Heavy Rain is an interactive drama psychological thriller video game created by Quantic Dream exclusively for the PlayStation 3. The game is written and directed by QuanticDream's founder and CEO David Cage. Heavy Rain's story is a dramatic thriller modeled after film noir, featuring four protagonists involved with the mystery of theOrigami Killer, a serial killer who uses extended periods of rainfall to drownhis victims. Ethan Mars is trying to save his sonfrom being the next victim, whileinvestigative journalist Madison Paige,FBI profiler Norman Jayden, andprivate detective Scott Shelby are eachtrying to track down clues to the Origami Killer's identity. The playerinteracts with the game by performingactions highlighted on screen relatedto motions on the controller, and insome cases, performing a series of quick time events during fast-paced action sequences. The player's decisions and actions during the game will affect the narrative; the main characters can be killed, and certain actions may lead to different scenes and endings.