“In his house at R’lyeh dead Cthulhu waits dreaming.” ―
Cyanide Studio has released two new images of their upcoming game, Call of Cthulhu. The game will be an official video game adaptation of the pen & paper RPG published by Chaosium. The images show off the setting of Darkwater Island, a disturbing looking place that players will explore in the game during their investigation.
For those who haven’t heard about the game, in Call of Cthulhu, players take on the role of Edward Pierce, a military veteran and private investigator living in 1920s Boston. Pierce has been hired to investigate the tragic and mysterious death of Sarah Hawkins and her family in the foreboding Darkwater Island.
These new images let us see a couple of the locations the game will take players to during their investigation. First up is the perfectly named “sinister docks”, followed by the former residence of the Hawkins family. Call of Cthulhu will offer “a dark and oppressive ambiance that shall pay tribute to Lovecraft’s work and universe”.
“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. This official adaptation of Chaosium’s pen & paper RPG in video game form will offer an RPG-Investigation title, packed with psychological horror and stealth mechanics.” – Cyanide Studio Press Release
As big fans of all things Cthulhu, we are very excited by these images. Hopefully, this game can capture the unique horror of H.P. Lovecraft’s work. If what we have seen and heard so far is any indication, they are off to an excellent start. We will know for sure when Call of Cthulhu is released in 2017 on consoles and PC. For updates be sure to check out Cyanide Studio’s official website. For all news Cthulhu, and many other excellent topics, be sure to keep your eyes on The Nerd Stash.