Video Game Review: STRAY GODS: THE ROLE-PLAYING MUSICAL (Music Director Austin Wintory)

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by Nia Liat on August 3, 2023

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Stray Gods: The Roleplaying Musical is the first video game to leverage deeply and complexly interactive musical numbers to tell its story. The game is an extraordinary fusion of captivating storytelling, interactive gameplay, and breathtaking music set in a hand-illustrated modern fantasy world where you will assume the role of Grace, a college dropout bestowed with the powers of an Ancient Greek Muse.

The game will have players immersed in a world where the visionary talent Austin Wintory merges the magic of video games and the stage. Stray Gods: The Roleplaying Musical promises to take players on a thrilling musical journey of their own design with the choices they make leading to no two playthroughs being the same experience.

Music Director, composer and songwriter for the groundbreaking musical video game, Wintory’s work ranges from intimate indies like Journey to massive blockbuster games like Aliens: Fireteam Elite and Assassin’s Creed, and is often noted for its unique perspective and unusual approach.

Austin Wintery

Many of Wintery’s game scores have enjoyed success in concert upon release, with performances all over the world including a recent presentation of his music by the Royal Philharmonic at Royal Albert Hall in London as part of the first-ever BBC Gaming Proms concert.

Gods. Romance. Murder. Musical Numbers?! Play as Grace in a world where Greek Gods live in hiding among us. Change your fate as you draw friends, foes & lovers into song using your powers of musical persuasion to unravel the mystery of the Last Muse’s death.

RELEASE DATE: Aug 10, 2023
DEVELOPER: Summerfall Studios
PUBLISHER: Humble Games

Stray Gods: The Roleplaying Musical will be on Steam, Xbox and Playstation on August 10, 2023.

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