Video Game Review: Life is Strange 2

Guiseppe Hughes

What if you could have superpowers, and what would you do with them? Life is Strange is an episodic, choice-based game series in which the plots all surround the use of superpowers. There are a total of three games under the name of the series. You must play the first game and prequel to Life is Strange 2, Life is Strange and The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit, before you play Life is Strange 2. There are mentions of the elements of the two games in Life is Strange 2. 

Life is Strange 2 centers around two brothers, Sean and Daniel Diaz, who are forced to flee to Mexico for shelter from the police after a tragic event in which they were involved in. In the game, you play as sixteen-year-old Sean Diaz who has the responsibility to take care of himself and his younger brother with every resource they can get their hands on. On their journey to Mexico, Sean realizes that Daniel has telekinetic abilities which can help the both of them in unimaginable ways. In every episode, there are new characters, locations, and interactions that will determine how you raise Daniel and the ending you will get at the end of the game. There are a total of four main-endings with different variations based on your decisions. Will the Diazs get to their destination, and what ending will you get?