During The Game Awards this evening, Gone Home and Tacoma developer Fullbright announced a brand-new game, Open Roads. Described as a “mother-daughter road trip adventure,” Open Roads will be published by Annapurna Interactive and is scheduled to release in 2021.
The game will feature the voice talents of Keri Russell (Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker, Bedtime Stories) and Kaitlyn Dever (Justified, Booksmart) as the mother and daughter, respectively.
Here is the official description for Open Roads:
“In Open Roads, players will experience the story as 16-year-old Tess Devine, on a road trip with her mother, Opal, to discover what has been left behind in evocative places forgotten to time. Together, they’ll explore a series of long-abandoned family properties, unearthing a mystery much darker than either of them imagined. Opal and Tess’s relationship has never been easy; in their search they’ll discover not just the truth they’ve been seeking, but each other.”
Open Roads promises “classic road trip vibes” and a “groundbreaking art style” that includes hand-animated characters. There is also an interactive dialogue system that promises to help players uncover secrets, buried truths, and character flaws of Tess and Opal.
“We couldn’t be more thrilled to have Keri Russell and Kaitlyn Dever lend their talents to Open Roads,” Fullbright co-founder Steve Gaynor said in a statement. “The characters of Opal and Tess are the heart of this game, and it’s such an honor to have Keri and Kaitlyn bring that relationship to life.”
Open Roads is scheduled for release in 2021 on PC as well as consoles, though a specific list of platforms was not divulged.
The Game Awards has brought a lot of big gaming news. For more, check out GameSpot’s rundown of all the big reveals.