Riven remake launches this month

Riven remake

Developer Cyan has announced a release date for their Riven remake, the sequel to their classic puzzle-adventure game Myst.

Their highly-anticipated Riven remake will launch on June 25th for Windows PC (via Steam and GOG) and on virtual reality platforms.

Here’s a rundown on the previously announced remake, plus a trailer:

Uncover a story of intrigue, betrayal, and a civilization teetering on the brink of collapse as you solve intricate puzzles to unlock the secrets of Riven. Built from the ground-up and expanded from the award-winning original game released in 1997.

“Thank God you’ve returned… I need your help.”

With these words, Atrus asks you to undertake a perilous mission where your success is far from assured. Travel to Riven, a mysterious island-filled land on the verge of collapse, to rescue Atrus’ wife, Catherine. She is being held captive by Gehn, Atrus’ father and the self-declared overlord of Riven. Explore Riven, solve puzzles to reveal its mysteries, find Catherine, and make your escape.


  • Intricate Storytelling and Mind-Bending Puzzles – Challenge your intellect with Riven’s cunning puzzles woven through its narrative, offering a unique experience that unfolds as you delve deeper into the enigmatic world. You’ll uncover a story of intrigue, betrayal, and a civilization teetering on the brink of collapse as you unlock the secrets of Riven.
  • Immersive Environments and Stunning Graphics – Riven takes you on a journey through a world filled with surreal islands, each meticulously crafted with unparalleled attention to detail. From dense, lush jungles to awe-inspiring caverns, every corner will immerse you in an otherworldly adventure as you explore your surroundings and figure out where Catherine is- and how to escape.
  • An Expanded World To Explore – Created by legendary indie developer Cyan Worlds, and based on the award-winning original release from 1997, Riven expands its epic narrative beyond both Myst AND the original edition of Riven. Encounter an immersive and visually stunning world, and discover intricate puzzles that will captivate newcomers as well as reveal new mysteries to uncover for long-time fans.
  • Fully Re-imagined Gaming Experience – Experience Riven like never before- with free movement through a real-time 3D environment. Whether you’re a seasoned adventurer returning to rediscover the magic you felt the first time you visited Riven or a newcomer eager to explore Riven’s mysteries for the first time, this brand-new, re-imagined and expanded edition of Riven offers a deeper story, new captivating visuals, and a gaming experience that stays true to the original while also expanding Riven’s world.



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