Tag search results
Tags let us describe our content with keywords, making it easier to find what you're most interested in. Use the search box to look for tags, or explore our coverage with the lists below.
The Mead-based company that developed the seminal 1990s adventure game is crowdsourcing its next adventure, with a goal of raising $1.3 million in a month to make “Firmament.” The company’s first title designed with virtual reality platforms in mind, “Firmament” is slated for release next summer if Cyan is successful in its bid for financial support from longtime fans.
It’s the first time the small developer Cyan Worlds has collaborated to release a title with another developer, though the relationship isn’t a new one. Chuck Carter, a former Spokesman-Review staffer and an artist on 1993’s “Myst,” is the lead developer of the game, which follows the story of an artist with dementia who’s compiling a children’s book for his unborn granddaughter.
Cyan Worlds released a trailer early Thursday for what they hope will be a complete gaming adventure set in virtual reality. The steampunk-inspired “Firmament” does not have a release date, and the independent company will seek financial backing at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco later this month.
Rand Miller, co-creator of the classic computer game “Myst,” said his small team of developers is closer now, with the advent of virtual reality technology, to creating the immersive experience Cyan Worlds shot for in the early 1990s.
Secret teen marriage still going strong 60 years later.
A Burbank, California, company will produce a 10-episode season based on the popular “Myst” and “Riven” video games developed by Spokane game company Cyan Worlds Inc. The not-yet-scheduled series will showcase on the Hulu platform, the company said.
Pick up Cyan's adventure classic in stunning HD now for just $9 through Friday.
“Myst,” the popular Spokane-made video game that became a cultural icon, will be turned into a live-action TV series. Cyan Worlds, the maker of “Myst” and several later versions of the game, announced it has signed a deal with Burbank, California-based Legendary Pictures to make a video version of the time-traveling story on which the game is based.
Among the unassuming flier on a downtown Spokane bulletin board, a bright yellow piece of paper stands out from the others. The big, blocky font at the top reads, “Missing: Augustus Gladstone.” A man stares out blankly from the flier, wearing a perplexing expression that suggests he might not want to be found. According to the flier, Gladstone is bald but wears a blond wig, and he was last seen in Portland in 2011. If that isn’t enough to catch your attention, there’s one last intriguing piece of information on the missing man: “Believes he is immortal.”
Cyan Worlds on Wednesday exceeded its Kickstarter campaign goal of $1.1 million.
Cyan Inc., the Spokane company that captivated video game players 20 years ago with “Myst,” has launched a campaign to raise $1.1 million for its next big thing. The company announced Thursday it will seek that money via a Kickstarter campaign, inviting contributors to share the cost of producing a game called “Obduction.”
Twenty years ago, a small video game company in Mead released a CD-ROM game called “Myst.” At a time when computer games involved fighting aliens or driving cartoon cars around a track, “Myst” broke the mold and catapulted into pop culture history. It became the best-selling video game until 2003, when “The Sims” overtook the all-time top spot.
New York’s Museum of Modern Art has added Cyan Worlds’ groundbreaking game “Myst” to a collection of significant, artistic video games. The MoMA game collection, at www.moma.org, is the start of an evolving exhibit expected to grow to at least 40 major video games.