Life is Strange Before the Storm is a prequel which will take players back to Arcadia Bay to explore Chloe’s life when she was 16.
Deck Nine, the development team handling the new title, have been working on it for over a year now and finally got to reveal more of their project during E3.
A full 20 minutes have been revealed of gameplay, showing off key parts of the three chapters the game will explore, without giving away any juicy bits.
The Express Online got to see the game in action during the LA expo, with the classic multiple decisions scenarios playing out in brilliant ways, while unlocking intriguing new options.
There’s plenty of charm encased in this new adventure, which does away with the time-bending powers of the first title, making for a pretty big change.
The other major tweak is that Rachel, the missing friend from Life is Strange, will be a walking-talking character that plays a key role in the game.
Some fans may be worried that even though Before the Storm is set three years ahead of the original, the ending might not hold the same impact as the first.
We already know where this is heading, right?
Well, Deck Nine are confident that fans will get the same level of enjoyment and intrigue as they experienced in the first outing.
Speaking to Eurogamer, lead writer Zak Garriss revealed that fans won’t be expecting some of the twists and turns in Before the Storm, adding: “So it’s important to call out, the events of the first game happen when Chloe is 19.
“We’re moving far backward enough so that the terminus of our story is not Rachel’s disappearance. That’s not the story we’re telling here.
“We’ve living in this ambiguous space, the conclusion of which even diehard fans of the first game won’t know, they won’t be able to anticipate because Chloe never talks about it.
“We found in that a sort of freedom, to create discursive paths so that we can have those challenging choices with those real consequences that I think fans really loved…