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An awkward photography student named Max discovers her ability to rewind time, and reunites with her estranged best friend Chloe to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a local girl.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hannah Telle Hannah Telle ... Maxine Caulfield / Courtney Wagner (voice)
Ashly Burch ... Chloe Price / Stella Hill / Taylor Christensen / Sarah (voice)
Nik Shriner ... Nathan Prescott / Trevor / Daniel / Luke (voice)
Dani Knights Dani Knights ... Victoria Chase / Dana Ward / Brooke Scott (voice)
Carlos Luna ... Warren Graham / Justin / Evan (voice)
Dayeanne Hutton ... Kate Marsh / Alyssa Anderson (voice)
Don McManus ... David Madsen / Hayden / Logan (voice)
Derek Phillips ... Mark Jefferson / Samuel / Zachary (voice)
Eric Morgan Stuart Eric Morgan Stuart ... Principal Ray Wells (voice)
PaSean Wilson ... Professor Michelle Grant (voice)
Cissy Jones ... Joyce Price (voice)
Daniel Bonjour ... Frank Bowers / R.J. MacReady (voice)
Joe Ochman ... William Price (voice)
Christian Divine Christian Divine ... Additional Voices (voice)
Kévin Poupard Kévin Poupard ... Additional Voices (voice)
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Storyline

An awkward photography student named Max discovers her ability to rewind time, and reunites with her estranged best friend Chloe to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a local girl.

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Official Sites:

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Country:

France

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 January 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Life Is Strange See more »

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Dontnod Entertainment See more »
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This game is based on the Chaos Theory of Butterfly Effect. Consequently, butterflies in the game symbolize an upcoming decision point. See more »

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Maxine uses a Polaroid camera in the game. After taking a picture she shakes the photo. Polaroid states that this can damage the photo. See more »

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Chloe Price: You can rewind time, Max! That's fucking insane! We have to play!
Maxine Caulfield: I don't have time.
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An Amazing Game!
26 February 2015 | by ccoyle36See all my reviews

I have to say I'm love this game, I first played a trial version so that I can get a better experience to see if it's worth playing and sure enough, it was.

I'm a big fan of choice-making games, so that's one of the reasons why I played this. I also love how you can rewind time so you can see the alternative outcome of choices you make. I love the character development, especially for Max and Chloe, I love the relationship between the two and the relationship they have with everyone else around them.

The acting is good as well as the writing. There are times, however, where the writing can be a bit bland, including when Max is talking to herself or Chloe. For example, in Episode 2, Max moves a cup of soft drink to avoid spilling onto Kate's book. When she moves it, she says "Begone foul soft drink," which I feel was a bit dull and would of been better if she didn't say anything.

However, there are times when the writing is strong and exciting, especially during the finale of Episode 2, 3 & 4. The writing and gameplay in Episode 5 was the best, it was exciting, intense and quite creepy, especially during the nightmare sequence.

I love exploring the places Max visits from her dorm to Chloe's house.

The trophies (for the PlayStation) aren't that challenging, they're basically just bronze trophies for taking optional photos, one gold for completing episode five and a platinum for earning all the trophies.

Overall, I think this is a great game that you should take a look at, especially if your into choice-making games. Though I would advise reading a few reviews just to make sure this game is for you.


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