The first episode of Life Is Strange, that intriguing-looking adventure game from the people who made Remember Me, is coming out January 30th, publisher Square Enix just announced. It's coming to PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and PC, for $4.99. You can also buy a pass for all five episodes for $19.99.
Whether they consider it the artistic achievement of the decade or just a boring, linear sci-fi brawler, one thing reviewers agree on is that Remember Me is rough around the edges. The question is how rough.
At first, I thought that Remember Me would be one of those games where I liked its ideas more than its execution. But, even though it's surrounded by some rough gameplay and well-worn templates, the core concept behind the game—control over what we choose to hold onto—comes to life in ambitious ways.
This is the art of Fred Augis, who works at French developer Dontnod entertainment, the guys behind Capcom's upcoming Remember Me.
This cool interactive journal for Remember Me pulls you through the life of the guy who invented the game’s memory digitization technology. It reminds me a bit of the Daft Punk cover story on Pitchfork that everyone's been talking about today. Turns out the game's fiction all started on Facebook. Sort of.
Remember Me is -gasp- an original game coming to Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC on June 4, a month that's usually bereft of any interesting new games to play. Why care about this one?
At first it looks like Assassin's Creed, but it's futuristic, stars a lady and... wow, this game looks cool and goes places AC has never gone. Seven minutes of footage, mostly stealth and platforming, as our heroine tries to trick her target into killing himself. You've seen it before, until the part where you're…