The futuristic and somewhat dystopian Neo Cab has gotten it’s final release date of October 3. Developer Chance Agency’s Neo Cab sees you controlling the only human cab driver left in Los Ojos. On a mission to find your missing friend you’ll pick up pick up passengers and learn their stories along with the secrets of the city. Neo Cab looks to be a very thoughtful interactive adventure that will entice players from beginning to end.
Below is an excerpt from the eShop along with a trailer for Neo Cab.
“Stay human in a world overcome by automation. Play as Lina, one of the last human driver-for-hire on the streets of Los Ojos. Your friend and only lifeline has gone missing; with no money and nowhere to stay, the only thing you can do is keep driving. Choose what passengers to pick up and how you engage with them to learn their stories.”Balance your own emotional wellbeing with the needs of your pax as you strive to keep your perfect rating, and your job. Maybe someone in this city can help you with your own story?”
“Hold on to humanity in a world overcome by automation. “
“Meet people. Learn their stories. Stay human!”
“From the Neo Cab app, you’ll choose your passengers and navigate the city grid. Connect and converse with them as you drive to their destination. You’ll need to maintain your perfect rating to stay on the road. Balance your monetary needs and the needs of your passengers with your own emotional wellbeing. What’s more important: your mental health or your star rating?”
“Connect with your pax: Find ways to connect with passengers. Each has their own story to tell.”
“Uncover the secrets of Los Ojos: Lina’s best course for survival is to to keep driving. Piece together what has happened to Savy as you help Lina navigate the city grid.”
“Balance your own emotional needs with that of your pax: Each passenger interaction will affect Lina’s mood and it’s up to you to manage their emotional wellbeing. Balance Lina’s monetary needs, the necessity for a five-star rating, and the needs of pax with what feels right.”
“Find your own route: Neo Cab features a branching narrative with pax stories written by Leigh Alexander, Kim Belair, Bruno Dias, Duncan Fyfe, Paula Rogers & Robin Sloan.”