Beyond: Two Souls for PlayStation 3
PS3

Beyond: Two Souls

Oct 8, 2013
7.94
playscore
Average
461st of 1270

Trailer, Gameplay, & Screenshots

About this game

Developer: Quantic Dream
Content Rating: Mature

Summary

Beyond: Two Souls is a single-player Adventure game that utilizes a combination of a superior storytelling and gameplay mechanics, and cutting edge motion capture techniques to present a stunning adventure that is not to be missed.

Critic Reviews

45 Reviews
7.33
Justin McElroyOct 08, 2013
With Beyond: Two Souls, Quantic Dream has smoothed away nearly all the rough edges in how it presents its stories. The other edge of that sword is that it lays the stories themselves bare to be judged entirely on their own. With so many of the traditional elements of gameplay stripped away, like challenge and exploration, a tremendous amount of weight is put on Beyond's story to carry the day. While it's exhilarating to see a team that has worked so hard to perfect a new way of telling stories, I couldn't help wishing they had a perfect one to tell.
Jim SterlingOct 08, 2013
For all the complaints that can be leveled at Beyond -- and they can be leveled in feckless abundance -- the overwhelming problem with it is that it's just plain boring. Like a sociopath, Beyond: Two Souls knows how to act like it has a heart, while providing nothing of the emotional depth required to connect with an audience. Its characters can smile, and cry, and tell us they're feeling all of these feelings, but their paper-thin presentation and the frequent narrative dead ends prevent any of their pantomime from becoming too convincing.
Jesse CoxOct 10, 2013

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