50 Best Lovecraftian games


The best 50 Lovecraftian games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), PS4 (Playstation 4), PS5 (Playstation 5), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

The latest addition in this selection are The Shore released the 18 February 2021 and ranked #12, The Room 4: Old Sins released the 11 February 2021 and ranked #16, Sinistrous released the 1 February 2021 and ranked #24.

1# Transient - 2020


H.P. Lovecraft meets Cyberpunk. Delve deep into a dystopian world and investigate what is happening to you and your friends in a domed city. Solve puzzles, hack systems and plug in to explore other dimensions. Discover a truth that might tear apart your sanity and question your very existence.

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2# DUSK - 2018


Battle through an onslaught of mystical backwater cultists, possessed militants & even darker forces as you attempt to discover just what lurks beneath the Earth in this retro FPS inspired by the '90s legends.

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3# Call of Cthulhu - 2018


Call of Cthulhu, the official videogame inspired by Chaosium's classic pen and paper RPG, brings you deep into a world of creeping madness and shrouded Old Gods within Lovecraft's iconic universe. Strange creatures, weird science, and sinister cults dominate the Cthulhu Mythos, intent on realizing their mad schemes to bring about the end of everything. Call of Cthulhu is a video game published by Focus Home Interactive and developed by Cyanide SA.

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6# Conarium - 2017


Conarium is a chilling Lovecraftian game following the gripping story of four scientists and their endeavour to challenge what we normally consider to be the 'absolute' limits of nature. You, as Frank Gilman, awaken in a room filled with strange, pulsating noises and lights, emanating from a curious device on the table. You recall your location as Upuaut, an Antarctic base, but it is deserted, and you have a distinct feeling of something being terribly wrong.

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7# Stygian: Reign of the Old Ones - 2019


"Stygian: Reign of the Old Ones" is a supernatural horror roleplaying video game which takes place in the strange worlds of Howard Phillips Lovecraft. Stygian will draw the player into a bleak journey from a ruined Arkham to the very depths of the Abyss. The gameplay experience promises a mix of rich role-playing and turn based tactical combat in an authentic illustrative 2D graphical style. In Stygian, you'll be able to create your character from scratch with a robust selection of archetypal backgrounds with different origin stories, attributes, skills, traits and lastly belief systems which determine how your character replenishes lost sanity, also presenting unique dialog choices. The narrative of the game is strongly connected to the works of H. P. Lovecraft. In your quest, you'll use the haunted violin of Erich Zann to lure a fiendish deity and convince the poor wretched protagonist of "The Outsider" to join your party among many others. The heavy burden of fighting a desperate battle with forces beyond recognition will haunt you to the end of the game. Physical combat will be scarce and difficult, spellcasting will have deep and dangerous consequences, sanity loss will leave its marks on characters as mental illnesses and sometimes the best solution will be running away from the terrors that lurk in the night. Stygian embraces the original themes of pulp and weird fiction, incorporating them into the computer roleplaying genre, promising a fresh (or putrid from another perspective) breath of air for roleplaying fans.

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9# Euclidean - 2015


Euclidean; a game of geometric horror; a slow descent into the dark, into madness, futility, and despair, where Things greater than you watch and wait and dream. Struggle for every second of life you have left… Even knowing you’re better off dead.

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12# The Shore - 2021


THE SHORE is a first person story driven game with an atmospheric environment and narrations, You will encounter mysterious creatures and unravel the secrets behind them. Strong elements of horror, struggle to survive an unknown world that will make you question your own sanity.

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13# Dread Nautical - 2019


Your cruise was so relaxing until the monsters from another dimension showed up to kill everyone. Fight them off, manage your resources effectively, and convince scattered survivors to join your efforts. A captivatingly eerie tactical turn-based RPG.

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14# The Sinking City - 2019


In the 1920s, on the East Coast of the United States, the half-submerged city of Oakmont is gripped by supernatural forces. You're a private investigator, uncovering the truth of what has possessed the city and corrupted the minds of its inhabitants... and yours.

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15# WORLD OF HORROR - 2020


Early Access

Experience the quiet terror of this 1-bit love letter to Junji Ito and H.P. Lovecraft. Navigate a hellish roguelite reality with turn-based combat and unforgiving choices. Experiment with your deck of event cards to discover new forms of cosmic horror in every playthrough. The inevitable awaits...


16# The Room 4: Old Sins - 2021

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Screenshot of the video game The Room 4: Old Sins
Screenshot of the video game The Room 4: Old Sins

The disappearance of an ambitious engineer and his high-society wife provokes a hunt for a precious artefact. The trail leads you to the attic of their home, and the discovery of an old, peculiar dollhouse. What secrets lie within these walls?

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17# The Last Door - 2014


Feel what it's truly like to be alone in the dark with this low-res, high-suspense point-and-click horror adventure, winner of multiple Best Games of the Year awards. Set in Victorian England, when Jeremiah Devitt receives a letter from his old schoolmate Anthony Beechworth with a hidden, cryptic message, he knows something is wrong. His journey to an abandoned manor is only the beginning as he starts to remember a long-buried secret from his youth, discovering things man was not meant to know, and opening doors that should have remained closed…

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18# Alder's Blood - 2019


Alder's Blood is a grim, dark and damp turn-based, tactical, strategic, 2D game. Lead a group of Hunters in a world, where nature have lost her mind and repelled the civilisation. Use cold steel and trustworthy rifles or guns to fight back.

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19# Sign of Silence - 2020

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Screenshot of the video game Sign of Silence
Screenshot of the video game Sign of Silence

Sign of Silence is a 4-player cooperative horror game set in dreadful outskirts of Danville town. Whether you will escape the place or stay here forever depends on cautious and coordinated actions of the whole team!

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20# Gibbous - A Cthulhu Adventure - 2019


Crazy cultists. Cthulhu. A talking cat. Gibbous takes you on an expansive, traditionally animated, hand-painted adventure. Play as three protagonists and explore a lushly rendered Lovecraft-inspired world, unraveling ancient conspiracies. A comedy cosmic horror adventure made in Transylvania!

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21# Saint Kotar: The Yellow Mask - 2020


Follow the fear of Benedek Dohnany and Nikolay Kalyakin and play the onset of a dark and chilling narrative adventure. Make decisions and affect the events that precede a macabre series of murders, allegedly related to devil worship and witchcraft.

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22# Batbarian: Testament of the Primordials - 2020


Batbarian: Testament of the Primordials is a snarky action-adventure puzzle game with a good dose of humor. Explore hundreds of secret-filled rooms, fight big bosses, gather companions for your party and use the powers of Pip -your bat buddy- to solve puzzles and escape the eldritch abyss!

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23# Sundered - 2017


"Sundered is a horrifying fight for survival and sanity, a hand­drawn epic from the ​creators of ​Jotun. You play Eshe, a wanderer in a ruined world, trapped in ever­changing caverns teeming with eldritch horrors. Harness the power of corrupted relics to defeat gigantic bosses, at the cost of your humanity."

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24# Sinistrous - 2021

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Discover an ancient dungeon and battle eldritch horrors in this Lovecraftian deck-builder. With each new adventure, face a unique and randomized assortment of mystifying events, phantasmal environments, and perplexing creatures.

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25# I'a I'a Cofflhu Fhtagnyaa - 2021

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"I'a'Ia Cofflhu Fhtagnyaa" is a Galgame with Cthulhu mythology, with three female (xie) masters (shen) who can be attacked, 8-10 hours of game time. Working in a coffee shop, I accidentally discovered the indescribable secret of this shop...

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