It may be overshadowed by several louder releases this week (hi RDR2), but Cyanide Studio’s Call of Cthulhu video game (based on the classic tabletop RPG) is finally finished and purchasable on your game-playing machine of choice.

You play as Edward Pierce, a private investigator contacted by the father of someone named Sarah Hawkins. A mysterious fire erupted on the island she lived on, destroying her mansion and killing Sarah as well as her entire family. Pierce is determined to find out the truth behind the incident, but the locals of Darkwater Island seem reluctant to open up. Something strange is going on, and it may involve supernatural forces.

  • – Investigative RPG set in the Lovecraft Universe, developed with Unreal Engine 4.
  • – 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. 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.

Call of Cthulhu includes music by Black Mirror, Utopia, and The Girl with All the Gifts composer Cristobal Tapia De Veer. Dive into Lovecraft’s world today on Playstation 4, XBox One and PC.

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?