Fri September 21 2018

Life is Strange 2 launch trailer sets the scene a week early

by Charlie Fripp

The first Life is Strange title was very close to being a masterpiece, incorporating a brilliant narrative with user-based decisions and satisfying graphic design. With the sequel just around the corner, many gamers are hoping for the second title to do the same.

Well, the game is just a week away and developers Dontnod saw it fit to release the launch trailer a bit early. Episode 1 ‘Roads’ will release next week Thursday.

“We have been working on Life is Strange 2 since the launch of the last episode of the first season, and we are so excited to tell our new story of Sean and Daniel Diaz, two brothers from suburban Seattle. After a tragic event forces the brothers on the run from the police, their relationship is tested by the dangers they face in a life on the road, and the manifestation of a supernatural power they don’t understand and can’t fully control,” the developers explained.

According to the press release:

The 5-episode season will follow Sean and Daniel over the course of a year as they make their way from Seattle to Mexico. Their journey is long and the brothers are woefully unprepared, as they have to set off with very little money and only the items Sean happens to have on him at the time. They can steal to survive or take the high road and go without essential supplies for the trip. Either way, what are Sean’s actions teaching Daniel? Now totally responsible for his much younger brother, Sean begins to realize that his decisions will impact their lives forever…