Cyanide Studio Archive

  • Of Orcs and Men’s Styx Lands Starring Role in Master of Shadows

    Of Orcs and Men’s Styx Lands Starring Role in Master of Shadows

    Remember Styx from the Spiders and Cyanide Studio co-developed RPG Of Orcs and Men? He was the roguish goblin sidekick to the brutish orc Arkail. Well, the sneaky Greenskin is now breaking out to star in his own game, announced today with the title Styx: […]

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  • Aarklash: Legacy Introduces Combat Basics, Interface, Nella the Mage and Official Website

    Aarklash: Legacy Introduces Combat Basics, Interface, Nella the Mage and Official Website

    Cyanide Studio’s next game set in the Confrontation universe is Aarklash: Legacy, which is currently due for PC release in September. I never played the previous game, known simply as Confrontation, but Aarklash: Legacy appears to be taking a similar tactical real-time-with-pause RPG approach to […]

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  • Review: Of Orcs and Men

    Review: Of Orcs and Men

    After playing Cyanide Studios’ recent Game of Thrones RPG, I was looking forward to their next project, Of Orcs and Men, designed in collaboration with developer Spiders. As I somewhat expected, Of Orcs and Men borrows a fair amount from the combat, dialog and quest […]

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  • Review: Game of Thrones

    Review: Game of Thrones

    Last year HBO did what many fantasy geeks had dreamed of but assumed would likely never happen, which is to say the vast and varied world of the Game of Thrones book series was brought to life in a rich and lovingly detailed television show. […]

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  • VGB Feature: Of Orcs and Men Q&A With Cyanide Lead Game Designer Sylvain Sechi – Part 1

    VGB Feature: Of Orcs and Men Q&A With Cyanide Lead Game Designer Sylvain Sechi – Part 1

    Scheduled for launch this fall on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360, Of Orcs and Men is a new breed of fantasy RPG from the collaborative super-team of Cyanide Studio and Spiders. What’s different about this role-playing epic is that instead of killing hordes of dumb […]

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  • Of Orcs and Men Marches Into Summer With a New Website and Trailer

    Of Orcs and Men Marches Into Summer With a New Website and Trailer

    The full official website for Of Orcs and Men has launched today at www.oforcsandmen.com, bringing with it new media and info about the PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 RPG jointly developed by Spiders and Cyanide Studio. Headlining the update is the premiere of a new […]

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  • Greenskins Attack in New Of Orcs and Men Screenshots

    Greenskins Attack in New Of Orcs and Men Screenshots

    Spiders and Cyanide’s role-playing game Of Orcs and Men is looking as fearsomely detailed as ever in this new batch of five screenshots. Take arms as an elite Orc warrior and a cunning Goblin assassin, and lead the greenskin races to freedom this September on […]

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  • Of Orcs and Men and The Testament of Sherlock Holmes Get North American Publishers

    Of Orcs and Men and The Testament of Sherlock Holmes Get North American Publishers

    Two Focus Home titles have been picked up for North American distribution this morning, both still on for fall launches. Of Orcs and Men, a grand role-playing game with orcs and goblins as the heroes for a change, will be distributed by Warner Bros. for […]

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  • Orcs and Goblins Come Out to Play at E3

    Orcs and Goblins Come Out to Play at E3

    Of Orcs and Men, the joint RPG from Spiders and Cyanide Studio, gets a little time in the E3 limelight with a ferocious new gameplay trailer showcasing the impressive graphics engine and richly detailed fantasy world the developers have produced. The game, due for release […]

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  • Screenshot Saturday: It’s a PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale!

    Screenshot Saturday: It’s a PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale!

    Sony got its nation of fans into a gamer frenzy with this week’s exciting (albeit completely expected) announcement of its PS3 mascot fighting game, PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale. So, that’s where we’ll kick things off with this weekend’s edition of Screenshot Saturday. Not a whole […]

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