Life Is Strange: Episode 1 | AUTOMATON Review

life is strange reviewGames that have moral choices often leave players wondering, “What would have happened if…?” For many players, this is easily resolved by saving the game right before an important choice, then reloading to try the other options. Life Is Strange (Dontnod Entertainment/Square Enix) celebrates that sort of cheating by building its entire game around a character who can rewind time at will. After she makes a decision, she can reverse the flow of time to see what might have been, essentially cheating her way through the game of life. Players get to enjoy this sense of power, but are still held accountable for the long-term repercussions of the choices they ultimately make. Continue reading on Automaton.am.

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