Dontnod Entertainment, the studio behind last year’s sci-fi game Remember Me, is teaming up with Square Enix for a new project called Life Is Strange.
It’s an episodic game where players take control of a young woman with the ability to rewind time. She uses this power to try and track down a missing friend in her hometown, but whenever she uses it, it will have time-bending repercussions that affect the entire story. Like most episodic games, the what you do in one episode will carry over the change what happens in the next, with each chapter building on the choices you’ve made.
Max Caulfield has been absent from Arcadia Bay, Oregon for five years now. Upon returning home she discovers that Rachel Amber, a fellow senior at school, has disappeared under mysterious and rather uncomfortable circumstances. While trying to uncover the truth Max reunites with an old friend, Chloe, and makes a startling discovery: Max has the power to rewind time.
No release window for Life Is Strange has been named, but it shouldn’t take too long to come out because it will be playable at Gamescom in Germany this week. It’s being built for the PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, and PC.