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Stygian: Reign of the Outdated Ones Rears Its Head

Stygian: Of or regarding the River Styx. One of many rivers of the underworld in Greek mythology, the River Styx was the boundary between Earth and the Underworld. Even if Stygian: Reign of the Outdated Ones takes from Lovecraftian mythology and never Greek, it’s nonetheless a becoming title for the quantity of loss of life and darkness concerned.  We observe the story of the New England city of Arkham, after it’s been violently ripped from the Earth and despatched spiraling into an alternate and way more sinister dimension. Your protagonist…

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Untitled Goose Game Is Bringing Its Reign of Avian Terror to PS4 and Xbox One

[quads id=10] Got a news tip? Is there something you think we should be reporting on? Email news@usgamer.net. Sony opened its last State of Play presentation for 2019 with a trailer for Untitled Goose Game, which is set to release for the PS4 next week, Shortly afterwards. Microsoft announced that the no-good goose would also flap its way over to the Xbox One, where it’ll immediately join the roster of Xbox Game Pass titles. It’ll be available for both platforms on December 17. To hype up the arrival of House…

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Stygian: Reign of the Old Ones Review

The infamous Arkham, Massachusetts Miskatonic University, which first appeared in 1922 as the setting to the widely renowned Herbert West-Reanimator, will be quite familiar to fans of H.P. Lovecraft and his eldritch horrors. It is also the setting for Stygian: Reign of the Old Ones, Cultic Games’ new 2D-isometric, supernatural-horror RPG. The game references many of Lovecraft’s works and even includes a few different NPCs in-game which bear his likeness. These references set the tone for the game: you are small, insignificant, and swept up in a maelstrom larger than…

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End of a Reign: The Final Days of Crusader Kings 2

Medieval people resembled many of us alive today in some interesting ways. Among other things, they always seemed to be convinced the world was ending. They didn’t have a lot of hard data to confirm this like we do, but it seemed to be a pervasive mood nonetheless. Appropriately enough, given its setting, there have been questions and speculation for years about when crowns-and-castles strategy RPG Crusader Kings 2, which has received seven years of expansions and patches totalling hundreds of dollars of optional add-ons, would finally fade into the…

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