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  • Summary: The long awaited sequel to the award winning Life is Strange returns with a new 5-part narrative adventure from DONTNOD Entertainment.

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The Road To Life Is Strange 2 - Official Short Documentary
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  1. Oct 11, 2018
    78
    All in all, it’s a strong initial start. While a little disorientating and stumbling at points, it’s believable as this player experience mirrors the confusion of Sean and Daniel, trying to find their way. There are lots of decisions to make and the game doesn’t pull punches in terms of asking you to make uncomfortable choices. The narrative also does a very good job of introducing you to the brother based mechanics, showing you how those decisions impact both Sean and Daniel in the long run. I’m excited to see where the road will take them next.
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  1. Positive: 6 out of 19
  2. Negative: 12 out of 19
  1. Sep 26, 2018
    10
    Absolut ein Kunstwerk

    Ich bin mehr als begeistert , die Story ist richtig gut , ich gebe zu bin sehr nah am Wasser gebaut und das Spiel hat
    Absolut ein Kunstwerk

    Ich bin mehr als begeistert , die Story ist richtig gut , ich gebe zu bin sehr nah am Wasser gebaut und das Spiel hat das völlig ausgenutzt , bei Kapitel 2 brauch ich wohl eine Groß Packung Tempos.

    Das Beste ist es fühlt sich an wie Life is Strange aber es Spielt sich anders vom Spiel gefühl her ,es ist sehr gut geworden!!!
    Diese Verbindung auf sein klein Bruder zu achten ist richtig gut , habe mich laufend im Wald nach Daniel umgedreht weil angst hatte er geht mir verloren.
    Spiel ist super gelaufen keine Lags, Crashes oder sonstiges super ding Dontnod , Daumen hoch!!!

    +Tolle Vertonung
    +Diese Musik ist einfach ...wow
    +Grafik hat sich Verbessert und behält Trotzdem den Charm des Art Style
    +Deutscher untertitle sehr gelungen
    +Gutes Story telling
    +Neue Features

    Ich kann dieses Spiel mehr als empfehlen , muss sagen finde das erste Kapitel weit aus besser als den ersten teil, aber ich fand schon Captain Spirit besser, was nicht heisst das der erste teil nicht gut war nur dieser hier ist nochmal besser!
    Selbst die neben Figuren wirken Interessant gestaltet ich hoffe man trifft den einen oder anderen wieder in den nächsten Kapiteln.
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  2. Sep 28, 2018
    10
    'Click" nice. Not bad the first episode, I hope the rest will be the same. I understand why such a low score in the game, because the'Click" nice. Not bad the first episode, I hope the rest will be the same. I understand why such a low score in the game, because the developers have removed Max and Chloe. The game is not bad, all good and positive) Expand
  3. Sep 30, 2018
    10
    A great game, no more, no less. Who complain the presence of political content and talk of objective judgment should stay silent. A similarA great game, no more, no less. Who complain the presence of political content and talk of objective judgment should stay silent. A similar game have to talk about political content, like the first two game did in their way.
    The story is strong, the character also, the music is perfect like always and so is the dubbing. The game offer a fresh new kind of adventure, different from the first season and from Before the Storm, but still similar for the kind of emotion that the adventure transmit.
    Highly suggested to anyway who appreciate a story well written.

    PS: If you want the wall built, do not play this game; it's not for you. You won't be able to enjoy and judge it with objectivity.
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  4. Jan 21, 2019
    2
    After playing the first episode, I can say that this is a regressive leftist propaganda masquerading as a computer game. In the game, allAfter playing the first episode, I can say that this is a regressive leftist propaganda masquerading as a computer game. In the game, all white men so far have been racist, fascist, bigots or **** Considering that I really liked Life is Strange 1, this is a serious letdown. I was expecting a similar, great game, but instead of I got this propaganda piece. Sure, there was some political messaging in the first game, but it was not as bad nor did it bother me that much. It was handled adequately.

    This really makes me sad. They even implement post-modernist phrases in the game, such as "everything is political. These are the kind of things you learn from your Neo-Marxist professors. Now, I can understand that you have some political issues tackled in a game. Even post-modernist thought has it time and place. I could also say that racism is a good subject to tackle. Having a Mexican family as a center-stage is also a great idea. However, when there is no nuance or subtlety in your presentation, it feels forced. In this game, it is forced to the extreme.

    Everything is not and does not have to be political. The authors of this propaganda should really look themselves in the mirror and ask, "I am really so much better than everyone else". I bet majority of developers of this game were white, and probably white men. Most came from middle-class or higher background. Unfortunately, they have been taught to loathe themselves because of their skin color and perceived privileged. This group-based identity is over-riding their ability to treat people as individuals. I have to say that I am not American, but I am getting really sick and tired of regressive leftist politics pushed by entertainment industry and media there. Americans, including most white leftists, used to be proud of their country and heritage and now they see themselves as oppressors. In other words, this is just another developer infested with this social justice sickness along with a healthy dose of Trump derangement syndrome.

    I gave it 2/10 because it does look and sound pretty good. I will not be buying the second episode or any other games from this developer.
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  5. Oct 7, 2018
    1
    Appalling storyline, sounds like it was written by an Edgy teen, Poltiics in video games, **** off, just **** off.
  6. Oct 9, 2018
    1
    Don't buy this game!

    If you played Captain Spirit and thought you were getting something like that, you're completely wrong. And this is
    Don't buy this game!

    If you played Captain Spirit and thought you were getting something like that, you're completely wrong. And this is what they call BAIT and SWITCH

    What made LIS good is its world, possibilities of talking to so many characters, and getting to have that sense of belonging and finding your niche even in a school with mean girls and bullies.

    LIS2 has none of that. There is no sense of belonging, things are GRIM, and there's little mystery, and I mean who plays a game where they HIDE, worry, steal, experience nightmares and get beaten up by a strange guy. Is that what you call FUN?

    Or is that a GAME I'm supposed to buy and enjoy? And I'm bad person if I don't? How's that?

    So cons:

    - Game's atmosphere is downright MISERABLE.

    - You spend your time babysitting your younger brother (again, such fun!)

    - You're on the run and you're stealing food or dumpster diving or talking to people who treat you with contempt. Again, this is totally why I buy video games, I'm a masochist.

    - There's no sense of mystery or escape or world building like in LIS. Game has no LIS soul. It has no soul whatsoever actually!

    - World in LIS2 is a hiking trail, the woods, and some bully's cabin. Wait, what worldbuiling are we talking about?

    - Politically charged narrative. Whether you're left-wing, right-wing, centrist, are you really buying games to spend your precious free time in ugly and miserable worlds where you're on the run and being treated like a criminal by ugly people in the middle of nowhere? Wait, so I'm buying a game for THAT? Why not just go on Twitter?

    - Feels are indeed forced. When you're scared or on the run or thinking about stealing, it's very hard to connect to positive emotions of nostalgia, warmth or serenity. When you're scared and miserable and dumpster diving, there's THAT and nothing else. You can't have your cake and eat it, too.

    And FYI, I felt exactly the same thing when playing Detroit: Become Human so this is not tied to politics and being a good or a bad person or who you're voting or not voting for.

    Playing as Kara, ALL you do is take care of Alice, avoid miserable situations, hide from people who want to hurt you, and see the very worst of human kind.

    Fair but I'm not playing my games to be depressed, oppressed, afraid, or ruminate about things I can't control. That's not fun and that's not the world I want to be in.
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  7. Feb 1, 2019
    0
    Dirt leftist propaganda without features of LiS 1.
    Most of all in Lis I liked the atmosphere, which is not in Lis 2 at all.
    3/10 Dontnod
    Dirt leftist propaganda without features of LiS 1.
    Most of all in Lis I liked the atmosphere, which is not in Lis 2 at all.

    3/10 Dontnod Entertainment you broke my heart.
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