Review: Life is Strange: True Colors

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This brand new installment in the series explores the adventure of Alex Chen. Life is Strange, True Colors takes place in the fictional place of Haven Springs where Alex discovers his psychic powers of empathy. She explores the emotions of others through her powers in order to continue the adventure.

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Release date: September 10, 2021

Developed by: Deck Nine
Published by: Square Enix
Available at: Playstation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S and X, Microsoft Windows, Steam, Nintendo Switch

Type of game: Action, Adventure, Role-playing, Multiple Choice Games

Average time of one game: 1 hour

Estimate of the total duration of the game: Between 35h and 45h.

Themes: Role-playing game, action, adventure, dystopian universe,

Business model: Need to buy the game once.

Number of players:
This game is played alone

Available in physical (blu-ray or cartridge) or digital (download on the console) format

Players3+ 7+ 12+16+18+
Orange Green Gauge

This game is not very difficult to play. On the other hand, at times, the protagonist will have to make choices that will affect the story and the rest of the game.

Violence, fear, nudity?
Jauge Rouge Ecran Partage

There is a lot of violence and suggestive themes in this game. The main character explores the game and characters demonstrate violence between them. People who shoot each other with guns, characters who hit each other and have a violent character.

Language level used
Jauge Rouge Ecran Partage

Coarse language is used in this game. Some dialogues contain rather crude languages with suggestive themes. There are vulgar words and violent themes used as well.

Positive message

The Life is Strange series is known for its touching stories and touching characters. The choices you have to make are sometimes heartbreaking. This brand new opus looks quite colorful and interesting.

Minimum reading level required
Red Orange Gauge

Requires a good understanding and reading, because the choices offered must sometimes be made quickly. So there is a bit of pressure on the choices to be made.

Additional costs ?
Orange Green Gauge

There are no announced expansions for this game yet.

Minimum level of execution on the controller required
Red Orange Gauge

All the buttons of the controllers are used, require good coordination and good reflexes.

Principle of the game

This game takes place in the fictional town of Spring Haven. You play as Alex Chen, a young woman who possesses empathic powers to save her loved ones. After a troubled childhood, Alex wants to reunite with his family.

Alex uses her empathic powers to manipulate the emotions of others, which she sees as colors. These are the auras that emit colors that she can manipulate in order to advance in the history of the game.

After his brother is killed in a mysterious accident, Alex tries to unravel the riddle that surrounds his death and will face many heartbreaking choices in this game.

Local game modes

The game can be played alone in order to make the main campaign.


The Life is Strange series is always very interesting for its unique and endearing characters. The powers of the characters of the various installments of the series are also unique and well used. The real side of the various figures presented in this game makes the whole thing super interesting.

More information about the game: Official page of the game on the site of Square Enix