Life Is Strange

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When Games Redeem Abusers, They Risk Rationalizing Abuse

On Waypoint Radio 177, we talk 'Captain Spirit,' Star Wars, and the difficulty with redemption arcs.
Danielle Riendeau
8.10.18
Life Is Strange

'Captain Spirit' Tells a Fictional Story of Abuse. These People Lived One.

When Emma started playing the new Life is Strange game, she saw more than a video game. She saw her own life.
Patrick Klepek
8.6.18
Review

'Vampyr' is a Deeply Flawed Game, But That's Exactly Why It's So Memorable

The new game from the developers of ‘Life Is Strange’ writes checks for ambitions it can’t cash, but it’s worth the ride.
Patrick Klepek
7.3.18
Review

The Short But Chilling 'Captain Spirit' Weaponizes Empathy Against You

The developers behind 'Life Is Strange' manage to tell a gripping but upsetting story about a father and son in a toxic relationship.
Patrick Klepek
6.27.18
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We've Had It With Games That Evoke Politics While Denying Their Existence

On today's Waypoint Radio, we're excited about a lot of games—and bullish on political messages in mainstream spaces.
Danielle Riendeau
6.25.18
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A Slow Start to 2018 Video Games Is Finally Letting Me Enjoy 2017's

I could probably spend the whole year playing through everything I missed.
Patrick Klepek
1.10.18
Life Is Strange

Crappy Voice Acting Undercuts an Otherwise Strong 'Life Is Strange' Prequel

The main characters mostly work, but everyone else? It's a mess.
Patrick Klepek
1.9.18
Postscript

The Intensity of 'Hidden Folks,' A Game Whose Biggest Demand Is Time

Hidden Folks demands incredible intensity of attention, not unlike 'Battlegrounds' or 'Battlefield 1.'
Cameron Kunzelman
1.5.18
Podcasts

We Discuss How Gaming and Politics Went Hand-in-Hand in 2017

From Trump to labor disputes, 2017 was a year in which it was impossible to talk about video games without considering politics.
Patrick Klepek
12.26.17
The Pantheon of Games

Fanfic: A Hero's Rest Before The Storm

The Champion of Hyrule has a lot on his plate, but an unlikely friend thinks he should just take some time for himself.
Kate Gray
12.25.17
Life Is Strange

The Voice Actors Strike Over, Ashly Burch Is Returning to 'Life is Strange'

Burch will reprise her role as Chloe Price for a final episode called "Farewell."
Patrick Klepek
11.30.17
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There is One Good Thing About 2017: Lots of Queer Women In Games

Please, game developers of every size and stripe, keep making good games games with queer women in them.​
Danielle Riendeau
10.24.17