such as the death of Norman Jayden's partner and other parts of the Origami Killer (Scott Shelby)'s life. This was due to the development of the PlayStation Move controller, and Sony wanting Quantic Dreams to make the game compatible with it. This took up time and money that would have gone toward other chronicles. See more »

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Leland White: [while chasing Madison] I want your hide!
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Lots of fun!
26 July 2011 | by RiceBunnyxSee all my reviews

I loved Heavy Rain so much, and I was thrilled when Quantic Dream announced the first DLC. I downloaded it immediately and I have to say, it is a fabulous addition! Ther story takes place several years before Heavy Rain, and Madison Paige is on her way to Leland White's house, suspecting he is the Origami Killer. Leland isn't home, so Madison decides to sneak in and look around. The house is filled with stiffed animals due to Leland's job as a taxidermist, which disturbs Madison, but that is the least of her worries when she finds the evidence of Leland's gruesome hobby. She tries to leave, but at that moment, Leland arrives home. Trapped, Madison must fight for her life against the ruthless Leland White.

I played this game at least ten times in the day I got it and many times since, and I am still not bored of it. I was surprised to see the rating for it against Heavy Rain's, but like Heavy Rain, this is a love it or hate it game.

If you liked Heavy Rain, go for it! If you didn't, then you still might enjoy it.


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