life is strangelike Telltale’s The Walking Dead, is an episodic interactive drama. The first episode, and arguably the best of the bunch, stars Max Caulfield, a photography student with the power to rewind time. While all games in this genre use the butterfly effect – how a small event can change the future – life is strange try some new ideas with it. For example, while player choices affect future events, Max’s time-manipulation ability allows her to reverse some (but not all) decisions and solve various puzzles. Additionally, the game uses Max’s powers to send home its story, claiming that trying to pursue a happy ending where everyone wins can lead to disaster.
life is strange is not a horror game, but it makes just as good if not better use of the butterfly effect that the quarry relies on.
In the quarry, the teenage main characters are all summer camp counselors, a popular horror story. Another common concept associated with teens and the summer is the coming-of-age story. While the quarryThe protagonists are too busy dodging werewolves to learn about themselves, indie mystery game Ox free channels that idea perfectly.
In Ox free, players control Alex, who is visiting an island with her friends for a weekend getaway when she accidentally unleashes an alien entity. As a result, reality is distorted and Alex experiences all sorts of impossible events, including time loops and talking reflections. The main purpose of Ox free helps Alex figure out what’s going on and escape the island with all of her friends — and relationships — intact.
While Ox free has many puzzles to solve and areas to explore, the meat of the game is in the conversations. While the quarry relegates crucial dialogues (the kind that players can influence) to cutscenes, Ox free lets gamers walk and talk at the same time. Not only can players control Alex’s reactions at any time, these choices also affect the ending. Plus, Ox freeThe main story isn’t that long, so anyone who wants to experience each outcome won’t have to sacrifice a significant amount of their time. Best of all, you can play these on a mobile device.
the quarry chop players with werewolves, and Telltale’s The Walking Dead has zombies. What does double mirror to have? A reporter who talks to himself and is extremely good at putting together clues.