Mysterious New Life is Strange 2 Trailer Teases Big Powers and Big Danger

Mysterious New Life is Strange 2 Trailer Teases Big Powers and Big Danger

A new adventure, some new powers?

Dontnod will reveal Life is Strange 2 on August 20, but until then the studio is content with releasing mysterious teasers to drum up some excitement. The new teaser shows the typical day of a cop until he encounters something strange.

The short teaser is set in the perspective of a police car dashboard cam for one Officer Matthews. He appears to be driving through some indistinct, American town when suddenly he pulls over and reports a 10-10 and calls for backup. In general police codes a 10-10 is a "fight in progress." We hear some worried voices before both Officer Matthews and the police car are flipped over by a powerful force.

This is a more detailed teaser than the release announcement back in June where Dontnod announced the launch date for Life is Strange 2 via a video showing off a tattered-up satchel.

Life is Strange 2 is a sequel to the first Life is Strange which followed art student Max Caulfield and her best friend Chloe Price as they investigate the mysterious disappearance of a fellow student in the quiet Oregon town of Arcadia Bay. Psychic powers, murder plots, and teenage drama ensue.

There has been one prequel titled Life is Strange: Before the Storm which follows a younger Chloe Price, and a free episode called The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit which sets players up for Life is Strange 2 but isn't directly related to the events of the upcoming sequel.

Life is Strange 2 will be a five-episode narrative adventure and is set to come out on Xbox One, PS4, and PC on September 27.

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Matt Kim is a former freelance writer who's covered video games and digital media. He likes video games as spectacle and is easily distracted by bright lights or clever bits of dialogue. He also once wrote about personal finance, but that's neither here nor there.

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