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Colossal Cave, reimagining of the 1977 text-based adventure game, announced for Switch

Posted on August 29, 2022 by in News, Switch eShop

Cygnus Entertainment has just announced that their latest adventure game Colossal Cave will be making its way to Switch. The game is set to release later this year.

Colossal Cave is a reimagining of the classic 1977 text-based adventure game Colossal Cave Adventure, and is being developed in collaboration with Roberta Williams, the designer of well-known titles such as King’s Quest and Phantasmagoria.

Here is an official overview for Colossal Cave:

Colossal Cave Reimagined by Roberta Williams, is an exciting new action-adventure game from the founders of Sierra On-Line, Ken and Roberta Williams. Roberta Williams, the acclaimed creator of the King’s Quest series, Phantasmagoria, and numerous other critically lauded adventure games, returns to the fold of game creation, paying homage to the original text-based computer adventure game that inspired her to begin her own career as a game designer, Colossal Cave Adventure by Will Crowther and Don Woods.

Colossal Cave Reimagined by Roberta Williams is an exciting and thrilling adventure for a new generation to undertake. Immerse yourself in the world of Colossal Cave, explore its vast caverns and vistas, seek the diverse treasures within, and encounter both friends and foes in your quest to explore this mysterious and wonderful locale.


Scenic Landscapes
Hidden Secrets and Challenges
Miles of caves, caverns and crawl to work your way through.
Over 15 distinct areas to explore in the Colossal Cave
Challenging Puzzles
Branching paths to explore through the caverns
Exciting Adventure and intrigue
Over 20 individual achievements to find and accomplish

You can watch the announcement trailer for Colossal Cave on Switch below.

Colossal Cave will release digitally on Switch via the eShop. We’ll keep you updated with further information, including a specific release date.


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