Update – The Intel AppUp store is closed now. If you’ve got a copy of the game on this store, drop us an email at contact at redwaspdesign dot com with the receipt and we’ll get you onto another store. Thanks!
The madness is in the mountains. Cthulhu has been called. The Lurker is in the threshold. The critically acclaimed ‘Call of Cthulhu: The Wasted Land’ is now out on PC via the Intel AppUp℠ program at a price point of $4.99/€4.09/£3.50. The Intel AppUpSM center is a service that aggregates, curates and distributes validated digital content delivering a fuller, richer experience on the PC.
The game has launched today on the AppUp center globally in time for RPC Germany international RPG event on the 5th and 6th May. The games developers are at the event taking new gamers through their first steps to insanity. The Intel AppUpSM center is free to install and the PC version of the game runs in widescreen and has been optimised to run on laptops, Ultrabooks and desktops including support for Windows 7 touchscreen powered PCs.
The PC version has been supported by the Intel AppUpSM developer program which means the release today has been translated into German, French, Italian and Spanish. Sanatoriums and asylums worldwide have been put on notice to expect an increased demand.
If you are new to this cult title, it is an indie turn-based strategy RPG inspired by the works of pulp horror writer H.P. Lovecraft. The game was developed in co-operation with Chaosium, the publishers of the cult horror role playing game, Call of Cthulhu. The game features nine 3D levels set in the trenches of World War One. In ‘The Wasted Land‘ the player uses their team of investigators to uncover a deadly inhuman conspiracy underlying the Great War. Barbed wire, mustard gas and machines guns will prove to be the least dangerous thing that the investigators will encounter as they venture out into No-man’s Land to solve the mystery of the Wasted Land. As the game progresses, the player can build up the skills, weapons and equipment of their team. Key to the game is Sanity; the investigators must guard their minds against the myriad horrors that threaten to send them into the mouth of madness. To stay in touch with the developers and get updates on the game, help and strategy guides and more, connect to Red Wasp Design on Facebook, Twitter (@redwaspdesign) and here on our site.