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We've Had It With Games That Evoke Politics While Denying Their Existence

On today's Waypoint Radio, we're excited about a lot of games—and bullish on political messages in mainstream spaces.
Danielle Riendeau
6.25.18
Life Is Strange: Before the Storm

Labor Politics Overshadow Otherwise Fantastic New Life is Strange Episode

'Before the Storm' invites you to take a moment, breathe, and bask in your teenage feelings.
Danielle Riendeau
10.25.17
Postscript

In Tragedy, 'Life Is Strange' Finds Freedom for the People Who Need It Most

Time traveling teenage drama 'Life Is Strange' offered real, true freedom at its climactic ending.
Cameron Kunzelman
7.14.17
E3 2017

How the 'Life Is Strange' Prequel Is Giving Queer Fans More Choices

What was sometimes only hinted at in 'Life is Strange' is a much bigger part of this new story.
Patrick Klepek
7.3.17
Waypoint Rescores

Waypoint Rescores: 'Life Is Strange'

Dontnod’s 2015 game featured some great music—but how does changing those songs affect its most memorable scenes?
Mike Diver
3.13.17
Gaming

The New Game from 'Life Is Strange' Developers Is an Ode to the Classic Vampire

London, 1918. The Great War has shaken the city's residents. An outbreak of flu is becoming a pandemic. And then there's the small matter of vampires in the East End.
Mike Diver
2.29.16
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A Completely Spoilers-Filled Interview with the Makers of ‘Life Is Strange’

Co-directors Michel Koch and Raoul Barbet discuss their game's heavyweight themes of bullying and assisted suicide.
Mike Diver
1.22.16
VICE vs Video games

A Completely Spoilers-Filled Interview with the Makers of ‘Life Is Strange’

Co-directors Michel Koch and Raoul Barbet discuss their game's heavyweight themes of bullying and assisted suicide.
Mike Diver
1.22.16
VICE vs Video games

‘Life Is Strange,' But It’s Best When You’re Sitting Down, Doing Nothing

After the fifth game in the 'Life Is Strange' series, we can look back on Dontnod's intriguing adventure and conclude that its silences often spoke the loudest.
Mike Diver
10.23.15
Video Games

'Life Is Strange' Ignored Me as a Student of Color, Just Like a Real Prep School

How the fictional school in Life is Strange falls into the same traps as real-world institutions.
Shonte Daniels
9.22.15
VICE vs Video games

First Love and Awkwardness: Inside the Mind of ‘Life Is Strange’ Co-Director Michel Koch

Koch explains the DNA of the game's Warren character, and how we all have a dark side within us.
Sayem Ahmed
8.4.15
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We Were Younger: ‘Life is Strange’ and Nostalgia for the Moment

Dontnod's episodic game seems to take place somewhere outside of time, both now and then, today and yesterday.
Carolyn Petit
3.30.15
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