Roadtrip Game “Road 96” Hits The Highway On August 16th
by Sage Ashford
Developer Digixart confirmed that their newest title, Road 96, will release on August 16th. Road 96 is a procedurally generated game in which the lead character is trying to escape their country, Petria, and its authoritarian regime. The player has to hitchhike their way to the border, meeting different characters requiring them to make choices. Unique stories based on those decision emerge which affect not only the player, but the world around them.
More from the game’s Steam page:
Road 96 is a crazy, beautiful road-trip. The discovery of exciting places, and unusual people on your own personal journey to freedom.
An ever-evolving story-driven adventure inspired by Tarantino, The Coen Brothers, and Bong Joon-ho. Made by the award-winning creators of Valiant Hearts and Memories Retold. Announced as part of the OMEN Presents initiative from HP Inc.
Moments of action, exploration, contemplative melancholy, human encounters and wacky situations. Set against a backdrop of authoritarian rule and oppression.
A stunning visual style, a soundtrack filled with 90s hits, and a thousand routes through the game combine so each player can create their own unique stories on Road 96.
Road 96 will release on Switch and PC on Steam, GOG, and the Epic Game Store.