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Back at PAX West last year, when we still had conventions in person and didn’t need to wear masks 24/7, I got to play a cool game called No Straight Roads. I was drawn to it cause it was touted as a musical rhythm game, but that didn’t quite do it justice. It’s a really unique experience, with massive boss battles, a unique aesthetic and really rocking tunes. It’s pretty different from anything else I’ve played recently, and that instantly put it on my radar. Well, the good news is that as of today, we have a release date for No Straight Roads! It’s slated to rock out this August. So if you need a distraction from the humdrum reality we currently live in, this is a great excuse.

No Straight Roads | Robot

No Straight Roads is coming digitally to PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox on August 25th, though physical editions are coming to Sony and Microsoft first. And if you’re the impatient sort, there’s a playable demo on the Epic storefront. But you can read more details about the announcement, as well as check out the newest trailer from BitSummit Gaiden, by reading the press release below!


Let’s rock! No Straight Roads Launches August 25
Demo and Mini-OST Available Today

Rock out with the playable demo, available now on the Epic Games Store

No Straight Roads | Waifu

London, UK – June 29, 2020 – Let’s rocketok! From publisher Sold Out and developer Metronomik, rhythm-infused action-adventure No Straight Roads is launching for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices, including Xbox One X, Nintendo Switch™, and PC via the Epic Games Store on August 25.

No Straight Roads will be available digitally on all platforms, and physically on PS4 and Xbox One, including a special Collector’s Edition packed with exclusive collectible items. The physical Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Collector’s Edition versions will follow shortly after.

No Straight Roads | Combat

As a surprise for fans looking to rock out with Bunk Bed Junction today, a playable demo is now available to download from the Epic Games Store, introducing Mayday & Zuke as they lead the musical revolution against corrupt EDM empire NSR.

Plus, a mini-OST containing a selection of tracks from the game’s soundtrack is now available to download and stream from digital music stores and music streaming services, introducing players to some of the incredible music featured in No Straight Roads.

No Straight Roads | Red Monster

“As a huge thank you to our loyal fans who have waited for No Straight Roads, we’ve made a playable demo available today which will give everyone an idea of what to expect with our beloved game,” said Daim Dziauddin, creative director of No Straight Roads and co-founder of Metronomik. “We can’t wait for players to experience the full game very soon.”

Directed by Wan Hazmer, lead game designer of Final Fantasy XV, and Daim Dziauddin, concept artist of Street Fighter V, No Straight Roads is an action-adventure game that mashes together rhythm-infused combat with a vibrant offbeat world and a killer soundtrack.

About Josh Speer

Josh is a passionate gamer, finding time to clock in around 30-40 hours of gaming a week. He discovered Operation Rainfall while avidly following the localization of the Big 3 Wii RPGs. He enjoys SHMUPS, Platformers, RPGs, Roguelikes and the occasional Fighter. He’s also an unashamedly giant Mega Man fan, having played the series since he was eight. As Head Editor and Review Manager, he spends far too much time editing reviews and random articles. In his limited spare time he devours indies whole and anticipates the release of quirky, unpredictable and innovative games.