H. P. Lovecraft’s famously twisted universe will be coming alive across the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC in 2017, in the official video game adaptation of Chaosium’s pen & paper RPG ‘Call of Cthulhu’ Cyanide Studio and Focus Home Interactive have today confirmed. 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, a couple screenshots have been released, which showcase the dark, oppressive ambiance of the game’s semi-open environments built in Unreal Engine 4.
Developed by seasoned studio Cyanide Studio [Blood Bowl 2, STYX Master Of Shadows], 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…
Patrick Pligersdorffer – CEO of Cyanide Studio,
Cédric Lagarrigue – President of Focus Home Interactive,
Call of Cthulhu will release in 2017 for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.