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Life Is Strange: Remastered Collection

Platform(s): Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Genre: Action/Adventure
Developer: Deck Nine Games
Release Date: Feb. 1, 2022

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'Life Is Strange: Remastered Collection' Shows Off 4K Gameplay, Improvements - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2022 @ 10:14 a.m. PST

Life is Strange: Remastered Collection is a new edition of the critically acclaimed Life is Strange and Life is Strange: Before the Storm game featuring all-new enhanced graphics and animations.

Experience the BAFTA award-winning story of Life is Strange now beautifully remastered with enhanced visuals and vastly improved animation using mocap technology, breathing new life into the great cast of characters and gripping stories.

Play as Max Caulfield, a photography senior who discovers she can rewind time while saving her best friend Chloe Price from a violent altercation.

The pair soon find themselves investigating the mysterious disappearance of fellow student Rachel Amber, uncovering a dark side to life in Arcadia Bay. Meanwhile, Max must quickly learn that changing the past can sometimes lead to a devastating future.

This 5-minute sneak peak of Life is Strange Remastered Collection shows off the enhanced versions of the first two games, featuring updated character models, improved motion capture and more.

Improvements visible in this clip are:

  • Now rendering in native 4K in Unreal 4, with a rebuilt lighting pipeline.
  • New and updated 4K-ready character models with increased polycounts and additional bones are visible throughout
  • All character models feature more emotive and expressive animation, more natural hair physics, and updated tears, injuries, and more.
  • Max’s tears and expressions are more detailed with updated facial SFX
  • Nathan and Chloe’s facial expressions and eyelines have been revamped
  • New lip-sync animation throughout.
  • New and updated scenic materials for reflectivity and texture.
  • Updated models and materials for key props, ex. the bucket in the bathroom

Key Features:

  • Remastered visuals across characters and environments
  • Vastly improved character animation using full facial mocap performance (Life is Strange Remastered only)
  • Updated and refined gameplay puzzles
  • Engine and lighting upgrades
  • Includes previously released Deluxe Content: Chloe Outfits & ‘Farewell’ Bonus Episode
  • Choice and consequence driven stories with multiple endings
  • Harness the power of Max’s rewind ability or Chloe’s quick-witted attitude to change the course of events
  • Distinct licensed soundtrack & original scores

Pre-Order Life is Strange: Remastered Collection and receive the ‘Zombie Crypt’ Outfit for Chloe. ‘Zombie Crypt’ Outfit is only available for use in Life is Strange: Before the Storm Remastered.

Life is Strange: Remastered Collection is coming to PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, GeForce Now, Google Stadia and PC (Steam) on February 1, 2022, followed by Nintendo Switch later in 2022.

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