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First screens of Call of Cthulhu

First screens of Call of Cthulhu

Focus Home Interactive has released the first screenshots of Call of Cthulhu. The RPG-Investigation game is now being developed by Cyanide using Unreal Engine 4 and targets a 2017 release on PC and consoles. More details and screens inside.



Cyanide Studio and Focus Home Interactive unveil Call of Cthulhu with first information and images


H. P. Lovecraft's famously twisted universe will be coming alive on consoles and PC in 2017, in the official video game adaptation of Chaosium's pen & paper RPG Call of Cthulhu. The Cthulhu Mythos has grown to become one of the largest shared universes ever envisioned, giving birth to countless stories, novels, and even movies ever since the original publication of Lovecraft's The Call of Cthulhu. Today, discover the game's first screenshots, which showcase the dark, oppressive ambiance of the game's semi-open environments built in Unreal Engine 4.

Developed by seasoned studio Cyanide, Call of Cthulhu is an RPG-Investigation game with psychological horror and stealth mechanics, set in a deeply immersive world. On a mission to find the truth behind the death of an acclaimed artist and her family on a backwater island, the player will soon uncover a more disturbing truth as the Great Dreamer, Cthulhu, prepares its awakening...

"We are happy that Focus entrusted us with the development of a videogame adaptation of the legendary RPG Call of Cthulhu. As long-time fans of the license, working with longtime partner publisher Focus Home Interactive on such an original and exciting project is, once again, a privilege. We hope to offer fans the game they've long been waiting for."
Patrick Pligersdorffer - CEO of Cyanide Studio

"We are deeply honored to be partnering with Cyanide again. They've grown alongside us for the past 10 years, to become today one of the best independent developers in Europe. With titles such as Styx: Master of Shadows and the Blood Bowl series, they've proved their creativity and ability to offer strong gaming experiences in original worlds. Cyanide has been wanting to make a Call of Cthulhu adaptation for years. They now hold all the cards to create a game that will please fans of the Cthulhu mythos, as well as players eager for rich and original gaming experiences."
Cédric Lagarrigue - President of Focus Home Interactive

Call of Cthulhu will release in 2017 on consoles and PC

All comments

Commented on 2016-02-26 14:37:40
One of the BEST independent developers in Europe. With titles such as Styx: Master of Shadows and the Blood Bowl series!? Jeez, people really THINK they're GOOD too much & fast these days.
Commented on 2016-02-26 14:42:24
Love me some cthulhu stuff, so this might be cool. Hope they stick to the RPG aspects, and keep it true to the Cthulhu mythos :)
Commented on 2016-02-26 15:58:57
If this game will be the same atmosphere like the old Call of Cthulhu and with this graphics........damn.
Commented on 2016-02-26 20:11:07
Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn !
Commented on 2016-02-26 21:24:44
*** yes, I've longed for a new Cthulhu game
Commented on 2016-02-27 00:07:51 In reply to MrLobsterwood
Posted by MrLobsterwood
One of the BEST independent developers in Europe. With titles such as Styx: Master of Shadows and the Blood Bowl series!? Jeez, people really THINK they're GOOD too much & fast these days.
Those are very good games in their respective genres. So, why not? :)
Commented on 2016-02-27 23:58:13
Here's hoping this will be at least half as good as Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth, one of my favorite games ever made
Commented on 2016-02-28 09:33:11 In reply to MrLobsterwood
Posted by MrLobsterwood
One of the BEST independent developers in Europe. With titles such as Styx: Master of Shadows and the Blood Bowl series!? Jeez, people really THINK they're GOOD too much & fast these days.
Those are both pretty solid and both had a decent number of people quite happy with them, Blood Bowl in particular.
Commented on 2016-02-28 12:38:48 In reply to MrLobsterwood
Posted by MrLobsterwood
One of the BEST independent developers in Europe. With titles such as Styx: Master of Shadows and the Blood Bowl series!? Jeez, people really THINK they're GOOD too much & fast these days.
Not triple AAA enough for you? Not enough dlc, doritos, mountain dews and season passes?
Commented on 2016-02-28 13:49:30
Dark Corners of the Earth was amazing, I hope they go for the same direction
Commented on 2016-02-28 14:22:34
While i absolutely LOVE dark corners of the earth, it's hard to deny how massively flawed it is. I hope it's in the same vein, but perhaps less about shooting deep ones in the face with a tommy gun :P

First quarter to half of the game is amazing though. Second half? maybe not as much.
Commented on 2016-02-29 22:03:22 In reply to craig47
Posted by craig47
Dark Corners of the Earth was amazing, I hope they go for the same direction
Especially that part where you have to make Rambo cry from jealousy.

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