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Legendary Entertainment and Myst developer Cyan have reached an agreement that will see the seminal adventure game leap from the PC (and a dozen other gaming platforms) to your television. Variety claims Rand and Robyn Miller - the duo most commonly cited as the creators of Myst - will be directly...

October 7th 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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After months of waiting, Nokia (the part now owned by Microsoft) has begun rolling out its Windows Phone 8.1 update to Lumia handsets. Dubbed "Cyan," this software refresh delivers a plethora of new features to existing Nokia devices, including Microsoft's gesture-capable World Flow keyboard, grea...

July 15th 2014 at 10:43am 0 Comments
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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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I'm just going to get this out at the beginning: I absolutely adore adventure games, and honesty above all honesty, I think adventure gaming is almost the perfect genre. I wish MMOs would play like adventure games. I wish that adventure games had multimillion dollar budgets so they could go on fore...

January 19th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Myst Online: Uru Live has been through the ringer, as far as MMOs go. Despite being based on a very successful line of standalone adventure games, this MMO version just seemed to fall flat. Luckily the community and the developers agreed the game should be resurrected! Join Massively's Beau Hindman...

January 13th 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Obduction, the upcoming first-person adventure game from Myst creator Cyan Inc, has reached $1.2 million with its fundraising campaign. The project is being built with the strengths of Myst and Riven in mind - players will be abducted by an artifact and placed upon a bizarre world with a minimalis...

November 15th 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Stiq Flicks – from film and video game industry freelance writer Kevin Kelly – examines video games and attempts to pair them with matching films. It's like wine and cheese, but with more aliens. Myst is out on the Nintendo 3DS this week, which now means that the title is available on e...

August 5th 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Fuji Xerox has showcased its latest e-paper model at SID in Boston. The 5-inch 600 x 800 display adjusts the electric field for each color, swinging them between the two layers of the screen. Instead of a typical color filter, an extra layer of white-colored particles between the visible and invis...

June 8th 2012 at 10:51am 0 Comments
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If you're looking to pass a quiet weekend clicking your way through some puzzles, look no further than Good Old Games. The DRM-free retailer has put its whole selection of Cyan games on sale for half off this weekend. That includes Myst 1 and 2, the RealMyst remake, and the pre-Myst children's ad...

August 26th 2011 at 5:30pm 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