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Experience the Terror of Call of Cthulhu Anywhere, Anytime on Nintendo Switch

Great Dreamer prepares its awakening

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A shiver down your spine, shadows in the dark, and something in the corner of your eye – Call of Cthulhu is out now for Nintendo Switch, so you truly can’t escape the madness. Watch the brand-new Nintendo Switch Launch Trailer for a taste of this mysterious investigation adventure and get ready to face horrors as you’ve never seen before.

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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?

Call of Cthulhu casts you in that role – a struggling alcoholic, tortured by the past, haunted by PTSD and strange visions, Pierce is a dogged investigator with a desire to find the truth. Contracted by the father of the late Sarah Hawkins to look into the mysterious fire that engulfed her mansion and killed her family, Pierce is immediately surrounded by distrustful locals and dead ends on Darkwater. Pressing on, his world begins to unravel as reality breaks down, and dreams become reality… All the while, the Great Dreamer prepares its awakening.

Call of Cthulhu is out now on Nintendo Switch. The game is also available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

About Call of Cthulhhu

Call of Cthulhu, the official video game adaptation of Chaosium’s emblematic pen & paper RPG developed by Cyanide Studios, is an RPG-Investigation title, packed with psychological horror and stealth mechanics for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC.

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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 the 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.

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