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Life is Strange studio reveals spin-off dev Dontnod Eleven

Dontnod, the French studio behind Remember Me, Life is Strange and the upcoming Vampyr, has revealed its partnership with fellow Parisian outlet Hesaw. As part of the collaboration, Hesaw has been renamed Dontnod Eleven and will work alongside the developer’s main team to share knowledge, expertise and resources”. The first …

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Working in harmony with licensed soundtracks in games

A well-placed song can lend a game a vital emotional edge and strengthen the player’s engagement with a virtual world. But how do you go about selecting the right tune to define your title – and ink that all-important licensing deal? We ask music maestros at Remedy, Dontnod and Volition

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Fan takes to Kickstarter to fund Life Is Strange 2

An avid fan of Dontnod’s Life Is Strange has opened a Kickstarter campaign that he hopes will pave the way to a sequel. Scott Ashby is looking for $20k. What would he do with this money? Option One: Approach Dontnod with an offer to fund Life is Strange 2,” the …

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Life is good: Dontnod on the success of Life is Strange and what comes next

2015 featured a number of rather different games that went on to enjoy both critical and commercial success. Solo developer Sam Barlow launched search engine-driven narrative Her Story, while Psyonix released car football title Rocket League. Meanwhile, French studio Dontnod – which made 2013’s Remember Me – teamed up with …

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Final episode of Life is Strange dated

Developer Dontnod has said it is ‘aiming’ to launch the fifth and final episode of Life is Strange next month. Taking to the official Square Enix blog, the title’s producer Luc Baghadoust said that the developer is ‘aiming’ for an October 20th release date. The final episode will be called …

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‘They originally pitched a different game’: how Square Enix discovered Life Is Strange

Developer Dontnod was trying to sell Square Enix a different game before deciding to show them Life Is Strange as an afterthought. The episodic game has achieved over 1m sales and has picked up multiple critical plaudits, including two prizes at last month’s Develop Awards. But it almost didn’t happen, …

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