Life is Strange: Episode 1 - Chrysalis
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: Dontnod Entertainment
Content Rating: Mature
Follow the story of Max Caulfield, a photography senior who discovers she can rewind time while saving her best friend Chloe Price. The pair soon find themselves investigating the mysterious disappearance of fellow student Rachel Amber, uncovering a dark side to life in Arcadia Bay. Meanwhile, Max must quickly learn that changing the past can sometimes lead to a devastating future.
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Life Is Strange is, itself, quite a strange little item. Its dialog makes me wince, but I will confess to being more amused by the awfulness than upset by it, at least half the time. It’s embarrassing and hella lame for totes, but there’s something almost charming about it.
While obviously taking some cues from the existing games in the graphic adventure genre, Life is Strange kicks things off in a mostly reticent fashion that manages to provide the players with a proper introduction to this odd world. There are many compelling characters introduced with the psyche of a few even being delved into throughout this relatively short episode, allowing players to get emotionally invested in the story that is merely beginning.
Episode 1 is all intro, giving you a look at Max's powers and her supporting cast, but not much else. There's hints of bigger things on the horizon, but neither issue is immediate within Episode 1. I'm intrigued, but Episode 2 needs to give me a stronger reason to finish all five episodes.