Cyanide Studio and Focus Home Interactive unveiled first details and screenshots of their upcoming RPG-Investigation game, 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.”

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The game is a video game adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft’s twisted The Call of Cthulhu, more specifically Chaosium’s pen & paper RPG Call of Cthulhu.

The RPG-Investigation game features “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 is currently in development for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, scheduled for 2017 release.


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Source: Focus Home Interactive Press Release.