Call of Cthulhu arrives on Nintendo Switch™ October 8 – Enjoy terrors from the abyss on the go!

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Call of Cthulhu brings cosmic horror to the Nintendo Switch™ on October 8. Hold on to your sanity as you watch the Release Date Trailer, which showcases the fantastic response the game received upon launch from press. This videogame adaptation of Chaosium’s pen and paper RPG combines Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos and choice-driven investigative gameplay to create a unique and terrifying beast.

Hooded cultists. Nightmare monsters. Mighty Cthulhu!Now, able to be carried wherever you go when Call of Cthulhu comes to Nintendo Switch on October 8!

Take on the role of Edward Pierce, a private investigator who’s seen better days. Nightmares and a difficult past already haunt him when strange visions seep into his tortured sleep. One thing is clear: truth and madness await you on the quiet island of Darkwater.

The Nintendo Switch™ version of Call of Cthulhu is the full experience – prepare for “perhaps one of the finest cosmic horror experiences in modern gaming”, according to IGN, with an investigation that leads you ever closer to the most unmentionable horror. The murky depths call your name.

Call of Cthulhu releases October 8 on Nintendo Switch™. Pre-orders are now available.

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 Focus Home Interactive

Focus Home Interactive is a French publisher based in Paris, France. Known for the quality, diversity and originality of its catalogue, Focus has published and distributed original titles (A Plague Tale: Innocence, Vampyr, Farming Simulator, Call of Cthulhu, Insurgency: Sandstorm, MudRunner…) 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 catalogue will get even richer the coming months and years with eagerly awaited games such as The Surge 2, GreedFall, SnowRunner and many more.

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

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