Mindful Games - Life is Strange

The ability to rewind time sounds like the answer to most of life's problems. But would it keep you more focused on fixing the future than living in the present?
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  1. J-Ryze


    پیش 11 روز

    I really appreciate the insightful, positive vibe of this Mindful Games series. The world could use more of this. Games are a powerful medium, and don't just have to channel pure aggression. I may give Life Is Strange a shot.

  2. Chelf


    پیش 18 روز

    My dad passed away around time this game came out and seeing a character that went through the same pain i was going through really helped me

  3. Infected Durian

    Infected Durian

    پیش 19 روز

    Are you guys taking applications?

  4. Landon Cook

    Landon Cook

    پیش 20 روز

    The music in life is strange is top notch. And damn this video made me feel. Keep it up

  5. Palmtop Tiger

    Palmtop Tiger

    پیش 22 روز

    Yall need to hire someone new to come up with content cus without Kyle this channel is quickly getting stagnant

  6. Franklin Brooks still uses a PS Vita

    Franklin Brooks still uses a PS Vita

    پیش 22 روز

    Jones, if you're reading this, I have a question, or rather a request for you: If by some rare chance a publisher like Limited Run Games or Super Rare Games actually finally get to produce a physical version of the Fluidity duology for Switch, could you at least maybe try to organize a stream from the EZA Twitch of it? I feel that lost gem of a game is something far too up your ally to just ignore if by some lucky chance it gets its own physical run. It was my perfect mindful game as a kid, and I think the Allies' audience who watch this series would love it just as much as I did, too. L&R, QuickTimeVelocity

  7. Tommy


    پیش 23 روز

    Just beautiful.

  8. Groovie Noodles

    Groovie Noodles

    پیش 23 روز

    Brandon you have to do an episode on DEATH STRANDING. The game is a perfect meditation on life and death and solitude. It's a wonderful game with no shortage of issues but a great heart. Cheers.

  9. ElJeffroPR


    پیش 24 روز

    That soundtrack is one of the best ever! I have it on Spotify.

  10. RengaBeats


    پیش 24 روز

    thanks for this! L&R

  11. Cristian Villavicencio

    Cristian Villavicencio

    پیش 24 روز

    Kentucky Route Zero next, please!

  12. Idols of Cosplay

    Idols of Cosplay

    پیش 24 روز

    Why have you guys not coved Disco Elysium, please don't over look this gem.

  13. Izzy


    پیش 24 روز

    Excited for the remastered for life is strange!!! Who’s with me 😎👍

  14. Conor


    پیش 24 روز

    This game had a vibe that they never managed to capture again imo

  15. NeRo 2.0

    NeRo 2.0

    پیش 24 روز

    This game made episode content work....I couldn’t wait til the next one...only time where I felt like this.

  16. Tawdry Audrey

    Tawdry Audrey

    پیش 24 روز

    Life is Strange is the game that helped me come out to myself that I'm transgendered. I related so hard with Max and made me realize I needed to stop lying to myself. I wanted to be Max more than I ever wanted to be the male I presented as.

    • André Rad10Active

      André Rad10Active

      پیش 24 روز

      thank you for sharing this.

  17. Duff Man

    Duff Man

    پیش 25 روز

    5:10 "Breath in, breath out" with this particular cutscene following, I think is a 4/20 nod, albeit a little late.

  18. Runningmikeym 11

    Runningmikeym 11

    پیش 25 روز

    Played this once it was all released and really enjoyed it. Did it all in a weekend with a few beers relaxing. I liked 2 as well but after watching this a realised it wasn't a patch on this game. Will defo go through it again when the remaster comes out.

  19. Anton Sebastian Hall

    Anton Sebastian Hall

    پیش 25 روز

    This game means so much to me. It’s such a mindful game which made me laugh, cry, scream, cringe and absolutely fall in love with it.

  20. Bloodhound Town

    Bloodhound Town

    پیش 25 روز

    Life is Strange 1 was great, it had some really creative moments. Love when you walk through the school and everything is backwards. I hope you will talk about Shenmue, the OG mindful game. FULL REACTIVE EYES ENTERTAINMENT

    • Franklin Brooks still uses a PS Vita

      Franklin Brooks still uses a PS Vita

      پیش 22 روز

      I second that episode on Shenmue. Definitely one of the best mindful games, by far. Also would like one on Fluidity. A far too overlooked WiiWare metroidvania I feel also makes for a wonderful mindful game.

  21. cory hawks

    cory hawks

    پیش 25 روز

    I love Life Is Strange season 1 so much. Season one was so much better than two. I think largely because you had a mystery/detective element in the first game that you didn't in the second. And also while it's an interesting idea to put you in a spot where you're the one helping to develop a super-powered being. I'd still rather be the one with the superpowers.

    • Jake Reid

      Jake Reid

      پیش 25 روز

      season 1 really immersed you into that small town nostalgic setting, where everyone knows one another. season 2 had too much going on, they should've given us more time in seattle before the incident

  22. Daragh Kanty

    Daragh Kanty

    پیش 25 روز

    One of my favourite games ever

  23. Soma


    پیش 25 روز

    I’m definitely too old for this game. I don’t think I’ll ever play it. :/ oh well

    • MrStarwalker


      پیش 24 روز

      No, you are not! Believe me.

  24. R.F. Switch

    R.F. Switch

    پیش 25 روز

    *Clasps hands together* Ok, I have a recommendation for later Jones. The next time you decided to do Mindful Games, maybe leave out scenes involving bullies and stuff (0:58)... For people like me, that scene doesn't bring feelings mindfulness, but rather memories of trauma and conflict.

  25. Alien Monkei

    Alien Monkei

    پیش 25 روز

    this was beautiful

  26. Locnix


    پیش 25 روز

    I think we can all agree that, to some degree, playing and experiencing this game changed our lives for the better.

  27. AFriendlyRobot


    پیش 25 روز

    Love this game and its music and this video did so well to encapsulate and remind me of everything I love about it Also the skateboard part in the vid was too good

  28. Cross


    پیش 25 روز

    hopefully life is strange 3 can live up to life is strange 1.....2 was soo bad most fans dropped it after the 2nd episode, others never even played it.

    • ninjadodo


      پیش 24 روز

      LiS2 was in fact great... it just has a slower start than 1 or Before the Storm. If you stopped early or skipped it, you missed out.

  29. Richter WLK

    Richter WLK

    پیش 25 روز

    It's a shame the second game was not able to recapture the magic of this one.

    • Canadianbacon 384

      Canadianbacon 384

      پیش 25 روز

      @Richter WLK Exactly and I think that's a great thing! For example in before the storm as an actor I really resonated with the theatre scenes in that game

    • Richter WLK

      Richter WLK

      پیش 25 روز

      @Canadianbacon 384 maybe i'm biased about the first, as i'm a fan of the whole "small town" thing. I guess each person's experience in life probably plays a big part on how they can relate to the journey.

    • Canadianbacon 384

      Canadianbacon 384

      پیش 25 روز

      I actually preferred it, maybe just because of the brother theme and being able to relate a bit easier

  30. Cross


    پیش 25 روز

    still say max and chloe are the only reason why ppl love life is strange....no one cared for life is strange 2. hell ppl love kate more than life is strange 2. ppl like being in control of the powers, why did u make a game where we aren't the one with powers? they made u do a babysit escort throughout the entire game. I still want a continuation of max's storyline cuz her powers gameplay wise is the best power....

    • Sam D'Amours

      Sam D'Amours

      پیش 25 روز

      I liked life is strange 2. Sure, you don't have powers, but there is more consequences for your decision than a pick your ending at the end. Plus, I enjoyed the "on the run" aspect. I think the ultimate downfall of it is how you perceived the brothers. Daniel is a brat, but he never had the expérience to outgrow it until later in the game. Same for Sean. Both go through hell and back. They 100% grow out of a shitty hand delt by life.

    • Cross


      پیش 25 روز

      like I would love a sequel where max and like kate are adults trying to make it big in their adult life....iono I feel having going through the first game spoilers of losing her best friend and not really getting any happy ending .

  31. Sleeping Snorlax

    Sleeping Snorlax

    پیش 25 روز

    This is my favourite game ever and it profoundly affected my life. 100% will always stay my favourite as if just means so much to me and love the calm moments it offers, along with the turmoil Max faces, from personal to external. God Damn I always cry. I can’t express my love of this game.

  32. Tim Augustin

    Tim Augustin

    پیش 29 روز

    My absolutely favourite comfort game. Fantastic job on this one Jones, I got chills at the ending montage!

  33. Danny Betkowski

    Danny Betkowski

    پیش ماه

    i really wanted to enjoy this game, but something didn't trigger for me. Not sure what, but in the end it felt a little too slow / long / walking simulator for me. Don't tell huber

    • Richter WLK

      Richter WLK

      پیش 25 روز

      I guess it depends on what you're expecting from the game. To me, it's one that you go to chill and enjoy the environment, music, the "feel" of it. And the mystery story is cool at first.

  34. B-Ray


    پیش ماه

    An absolutely beautiful game

  35. Xenoblade Fan

    Xenoblade Fan

    پیش ماه

    Such a great game

  36. Jessie Blu

    Jessie Blu

    پیش ماه

    Thanks Jones, this came at the perfect time. I was having a bout of low blood sugar and this (in combination with a few bites of my lunch) was able to calm me and reduce my anxiety and shakes. Please consider returning to this when you can. I know you'll have to find another big chunk of time to work on it but I plan to replay these episodes anytime I need to slow down.

  37. Saturn


    پیش ماه