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DontNod presents Life is Strange

DontNod presents Life is Strange

Still set for a release on January 30th in an episodic format, Life is Strange is today presented by its developper in this first developper diary from DontNod.

Dev Diary - A New Beginning

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Commented on 2015-01-09 22:58:28
That was a nice dev diary. Informative and humble. This could be a great documentary.
I am interested in the game. Maybe this will be the good alternative for the David Cage hybris. I hope they will have the money to make all episodes.
Commented on 2015-01-10 03:07:08
Will play this for sure, but still can't get over the fact how dated the visuals are.
Commented on 2015-01-10 15:39:00
As an avid film watcher, i can clearly see the independent film look they are going for. This could be an interesting story, i really hope it feels substantial as many of the indie films its trying to capture usually feels aimless until a certain tragedy or transformation for its characters.

Gameplay wise I really hope the choices you make have real consequences. Like many adventure games before it, the illusion of choice is always there with only actually having one 'real' choice. Some of the examples they show are mundane things that aren't real choices, like moving the lamp so the stuff out of the closet doesn't fall when that is the only actual thing you can do to progress. Or having the other character be shot, clearly the game will not progress unless you stop it: The illusion of choice.

As long as the story is compelling im sure these gameplay issues will can easily be overlooked. I wonder how long the gaming community will go before they start labeling this game as pejoratives like "hipster" or "casual" because im sure the press will be talking about this title, letting more people know about it.
Commented on 2015-01-10 21:57:55
Got a good deal on a pre-order (GMG), I really like what I see so far. In the ultimate age of remakes/remasters, this unique storytelling and style is more than welcome.
Commented on 2015-01-11 00:29:38
This game interests me. *sits on my throne* ok...these developers shall continue working on this game. *thunderous applause from the audience*
Commented on 2015-01-11 13:42:44
Interesting documentary. I've been following them since Remember Me, loved the game although it had it's shortcomings, but their art direction is wonderful.

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