Cyan announced with a teaser trailer to be working on a remake by Riven: The Sequel to Myst, the 1997 puzzle adventure and sequel to Myst, simply titled Riven. For the moment, the reference platforms and a launch window, not even indicative, have not been revealed.
According to the FAQ of the official Cyan site, we learn that it is a “modern remake“made from scratch with fully explorable 3D game environments, where in the original the movements were linked to the” point and click “mechanics.
Cyan states that the project is requiring a “significant investment of resources” and it is specified that, since it is not a simple upgrade / update, it will not be made available for free to those who already have a copy of the original Riven.
As to why the studio decided to make a remake of Riven: The Sequel to Myst 25 years after its release, Cyan replies: “Riven is one of the most popular games in Cyan’s history. We didn’t want to tackle it lightly or frivolously. Cyan is a small independent studio. We wanted to make sure that we could tackle such a difficult, expensive and complicated undertaking and that we could do it well. ”
For the moment this is all we know about the remake of Riven: The Sequel to Myst. Cyan invites players to subscribe to the studio’s newsletter at this address to be the first to find out more details about this makeover.
Riven: The Sequel to Myst was released on PC in 1997 and later on PlayStation, Saturn, iOS and Android. The game continues exactly where the previous chapter of the series left off, thus continuing the story of Atrus and the Stranger. Last year the remake of Myst was published on PC and Xbox, of which you can read our review.