Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Dontnod Entertainment

Vampyr gets its first batch of (dark) screenshots

Life is Strange and Remember Me developer Dontnod has released the first screenshots from their upcoming action role-playing game Vampyr. As Jonathan Reid, a military surgeon recently turned vampire, players must make their way around 1918 London in the midst of the Spanish flu pandemic. Players will search for clues as to who or what turned them as well as for sustenance. Blood doesn’t just satiate Reid’s hunger but also leads to him unlocking new powers via a skill tree. A key element is on how careful players must be when choosing their targets, as each character is said to have a unique backstory, and their absence will go noticed and have an effect on the world.

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Life is Strange gets physical, now on store shelves for console, PC

Dontnod’s episodic adventure title Life is Strange is now available in physical form for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. As high school senior (and resident time manipulator) Max Caulfield, players team up with friend Chloe Price to investigate the disappearance of another student in Arcadia Bay. Two versions are on offer, with the standard edition featuring all five episodes, and a Limited Edition, which also includes a 32-page art book, a music CD with 14 licensed tracks and 8 tracks from the game’s composer, and a directors’ commentary.

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Life is Strange to get limited physical release on January 19

Square Enix has announced a limited-run physical version of Dontnod’s Life is Strange for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. The time-bending episodic adventure will be available in a boxed set on January 19 and contain a 32-page art book, directors’ commentary, and a selection of tracks from the game. The full list of included tunes is available below, with 14 from the soundtrack and 8 from the game’s composer, Jonathan Morali.

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Dontnod and Focus Home team up for new RPG, Vampyr

Dontnod, the studio behind Remember Me and Life Is Strange, is working on a new role-playing game with Focus Home Interactive, Vampyr. The Unreal Engine 4-powered adventure will take players back to early 20th-century Britain as military surgeon-turned-vampire Jonathan E. Reid. As the Spanish flu spreads through the city, players must make their way through the chaos using melee attacks, vampire skills, and firearms as they search for live-saving prey. Any character met can be a victim, and each follows their own routine, which will allow players to decide if they want to trap them to ensure another meal or let them go if their death would cause too much of a commotion.

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Dontnod returns with time-traveling adventure Life is Strange

Remember Me developer Dontnod is back with a new episodic adventure, Life is Strange. Square Enix will be publishing the title, set to launch for 360, PC, PS3, PS4, and Xbox One, which follows student Max Caulfield and the mystery behind the disappearance of another student, Rachel Amber. After returning to her hometown of Arcadia Bay, Oregon for the first time in five years, Max reunites with her old friend Chloe and sets out with her to look into what happened to Rachel. To her surprise, Max quickly discovers that she has the power to rewind time. The narrative-driven adventure will react to the player’s choices, malleable as they are with the time-warping powers, which will affect how the story unfolds from one episode to the other.

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Remember Me: The Pandora Archive, e-book prequel, now available

Gamers intrigued by the world of Dontnod’s recently released action-platformer Remember Me can delve deeper into it today with the launch of a new e-book, Remember Me: The Pandora Archive. Penned by Scott Harrison and Orb Entertainment, The Pandora Archive is set months before the game and follows the same protagonist, Nilin, a former elite memory hunter. After a bomb goes off in Neo-Paris, a S.A.B.R.E. force prepares to assault Slum 404 after Errorist agent Trix is blamed. A former memory hunter herself, she sends the group an encoded warning that Nilin must decipher before time runs out.

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Remember Me now available in stores, online for consoles and PC

Capcom has announced that Dotnod’s Remember Me is now available for 360, PC, and PS3. The Paris-based developer’s latest takes place in 2048, during a time when memories are digitized for sharing and selling. As Nilin, a former memory hunter turned vigilante, players assist the rebel group Errorists in their battle against the Memorize company to prevent its Sensen technology from further corrupting its users’ memories and erasing their identities. Nilin is not only handy with combos, but she is also capable of altering events by manipulating other characters’ memories and rearranging glitches.

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(Xbox 360 Review) Remember Me

“… a solid action-platformer that manages to achieve something rare in the action genre, and that’s to actually be interesting.”

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Dontnod’s Jean Maxime-Moris discusses Remember Me in new video

Dontnod Entertainment’s creative director, Jean Maxime-Moris, dives into the theme of memory and memory manipulation in a new six-minute video about the studio’s upcoming game Remember Me. The title features a memory hunter trying to regain her own stolen memories, and the video details how altering memories impacts gameplay.

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Know your foes, Capcom releases Enemies trailer for Remember Me

A new trailer has launched for Dontnod’s upcoming action title Remember Me. The latest footage showcases Nilin, a memory hunter who has had her own memories taken, fighting alongside the Errorists in their efforts to topple the powerful Memorize Corporation.

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