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The impact of Myst in 1993 was akin to an atomic bomb going off in the PC gaming world. The leap forward in graphical fidelity (aided by the large storage capacity of a CD-ROM and all of the full-motion video and gorgeous images tucked into it) captured gamers' imaginations and made this adventure...

March 29th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Cyan Inc, the studio behind the landmark multimedia adventure game Myst, announced that it is working on a new first-person adventure game for Windows and Mac. The team has turned to Kickstarter to fund the project, and seeks $1.1 million in pledges. Obduction promises the same sort of exploratio...

October 17th 2013 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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There is now yet another way for you to buy Myst. You may already have Myst on your iPhone or iPad, but now you can get an iPad version of RealMyst, the 2000 remake of the adventure game that presents the world in realtime 3D.The new mobile version uses a new interface designed for the platform. "I...

July 9th 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Maybe you didn't want cheap Myst games in August, but have since then matured into a person who is all about that. Celebrate the beginning of your "Myst person" phase by picking up Myst: Masterpiece Edition, Riven, RealMyst, and Manhole: Masterpiece Edition for $2.99 each, or Uru Complete Chronicle...

March 3rd 2012 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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If a dictionary entry for the phrase "long, strange road" existed, it likely would feature an image from Myst Online. The fantasy MMORPG began its checkered life as the multiplayer component of 2003's Uru: Ages Beyond Mist before being scrapped and subsequently revived by GameTap in 2007. Cyan...

April 7th 2011 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Shorah, Myst faithful! It's time once again to make your plans to attend this year's Mysterium, the gathering for devoted D'ni scholars and fans of Cyan Worlds' Myst -- including, of course, Myst Online: URU Live. This year's event will be held August 5th through the 8th in Minneapolis, Minnesota,...

May 18th 2010 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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This is the Myst that doesn't end, yes it goes on and on my friends... All jokes about the amazing resilience of Myst Online: URU Live aside, it appears that things are going well since Cyan Worlds brought the game back online. In a post on the official forums, it appears that the CAVCON (or Cavern...

February 27th 2010 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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The online multiplayer portion of Cyan Worlds' Uru: Ages Beyond Myst has had about as troubled a past as video games can have. It never made it out of its beta stage when Uru first launched in 2004. Three years later, GameTap opened up servers for the game -- but a lack of subscribers led to them b...

February 10th 2010 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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If you've been sitting around, staring at the ceiling and wondering what you're going to do this weekend, you may be interested in the GoG.com weekend deal. It's a bundle of three Cyan Worlds games, all for under $14 -- a 25-percent savings. You'll get Myst: Masterpiece Edition, Riven: The Sequel...

January 22nd 2010 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Cyan Worlds' late-2000 remastered version of the classic adventure game, Myst, is now available for DRM-free purchase on Good Old Games. Real Myst takes the classic graphic adventure title and refines it with free-roaming and real-time 3D graphics, replacing the original's pre-rendered stills. Acco...

January 13th 2010 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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If you consider the daily crossword puzzle a suitable mental exercise routine, then, buddy, you've got it all wrong. That's child's play for baby brains and yours needs a bit more stimulation than that. Thankfully, GoG.com is here to put a few wrinkles in all the right spots, as it's announced Cyan...

December 4th 2009 at 6:30am 0 Comments