Life is Strange season two continues to look the part
Are you bought but on Life is Strange season two? Original developer Dontnod’s return to the sequence it created has a brand new setting and recent set of fundamental characters – it is a particular departure from what’s come earlier than.
And but from what we noticed of the first episode at gamescom it appears like the unique season’s DNA is nonetheless right here – it nonetheless has the identical coronary heart, the identical tone, the identical visible and musical types.
But it feels a tough factor to stability. On the one hand, followers of the sequence are followers of the sequence due to Chloe and Max. On the different, Life is Strange is the excellent match for an anthology sequence, its mixture of teenage drama and sci-fi simply as relevant for season two’s Sean and Daniel to discover in several methods.
In the under video, Dontnod’s inventive staff showcase a bit of extra from Life is Strange 2’s upcoming episodes, together with scenes we’ve not seen earlier than. Interestingly, there’s additionally dialogue of a few of the themes current – reminiscent of how characters will react to Sean and Daniel being homeless.
Also, Dontnod has a swanky workplace.
“There will no doubt be an adjustment period as players get used to the idea of the Life is Strange universe without Max and Chloe, but everything Dontnod has shown of Life is Strange 2 so far is a bold statement of intent as the new season allows different voices, themes and storylines to come to the fore,” Aoife wrote final month. Watch our impressions in video type under: