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  • Summary: Meet Chris, a creative and imaginative 10-year-old boy who escapes reality with fantastical adventures as his alter ego, the Awesome Captain Spirit. Hearken back to your childhood and play a touching narrative experience from the directors and development team behind the BAFTA award-winningMeet Chris, a creative and imaginative 10-year-old boy who escapes reality with fantastical adventures as his alter ego, the Awesome Captain Spirit. Hearken back to your childhood and play a touching narrative experience from the directors and development team behind the BAFTA award-winning game Life is Strange. The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit is an original story set in the Life is Strange Universe that contains links to the brand-new story an characters of Life is Strange 2. Expand

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The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit Reveal Trailer - Xbox E3 2018 Press Conference
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 21
  2. Negative: 0 out of 21
  1. Official Xbox Magazine UK
    Aug 18, 2018
    90
    A beautiful, emotional look at the world through a nine-year-old lad's eyes. [Sept 2018, p.89]
  2. Jun 25, 2018
    90
    The perfect introduction for what will be Life is Strange 2, gameplay and universe with references to the saga. An emotional story with a very powerful narrative.
  3. Jun 26, 2018
    85
    Captain Spirit may indeed be short, but it packs one hell of an emotional punch nevertheless. The relationship between Chris and his abrasive father plays a significant role, but it’s Chris’ use of his imagination to get through day to day life that truly steals the show here. This atmosphere, grouped with the writing and the acting, makes for a very captivating two hour journey. Bring on Life is Strange 2.
  4. Jun 25, 2018
    80
    Regardless of how you classify The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit--whether it's a standalone adventure, a demo, or a prologue--it's a beautiful game, and one that leaves you all the more excited about Life is Strange 2.
  5. Jun 26, 2018
    80
    Shortcomings found in the sometimes-clunky writing and overly scripted emotional moments can feel unearned or sloppy. But the spirit and charm found in the surprise-hit Life is Strange is certainly here in The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit.
  6. Jul 10, 2018
    75
    The incredible Adventures of Captain Spirit works very well as a sneak peek into a bigger product. The depth of its plot and moving scenes make the game a very special title that left us wanting more. A must-play for those who enjoy unique narratives and great mechanics, and one that gives the player a pure and very interactive experience.
  7. Jun 25, 2018
    60
    As a teaser for Life is Strange 2, Captain Spirit does its job, but here’s hoping there’s more subtlety to the writing for the next big thing from Dontnod.

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  1. Jun 28, 2018
    8
    una buena experiencia, envolvente, entretenida, y en lo personal un poco de nostalgia, es un videojuego para relajarte, disfrutar yuna buena experiencia, envolvente, entretenida, y en lo personal un poco de nostalgia, es un videojuego para relajarte, disfrutar y divertirte, aunque no hay mucho que decir sobre la jugabilidad pero me quedo con la experiencia del concepto del juego y su historia. recomendado si solo quieres disfrutar un rato sin ningún tipo de estrés. Expand
  2. Jul 2, 2018
    7
    Make no mistake, this game is definitely a teaser more than anything but a good one at that. For just over an hour you take the reins as anMake no mistake, this game is definitely a teaser more than anything but a good one at that. For just over an hour you take the reins as an imaginative young boy going through his daily routine of being a kid. It's a small adventure that only seems to two or three interesting plot points but they're meant to be expanded on in Life is Strange 2, the game this one is a prequel to. The narrative is engaging along with two complex characters I want to know more about and I'm sure I will in the next game. The controls and style of the game work well and the score is limited but fits the game well setting a rather somber tone. There isn't a lot to say about this game as it doesn't say much itself. Though it lacks replay value it does its job as 'teaser trailer' so to speak. Expand
  3. Jun 26, 2018
    6
    The awesome adventures of captain spirit
    Not so awesome
    The Awesome Adventure of Captain spirit is a free to play prequel to life is strange
    The awesome adventures of captain spirit
    Not so awesome
    The Awesome Adventure of Captain spirit is a free to play prequel to life is strange 2..
    The decisions you make here will carry over into that game… but I didn’t really find much deciding to be done here other than 1 or 2 moments in this 2 hour game
    I went in with high hopes for the awesome adventures of captain spirit, I loved life is strange and bits of before the storm…
    the game starts with promise as you’re describing the type of super hero your want captain spirit to be..
    This isn’t your typical life is strange episode though..
    This game takes place all in one area… the home and yard of 10 year old Chris.. aka captain spirit…
    it’s a Saturday and you have a list of awesome things to do.. there are also tons of not so awesome things to do like the laundry and dishes…
    there is a story to uncover here.. the emotion youre used to from this series is here and im excited to see where this story goes or how it ties into life is strange 2 as we don’t know who that game is all about, though after playing through captain spirit I have a few hunches…
    unfortunately though the awesome adventure if captain spirit just doesn’t capitalize on the idea of childhood imagination..
    this is a nostalgia trip as youre playing with your figures.. but where the game lets me down are the rugrat like moments where youre immersed in chris imagination..
    these moments are just extremely brief practically interactive cutscenes where you mash a button and that’s it..
    there wasn’t really a wow this is a neat game moment for me…
    The awesome Adventures of Captain spirit is free so theres really nothing to lose by checking it out.. just don’t go in with crazy expectations to see something cool and unique.. this is more of a story teaser than anything else.
    I give The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit
    a 6.5/10
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