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Old 03-18-21, 08:48 PM
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Life is Strange: True Colors (Sept. 10, 2021)



Release Date: 9/10/21
Developer: Deck Nine Games (makers of Life is Strange: Before the Storm)
Consoles: Everything but Switch

Alex Chen hides her 'curse': the psychic power of Empathy, the ability to absorb and manipulate the emotions of others. When her brother dies in a so-called accident, Alex must embrace her power to find the truth ó and reveal secrets long-buried.




Pre-order Bonus with any version of the game: one Alex outfit

Standard Edition ($60): base game no extras

Deluxe Edition ($70): Preorder Life is Strange: True Colors Deluxe edition, and you'll get bonus DLC along with the complete game. The Deluxe edition comes bundled with Life is Strange: Wavelengths, an exclusive bonus story starring Steph. You'll also get the Life is Strange Hero Outfit Pack, which unlocks four outfits for Alex that are inspired by past Life is Strange Protagonists.

Ultimate Edition ($80): If you're a mega fan who wants to go all out, the Life is Strange: True Colors Ultimate edition is available to preorder. The Ultimate edition comes with everything in the Deluxe edition--the complete game, the Wavelengths bonus story, and the Hero Outfit Pack--plus the
Life is Strange Remastered Collection, which bundles the first Life is Strange game and Before the Storm with enhanced graphics and animations.

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Re: Life is Strange: True Colors (Sept. 10, 2021)

*clutches my Life is Strange vinyl soundtrack*

Interesting that the previous games are getting a remaster. Not sure I'll pay extra for that l, but I'll wait to see how much of an upgrade it is.
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Re: Life is Strange: True Colors (Sept. 10, 2021)

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Re: Life is Strange: True Colors (Sept. 10, 2021)

Trying to decide if I should preorder this. Would like to see some reviews first. There are four bonus outfits for Alex if you preorder. Not sure if I should drop $80 on this. Hope the embargo lifts before the 9th.
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Re: Life is Strange: True Colors (Sept. 10, 2021)

15% off the Xbox digital version at Newegg using code LFSTXB

Also Life is Strange: Remastered has been bumped until next year.
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Re: Life is Strange: True Colors (Sept. 10, 2021)

9/10 IGN , around 80% + Metacritic

https://www.ign.com/articles/life-is...-colors-review
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Re: Life is Strange: True Colors (Sept. 10, 2021)

Okay preordered the Ultimate Edition. My son wants to play it with me, then play the remastered previous games next year.
BTW the Remaster went up for preorder for $40, so paying $20 more than the standard edition for the DLC and the remastered games seems like a great deal.

Went with the PS5 version for (hopefully) some cool Dual Sense integration with aura perception.
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Re: Life is Strange: True Colors (Sept. 10, 2021)

^ Definitely a solid deal if you're wanting the remaster. Personally I can't imagine replaying the game or any of these types of games, but especially LiS1. My experience was... my experience.
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Re: Life is Strange: True Colors (Sept. 10, 2021)

Played through chapter one. Itís pretty cool. Seems like it has less exploring than the first two LiS games (never played 2). I can leave the controller on the sofa for long stretches except for the occasional Square or Circle button press. Looks great. Voice acting is outstanding. Disappointed by the Dual Sense feedback here which is just garden variety rumble.
Iím probably more cautious in this play through than I need to be, but thatís because the last time I played a game set in a small Colorado town with an abandoned mine, (Until Dawn), things went very, very badly.

And I am so going to make Alex LGBT. That DJ Steph is insanely HOT.
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Re: Life is Strange: True Colors (Sept. 10, 2021)

The Steam version is being review bombed by Chinese people because evidently there is a Tibet flag in it.
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Re: Life is Strange: True Colors (Sept. 10, 2021)

Lol.

I just finished and, as with the past ones, really enjoyed it. It's probably bad when a game series makes you cry more than real life, though.
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Re: Life is Strange: True Colors (Sept. 10, 2021)

Damn. That was quick. How long was your playtime?
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Looks like 9-10 hours is the consensus online for a normal playthrough.
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Re: Life is Strange: True Colors (Sept. 10, 2021)

Yeah, that sounds about right. It certainly didn't feel like I was rushing it, but I've had a hectic few weeks and finally got a chance to turn on a console and play for hours on Saturday.
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Re: Life is Strange: True Colors (Sept. 10, 2021)

I suck at PS5 Fooseball!
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Ha! Yeah, I nabbed an Arkanoid #1 score, but Foosball was rough. I just took the loss.
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Re: Life is Strange: True Colors (Sept. 10, 2021)

Square Enix has confirmed that Life is Strange Remastered Collection will now be launching in February 2022, having been delayed last month. The collection, which bundles the original Life is Strange and spin-off Life is Strange: Before the Storm, was originally intended to release on 30th September.

Life is Strange Remastered Collection features overhauled character models and environments, upgrades to the game's engine and lighting, new motion captured facial animation for Life is Strange, and all of the Deluxe content for Life is Strange: Before the Storm, including bonus outfits, the Zombie Crypt outfit, and ‘Farewell’ episode.
https://www.xboxachievements.com/new...confirmed.html
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Re: Life is Strange: True Colors (Sept. 10, 2021)

Just wrapped it up. Easily my favorite of the series so far and my favorite lead. Not having it episodic was a really smart move on their part.
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Re: Life is Strange: True Colors (Sept. 10, 2021)

Did anyone play the bonus "episode?" The core game is on sale for $35 at BB, so I'm curious if it's worth paying more($45 on PSN) to get the one extra level. As of now, it's not available to buy separately on the PSN store.
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Re: Life is Strange: True Colors (Sept. 10, 2021)

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Did anyone play the bonus "episode?" The core game is on sale for $35 at BB, so I'm curious if it's worth paying more($45 on PSN) to get the one extra level. As of now, it's not available to buy separately on the PSN store.
I enjoyed it but no where near as much as the main game. It also dragged on quite a bit longer then I had expected.
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Re: Life is Strange: True Colors (Sept. 10, 2021)

First, this game rocks. The writing and characters are phenomenal.

Keeping it spoiler free and vague but...

So I just finished Chapter 3. The game glitched on me and quit right after finishing the LARP. So when I booted back up I had to go through the boss fight again. Kinda lame. I went with the same decisions instead of overthinking it. So following that...Damn, Charlotte's story got dark. So it's pretty clear that how you deal with Charlotte directly affects the following scene. The following scene for me did not go well, so I thought I had bungled a storyline. Then the chapter ends and where it picks up kinda "fixes" my choice? So, clever writing or simply a way to keep all gamers on the same path? Interesting either way. I'll put my choices in a spoiler below if anyone cares to compare.

Lastly, I just realized Steph is from the original LiS. Only because her voice sounded familiar. It's been so long since I played the original. Damn. Now I can't wait to see how this plays out or if they're tied together in some fashion.


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I took all of Charlotte's anger and healed her. So in turn Alex's rages comes through in the apartment and shatters Steph's Foosball Trophy bottle. This pissed off Steph so, her and Ryan bolt. I had to solve the USB case by myself.

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Re: Life is Strange: True Colors (Sept. 10, 2021)

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Yeah I did the same. It's the wrong choice and it will still come back to (slightly) bite you in the ass at least once later on. After I had finished the game, I was in Game Stop (yuck) and they had a video on previewing True Colors and they kinda vaguely but not really mentioned that you will have this decision to make and how your seemingly kind decision will have unforseen consequences. "Depriving a character their ability to grieve and move on" . I heard them say that and thought "Well that certainly wasn't apparent to me while I was playing the game".




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Re: Life is Strange: True Colors (Sept. 10, 2021)

Well, shit. That didn't cross my mind either.

one thing I'd like to see in the stats is how long people take to make those big decisions. There's one I did earlier where I just stared at the screen for over a minute.
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Re: Life is Strange: True Colors (Sept. 10, 2021)

So should I play the first game before this one, or it doesn't matter?

I heard the 2nd one wasn't that great - but do I also need to play that one? lol

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