Life is Strange: Before the Storm
This is an episodic game. You will need to get the base game and all succeeding episodes to experience it as designed.
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Developer: Deck Nine
Content Rating: Mature
Life is Strange: Before the Storm features Chloe Price a 16 year-old rebel who forms an unlikely friendship with Rachel Amber, a beautiful and popular girl destined for success. When Rachel’s world is turned upside down by a family secret it takes their new found alliance to give each other the strength to overcome their demons.
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In the end, it comes down to this: if you thought the first season was good, you’ll love this one as well. If you didn’t, you’ll find nothing here that will convince you to reconsider your stance. I’m excited for whatever comes next, and I’m glad that Life is Strange: Before the Storm didn’t lose what made the first season great in the first place, which is always a concern when the studio developing it changes.
The more disappointing part is that, though there are a few tender moments between them, the episode moves the focus off Chloe and Rachel's relationship and onto the physical and emotional labour Chloe is doing for it, and instead condenses the fun they have in the intervening years into a montage at the end. The
Awake shows you a broken Chloe - someone at her lowest. Everyone hits those trying times in their lives, and what Awake does best is illustrate how much another person can make a difference in those situations. The emotional pull is strong, and the story's strength is its relatability. This first episode has me intrigued at how Chloe and Rachel Amber will make it through their distress, and it also has me rooting for them.