ANNOUNCEMENT 15 Jun 2017

Embrace the Madness in Cthulhu E3 Trailer

Cyanide Studio's upcoming Lovecraftian horror RPG exploration title, Call of Cthulhu: The Offical Video Game, has unveiled a nightmare inducing mind-fuck of a trailer at E3 today. Giving players a glimpse into the perception altering world inhabitant by a mysterious cloaked cult as our protagonist chases shadows around a dark and twisted mansion. The atmosphere alone will…
REVIEWS 06 May 2017­ by L Coulsen

Styx: Shards of Darkness

Styx is small, green, mean, and a total gobshite. A breakout character from ‘Of Orcs and Men’ who went on to have his own stealth based adventure in October 2014. A game which still has, after more than 3,000 user reviews, a Very Positive standing on the Steam. Featuring huge, highly detailed, sprawling environments and…a…
NEWS 17 Mar 2017­ by L Coulsen

This Release Really Styx It to Ya

Styx: Shards of Darkness is now available, and it is everything you could want in a sequel. It looks frikkin' amazing, retains all the charm, and most of the abilities, of its predecessor, with more skills added on top, to be unlocked, it also has Styx being an absolutely cu...uh...not very nice if you die.…
ANNOUNCEMENT 03 Mar 2017­ by L Coulsen

Styx: Shards of a Co-op Trailer

As revealed last time, Cyanide have added a co-op option to the entirety of Styx: Shards of Darkness. One of those drop in, drop out, spawn a clone of the main character and just go with it, types of affairs. But unlike some of the other examples of that approach, Cyanide have actually constructed the…
ANNOUNCEMENT 21 Feb 2017­ by L Coulsen

Styx’s Developers Talk Us Through the Making of a Gobl…

Styx: Master of Shadows was a pretty good game, a bit rough around the edges perhaps, a rough diamond even, as mentioned in the above video, but a solid game. Cyanide have taken all of that on board for its upcoming sequel, Styx: Shards of Darkness. To that end, everything has been tweaked and cranked…
NEWS 21 Jan 2017­ by L Coulsen

Cthulhu: Call of Madness

Another day, another obtuse Focus Home trailer for me to lose my shit over. This time they're teasing us with the mind bending realities of the Call of Cthulhu, with a strong emphasis on the real threat of the Elder Gods. No, silly boy, not violent dismemberment, or grizzly evisceration. You think in such simplistic…
NEWS 12 Jan 2017­ by L Coulsen

Styx: Trailer of Stealth

With its March release month sneaking ever closer, the little green gobshite is gearing up for his next outing, Styx: Shards of Darkness, in his trademark, laconic style. Offering us a tonally awesome, if somewhat vague cinematic Art of Stealth trailer. Our boy Styx leaves us all with a snarky, two finger salute after murdering…
NEWS 15 Dec 2016­ by L Coulsen

Call of Cthulhu Looks Dark and Terrible, as It Should

We have a few more delicious screenshots for upcoming Cyanide offering of Call of Cthulhu. It looks dark, depressing and exactly as a Call of Cthulhu game should. There's also one image that seems to suggest, Mister Protag' is going to perform a transfusion on...himself...with oxidized blood? Nasty...Just nasty. The Cthulhu franchise has always explored themes far more…
ANNOUNCEMENT 15 Dec 2016­ by L Coulsen

Styx: Shards of Darkness Gameplay Video, Now With More Styx!

For anyone who played Styx: Master of Shadows and came away thinking “that was great, I want more of that” then Shards of Darkness...is more of that. We've said this many times over, but that's all that you really need to know. If you liked the first game, you'll like this. If you haven't played…
ANNOUNCEMENT 29 Nov 2016­ by L Coulsen

Styx Says Shards of Darkness Looks Pretty, Has Photos to Pro…

That's pretty much the be all and end all here. Cyanide are probably actually about finished with the game, so Focus (Home) will be releasing Styx: Shards of Darkness sometime in early 2017. Sequel to the generally well received Styx: Master of Shadows from 2014. A stealth/action game about a foul mouthed goblin. So, we…
ANNOUNCEMENT 07 Oct 2016­ by David Pink

Styx: Shards of Darkness First Gameplay Trailer

The follow up sequel to the 2014 lesser known, yet beloved, Styx: Master of Shadows game developed by Cyanide Studios and published by Focus Home Interactive has finally given us a release date for Styx: Shards of Darkness. Since it was teased at this year’s E3 event, gamer's were only given a short cinematic look…
ANNOUNCEMENT 10 Jun 2016­ by David Pink

Cthulhu Is Calling

Cyanide Studios has released upon the world the E3 trailer for Call of Cthulhu, their new upcoming psychological horror/stealth game. We see a glimpse into a disturbed explorable world where players must investigate a mysterious death on the eerie Darkwater Island, all while Cthulhu, the great old one, prepares its awakening. You take control of…
ANNOUNCEMENT 09 Jun 2016­ by L Coulsen

Styx: Shards of E3

It's about that time again. The Electronic Entertainment Expo is right on our doorsteps, throwing out more gaming goodness than you can shake a stick at. And like everyone else, I have my favourites to keep an eye out for. Such as the upcoming Styx: Shards of Darkness which has a new cinematic trailer. Sequel…
ANNOUNCEMENT 19 May 2016­ by L Coulsen

Styx: The Darkness Must Flow

In typical Focus fashion, the sequel to Styx: Master of Shadows was announced more than a year hence. Followed by an entire year, and then some, of silence. Until now, with the three images teasing us about things to come. The first shows the return of the elves, which is no surprise, but not exactly…