Releasing a dev diary, a new video and these twelve fresh screenshots
, Square Enix
announced that the first episode of Life is Strange
is now available for PC, PS4, Xbox One, PS3 and Xbox 360 on January 30, 2015. Developed by DONTNOD Entertainment
, Life is Strange is an episodic, digitally delivered, narrative driven adventure game that takes place in the fictional town of Arcadia Bay, Oregon, where senior student Max Caulfield returns after a 5 year absence. Reunited with her former friend Chloe, the pair will attempt to uncover the uncomfortable truth behind the mysterious disappearance of fellow student Rachel Amber.
At the beginning of the game Max discovers she has a remarkable power - the ability to rewind time. So the player has the power to affect the game's narrative and also change the course of history itself.
Each of the five episodes costs $4.99. Players can alternatively purchase the entire season for $19.99.