Life Is Strange
'Life Is Strange' Presents Broken Parents as Full People, Not Villains
Over and over, the melodramatic series has returned to a surprising theme about parents who have second thoughts about becoming parents at all.
'Tell Me Why' Smothers Its Representation in Bubble Wrap
The newest DONTNOD game is the result of pushing for better representation, only to have the edges of identities filed down and wrapped in Nerf foam.
Episodic Games Were the Future, and the Future Was Dead on Arrival
Games like 'Hitman' and 'Life is Strange' showed the magic of a shared, episodic experience. They also showed its fragility.
Life Is Strange Developer Making Xbox Exclusive With Trans Main Character
‘Tell Me Why’ focuses on twins struggling with memories of “loving but troubled childhood.”
Life Is Strange Has the Most Awkward, Relatable Sex Scene in a Video Game
This very specific brand of uncomfortable is what makes Life Is Strange tick, because it pulls from the lived experiences of people.
What to Make of Microsoft and Sony's Surprising New Partnership
We also talk rogue A.I. and Chinese dynasties on this week's episode.
Our Favorite Games of 2018: Danielle's Top Ten
In what's become a common refrain, it was a terrible year for most things, but a great one for games.
Our Favorite Games of 2018: 'Life Is Strange 2'
Sean and Daniel aren't Max and Chloe, but it doesn't matter; once again, Life Is Strange found a way to make us care about its characters.
Most Games Are Terrible at Writing Teen Characters
Hello, fellow kids!
When Games Redeem Abusers, They Risk Rationalizing Abuse
On Waypoint Radio 177, we talk 'Captain Spirit,' Star Wars, and the difficulty with redemption arcs.
'Captain Spirit' Tells a Fictional Story of Abuse. These People Lived One.
When Emma started playing the new Life is Strange game, she saw more than a video game. She saw her own life.
'Vampyr' is a Deeply Flawed Game, But That's Exactly Why It's So Memorable
The new game from the developers of ‘Life Is Strange’ writes checks for ambitions it can’t cash, but it’s worth the ride.