LIFE IS STRANGE

Modern AAA Narrative Fiction Games are Falling Drastically Short

This week I had the pleasure of talking to merritt k about her trip to Las Vegas to play the reboot of Saints Row on Thanks for the Knowledge. You can read her impressions of the game here, of course, but you should also listen in for some tidbits about…

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Dontnod Seemingly Done With Life is Strange

Dontnod, French developers of games like Life is Strange, Tell Me Why, and Remember Me, recently made waves for something they’re not developing: The upcoming Life is Strange: True Colors. Despite making the first two games, Dontnod is conspicuously absent from the third, as the developers of the intercedent Life is Strange: Before the…

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Here’s What You Missed from Today’s Square Enix Presentation

Did you miss today’s Square Enix Presents? The livestream was announced last week as a Nintendo Direct-style presentation for Square Enix games with a particular focus on their western branch and a deep dive into the new Life is Strange game. If you didn’t get a chance to watch, we got…

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This Week in News is About Microsoft, Metal-Detecting, and Monsters

Welcome to This Week in News, where we quickly run down all the biggest news of the week in an easy summary. Tales of Arise Returns After a Year With the Promise of Upcoming News – The Bandai Namco JRPG has been infrequently detail-free since its E3 2019 debut, but…

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The Many Faces of Trains in Games

Since I spend a lot of my life on trains, crammed into small seats and suffering frequent delays, it’s given me space to consider why they hold such a strong place in the canon of gaming tropes. While games formally about trains are fairly rare — limited to the simulator…

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FEATURES

E3 2017: Highlights from the Microsoft Xbox press briefing

Project Scorpio gets an official unveiling, a price tag, and a way dorkier name.

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Seven Videogames inspired by Twin Peaks

This bizarre classic TV show has been a huge inspiration to a lot of videogames-- including several you might not expect.

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Can love fix Life is Strange?

This fan-made "fix-fic" dating game turns your teacher into a talking hot-dog.

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Life is Strange to be adapted for live-action web series

The critically-acclaimed serialized adventure game is well-known for its strong story and characters.

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In Life is Strange, I recognized my own past self

With the first chapter of Dontnod's critically-acclaimed serial now free to download, LolKing's Ashelia shares just what makes the game so special to her.

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The first episode of Life is Strange is now free, forever

Beginning today, publisher Square Enix is offering the first chapter of its critically-acclaimed serial at no charge.

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Life is Strange named for one of five Futures of Media awards

Dontnod's episodic teen tale is now a Peabody winner. Sort of.

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Fallout 4 and Rocket League win big at BAFTA game awards

The annual award event hosted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts has just wrapped up in London, with Fallout 4, Rocket League and Her Story earning major nods.

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How videogames helped me recover from death

Sometimes, we need to blow up space aliens. Other times, we need to confront grief. Now we've got easy access to videogames that help us do both.

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