Life is Strange: Before the Storm - Bonus Episode: Farewell

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Unscored
Mar 6, 2018

We strongly recommend both series to anyone that enjoys slow-burning interactive storytelling. We just warn you that, emotionally speaking, it's going to be a rough ride – for you and the characters.

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8.5 / 10.0
Mar 7, 2018

Farewell, although definitely not flawless, is a great addition to the Life is Strange universe and a perfect prologue to Dontnod's original title.

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Unscored
Mar 9, 2018

Deck Nine have again managed to find a particular point in time that feels natural to explore.

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8 / 10.0
Mar 7, 2018

A prequel that manages to retain almost everything that made the original game something truly special, despite its 'natural' nature and its focus on 'just' feelings.

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9 / 10.0
Mar 18, 2018

Farewell is upsetting in the best of ways. A wonderful, tearful, round off of Max and Chloe's story and a fantastic appetiser for season 2.

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Mar 5, 2018

If you're a more hardcore [Life is Strange] fan, this episode is certainly worth a playthrough as it provides a more relaxed and carefree, yet melancholic and tragic, epilogue to the Max and Chloe saga of Life is Strange.

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8 / 10
Mar 7, 2018

Deck Nine have finished off Life is Strange in sterling fashion. Saying farewell to Arcadia Bay with Before the Storm is sad, but the best farewells usually are.

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7 / 10
Mar 7, 2018

This is a Farewell for Life Is Strange fans, but Deck Nine once again does an outstanding job of telling a heart-wrenching tale within what is, effectively, someone else's story. DONTNOD may be the creators of this wonderful slice of life series, but the American developer's done an impressive job of furthering the fiction with Before the Storm – and this episode ties a big fat bow around Max and Chloe's yarn for good. Now, what's next?

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9 / 10.0
Mar 20, 2018

The Farewell bonus episode of Life Is Strange: Before the Storm is short but should be required playing for fans of the series. A thoughtful well written glimpse into Max and Chloe's life before it got so strange.

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3.5 / 5.0
Mar 6, 2018

If you're an absolute die-hard fan of Life Is Strange, which you likely are if you're considering the deluxe edition, then jump right in and say your own goodbyes to Max and Chloe. However, if you've not played both the original series and Before the Storm in their entirety, Farewell likely won't resonate with you in the same way.

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