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
Not that I care about the game anymore but LOL Michel Ancel.... (21 minutes ago)
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@jmd749: between the specs and saying it's a few years away still i think it's safe to say it's a next gen console title. (1 Hour ago)
@KORNdog: that's a pretty high end PC rig for Cyberpunk. I really hope they don't dumb the AI down as a result of consoles weak ass CPUs. good AI is essential in a title like this. (1 Hour ago)
@KORNdog: they needed the publicity and also needed to make a good first impression in terms of the visuals. they are really good devs but I can;t help but think they have always been a bit dodgy (2 Hours ago)
@droezelke: which is probably why they don't want to show it. although it is weird that the xbox trailer is already downgraded compared to the main release of the trailer. (4 Hours ago)
@KORNdog: I other words: won't even look close to it on consoles :-) (4 Hours ago)