Release List Reviews Shop Join News DVD Giveaways Video Games Advertise
DVD Reviews | Theatrical Reviews | Price Search Buy Stuff Here
Video Game Talk
HD Reviews
 



Go Back   DVD Talk Forum > Entertainment Discussions > Video Game Talk

Video Game Talk The Place to talk about and trade Video & PC Games

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 08-31-17, 05:40 PM   #176
Dan
DVD Talk Legend
 
Dan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: \_(ツ)_/
Posts: 14,563
Re: Life is Strange (5 eps on 360,XO,PS3,PS4,PC) - Time Lords and hipsters, apply wit

Quote:
Originally Posted by Music View Post
Is that from this game, or from South Park?
Scott.
__________________
"...you've taken a side in an ideological battle, while pretending all the way
that you're simply defending the supposedly neutral value of free speech.
Don't think we don't notice which instances of speech you choose to defend." - Contrapoints
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-31-17, 05:52 PM   #177
Music
DVD Talk Hall of Fame
 
Music's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Manch Vegas, NH
Posts: 7,973
Re: Life is Strange (5 eps on 360,XO,PS3,PS4,PC) - Time Lords and hipsters, apply wit

Wow... you're a dick... eh?


__________________
XBOX LIVE | PSN: Music72
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-31-17, 06:16 PM   #178
Dan
DVD Talk Legend
 
Dan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: \_(ツ)_/
Posts: 14,563
Re: Life is Strange (5 eps on 360,XO,PS3,PS4,PC) - Time Lords and hipsters, apply wit

Reported!
__________________
"...you've taken a side in an ideological battle, while pretending all the way
that you're simply defending the supposedly neutral value of free speech.
Don't think we don't notice which instances of speech you choose to defend." - Contrapoints
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-25-17, 10:51 AM   #179
GoVegan
DVD Talk Ultimate Edition
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Posts: 4,693
Re: Life is Strange (5 eps on 360,XO,PS3,PS4,PC) - Time Lords and hipsters, apply wit

Has nobody else played episode 1 of Before the Storm yet? I feel like I should open a new thread for that one, even though I don't really expect that anyone would play that one without having played LiS.

I've played through the first episode and really liked it. It's definitely different, but the overall feel of the game is really similar. I do miss getting to endlessly replay conversations until they go in a way that seems at the time to be perfect.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-25-17, 11:56 AM   #180
Dan
DVD Talk Legend
 
Dan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: \_(ツ)_/
Posts: 14,563
Re: Life is Strange (5 eps on 360,XO,PS3,PS4,PC) - Time Lords and hipsters, apply wit

Oh yeah, I played it. My wife did, too. It was really good, but the different voice for Chloe is still a bit distracting. I'm not sure, but I felt like it was impossible to lose the "talk back" parts. Still... good stuff. I don't think people need to play the first game to enjoy this, but it definitely changes the way you understand some of the story and relationships, knowing where it all leads...
__________________
"...you've taken a side in an ideological battle, while pretending all the way
that you're simply defending the supposedly neutral value of free speech.
Don't think we don't notice which instances of speech you choose to defend." - Contrapoints
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-25-17, 12:15 PM   #181
GoVegan
DVD Talk Ultimate Edition
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Posts: 4,693
Re: Life is Strange (5 eps on 360,XO,PS3,PS4,PC) - Time Lords and hipsters, apply wit

I think we're just good. I did read on Reddit a few accounts of people failing the talk back challenges, but you're right - I didn't have any problem with them either.

This is probably just me, but I thought Chloe looked too much like Max. I'm sure it's just the hair or something. I didn't actually go back to compare.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-25-17, 12:25 PM   #182
Dan
DVD Talk Legend
 
Dan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: \_(ツ)_/
Posts: 14,563
Re: Life is Strange (5 eps on 360,XO,PS3,PS4,PC) - Time Lords and hipsters, apply wit

glad to know it wasn't just me who found those parts too easy.
Yeah, I get a bit of a Max vibe from Chloe, too. I like punk rock Chloe better.
__________________
"...you've taken a side in an ideological battle, while pretending all the way
that you're simply defending the supposedly neutral value of free speech.
Don't think we don't notice which instances of speech you choose to defend." - Contrapoints
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-25-17, 08:59 PM   #183
shizawn
DVD Talk Hall of Fame
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Santa Clara, California
Posts: 9,959
Re: Life is Strange (5 eps on 360,XO,PS3,PS4,PC) - Time Lords and hipsters, apply wit

The only time I goofed up a challenge was the one with the Principal. For whatever reason I didn't realize there was a timer so I didn't answer in time.

Anyway, I also liked the episode, and liked that it was longer than I expected. I think it took me a little over 3 hours to finish.

I actually didn't have any issue with the new voice for Chloe.

Edit: With the SAG-AFTRA strike appearing to be over, perhaps when the bonus episode comes out, they'll be able to use the original Max voice actor.
__________________
Born to be mild.

Last edited by shizawn; 09-25-17 at 09:05 PM..
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-25-17, 09:33 PM   #184
fumanstan
DVD Talk Godfather
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Irvine, CA
Posts: 52,034
Re: Life is Strange (5 eps on 360,XO,PS3,PS4,PC) - Time Lords and hipsters, apply wit

I have it on PC, just haven't had time to really play it.
__________________
4x Sheep Champion
VG Round 1b | VG Round 7 | NFL | SHEEPERHERO II

And of course you can GFY. -chess
  Reply With Quote
Old 10-12-17, 01:43 PM   #185
fumanstan
DVD Talk Godfather
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Irvine, CA
Posts: 52,034
Re: Life is Strange (5 eps on 360,XO,PS3,PS4,PC) - Time Lords and hipsters, apply wit


__________________
4x Sheep Champion
VG Round 1b | VG Round 7 | NFL | SHEEPERHERO II

And of course you can GFY. -chess
  Reply With Quote
Old 10-12-17, 03:08 PM   #186
GoVegan
DVD Talk Ultimate Edition
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Posts: 4,693
Re: Life is Strange (5 eps on 360,XO,PS3,PS4,PC) - Time Lords and hipsters, apply wit

Ooh, I can't wait to figure out what I did wrong.

If I see one damn dead plant...
  Reply With Quote
Old 10-12-17, 05:07 PM   #187
shizawn
DVD Talk Hall of Fame
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Santa Clara, California
Posts: 9,959
Re: Life is Strange (5 eps on 360,XO,PS3,PS4,PC) - Time Lords and hipsters, apply wit

That's quicker than expected. Their targeted release cadence was 8-10 weeks between episodes.
__________________
Born to be mild.
  Reply With Quote
Old 10-20-17, 04:09 PM   #188
shizawn
DVD Talk Hall of Fame
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Santa Clara, California
Posts: 9,959
Re: Life is Strange (5 eps on 360,XO,PS3,PS4,PC) - Time Lords and hipsters, apply wit

Played Episode 2 last night. Loved it, and it was even longer than Episode 1. I think my play time clocked in around 3.5 hours.

There were a couple of tough decisions to make, ones I really had to sit and think about.
__________________
Born to be mild.
  Reply With Quote
Old 10-20-17, 04:34 PM   #189
Decker
DVD Talk Hero
 
Decker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 1999
Location: Vegas, Baby!
Posts: 37,175
Re: Life is Strange (5 eps on 360,XO,PS3,PS4,PC) - Time Lords and hipsters, apply wit

Quote:
Originally Posted by shizawn View Post
Played Episode 2 last night. Loved it, and it was even longer than Episode 1. I think my play time clocked in around 3.5 hours.

There were a couple of tough decisions to make, ones I really had to sit and think about.
I haven't played this, but since it's a prequel, what's the worst that could possibly happen : Chloe ends up a druggie washout with a screwed-up family life and Rachel Amber ends up dead?
__________________
Xbox Live: Decker 01........... My 360's Blog
PSN Gamertag : Decker01

GAME CENTER ID : DECKER 01

I haven't seen Evil Dead 2.....yet.
  Reply With Quote
Old 10-22-17, 01:20 AM   #190
The Questyen
DVD Talk Special Edition
 
The Questyen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Arizona
Posts: 1,991
Re: Life is Strange (5 eps on 360,XO,PS3,PS4,PC) - Time Lords and hipsters, apply wit

The teefury shirt of the day is "Life is Strange" related which is cool:

http://www.teefury.com/everyday-hero
  Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-17, 05:40 PM   #191
shizawn
DVD Talk Hall of Fame
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Santa Clara, California
Posts: 9,959
Re: Life is Strange (5 eps on 360,XO,PS3,PS4,PC) - Time Lords and hipsters, apply wit

Both Ashly Burch (Chloe) and Hannah Telle (Max) will be voicing the bonus episode, due to release sometime in early 2018.

http://lifeisstrange-blog.tumblr.com...ind-the-scenes
__________________
Born to be mild.
  Reply With Quote
Old 12-04-17, 10:50 AM   #192
starseed1981
DVD Talk Hall of Fame
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Marina Del Rey, California
Posts: 9,328
Re: Life is Strange (5 eps on 360,XO,PS3,PS4,PC) - Time Lords and hipsters, apply wit

Caught up on this one. I'm surprised by how "sweet" the story is...in a good way. Considering the shape Chloe was in when the original started they really do have a lot of ground to cover in episode 3.
  Reply With Quote
Old 12-06-17, 11:04 AM   #193
starseed1981
DVD Talk Hall of Fame
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Marina Del Rey, California
Posts: 9,328
Re: Life is Strange (5 eps on 360,XO,PS3,PS4,PC) - Time Lords and hipsters, apply wit

Looks like episode 3 goes live on 12/20.
  Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:15 PM.

...
Rules - DVD Talk - Archive - Privacy Statement - Top

Copyright 2011 DVDTalk.com All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.2.0