Experience the Terror of Call of Cthulhu Anywhere, Anytime on Nintendo Switch™

Call of Cthulhu – Experience the Terror of the Lovecraft Mythos Anywhere on Nintendo Switch™

A shiver down your spine, shadows in the dark, and something in the corner of your eye – Call of Cthulhu is out now for Nintendo Switch™, so you truly can’t escape madness. Watch the brand-new Nintendo Switch™ Launch Trailer for a taste of this mysterious investigation adventure and get ready to face horrors like you’ve never seen before.

 

An official adaptation of Chaosium’s pen & paper RPG, Call of Cthulhu combines investigation gameplay with the unparalleled narratives of Lovecraft’s renowned Cthulhu mythos. What mysteries will you, as private investigator Edward Pierce, uncover on the too-quiet island of Darkwater off the coast of Boston?

 

Call of Cthulhu casts you in that role – a struggling alcoholic, tortured by the past, haunted by PTSD and strange visions, Pierce is a dogged investigator with a desire to find the truth. Contracted by the father of the late Sarah Hawkins to look into the mysterious fire that engulfed her mansion and killed her family, Pierce is immediately surrounded by distrustful locals and dead ends on Darkwater. Pressing on, his world begins to unravel as reality breaks down, and dreams become reality… All the while, the Great Dreamer prepares its awakening.

 

Call of Cthulhu is out now on Nintendo Switch™. The game is also available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

About Call of Cthulhhu

Call of Cthulhu, the official video game adaptation of Chaosium’s emblematic pen & paper RPG developed by Cyanide Studios, is a RPG-Investigation title, packed with psychological horror and stealth mechanics for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch™ and PC.

 

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.

 

The game will take players to Darkwater Island, a grim, disturbing place and let them control Edward Pierce, a former war veteran and private investigator in 1920s Boston. He will be investigating the tragic and mysterious death of Sarah Hawkins, an acclaimed artist who has recently moved with her husband and their family to Darkwater Island.

 

Call of Cthulhu will offer a dark and oppressive ambiance that shall pay tribute to Lovecraft’s work and universe. This banal investigation might indeed lead you to more sinister forces and darker secrets buried deep within Darkwater Island.

 

Key Features

  • Investigative RPG set in the Lovecraft Universe.
  •  Play as Edward Pierce and shed light on Sarah Hawkins murder, while facing the horrors of a grim island filled with monstrosities lurking in the dark.
  •  Doubt your own senses and experience true madness, thanks to the game’s unique sanity and psychosis crisis mechanics. Enhance your character’s abilities and use new skills to discover the truth.

Experience rich, open exploration, full of deep dialogue with meaningful choices that impact the narrative.

About Cyanide Studio

Cyanide is an independent and privately held video game studio based in Paris and created in 2000. The studio is best known for its sports game such as Pro Cycling Manager series and its console version, Tour de France. Cyanide also boasts games drawn from a wide variety of universes including Blood Bowl ® (Sport/Fantasy, 2009) and Blood Bowl 2 (2015), the video game adaptations of Games Workshop’s famous board game, Game of Thrones (RPG, 2012), Styx: Master of Shadows (stealth/2014), its sequel Styx: Shards of Darkness (2017) and the Videogame adaptation of H. P. Lovecraft’s famously twisted universe; Call of Cthulhu (2018-19).

More information on the website: www.cyanide-studio.com

About Chaosium

Chaosium, (kay-OSS-ee-yum) is known for publishing high quality books and games, and for having a well-developed sense of fun. In 1975 the company was founded as The Chaosium by Greg Stafford, visionary game designer and creator of the world of Glorantha and the Pendragon roleplaying game, among others. Call of Cthulhu is a registered trademark of Chaosium, Inc. All rights reserved.

More information on the website: www.chaosium.com

About Maximum Games

Maximum Games ranks as a top 15 global video game publisher of interactive digital entertainment spanning all genres and supporting multi-platforms. The company’s mission is to provide a proven and strong hands-on approach to publishing, marketing and distribution. Established in 2009, the company is led by female entrepreneur Christina Seelye, a seasoned executive of digital consumer products and channel marketing. Under Seelye’s leadership, the company has been recognized with numerous awards such as “Fastest Growing Tech Company” by American Business Awards, and has made the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest Growing Private Companies for the past two years. Maximum Games has offices in both the US and UK, and continues to expand its scope of global publishing and distribution via direct reach and strategic partnerships.

More information on the website: www.maximumgames.com

About Focus Home Interactive

Focus Home Interactive is a French publisher based in Paris, France. Known for the quality, diversity and originality of its catalog, Focus has published and distributed original titles (A Plague Tale: Innocence, Vampyr, Farming Simulator, Call of Cthulhu, Insurgency: Sandstorm, MudRunner, The Surge 2, GreedFall) that have become benchmark titles worldwide, available both in store and for download across the world. Focus publishes games on all major platforms, consoles and PC. The publisher’s catalog will get even richer the coming months and years with eagerly awaited games such as SnowRunner and many more.

More information on the website: www.focus-home.com

Game Info

Developer: Cyanide Studio 

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Platforms: Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch™

Genre: Investigation/RPG

Nintendo Switch™ : 08/10/19