Visual novel/sport management mashup 'Roller Drama' heads to Switch in early 2023
Rolling out next year
Italian indie studio Open Lab Games have revealed their latest project, a visual novel/sport management mashup called Roller Drama. In this game, players lead a kickass roller derby team to victory in the midst of societal collapse. Roller Drama will see release on Switch sometime in early 2023.
In Roller Drama, lead a team of Roller Derby athletes to victory using strategy and real-time controls to smash the competition. Outside the ring you’ll have to manage five big personalities as they grapple with friendship, heartbreak, and the gradual collapse of late capitalist society. Your choices, and the outcome of each match, will affect the ultimate fate of the team.
You play as Joan, a woman who lives with an coaches five kickass athletes: Anne, Portia, Lily, Cordelia, and Juliet. Together they form a top Roller Derby team! Your job is to act as a keeper of the team, managing both their personal and professional lives. Try to balance everyone’s emotions as they navigate rivalries, friendships, and love.