A video game adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft's twisted The Call of Cthulhu- specifically Chaosium's pen & paper RPG Call of Cthulhu - is coming to PC and consoles in 2017, Cyanide Studio and Focus Home Interactive have announced.
Built using Unreal Engine 4, Call of Cthulhu is described as 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," commented Patrick Pligersdorffer, CEO of Cyanide Studio.
"We are deeply honoured 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," added: "Cédric Lagarrigue, president of Focus Home Interactive
Source: Focus Home Interactive