Life Is Strange 2 - Episode 3: Wastelands

Rating Summary

Based on 41 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

74

Top Critic Average

58%

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9.5 / 10.0
May 22, 2019

Life is Strange 2 - Episode 3 continues to impress in terms of soundtrack, setting and character development. It's not as fast paced as the others in this series, but it works perfectly for the emotional narrative underpinning the overall journey.

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May 21, 2019

By choosing to flesh out the supporting cast, Life is Strange 2 reaches a new high with the release of Wastelands. It's an emotionally intense episode that both builds and destroys the bonds Sean has worked so hard to forge.

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4.5 / 5.0
May 13, 2019

Episode 3: Wastelands might be a shorter experience compared to past episodes, but that doesn't stop Dontnod from pulling off an excellent story at the halfway point of Life Is Strange 2.

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9 / 10
May 15, 2019

This third episode is as contemporary and fresh as the first one, Roads, and also as heartfelt and subtle as the second, Rules.

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9 / 10.0
Jun 19, 2019

While the first Life is Strange was clear in its story direction, Life Is Strange 2 Episode 3 builds off the strong foundation of the first two episodes towards something entirely surprising.

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8.5 / 10.0
May 28, 2019

In the series' third chapter, Life is Strange 2 delivers its best episode yet that touches on Sean and Daniel finding themselves in the wild.

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85 / 100
May 9, 2019

Life is Strange 2: Episode 3 Wastelands starts off slow, eventually gaining traction and concluding with a bang. Providing multiple new characters and old souls from the previous episode to interact with. All while building and Sean and Daniel's relationship, which has become increasingly rockier since the previous episode. Life is Strange 2: Episode 3 Wastelands is full of emotional moments and will leave the player craving the next episode.

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83%
May 12, 2019

With a slow start, Life is Strange 2 is finally starting to ramp up.

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Spaziogames

Top Critic

8.3 / 10.0
May 9, 2019

Wastelands is the best episode of Life is Strange 2, at least the most mature one

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8 / 10
May 9, 2019

Life Is Strange 2: Episode 3 introduces exciting new faces, familiar threats, and difficult impactful choices that shape the Diaz brothers.

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