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Mar 11, 2022

Procedural road-trip adventure Road 96 arrives on April 14th for Xbox and PlayStation consoles

From Press Release:

Larkspur, Calif. (March 11, 2022) – Hot off the press after last night’s sweep at the Pégases Awards – an event to honor French gaming creatives – Road 96 is the winner of FIVE separate gaming awards:

  • Best Indie Game
  • Beyond The Video Game
  • Best Accessibility
  • Best Sound Design
  • Best Narrative Design

“We are so proud to have won these, we were hoping for one, five is unbelievable,” said Yoan Fanise, CEO & Creative Director at DigixArt. “There is a large audience waiting for innovative experiences nowadays, the gaming world has changed drastically over the last years. Road 96 is a collaborative creation, a reflection of the team’s diversity and shows that success is not a matter of a project’s size.”

In conjunction with the celebratory news, Ravenscourt and DigixArt are announcing that Road 96 will be available on April 14 for PlayStation and Xbox consoles.

Adventure and excitement await…

About Road 96:

Summer 1996, Today is the day. You hit the road. Adventure. Freedom. Escape. Run. Flee the regime. Try to survive.

On this risky road trip to the border you’ll meet incredible characters and discover their intertwined stories and secrets in an ever-evolving adventure. But every mile opens up a choice to make. Your decisions will change your adventure, change the people you meet, maybe even change the world. There are thousands of roads across the authoritarian nation of Petria. Which one will you take?

Features

  • 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 be available for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox X|S on April 14, 2022.

Learn more at the Ravenscourt site here – https://ravenscourt.games/en-US/games/road96/

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