Life Is Strange: Episode 1 - Chrysalis News
It's hella good
It's hard to imagine a game in the past couple of decades that's more suited to this author's tastes than Life Is Strange. DONTNOD's decidedly divisive episodic adventure is like a John Green novel in gaming form, pairing the teenage mystery of Paper Towns with the heartbreaking plot threads of The Fault in Our Stars. If you're a fan...
Update: Will arrive before the end of March
Update (15:15PM GMT): According to the official Life Is Strange Twitter account, Episode Two will still launch before the end of March. Original Story: Life Is Strange has been a source of heated debate here at Push Square Towers. While this author can accept its problems, your humble host enjoye
Given the success of The Walking Dead, it's a surprise that other developers are only just jumping on the episodic bandwagon. With the output of developer Telltale Games starting to get a teensy bit predictable, though, we're really curious to see French developer DONTNOD's take on the format. We've got a reviewer whizzing through episode...
Publishers will be publishers
Sigh. Considering the current climate, we did consider whether we should post this story in the first place – but then we figured that we'd be behaving just as badly as the publishers in question. During its recent developer diary, DONTNOD has hinted that some companies wanted it to make Life Is Strange's lead...
The studio will remember that
It took Telltale Games a fair few attempts, but The Walking Dead proved that episodic gaming can be done well. However, while the developer's re-purposed its model with series like The Wolf Among Us and Tales from the Borderlands, the regular repetition is starting to expose a few flaws in its format. As such, we're...
Pay the Price
If you’re the type of person that’s constantly crying for something a little out of the ordinary, then it’s time to put your money where your mouth is. Life Is Strange, the episodic existential escapade from Remember Me developer Dontnod Entertainment, has been given a release date – and it premieres on 30th January on both the...
"I smell a mystery and some gunpowder"
While we may be seeing a wide variety of episodic story driven titles on PlayStation at the moment – from the critically acclaimed The Walking Dead to the upcoming Tales from the Borderlands – all of them are developed by Telltale Games. A new dog has stepped into the yard, however, with the announcement of...