• Riven for iPad is Now Available!




    Cyan Worlds is pleased to announce that Riven for iPad is available on the App Store. It took a lot of tender loving care to get the iPad version just right. It wasn’t easy but we’ve polished the images, movies, and sounds, and still managed to squeeze it into the 2 gig size limit. With a special price of $5.99US, you’d better get it now before this introductory deal is over.

    Visit the Riven site for more info.

    You can check out the press release.

  • Myst selected by MoMA

    Myst at MoMA

    We’re very pleased to announce that Myst is part of an initial 14 video games selected by The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) for a new category of artwork in their collection. The initial group will be installed in the Museum’s Philip Johnson Galleries in March 2013. Here’s a link to MoMA’s announcement.

    Myst seems to be on a Museum roll. In April Myst was included in an exhibit at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

    And if you can’t make it to MoMA in March, you can enjoy Myst, realMyst, Riven, and Cyan’s other Apps wherever you are – on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch! Download now!

  • realMyst for iPad – Updated!

    We’ve updated realMyst for iPad! Thanks for your feedback! Here’s what’s new in version 1.0.4…

    – New, crisp, high-resolution text & images in all books and notes!
    – Improved high-resolution textures in a few floor areas
    – Improved user interface navigation behavior – tweaked for better response
    – Fixed staircase area in Mechanical Age
    – Fixed issue in the generator room on Myst Island
    – Fixed the dock fore-chamber door on Myst Island
    – Small loading improvements in some areas
    – Fixed several other small bugs
    – Adjusted iOS requirements for stability (iOS 4.3 or higher)

    We’ve raised the requirements for realMyst to iOS 4.3 or higher. We highly recommend iOS 5.0 or higher. There are issues with the older iOS versions that are beyond our control. Upgrade to a newer iOS and problems solved!

    We’ve heard your comments, and this update addresses many of them. We’re continuing to work on realMyst to address any remaining issues. Loading times are tricky because of the sheer size and scope of the realMyst Ages – but we’re working on it.

    Get realMyst now!

  • realMyst Rankings and Reviews

    Thanks to everyone who helped realMyst have such an amazing launch. It’s been in the top ten games on the App Store since it was released last week – receiving wonderful user reviews. And here are a few of the App reviews that are starting to come in…

    Tecca “…this kind of experience is what Myst has been waiting for”

    Modojo “Incredible atmosphere, challenging puzzles, and a fascinating universe.”

    slide to Play “Cyan has done an amazing job of bringing the world of Myst to dazzling life.”

    iReviewT German (English via Google) “…overall grade A… as well as our Editor’s Choice Award.”

    The App Shack “realMyst is quite possibly the best version you could check out”

    Appgefahren German (English via Google) “For a relaxing afternoon on the sofa… with a sense of adventure and curiosity, realMyst is outstanding.”

    StuffWeLike.com “realMYST for iOS brings you an experience even more real than before”

  • realMyst for iPad – Now Available!




    The wait is over! realMyst for iPad (2nd and 3rd generation) is now on the App Store. At the special intro price of $6.99US it’s quite a deal. Get it now before this introductory deal is over.

    We’ve updated the realMyst site with more info, a “Getting Started” page, and a Gallery of screenshots.

    For more info check out the press release.

  • realMyst for iPad – coming Thursday!

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    Are you ready for real? This Thursday – June 14th is the day!

    realMyst, the realtime version of Myst for the iPad 2 (and higher), will be available on the App Store on Thursday. realMyst has been a massive effort – with a combined team of over 60 people putting in years of work – and we’ve got to say it’s remarkable to behold. You can’t imagine how natural it is to fluidly move through the Ages of Myst with the touch of a finger.

    But you’ll be able to find out for yourself in just a few days!

    (Want to know more? Try the realMyst website.)

  • Myst part of The Art of Video Games at the Smithsonian

    Myst is showing (and playing) at the Smithsonian American Art Museum as part of their The Art of Video Games exhibit. The exhibit kicked off in the middle of March and runs through the summer. Myst is one of five games that actually allow visitors to play for a short time – starting in the library on Myst Island. (See if you can make it to D’ni.)

    If you’re in the Washington DC area don’t miss it – it’s free! And if you can’t make it to DC you still have a chance to see it when the exhibit goes on tour to select cities around the U.S.

    And of course you can get the entire classic Myst experience on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch and explore wherever you are! Buy it now!

    The Myst ExhibitLong lines for the exhibit

    Here is a panel discussion (that includes Rand) from the opening Gamefest…

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