Road to Guangdong launches August 28

"A whimsical exploration into Chinese culture."

Road to Guangdong

Road to Guangdong will launch for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC on August 28, publisher Excalibur Games and developer Just Add Oil Games announced.

The game will be available digitally on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Switch, and physically on PlayStation 4, Switch, and PC. The physical edition includes exclusive recipe cards and a booklet. It is priced at £19.99 / €24.99 on PlayStation 4 and PC, and £24.99 / €29.99 on Switch.

Here is an overview of the game, via Excalibur Games:

Road to Guangdong is a whimsical exploration into Chinese culture and follows the story of a young graduate, Sunny, who has inherited the treasured family restaurant. Set against the stunning backdrop of 1990’s China, follow Sunny on the road-trip of a lifetime through picturesque lands, gathering secret family recipes that hold the key to your restaurant’s future success. Our heroine is accompanied by her aunt, Guu Ma, as they traverse Guangdong in their beloved but aging family car. Interactive conversations give a glimpse into traditional Chinese family dynamics and affect how the game plays out, ultimately impacting the success of your restaurant. This unique and visually stimulating story arrives on August 28.

The story has been written by the acclaimed author Yen Ooi who brings her unique style and insight to deliver authenticity and a truly immersive experience:

“Though diversity and inclusivity are terms that are at the tip of everyone’s tongues today, it is still rare to see true engagement with it. I know that the game will only be a glimpse into Chinese culture, but I hope that it is enough to open up a new world of experiences that are more engaging on a human level and less about the entertainment tropes that encourage stereotypes.”

Watch a trailer below. Visit the official website here.

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