Square Enix and developer DONTNOD Entertainment have confirmed that the first episode of their storyline-oriented graphic adventure video game, Life is Strange’ is now available on the PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One through digital download channels.
This is just one of five chapters which will be released over the coming months, delivering an experience that they hope will provide gamers with unexpected turns of events and an experience that feels unique and customized by your individual choices. To mark this release, DONTNOD Entertainment have shared their launch trailer for episode one (above), in addition to their final developer diary (below).
The developer diary has been dubbed ‘Creating Arcadia Bay’, delivering details and further insight into the sights and sounds you can expect to experience in Life is Strange.
Life is Strange is a five part episodic game that sets out to revolutionise story based choice and consequence games by allowing the player to rewind time and affect the past, present and future. You are Max, a photography senior who saves her old friend Chloe by discovering she can rewind time. The pair soon find themselves exposed to the darker side of Arcadia Bay as they uncover the disturbing truth behind the sudden disappearance of a fellow student. Meanwhile, Max begins to have premonitions as she struggles to understand the implications of her power. She must quickly learn that changing the past can sometimes lead to a devastating future.