42 Best Lovecraftian games

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The best 42 Lovecraftian games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Android, PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS and Linux. 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 Sinking City released the 26 June 2019 and ranked #5, Shadow Over Isolation released the 31 December 2018 and ranked #28, Call of Cthulhu released the 29 October 2018 and ranked #1.

1# Call of Cthulhu - 2018

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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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2# Sundered - 2017

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"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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3# Conarium - 2017

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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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5# The Sinking City - 2019

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The Sinking City is an adventure and investigation game set in an open world inspired by the universe of H.P. Remote Play requires PS Vita system and sufficiently robust Wi-Fi connection. Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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8# Euclidean - 2015

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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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10# Clockwork Empires - 2016

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Take on the role of a Colonial Bureaucrat sent forth by the Clockwork Empire to build a Frontier Colony. Design houses & workshops to feed the Ravenous Maw of Industry, manage a uniquely unruly population, avoid cannibalism & monsters, and make Important Decisions for the glory of the Empire!

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12# Chronicle of Innsmouth - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game Chronicle of Innsmouth
Screenshot of the video game Chronicle of Innsmouth

Chronicle of Innsmouth was born by combining the stories of master-of-horror, H.P. Lovecraft, and the style of Lucas’ graphic adventures in the 90s. Horror scenes and creepy moments create the many grotesque and paradoxical situations.

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13# Kult of Ktulu: Olympic - 2017

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Kult of Ktulu : Olympic immerses the player in the ocean depths, in search of the dark secrets of a mystical cult. Meet celebrities from the first quarter of the twentieth century on board and lead the investigation with Elena. Help her to survive in this adventure at the confines of darkness.

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14# Lovecraft's Untold Stories - 2018

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* Fight hundreds monsters from the Cthulhu Mythos in this intense action roguelite * Explore Lovecrafts stories: every character has a storyline that crosses randomly generated levels set in different locations such as the hospital, the jungle, or Innsmouth to name a few * Face the Great Old Ones: Cthulhu, Nyarlathotep, Dagon, Shub-Niggurath, and Azathoth await you * Learn about the Mythos to fight them: to have a chance fighting the Great Old Ones you need information about them, or their mere presence will drive you insane * Madness awaits: in your adventures you will have to make decisions and taking the wrong ones will shake your sanity. If you go mad you will take your own life * Pick your hero: 5 different characters, detective, thief, professor, witch, and ghoul. Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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17# The Land of Pain - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game The Land of Pain
Screenshot of the video game The Land of Pain

The Land of Pain is a Lovecraftian horror adventure. After something strange appears in the woods, you'll have to learn how to survive as you fend off a dark and disturbing evil. Flee from an unrelenting enemy, solve puzzles, and unravel the ancient mystery that's befallen this land.

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18# Omen Exitio: Plague - 2018

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Omen Exitio: Plague is inspired by the gamebooks of the '80s and '90s, mixing the alien and horrifying universe created by H.P. Lovecraft with an original plot and characters, all guided by your choices.

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19# The Nightmare from Beyond - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game The Nightmare from Beyond
Screenshot of the video game The Nightmare from Beyond

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The Nightmare from Beyond is a cosmic-horror third person platformer inspired by the works of H. P. Lovecraft. You take on the role of Sanja, a young woman from the D'nyg race, as she explores a mysterious land in search for her sister, Dajana.

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20# Miner Ultra Wild Tides - 2018

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Screenshot of the video game Miner Ultra Wild Tides
Screenshot of the video game Miner Ultra Wild Tides

In this new adventure, Miner and his friends will have to be the greatest of the seven seas to face creatures and lovecraftian places, to become increasingly powerful so they can navigate the world of H.P. Lovecraft !!! A 2d platform game with rogue-like elements and physically real water !!!

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21# CTHON - 2017

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Embark - if you dare - upon a desperate battle against the unknown horrors of the beyond; featuring roguelike elements, including procedural generation and permanent death, CTHON seamlessly blends visceral combat with strategic character building.

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23# At the Mountains of Madness - 2016

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Play the role of Professor Dyer, a geologist at Miskatonic University who travelled to Antarctica in 1930 as the leader of a research expedition, in this 3D first-person horror survival adventure game.

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25# Crimson Hills - 2018

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Screenshot of the video game Crimson Hills
Screenshot of the video game Crimson Hills

Crimson Hills is a Lovecraftian first-person horror game in disguise. You are in limbo, trapped in a malevolent and dreadful device of the elder gods called life. Can you solve the riddle or will you be trapped in madness forever?

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