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If you were a kid in the 90’s, chances are you had a Give Yourself Goosebumps book or two. One of the best children’s horror series ever (honestly they don’t make enough children’s horror series anymore). The allure of these books was that you were a part of the story and, even more than that, you chose how your adventure would unfold. Were you going to turn to page 54 to go down that dark scary ass basement? How about flipping the page to 99 to explore that creepy swamp your aunt told you to stay out of? The choice was up to you. Goosebumps is the reason for my love affair with today’s choice based narrative games.  Continue reading

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Square Enix is working with Dotnod Entertainment on a new episodic adventure game called Life is Strange . While the studio’s last game, Remember Me, didn’t really leave a lasting impression, storytelling seems to be more their forte. So I wouldn’t count them out.

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From what is known the game takes place in fictional Arcadia Bay, Oregon where high school senior Max Caulfield is looking for her missing friend Rachel. Max has somehow gained the ability to turn back time, but it has not been mentioned how that works into gameplay. More will be shown at Gamescon. The game is set to release on PS4, PS3, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and PC. Date unknown.

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