The Zelda and GTA inspired post apocalyptic racing adventure RoadOut launches
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The Zelda and GTA inspired post-apocalyptic racing adventure RoadOut launches on Kickstarter

Brazilian studio Rastrolabs launched on kickstarters Campaign to fund the development of RoadOut, a story-driven racing adventure inspired by The Legend of Zelda, Grand Theft Auto and Rock n’ Roll Racing.

    Image Credit: Rastrolabs Game Studio

Image Credit: Rastrolabs Game Studio

As of this writing, users have donated $700 of the $10,000 required. The amount is shown in Japanese Yen because due to the unavailability of Kickstarter in Brazil, the developers reached out to a friend in Japan for help launching the campaign. The collection ends on October 19th.

RoadOut is a story-driven RPG adventure with fast-paced top-down racing. The events take place in a post-apocalyptic world dominated by robots and bandits. Players take on the role of Claire, an amnesiac mercenary who makes a living delivering goods, sabotaging and assassinating local leaders. As the story progresses, she learns that her past is connected to the ancient AI “Overlord” (Overlord) and AI Moira (Moira), who tried to destroy humanity.

Players must drive to explore the Dead Zone – a vast desert biome artificially created to support the last humans. The territory is divided into five sectors, each of which has settled different factions: for example, radical scientists of the Order of the New Code live in the forest, supporters of the biotechnological revolution, live in the cold lands – warriors of Saiba-Kuran trying to use the virtual World (SaibaKuran) to merge, and in the ruins are AI-hating Wasteheads. By completing missions for different factions, players can improve relationships with some and indulge with others.

Users will also complete missions, explore dungeons, fight, and solve puzzles. The developers promise a story full of surprises, decisions with consequences, multiple endings, dizzying races on ten tracks in different biomes, a system for creating equipment, body modifications and additional modes.

The authors noted that they could release the adventure without attracting public funds, but additional funds will help add more content. In addition, the studio receives valuable feedback from players.

RoadOut is slated for release in 2023 on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, S, and Nintendo Switch. AT steam A demo is already available, but the developers warn that it may not reflect the quality of the final version.

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