REVIEWS 29 Oct 2018­ by L Coulsen

Call of Cthulhu

Ahh, Lovecraft. Long considered the Granddaddy of horror, for good reason, his works have seen many an adaptation over the years. Some good, some less so. But all too rarely have we seen a truly great entry, in any medium other than his original literature. Silent Hill probably stands as the best representation of his…
ANNOUNCEMENT 26 Oct 2018

Call of Cthulhu – Launch Trailer

Call of Cthulhu is almost upon us, bringing insanity and creepy cultist chants. Check out the launch trailer embedded above giving you a look at some of the characters and events of the game. Call of Cthulhu launches on 30 October 2018 for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Also, stay tuned for our review…
ANNOUNCEMENT 18 Oct 2018

Call of Cthulhu – Preview to Madness Trailer

Call of Cthulhu has gone gold, which means the release version has been finalised and production has begun, which is probably a good thing considering it comes out on 30 October 2018. Since it's the month of spookiness, check out the new Preview to Madness trailer embedded above and stay tuned for our upcoming coverage…
ANNOUNCEMENT 21 Sep 2018

Call Of Cthulhu – Second Gameplay Trailer

Cthulhu's a tricky thing to deal with when you're an investigator. For some reason he's always hanging around spooky seaside towns full of mysteries and sinister inhabitants. Then there's the fish-men, you're never sure if they're lunch or there to kill you. Hopefully, the new Call Of Cthulhu gameplay trailer above will shed some light…
ANNOUNCEMENT 23 Aug 2018

Call Of Cthulhu – Gamescom Gameplay Trailer

Hold on to your sanity, things are about to go all unknowable cosmic horror on us. Call Of Cthulhu’s first gameplay trailer comes from an area called the Hawkins Mansion and follows protagonist Edward Pierce’s investigation. Just remember kids, don’t pet the shoggoth.
ANNOUNCEMENT 19 Jul 2018

Call of Cthulhu Screenshots and Release Date

Focus Home Interactive's Call of Cthulhu will release on October 30th, so today we have four new screenshots to whet your appetites. They're pretty standard stuff, as much as anything can be standard in Lovecraftian mythos. Very dark, moody and atmospheric. One of them even features a cultist chappy who has a mask that looks…
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…