Life is Strange season two continues to look the part

Are you sold yet on Life is Strange season two? Original developer Dontnod’s return to the series it created has a new setting and fresh set of main characters – it’s a definite departure from what’s come before.

And yet from what we saw of the first episode at gamescom it feels like the original season’s DNA is still here – it still has the same heart, the same tone, the same visual and musical styles.

But it feels a tricky thing to balance. On the one hand, fans of the series are fans of the series because of Chloe and Max. On the other, Life is Strange is the perfect fit for an anthology series, its mix of teenage drama and sci-fi just as applicable for season two’s Sean and Daniel to explore in different ways.

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