Life is Strange: Before the Storm is an episodic adventure game developed by Deck Nine and published by Square Enix. It serves as a prequel to the critically acclaimed Life is Strange, exploring the backstory of one of its main characters, Chloe Price. The game consists of three episodes that were released between August and December 2017.
In Life is Strange: Before the Storm, players take on the role of Chloe, a rebellious teenager who forms an unlikely friendship with Rachel Amber, a popular girl at school. As they navigate their way through high school drama and personal struggles, they uncover secrets about each other’s pasts that ultimately lead to tragic consequences.
The gameplay in Life is Strange: Before the Storm revolves around decision-making and exploration. Players must make choices that affect the outcome of the story and interact with various objects in their environment to progress. The game also features a unique “Backtalk” mechanic where players engage in verbal sparring matches with other characters to gain information or achieve certain objectives.
With its engaging storyline, well-developed characters, and emotional themes, Life is Strange: Before the Storm has received critical acclaim for its portrayal of teenage life and relationships. It also boasts impressive graphics and sound design that immerse players in its world. If you’re a fan of narrative-driven games or enjoyed playing the original Life is Strange, this prequel is definitely worth checking out!