11 Games Like Heavy Rain

Games Like Heavy Rain Our games like Heavy Rain page offers other interactive story adventures that have a thriller or crime atmosphere for PC, PlayStation and Xbox consoles.

Originally a PlayStation 3 exclusive released in 2010 Heavy Rain is a critically acclaimed story based video game. Assuming the role of four different characters during this interactive experience the story of Heavy Rain centres around a missing child by the name of Shaun. With only a few days to find Shaun from his serial killer kidnapper players embark on a number of tests to acquire information necessary to locate him.

As an interactive based adventure gameplay in Heavy Rain is fairly simple and sends players on a structured path through the main story line and concludes with various endings based on your decisions. With the risk of character death based on your actions you'll regularly be on edge as you progress slowly through quick time events and decision points of Heavy Rain. In between these major events players are free to explore the chapter specific surroundings and interactive with the environment or change the difficulty setting.

The games like Heavy Rain that you will find below also belong to the interactive genre and feature similar gameplay and themes to Heavy Rain with murder mystery, drama and thriller stories.
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The Last of Us

The Last of Us takes place in a post-apocalyptic game world where you’ll focus on stealth survival to complete the high quality story and character development within. Originally a PlayStation 3 (and later PlayStation 4) exclusive title released in 2013 the game was revived in a 2022 remake known as The Last of Us Part I for PlayStation 5 and Windows (2023). Featuring the same core gameplay and mechanics as the original this enhanced remake provides a new level of audio and visual experien...[Read Review]

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Indigo Prophecy (Fahrenheit)

Indigo Prophecy (Fahrenheit outside of North America) is a cinematic adventure with thriller and paranormal elements originally launched in 2005 and later remastered for modern platforms in 2016. Controlling a number of characters during the story players will be able to guide the pathway of this interactive story. Indigo Prophecy is set in New York City where a string of strange and bloody murders have recently taken place and currently under investigation by the police force. With all of these...[Read Review]

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Beyond: Two Souls

Beyond: Two Souls explores the potential that an interactive drama blended with action and adventure can achieve. Originally as a PlayStation 3 exclusive and now available on PlayStation 4 and Windows the story follows Jodie Holmes (voiced by Ellen Page) as one of the main playable protagonists alongside the unique incorporeal entity known only as Aiden who has been connected to Jodie since birth. This strange power quickly alienated Jodie from her foster family and in turn ended up being raised...[Read Review]

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The Wolf Among Us

The Wolf Among Us is one of Telltale Games popular episode interactive adventures split across 5 episodes. While not quite as popular as the larger franchise interactive adventure adaptations like Back To The Future, Borderlands and Walking Dead it’s still one of the fan favourite productions from the studio. Unfortunately, due to the shutdown of Telltale the planned sequel was never completed leaving The Wolf Among Us as the sole edition in the series. Drawing inspiration from Bill Willin...[Read Review]

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8.4 User Avg (23 votes)
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Hotel Dusk: Room 215

Hotel Dusk: Room 215 is a point and click video gamer released in 2007 exclusively for the Nintendo DS platform which lets players explore the mysterious origins of a strange hotel that is said to be able to grant wishes to those that stay in a particular room. The bulk of this story adventure takes place in a fictional hotel located located deep in the heart of Los Angeles in the United States and is known Hotel Dusk. Playing as former experienced detective Kyle Hyde who has has left his New Yo...[Read Review]

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Until Dawn

Until Dawn is a PlayStation exclusive addition to the interactive drama genre which features a number of survival horror elements. Promising a twist filled adventure with many key decisions left to the players will encounter a number of distinct characters that each have their own personalities to explore while also dealing with the impacts of the butterfly effect. Alongside these story elements players will use the third person camera perspective to identify clue s in the environment that can h...[Read Review]

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L.A. Noire

L.A. Noire delivers a detective themed open world action title with fantastic realism and world design which gives players the sense of being a real detective throughout the story. Inspired by historical films the game also features an era appropriate soundtrack and the option to play in black and white to simulate a film noir adventure. Originally released on 2011 for Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 L.A. Noire was revived with an enhanced edition for modern platforms in 2017. Set in the cit...[Read Review]

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Condemned: Criminal Origins

Condemned: Criminal Origins is a horror video game for your Xbox 360 and PC that also blends in some detective game mechanics into the experience. Delivering a strong horror atmosphere Condemned: Criminal Origins has received strong praise from genre fans for bringing fresh perspective and ideas into what was a stale genre at the time of release. Condemned: Criminal Origins takes place in a fictional city and puts you in the shoes of Ethan Thomas, a crime scene expert working for the FBI who get...[Read Review]

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Alan Wake

Alan Wake promises an interesting adventure filled with horror for players to combat across popular game platforms. With a small rural town setting as the backdrop for this adventure players will be fighting against a dark presence that stalks in the shadows while also fighting their own sanity to save their wife from the other worldly threat. Alan Wake follows the story of well known thriller novelist Alan Wake as he goes on a vacation to the quiet town of Bright Falls in a hope to cure his wri...[Read Review]

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Quantum Break

Based around the idea of time travel and control of time, Quantum Break employs a unique story telling landscape aiming to combine a TV like show design with a video game experience. The result is a dramatic science fiction story filled with action and adventure while players command Jack Joyce through an array of gunfights and story plot points in third person view. In addition Jack Joyce grants players the ability to manipulate time right from the start of your adventure after a failed experim...[Read Review]

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Deadly Premonition

Deadly Premonition rolls open world gameplay, horror and even comedy into a single ball of interesting to create an adventure that is borderline insane. The game originally released on Xbox 360 in 2010 and saw a Director’s Cut for the PlayStation 3 and Windows released in 2013 after the game attracted a cult following online creating demand for the game to be delivered on alternative platforms. This same following was likely the reason behind the games port to Nintendo Switch in 2019. Part of th...[Read Review]

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