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Call of Cthulhu gets some eerie new screens

The big face-tentacled guy doesn't make an appearance, however.

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If you've ever played Chaosium's pen-and-paper RPG Call of Cthulhu, or read any of the HP Lovecraft novels and source material, you know the nightmares that can be generated. Cyanide Studio is working on bring those bad dreams to PC and consoles next year, and has released some new screenshots to show how far the madness will go.

The great tentacled one and his ilk don't make an appearance, but a good set-up always builds anticipation for when when his cult followers help the Great Dreamer awaken. Not much more has been revealed about the game, which is being published by Focus Home Interactive. Frogwareswas originally slated to develop the game, but by E3 of this year, Cyanide was at the helm.

Check out the screens.

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    December 22, 2016 9:49 AM

    John Keefer posted a new article, Call of Cthulhu gets some eerie new screens

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      December 22, 2016 9:59 AM

      yissssssssssss

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      December 22, 2016 10:21 AM

      I would hope Cthulu doesn't make any appearances. Correct me if i'm wrong, but the whole idea behind Cthulu is that he truly cannot be stopped and if anyone were to lay eyes on him they would be driven mad. Ideally, the game would revolve around trying not to see Cthulu as much as possible. If Cthulu is summoned, it's game over.

      The mystery behind is appearance is more important to me than his actual appearance.

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        December 22, 2016 12:11 PM

        I hope he does. That's the last thing you see before you die

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        December 22, 2016 12:47 PM

        I remember hearing Dark Corners of the Earth (? Xbox OG) was actually half decent right?

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          December 22, 2016 2:15 PM

          It was!

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            December 22, 2016 2:18 PM

            I'll always respect Cthulu shit because Alone in the Dark was fucking fantastic on my 286, but fuck me I'll never play that kind of shit again, it's terrifying.

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          December 22, 2016 8:59 PM

          It was pretty damn good. I really wish the PC port wasn't a fucking mess in modern systems, though.

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      December 22, 2016 10:25 AM

      Whaaaaa???

      Next year is going to be incredible for horror games!!!

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      December 22, 2016 10:34 AM

      minus D100 san loss all round.

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        December 22, 2016 10:35 AM

        also im getting an innsmouth vibe from those screens

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      December 22, 2016 12:12 PM

      I bet there are people who think this will be a call of duty dlc

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      December 22, 2016 12:19 PM

      Whoa sweet

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      December 22, 2016 2:19 PM

      Awesome! And it looks like it's FPS again, which could work really well.