The Next Penelope

Alternative title(s)The Next Penelope: Race to Odysseus
Antiquity gameCAG
ReleaseMay 29, 2015
PublisherPlug In Digital
DeveloperAurelien Regard
Platform(s)Mac OS X, Ubuntu, Windows; Nintendo Switch (2017)
GenreRacing game; hero-based
SettingMythologically inspired race tracks in a “futuristic Odyssey” starting in Ithaca in the year 3044
Notable charactersBPenelope, Phemios, the suitors, Minotaur, Ariadne, Arachne, Sirens, Kharon, Odysseus, Poseidon


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Additional keywords

science fiction, myth

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